Part Time Activity Leader

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Redwood Day School

Redwood Day’s K-8 program includes over 400 students all learning together on our 4-acre campus in the heart of Oakland. Everything we do is designed to keep every child engaged and growing. Academically, that means a world-class curriculum, the best teachers, and a focus on the individual student. Socially and emotionally, we teach students to work through challenges, respect each other’s differences, and honor their diverse community. We find great strength in multiple perspectives and embrace every opportunity to weave diversity in thought and action into our social, emotional, and academic lives.

Job Description and Desired Qualifications:

We are seeking dynamic, energetic, playful, responsible activity leaders to cultivate and develop the inquisitive minds of a diverse student body in our after-school program. Join our dedicated team in providing a fun, innovative, quality program, where children build their confidence through creative clubs, physical activities and free play. We are interested in hiring people committed to working in a multicultural learning environment and who demonstrate flexibility, a positive attitude, and professional demeanor. Ideal candidates will have experience working with children in a school or camp setting, an understanding of the social and emotional needs of K-8 students, strong communication and organizational skills, and a motivation to work with a strong existing team.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervise, interact with and engage students
  • Plan, develop, and facilitate enrichment clubs and recreational activities
  • Set-up and clean-up program areas
  • Communicate program needs to Director
  • Attend regular staff meetings and professional development
  • Assist with other School duties, including lunch and recess supervision, as requested 
  • Attend and/or help staff School events as requested

Successful candidates must also demonstrate the following:

  • A love of working with children
  • An understanding of the developmental needs of K-8 students 
  • High energy and creativity
  • Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Flexibility and patience 

Schedule and Hours:

These are part-time positions beginning August 16, 2019. The after-school workday is Monday-Friday 2:30-6:00 p.m with bi-weekly meetings at 1:30 p.m. Additional hours are available during in-service days and school breaks. We are flexible and willing to work with schedules, however, it is required that everyone works a minimum of 3 days per week.


Redwood Day offers competitive compensation based on education and experience.


Candidates should send a letter of intent, resume, and completed Redwood Day Employment Application to, Attn: Momo Maumalanga, Director of After-School & Summer Programs by January 31, 2020. 

Limitations and Disclaimer:

The listed job responsibilities are meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities associated with the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Offers contingent on passing background check and TB test.

Non-Discrimination Policy:
Redwood Day School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available person in every job. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, transitioned, transitioning or perceived to be transitioning), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy and breastfeeding, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, military and veteran status, and physical or mental disability, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful. In addition, Redwood Day does not permit discrimination based on dressing consistently with one’s gender identity or gender expression, or preferred gender, name or pronoun usage.


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