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Extended Day Coordinator

Position Type Associate Teacher
Start 08/23/2021
School Name St. Thomas School
City, State Bellevue, WA 
Posted 05/03/2021

Title: After School (Extended Day) Coordinator

Supervises: Extended Day Staff

Reports to: Director of the Early Learning Center and Extended Day

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When Needed: 2021-22 School Year

FT/PT: Full-Time (9:30 – 6:00)

We are seeking an After School (Extended Day) Coordinator committed to helping us advance our vision and achieve our mission of developing responsible citizens of a global society. Under minimal supervision provide an exemplary Extended Day program for our students.

St. Thomas School, one of the oldest independent schools on the east side of Lake Washington, is defined by a cognitively rigorous program with an emphasis on developing character, leadership, and a passion for learning and achievement. STS is a recognized leader in developing the whole student. Our core values include gratitude, responsibility, respect, courage, integrity, tolerance, compassion, perseverance, and generosity. St. Thomas School invites, welcomes, and celebrates diverse cultures, individuals, experiences, and perspectives within our school community and the world beyond our doors.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversees staff in extended day program (AM and PM)
  • Maintains appropriate staffing levels (student/staff ratios) in all extended care
  • Plans appropriate and engaging activities for a range of ages within the Extended Day program and PreSchool/PK Enrichment classes
  • Serves as an instructor within the Extended Day and Enrichment Program
  • Manages budget for Extended Day
  • Orders and inventories supplies for Extended Day
  • Coordinates with Dining Program regarding snacks for Extended Day
  • Develops and supports student registration materials and procedures
  • Maintains licensing for extended day programs (includes maintenance of all related documentation) and ensures compliance
  • Coordinates with the Business Office to ensure accurate billing for extended day services
  • Maintains student records as appropriate (authorizations, medications, allergies)
  • Provides classroom and teacher support
  • Serves as an in-house backup substitute when necessary


  • Develops positive, collegial relations with co-workers with a regard for the dignity and social/emotional wellbeing of others and supports community decision-making processes
  • Enthusiastically engages in his/her own professional development
  • Establishes and cultivates community relations by maintaining open and candid dialogue with all of the school’s constituencies
  • Observes laws and the school’s policies, procedures and regulations which have application to and implication for the professional’s responsibilities
  • Is familiar with and complies with all policies and regulations as put forth in the school’s documents
  • Participates in applicable planning meetings
  • Participates in Committees as required/desired
  • Participates in and is a lead for recess duties
  • Provides lunch, snack, and nap supervision
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to work outside in all weather
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Education & Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, with an emphasis in early childhood, elementary and/or middle school education expertise or related areas from a four-year college or university preferred
  • Washington State Department of Children, Youth, Families - MERIT registration required
  • Experience in an early childhood/elementary education - experience with before and after school preferred
  • Experience supervising staff required

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Familiarity with current learning theories and basic principles of human growth and development and ability to consider them in the design and implementation of learning experiences
  • Ability to manage the non-instructional human dynamics in the educational setting
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the needs of the children and the program
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to work collaboratively in team situations
  • Proficient at working in a Microsoft Windows environment (Windows 10 or higher) ability to master common automated systems for record keeping, and confidently learn new technology
  • Proficient at working in a Microsoft Office environment (Word and Excel)
  • Ability to work and communicate well with all levels of faculty and staff
  • Ability to work and communicate well with students and their parents
  • Ability to work outside in all weather

To express interest, please visit our careers website and follow the instructions to complete our online employment application. Then upload your résumé and a cover letter.


Thank you for your interest in St. Thomas School and this position.

Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

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