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Job Title: Program Assistant
Job Location: Shoreline Adult Education
Beginning: Jul 01, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Branford Public Schools
Branford, CT 06405
Telephone: 203-315-7813
Job Description:
2024 - 2025 School Year
May 14, 2024

Shoreline Adult Education
Program Assistant

The SAE Program Assistant position is a part-time, ten-month, 18 hours per week position with additional hours during peak registration times and possible additional daytime summer hours.  

Location: Branford High School

Schedule and Hours: Monday - Wednesday 3:15 PM - 8:15 PM and Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Rate: $21.50 per hour

Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a variety of people from other cultures with limited English language proficiency 
  • Highly detailed-oriented, organized and accurate
  • Takes initiative and has the ability to work independently and as a member of a team using judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to be flexible in a constantly changing environment with tight deadlines and a high volume of activity
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload
  • Proficient in Google and Microsoft platforms, including creating and maintaining spreadsheets
  • Knowledgeable about adult education and the programs offered at SAE a plus
  • Knowledgeable about the State Adult Education database - LACES - a plus
Major Areas of Responsibility: 
The program assistant will provide administrative assistance for SAE Management, School Counselor and Program Facilitator and have the following responsibilities: 
  • Facilitate registration and intake for all Diploma students and evening ESOL students, including administering standardized assessments 
  • Work collaboratively with the other program assistants regarding diploma student intake occurring at alternative sites or at alternative times 
  • Collect and input all Diploma data into the LACES CT State Reporting Database in a timely manner
  • Support the teachers in the classroom when necessary, including but not limited to, room organization, computer set up and assistance
  • Create and maintain Diploma student files, electronic attendance records, career plans, and schedules
  • Create weekly staff newsletter in Constant Contact with management input
  • Manage and maintain the SAE Employment and Community Resource Google Classroom 
  • Assist with organization and implementation of SAE community events, celebrations, and guest speakers
  • Assist with ordering and managing supplies
  • Prepare biweekly payroll
  • Additional general administrative tasks as needed
Contact: Christine Bjork, SAE Director,, (203) 488-5693

Start Date: July 1, 2024
Open Until Filled
Interested candidates must complete the application online at
(Internal candidates should provide all the required information.)
Bilingual English/Spanish candidates encouraged to apply

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.