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Director of Extended and Auxiliary Programs 


The director of extended and auxiliary programs reports directly to the associate head of school for finance and operations and the head of lower school. The director is responsible for strategic planning, management and operations of all Franklin Road Academy's auxiliary programs for students in grades PreK3 - 8, including extended care, after school enrichments, and summer and winter camps.

The purpose of the director of extended and auxiliary programs position is to enhance the student experience outside of the classroom through exploratory learning opportunities and exposure to new experiences in arts, academics, and athletics. Secondary goals include revenue generation for the academy and community building through faculty-led opportunities.

This is a full-time, 12-month position.

Responsibilities of the director of extended and auxiliary programs:

  • Coordinates, schedules, and directly supervises all aspects of extended and auxiliary programs
  • Embraces the mission and values of FRA in order to serve as a knowledgeable and committed spokesperson and primary contact for all stakeholder communication
  • Collaborates with the human resources manager to recruit, hire, train, and supervise teachers, staff members, and external vendors to organize and facilitate auxiliary programs, ensuring that all instructors perform their duties with the highest level of professionalism
  • Serves as primary contact for the TN State Department of Education for Before/After Care Programs and ensures programs remain in compliance and good standing by satisfactory completion of all documentation and hosting of representative twice a year
  • Collaborates with the marketing and communications team to create and update online marketing materials for all programs and generate enthusiasm for all families.
  • Coordinate with the assistant head of school for finance and operations to ensure all auxiliary facilitators and staff meet contractual obligations and are compensated correctly
  • Consults regularly with the business office to monitor program budget and generate reports
  • Responsible for all program operations including routines, procedures, parent pick up/drop off, rosters, etc.
  • Collaborates with the assistant head of school for finance and operations and head of lower school to plan facility needs and usage
  • Responds to disciplinary issues that arise and communicates with all necessary stakeholders to promote the success of all students
  • Participates in professional development sessions and school events as required

Responsibilities for summer camps & after school enrichments:

  • Manages the registration, billing, and processing for all program offerings through our digital platform
  • Sends regular updates to families, teachers, staff, and vendors regarding all programming logistics to ensure smooth operations and positive rapport
  • Monitors attendance closely to ensure all students are accounted for at all times

Responsibilities for extended care program:

  • Maintains an extended care program that serves the students and families of Franklin Road Academy
  • Establishs positive and effective rapport with students and creates a program-wide environment that is favorable to safety, enjoyment, learning, and personal growth of students
  • Manages and oversees the responsibilities of the assistant director and empowers their success i.e. curriculum development, behavior management, stakeholder communication, and management of extended care staff.
  • Hires, trains, and monitors extended care staff (approximately 8-12 employees) in the daily supervision and care for students in the program. Staff members are expected to facilitate specific activities for their student groups.
  • Maintains expectations for student behavior by establishing a high bar for student conduct after school and community member partnerships
  • Sends monthly updates to all stakeholders regarding program updates and logisticss
  • Communicate regularly with the business office to record and bill students who utilize drop-in services.
Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred
  • 5 to 10 years of teaching and/or administrative experience in a school or youth-serving organization
  • Experience in marketing, sales, business and/or program development is highly desirable
  • Experience and confidence with the supervision and coordination of a high volume of students
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with a professional, customer service oriented, and empathetic approach
  • Exceptional entrepreneurial and organizational skills. The ideal candidate is able to organize high volumes of data and maintains personal systems to account for all students, schedules and last-minute changes.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; timely and responsive to emails
  • Detail-oriented and able to multitask
  • Computer literacy in registration software and proficiency with spreadsheets and presentation software
  • Working hours: generally 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with additional time needed on early dismissal days and school holidays.

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