Before & After School Program Instructional Tech (10 Month/School Year)

  • Berkeley Unified School District
  • Berkeley, California
  • Sep 23, 2022
Part Time Clerical and Administrative Support Customer Service Education and Training Human and Social Services Parks and Recreation Entry-Level
  • Salary: $21.06 USD
  • Salary Top: $25.67
  • Apply By: Dec 22, 2022


Would you like to make a difference in the lives of children? Perhaps you grew up relying on your Before and After School Care and can remember the positive impact it had on you. If you do, please consider applying to be an Instructional Tech in BUSD's Before & After School Program.

You will get to participate in things ranging from playing sports with the kids to gardening to helping children with their homework. You can be a part of fostering a nurturing environment for kids to flourish.

Come be a part of this rewarding experience.


Under the direction of a Principal or Vice Principal, and guidance of an Afterschool Program Specialist:

  • Lead activities of a group of 1 to 20 school-aged children in an assigned after-school program
  • Assist in planning and implementing activities; monitor students in the classroom and outdoor activities.

Job Description


• Provide a safe, caring, positive, and interesting learning environment for students in an assigned extended day school program; prepare materials and supplies for daily activities; take attendance.

• Provide tutoring and/or homework assistance to a group of 1 to 20 students in reading/language arts, mathematics, history, and social studies or science; explain questions and enhance student understanding of homework as needed

• Lead and supervise a group of 1 to 20 students in various classroom activities including games, crafts, projects, and related activities; supervise students in outdoor activities

• Serve as a role model and develop positive social behaviors of children; discipline students according to established procedures; reinforce positive behaviors as appropriate

• Assure the health and safety of students by following health and safety practices and procedures; assist in maintaining a clean and orderly environment

• Perform a variety of clerical duties including typing, duplicating, recording attendance, and maintaining assigned records; prepare bulletin boards

• Operate various office, audio-visual, playground, and cooking equipment as assigned;; answer telephone calls and direct inquiries to the appropriate personnel

• Communicate with parents regarding student behavior as necessary

• Administer first aid and follow necessary emergency procedures; identify and report safety hazards to appropriate personnel

• Escort students to and from classrooms as assigned

• Assist in the preparation of snacks for children

Job Requirements


  • Basic child development principles and practices


  • Safe practices in the classroom and outdoor activities


  • Classroom procedures and appropriate student conduct


  • Basic record-keeping techniques


  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary


  • Oral and written communication skills


  • Policies and procedures of assigned program and activities


  • Operation of a computer and assigned software


  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy


  • Health and safety regulations

Special Instructions


This is an open and continuous recruitment. This recruitment will have a cut-off date every 90 days.

Cutoff dates for this recruitment will take place yearly on:

  • March 1
  • June 1
  • Sep 1
  • Dec 1

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Additional Information


  • Valid first aid and CPR certificates issued by authorized agency preferred
  • Some incumbents in this classification may be required to speak, read and write in a designated second language.


  • Classroom and playground environment
  • Constant interruptions


  • Sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time
  • Kneeling or bending at the waist to assist students
  • Seeing to observe students
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 50 pounds
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate assigned equipment


  • Contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals
  • Potential physical hazards involved in intervening in fights and other anti-social, and violent behaviors

Job Address

Berkeley, California United States View Map