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All Alameda Island Kids staff must be mentally stable, interested in and knowledgeable about school-age children and possess strong interpersonal and relationship skills.

JOB TITLE: Site Director—Alameda Island Kids

ACCOUNTABLITY: Program Director

JOB DEFINITION: The Alameda Island Kids Site Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of their school site program.



Organizational Mission

Our mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through innovative

programs, activities, and advocacy and to provide before and afterschool child

care services supporting youth and their families through Alameda Island Kids.

*Reflects the mission of Girls Inc. in carrying out all aspects of the job: strong, smart

and bold.

*Implements all policies and procedures of Girls Inc. of the Island City and

communicates them to staff, parents and children.


*Supervises all staff at the site

*Supervises up to 14 children during program activities and 6 children on field trips.

*Creates and follows emergency procedures.

*Creates and maintains a safe, nurturing environment for children and staff.

*Maintains necessary children’s files and staff licensing files on site.

*Plans and implements an age and developmentally appropriate program.

*Attends mandatory Girls Inc./AIK all staff meetings as scheduled.

*Plans and chairs monthly site staff meetings.

*Attends and participates in monthly Site Directors’ meetings.

*Plans and participates in set-up, clean-up and decoration of site.

Public Relations

*Creates and maintains positive relationships with parents, children, school site

staff and Girls Inc. administration.

*Consults with parents and school site staff.

*Assists children to resolve conflicts.


*Collects and receipts all appropriate fees and forwards to office in a timely manner.

*Purchases supplies for snacks and program and re-caps expenses.


*Participates in interviewing and discharging Teachers and Teacher’s Assistants, when

Requested by Program Director.

*Completes time record and collects and approves program staff time records and

forwards to Program Director.

*Approves program staff leave requests and assigns on-call substitutes to cover site.

*Evaluates all site staff.

*Counsels and disciplines site staff, with assistance from Program Director when


*Participates in recruiting needed staff and volunteers.

Performs other duties, as assigned by Program Director and/or Executive Director.


*Must be 18 years or older

*Minimum 12 units, Early Childhood Education or acceptable alternatives plus 3 units Administration or Supervision (as described in Section 101315 CA Health and Safety Code—Title XXII).

*Experience appropriate to educational and experience levels (as described in Section 101315 CA Health and Safety Code—Title XXII.

*(Prefer) BA/BS in child Development, Human Development, Recreation or Education.

*Current Infant/Child CPR certificate, Infectious Disease and Staff Health, and First Aid and Injury Prevention.

*Upon hire, employee must also provide/complete the following:

  • Mandated Reporting Training on-line AB 1207 Certificate

  • Immunization Records for: TDAP, TB, MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) and Influenza (flu shot optional-can decline with written waiver in file)

Hours of Work: 

  • Exempt, full-time salaried position with benefits.

  • AM/PM schedule based on hours of operation at each school.

  • Site Directors work full-time during the school year, and have the option to take time off for 11 weeks during the summer or the option to work during the summer at Girls Inc. summer camps.

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Project Commotion Movement Educators

Project Commotion is seeking new Movement Educators for our Schools on the Move! Program

Project Commotion's mission is to foster healthy development in children of all abilities through purposeful movement, play, and family and community relationships.

As an organization, we believe that to impact health and wellness for children, we must create a culture of health and wellness around them starting at a young age. We work directly with children ages 2-14 years old, as well as with the parents and teachers that support them by providing bilingual (English/Spanish) movement and educational programming. Our movement programming blends elements of gymnastics, dance, martial arts, circus arts, yoga, and creative expression. Our wellness topics include brain/body connection, stress management, self expression, nutrition, and easy strategies to incorporate movement into one’s weekly schedule, amongst many others. Our home studio is located in the Mission District of San Francisco.

Open positions: Movement Educators with a background in the arts to create content for both live and recorded online classes. Requires a movement background and video editing skills. Apply by September 6, 2020.

Starting salary: $20/hr

Hours per week: P/T 10-15 hrs per week, including planning, preparation, professional development, and staff meetings. Work is done from home with the option to record videos in our Mission studio location during non-programming hours.

Start date: September 14, 2020

General Teaching Responsibilities and Parent/Professional Communications 

  • Teach/co-teach weekly virtual elementary school movement classes (5-8 years old). Classes are held for the duration of the 2020-21 school year and taught in English and Spanish.

  • Teach/co-teach weekly virtual early childhood movement classes (3-5 year old). Classes are held for the duration of the 2020-21 school year and taught in English and Spanish.

  • Administrative record keeping, including class attendance, communication with partner schools, and program evaluations.

  • Co-facilitate adult workshops (teachers and families) to provide information on Project Commotion programming and to provide education on the importance of movement for healthy child development.


  • Staff may be requested to assist with Project Commotion digital outreach when available. Hourly rates will be applied to these working hours. 

Eligibility RequirementsMovement Experience 

  • Must have a strong background in gymnastics, tumbling, yoga, Feldenkrais ®, martial arts, dance, theater, or related artforms/athletics. 


  • At least two years of undergraduate-level education or relevant professional training beyond high school.

Teaching Experience

  • Must have a 2 year minimum of working with children. Experience teaching working with children with special needs/developmental delays is a plus.

Digital Skills

  • Must have a strong background in digital technology, including email communication, filming, and video editing/uploading. Necessary training will be provided.

Cultural Responsibility

  • Must have experience working with, or relating to, a diverse team in terms of age, race, ethnicity, location, and educational background.

  • Must have experience working with, or relating to, historically marginalized populations.


  • Fluency in Spanish is highly preferred but not necessarily required. Familiarity is required.

Additional Requirements

  • Enthusiasm for learning about how to support children’s needs.

  • Passion for supporting work with young children and families.

  • Strong self-motivation/initiative to work from home and learn new skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to manage multiple ongoing projects.

  • Ability to observe and report student patterns and progress.


  • 9+ credit hours in Child Development courses. Recommended courses include: Children with Special Needs, Sensory Motor Activities for Young Children, Sensory Processing Disorders in Children, ADHD, Autism 

Further Education and Staff Training Provided 

  • PC will provide at least 12 hours of paid staff training throughout the first year of employment. Training will cover brain development, sensory systems, building relationships, movement exercises incorporating mid-line activities, communicating with parents and caretakers, working with diverse populations. This may include bi- monthly staff meetings, staff workshops led by PC director and lead staff. 

  • Additionally, staff will attend 1-3 Project Commotion Community Workshops throughout the first year of training to further depth of understanding in working with children, parents, and educators. 


  • Work with a small team that is dedicated to improving the health of our San Francisco Bay Area communities.

  • Hands on experience working with children, families, and teachers.

  • Have your ideas heard and valued.

  • Ample opportunity for professional development training.

  • Training, supervision, and feedback from experienced professionals.

  • Weekly team discussions on strategies for implementing anti-bias/anti-racist curricula.

  • Potential for growth/future employment.

  • Flexible work schedule.

To Apply: by September 6, 2020

Applicants are advised to read through our website at to develop an understanding of our programs, mission and philosophy before submitting an application. To apply, please send an email to with subject line “Application for Movement Educator” and the following:

  1. A cover letter indicating position of interest

  2. Resume or CV

  3. Transcripts verifying education units 

  4. List of 3-5 references with email and phone contact information

  5. Please include whether or not you have a functioning computer and stable internet wifi to work from home, or if you need assistance with accessing technology.

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