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University School of Nashville

After-School Staff

University School of Nashville


Job Summary

University School of Nashville is seeking After School staff members for the 2024-2025 school year. After-school staff members are responsible for managing a cohort of students, initiating activities with children that encourage prosocial behavior and build community awareness, and facilitating a social curriculum that will help the children become successful adults.

Job Responsibilities

In addition, they are responsible for keeping the environment clean and safe and leading and monitoring outside play in varying weather conditions. School staff members work with their teammates using appropriate guidance and conflict resolution techniques, communicate with each other about issues that may arise, and provide constant attention to the needs of the children in their care.

A few staff members will be responsible for running sign-out procedures. These staff members must be friendly, outgoing, comfortable talking with parents and have strong communication and customer service skills. On-the-job training will be provided.


  • Must be energetic, creative, caring, and motivated
  • A high school diploma is required, but some college is preferred
  • Previous experience working with school-aged children is required
  • Must be able to move easily inside and outside in order to provide adequate supervision in our facility
  • Candidates with classroom experience or those seeking a career in education are given a preference
  • Must be available to work from August 6, 2024 to May 23, 2025 


  • 15-20 hours per week
  • Applicants with Monday through Friday availability are given preference
  • Shifts available: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • A few days will require greater flexibility in hours, including morning hours

Additional Information


Starting Pay:

  • $18/hr 
  • Additional experience in the care of school-age children will be considered

Please note: There are opportunities to combine the After School staff position with the Lower School Teaching Assistant position for a 30+ hours/week benefits-eligible position. If you are interested in being considered for this combination, please apply for both positions and let us know.

How to Apply

In order to complete the online application process, please be prepared to upload your resume and cover letter here.


  • Date Posted: June 12, 2024
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 08/05/2024