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Educational Program Director - Nonprofit

J Kent Staffing
Denver, CO
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $47,800 to $60,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Summary/Company Overview:

Our client, a non-profit in the educational field is hiring a Program Director. Reporting to the VP of Programs, this position is responsible for the design, implementation, and evaluation of our client’s elementary school financial education program. This will include training staff, teachers, and volunteers, managing the day-to-day operations of the program, and being a daily participant in the execution of the program.

Schedule: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (paid through lunch) Monday-Friday.

Compensation: $47,800 - $60,000


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D Insurance
  • Long-term Disability
  • 401(k) with match
  • PTO
  • Holiday Pay


  • Serves as the lead facilitator during the school year and acts as a summer program session lead during summer programs; answers questions from other employees, teachers, parents, and participants and resolves problems
  • Interacts with program sponsors including shop changes and sponsor recognition
  • Interacts with program vendors to ensure the quality of products and reliability of equipment
  • Provides feedback to Vice President/Programs about curriculum enhancements
  • Edits curriculum, contracts, and all program materials
  • Provides professional development for new staff
  • Assists with the marketing of all programs offered to educators, parent volunteers, and other individuals
  • Provides support to educators before, during, and after their involvement in the program
  • Accepts feedback from student, parent, and teacher evaluation forms
  • Works with Development team to ensure the needs of sponsors are met, makes suggestions to provide new and exciting sponsor opportunities
  • Assists with developing and monitoring the program budget
  • Orders and/or oversees that sufficient supplies and shop products are available
  • Conducts Teacher Training via on-site orientations as well as orientation webinars
  • Conducts parent volunteer orientation webinar and other videos necessary for the program
  • Serves as a focus group leader during summer programs
  • Makes edits to camp schedules and lessons
  • Directly supervises the Assistant Director as applicable
  • Supervises, directly and indirectly, the daily activities of Programs Assistants.
  • Works with Programs Registrar and VP/Programs to ensure session count and student number matches the budget and goals of the program
  • Provides support to other programs leadership team members
  • Represents the organization at various functions as needed to promote programs
  • Attends outside activities as requested

Knowledge, Skill & Ability:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Colorado elementary school financial literacy standards, as well as Common Core standards
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices associated with effective education techniques as they apply to children and adults
  • Knowledge of effective classroom management techniques
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices associated with effective supervision
  • Knowledge of fundamental accounting concepts and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with children and adults
  • Ability to handle stress and maintain discipline while working with 40 to 140 children per session
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours including some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to multitask, plan, organize, and carry out assignments within given deadlines
  • Ability to be bonded and maintain current driver’s license
  • Ability to become and maintain CPR and First Aid certification
  • Proficient in using Word, Excel, Microsoft Publisher, and other software

Education and Experience:

  • Educator experience and a bachelor’s degree are desirable in the areas of elementary education, or the equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Working knowledge of free enterprise and/or small business operations
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with children


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