Afterschool Teaching Site Coordinator

December 12, 2023 Portland


Overview and Position Summary: 

Our team is seeking energetic, emotionally intelligent, and engaging Afterschool Teaching Site Coordinators who believe in the power of education and who are committed to helping children thrive. A Part-time School Year position is currently available at our program sites at East End Community School and Gerald R. Talbot Community School in Portland, Maine. 


LearningWorks Afterschool (LWAS) serves low-performing students in pre-K-grade 3 in Biddeford School Department and grades 2-5 in Portland, Saco, and Waterboro.  Students participate in hands-on engineering design challenges that embed literacy, math, and social-emotional learning, to build key skills for school success: academic confidence, taking initiative, problem-solving, communication, and perseverance. LWAS is funded through 21st Century Community Learning Center grants and is offered in partnership with the respective public school districts.

The Teaching Site Coordinator works 18 hours per week and is responsible for coordinating and teaching in an afterschool program focused on the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) curriculum and enrichment activities. The Teaching Site Coordinator is also responsible for managing daily family/caregiver and student communication, activities, and schedules, and supervising a small site team consisting of teachers and volunteers. This part-time position involves a combination of teaching and coordinating. This is a part-time, fixed-term school-year position. See locations for school year program dates.

Below are the sites we are hiring for. Please indicate the LOCATION CODE in the application for the desired location.


Grades 2 through 5


September 25, 2023 – June 7, 2024 (last day subject to change), pre-program training begins September 18, 2023.

  • Talbot Community School (LOCATION CODE: 7260)
  • East End Community School (LOCATION CODE: 7200)
      • 2:10 – 4:10 PM Mon, Tues, Thurs, 1:10 – 4:10 PM Wednesdays


HOW TO APPLY:  Please take some time to familiarize yourself with our organization, what we do, and what we believe in. If you are inspired to join our team, please complete our online application and attach your resume and a thoughtful cover letter.

We are an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritize the leadership of people of color and LGBTQ individuals, and we strongly encourage people of all traditionally marginalized identities to apply. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws

This Job Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.  Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.