Underwood After School Program

101 Vernon Street
Newton, MA 02458

Date Posted:
July 09, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



After School Lead Teacher/Gym Teacher


The Underwood After School Program (UASP)

UASP is a non-profit after school program serving children in grades K-6. W offer diverse programming to students and there is much room for creative freedom in planning, we love to let each staff member’s areas of particular interest shine. You can read more about us here: www.underwoodafterschool.org.

Lead Teacher Positions Currently Open for 2019-2020 school year:

Lead Teacher/Drama Specialist

Tues 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM;

M,W,TH,F 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

School year only; includes some days of February and April vacation weeks.


Lead Teacher: Daily planning, setup, and instruction of programming for students in grades K-6, 5 days a week. This includes serving snack, supervising and participating in outside or gym recreation, planning unique activities, and monitoring homework time for each day. Lead Teachers work with all children in the program during combined-group activity times, and with the Assistant Director and teachers coordinate monthly calendars. Must attend all-staff meetings each Tuesday morning and a small daily check-ins before arrival of students. Gym Teacher:Plan and implement gym games for students K-5.


Qualifications needed:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • One year prior experience with school-age children in a school, after school, camp, or other educational setting.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma; bachelor’s or associate’s degree preferred.
  • Must be able to pass both CORI and SORI criminal background checks, as well as a fingerprint check against a national criminal database.

Our ideal candidate is also:

  • Knowledgeable about child development, and able to work with a wide range of child ages and personalities.
  • Energetic and ready to run around with kids!
  • Patient and compassionate.
  • Interested and skilled in a range of areas, and comfortable leading a variety of programming.
  • Able to manage both small and large groups well.


  • Competitive hourly compensation starting at $18.00/hour
  • Optional health and dental insurance enrollment and 403(b) retirement plan
  • Paid personal, sick, holidays and snow days
How To Apply:

If interested, please email a cover letter and resume to the Executive Director, Katie Keith at katie@underwoodafterschool.org

Apply by:
July 20, 2019
About this Organization:
The Underwood After School Program is a non-profit organization serving children ages 5-12 years.