Program Leader - Elementary School After School Program (DOWNTOWN LA)

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Part-time

Company Description

arc provides leadership development, experiential education opportunities, adventure activities and professional development to camps, after school programs, groups and teams of all kinds through innovative curriculum and one-of-a-kind programming. As an after school and experiential education provider, we customize each program to meet the specific needs of the individual school or group and its community.

Job Description

arc, a leader in experiential education, is seeking an innovative, passionate, organized, efficient, and dedicated Program Leader - Elementary School Programs to join our team.  This experienced professional must possess at least 1 year of experience in the after school field. The successful candidate is articulate, highly intelligent, creative, a problem solver with exceptional interpersonal skills. We are seeking someone with an entrepreneurial spirit to fit into the arc culture of fast-paced growth and opportunity.


As our highly talented Program Leader, you are tasked with the following responsibilities:

  • Interact with students daily; assist with taking attendance and managing sign-outs every day.
  • Develop lesson plans for enrichment activities you will lead.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with school and district administrators on site.
  • Provide academic support by working with groups of students through homework help or supplemental learning activities.
  • Demonstrate leadership and a commitment to educating and empowering youth to reach their fullest potential.
  • Have the ability to work with a group of 20 or more students.
  • Have basic knowledge of age appropriate classroom and behavior management skills.
  • Be responsible, energetic and creative!
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • Possess the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  • Be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


  • A collaborative team player with a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and work under deadlines is expected. 
  • Bi- or multi-lingual, a plus!
  • Willingness to work occasional early mornings, late evenings and weekends.
  • Maintain highest degree of confidentiality in student, staff and management matters.
  • Ability to speak and write standard English appropriate in a public school setting
  • Public speaking skills
  • Demonstrate leadership and a commitment to educating and empowering youth to reach their fullest potential.
  • Willing to travel to offsite locations for staff development trainings and other related events.
  • Must pass Live Scan (fingerprinting), background check and tuberculosis test.

Additional Information

Locations: Los Angeles Area



Monday – Friday, 12-15 hours per week - Availability between 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM, required

Attendance at trainings and meetings is mandatory and scheduled.  Some trainings are on the weekend.  School holidays and breaks off.


Compensation: $10.00 - $12.00 per hour, based on experience


Positions: We have hiring multiple positions! If you have applied before, apply again!

To Apply: Click on APPLY, fill out the online application and upload your Cover Letter and Resume.

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