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Group Leader- Brooklyn sites

Supervisor: Program Director/Site Coordinator


Overview: Since 1886, University Settlement has been providing a variety of effective and strengths-based community based programs for children. The Settlement operates after-school programs for elementary school and middle school at sites in Brooklyn and Manhattan. In total, these programs will serve children from Kindergarten through 8thth grade, in after school and summer day camps.

The Group Leader will be responsible for ensuring the safety and engagement of children. The program will provide academic support; artistic, athletic, cultural, and athletic enrichment; therapeutic services; and opportunities for family involvement. The position requires a creative, energetic, team-building leader committed to providing the highest quality of programming for children and families.


Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety and engagement of a group of twenty or more students through program activities, including snack, homework help and transition
  • Ensure that assistance is provided during homework period
  • Serve as a positive role model and uphold profession behavior at all times
  • Plan and involve children in a range of multidisciplinary activities, design and implement thematic based lessons
  • Work constructively with partner and other colleagues; communicate regularly with supervisory staff
  • Communicate with parents and caregivers regarding progress and problem solving
  • Maintain responsibility for designated program supplies and proper use of all facilities, including classrooms
  • Complete all necessary documentation and administrative tasks
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or HSE preferred, current enrollment in college is a plus
  • Experience working with middle school and grade school
  • Ability to commit for the entire school year

Hours: 16 hours per week


Salary: $13.00 per hour


Contact: Submit resume to: APPLY

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