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Group Leader- PS 34M

Supervisor: Site Manager


Overview: Since 1886, University Settlement has been providing a variety of effective and strengths-based community based programs for children. Currently, the Settlement operates after-school programs for elementary school children. We are expanding the program to accommodate middle school students grades 6th -8th with the opening of additional after- school sites. The Group Leader will be responsible for ensuring the safety and engagement of children. The program will provide academic support; artistic, 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:

  • Provide participants with engaging and educational activities for a group of up to twenty, while maintaining engagement of participants and ensuring safety
  • Create lesson plans for activities using a positive youth development model
  • Ensure that assistance is provided during homework period
  • Serve as a positive role model and uphold professional behavior at all times
  • Work constructively with co-facilitator and other colleagues; communicate regularly with supervisory staff
  • Communicate with parents and caregivers regarding progress and problem solving of participant(s)
  • 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 Site Manager

Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or HSE required
  • Current enrollment in college is a plus
  • Experience working with middle school population
  • Ability to commit for the entire school year
  • Must be over 18 years old
  • Highly energetic, dynamic, and positive

Hours: Monday- Friday 3-6pm


Salary: $15.48 per hour


Location: PS 34M


Contact: Please use the link to apply for the position. No telephone inquiries.

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