Employment at MHLC

We are hiring for the 2022-2023 School year:

Out of School Time (After-School/Summer) School Aged Instructor – Mt. Hope Learning Center

(12.5-30 hours per week)

The purpose of this position is to ensure that the Learning Center is providing high quality programming in a thoughtful, deliberate manner. Out of School Time Instructors are responsible for providing homework help, academic support, and engaging, thoughtful and fun STEAM based activities to the children we serve.

After School, 3:00-6:00 pm

o Availability from 1:00-6:00 pm two days per week

● Continuing employment into Summer session

o Seeking to fill afternoon shifts 12:30 – 6:00 pm


● Demonstrated experience working with children ages 5-12

● Ability to teach and lead various activities

● Excellent character, integrity and adaptability

● Ability to communicate and work with a variety of age and skill levels

● The desire and ability to work in a cooperative, team-oriented atmosphere

● Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control

● Ability and willingness to lead, supervise and actively engage with children during outdoor and indoor physical activities in a range of weather and temperature conditions

● Multilingual preferred

Programmatic Regulations:

Mt. Hope Learning Center is a licensed provider subject to RI Child Care Center and School Age Program Regulations for Licensure. All staff members must comply with the following regulations prior to starting their positions:

● At least 18 years of age and documentation of GED or High School diploma

● Clean background checks: BCI, fingerprinting, child abuse and neglect registry

● Documentation of annual flu shot before December 31, 2022 (seasonal)

● Documentation of Pediatric First Aid and CPR certifications or willingness to obtain within 6 months of hire

● Personal electronic use (cell phones, tablets, etc.) is not permitted while supervising children unless in case of emergency

Primary responsibilities:

● Creating and maintaining supportive, relationship-based environments with students including using positive behavior strategies that show respect for individual children

● Planning and actively facilitating fun and engaging weekly lesson plans in the areas of literacy, science, technology, engineering, art, math, social-emotional development, and physical health

● Providing structured homework help

● Reporting after school accidents and/or incidents promptly

● Participating in regular MHLC trainings, as well as additional training opportunities when recommended by the supervisor

● Communicating supply levels for proper access to cleaning and activity materials

● Appropriate use of communication tools (walkie-talkies, intercoms)

Additional responsibilities:

Due to provisions in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other infections or contagions instructors are specifically responsible for:

● Ensuring proper use of personal protective equipment such as masks, gloves and other equipment as necessary

● Cleaning and disinfecting of all surfaces and materials/toys as outlined by CDC protocols and adopted by MHLC

Schedules and policies are subject to change pending mandates from the Providence Public School Department, RI Department of Health or other state agency. Hourly wage, employment-at-will. Equal Opportunity Employer