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After-School Educator

Employment Type: Part Time

Reports to: Teen Specialist
FLSA Classification/Grade: Non-exempt/5
Hiring Range: $11.56/hr - $14.56/hr
Pay Range: $11.56/hr - $18.06/hr
Department: Youth Services & STEM Education


The After-School Educator is responsible for creating a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic and social potential. The After-School Educator implements leadership, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum and/or monitors and assesses the effectiveness of program delivery.  The After-School Educator is responsible for tracking student success and reporting to the YWCA, which in turn evaluates and may improve upon the curriculum.


Associates, Business, or Technical Degree with two (2) years of relevant social service experience or High School Diploma or equivalent with five  (5) years relevant experience.  Must be able to pass and maintain a clean Act 33/34 clearances and FBI background check.


  • Ability to work with diverse populations of youth from a variety of socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience monitoring and implementing Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Leadership projects/programs.
  • Ability to manage and understand projects/programs by proactively addressing changes in conditions, operations, and the environment that will affect program outcomes.
  • Ability to identify complex problems, evaluate options, and implement solutions that will improve performance.
  • Communicate effectively, verbal and written, as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Motivate, develop, and direct people to acquire trust and inspire confidence.


  • Create a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic and social potential by implementing leadership, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum and/or monitoring and assessing the effectiveness of program delivery.
  • Maintain effective communication by serving as a liaison between the YWCA and school personnel, families, program partners, and volunteers.
  • Manage logistical aspects of programs/projects to include but not limited to: attendance, applications, meals, data entry, student departure/arrival, supply acquisition/return, assessment distribution.
  • Develop and implement recruitment and retention strategies for student participation
  • Moderate and update online forums.
  • Safeguard the welfare of all students by following the proper policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with department staff to assess and guide student and/or partner performance.
  • Develop, identify, and select differential instructional resources and methods to meet student’s varying needs.
  • Create an effective teaching environment for participants by acting as a role model illustrating appropriate behavior and ethics.
  • Furnish program reports as deemed necessary.
  • Work closely with the department staff and partners on program development and enhancements.
  • Participate in professional development, meetings, and program outings.
  • Maintains high levels of consumer satisfaction.
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality when working with sensitive and personal client, vendor, employee and contract information.
  • Works in conjunction with the YWCA and it partners/affiliates to achieve Affirmative Action goals.
  • Displays consistent professionalism and courtesy when interacting with internal and external customers.
  • Promotes and supports the mission, imperative, values and goals of the YWCA maintaining high performance standards, including abiding by its policies and procedures.
  • Participates in YWCA professional development opportunities successfully implementing new skills, knowledge and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned within the scope of the Youth Services and & STEM Education Department.


  • Ability to work flexible schedule including evening, nights and weekends.
  • Available to work up to 30 hours per month or more as necessary to meet Association objectives.
  • Ability to lift, carry and otherwise move up to 15 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, kneel, reach, push, pull, or walk for various lengths of time throughout the day.
  • Ability to utilize computer equipment to complete weekly work responsibilities.
  • Ability to operate fax/copy machines, telephone, calculator and general office equipment.
  • Work in an office and school environment with frequent travel to sites regardless of weather conditions.
  • Ability to travel for meetings, agency trainings and other miscellaneous work assignments within or outside of Allegheny County.
  • Ability to communicate information to students effectively and systematically monitor and report on students' development.

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the contracted work.  This document should not be considered a fully detailed description of all the work requirements. The YWCA Greater Pittsburgh may change the specific duties with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization, including assigning other duties as required for consistent delivery of high-quality services. 

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