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Afterschool Group Leader

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St. Nicks Alliance
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Published 20 days ago

St. Nicks Alliance & School Settlement Association

Afterschool Group Leader Job Posting

Job Description

St. Nicks Alliance's elementary after school programs include Literacy, STEM, Social-Emotional Learning, Arts, Movement, homework start, and weekly clubs based on children's interests and strengths. Middle School programs also include leadership and project-based clubs that respond to the unique developmental needs and interests of middle school aged youth.

For example, clubs can include Music (vocal, song-writing, production, instruments, etc.); Dance (hip-hop, ballroom, ballet, Latin, etc.); Art (visual, sculpture, crafts, photography, etc.); Hands-on (cooking, science experiments, environmental, etc.); Communications-based (journalism, creative writing, debate, etc.); and sports (team, individual, etc.) We are especially looking for staff with talents to share and experience teaching them to youth!

Responsibilities

● Wearing a mask at all times when providing in-person services

● Practice and encourage social distancing unless safety needs requires a shorter distance

● Ensuring that participants are properly wearing masks when indoors and when social distancing is not practical

● Ensuring that participants are washing their hands and using hand sanitizer frequently

● Supporting snack and arrival/pick-up Covid-19 procedures

● Properly cleaning, disinfecting, and wiping down spaces/areas after use

● Properly storing supplies and equipment ensuring cleanliness and sanitation practices

● Ensuring that participants are wearing masks when necessary

● Adhere to safety practices and protocols during in-person activities

● Supporting remote programming on Google Classrooms and/or other online virtual platforms as needed

● Actively monitor and engage participants during all program activities, including meals, transitions, outdoor activities, clubs, arrival and dismissal

● Plan and facilitate purposeful and engaging activities including literacy, STEM, SEL, recreation

● Serve as a positive role model for participants by demonstrating professional language and behavior

● Develop positive, caring relationships with young people and their families

● Utilize youth development principles to enhance program quality and support growth in young people

● Collaborate with co-workers and program supervisors around effective program operations; uphold all safety standards and procedures

● Actively participate in training and professional development to continuously improve on quality

● Adhere to all DOHMH, OCFS, CDC best practice and safety guidelines related to Covid-19


Requirements

  • High School diploma; college graduates or current college student STRONGLY preferred
  • Work experience related to working with children HIGHLY preferred
  • Interest and experience in youth development and academic enrichment (math, science, leadership, English Language Arts (reading/ writing), financial literacy, and technology
  • Knowledgeable in one or more of the following: sports, recreational activities (cooking, sewing, knitting, jewelry making) and/ or the arts (dance, music, drama)
  • A genuine enthusiasm for developing professional skills through training opportunities, observation, coaching, and feedback
  • Availability between 2pm-6pm; approximately 16 hours per week, Monday-Friday
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with a broad range of people including building staff and parents.
  • Comply with School Age Child Care (SACC) requirements including background check and medical clearance.
  • Lots of energy and enthusiasm!

How to apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to youthresumes@stnicksalliance.org with "Afterschool Group Leader" in subject line. Please highlight any special talents and experience teaching young people.

Note: In compliance with NYC DOE mandates, all employees must have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine.

St. Nicks Alliance & School Settlement Association

Afterschool Group Leader Job Posting

Job Description

St. Nicks Alliance's elementary after school programs include Literacy, STEM, Social-Emotional Learning, Arts, Movement…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Location

On-site
2 Kingsland Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211, United States

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to jrichard@stnicksalliance.org, with "Group Leader" in the subject line.

Please send resume and cover letter to jrichard@stnicksalliance.org, with "Group Leader" in the subject line.

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