School Age Group Leader

Job Type

Full Time




7438 West 61st Place
United States


Essential Functions* of the position are detailed below and include any physical requirements checked below:

1.Develops and implements weekly schedule of activities which take into account the individual needs and interest of the children in the group.

2.Provides a safe, clean and nurturing environment for the children.

3.Provides leadership to the school age group leader assistant with the daily activities and the supervision of the children in the program.

4.Communicates with the parents on an ongoing basis regarding their child's well-being and participation in the program.

5.Transports children safely between school and the site (either by bus or walking)

6.Maintains programs resources and communicates with Site Director when in need of additional resources

7.Participates in the COA accreditation process and complies with the requirements of DCFS for a licensed childcare facility.

8.Assists in the preschool classrooms as needed.

9.Obtains a minimum 20 hours of professional development annually.

PLEASE NOTE:*Essential functions include all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

X Kneel and move from sitting, bending, kneeling or standing multiple times a day. 

X Push and pull objects up to 50 pounds.

X Climb up and down up to 3 flights of stairs at a time. 

X Lift up to 35 pounds.

X Additional Requirements: Must be able to walk, run and participate in physical activities with children.

Other Requirements: Comply with program and/or Agency requirements related to: 

X Background check, including any program specific requirements

X Physical examination 

X TB Testing

X Driver's License and reliable transportation 

X Agency-specified automobile insurance 

Education and Experience Requirements:

Relevant Education:

Preferred: Bachlelor's Degree in Elementary Education, Child Development, Recreation, Physical Education, or related field

Minimum: Bachlor's Degree in Elementary Education, Child Development, Recreation, Physical Education, or related field

Relevant Experience:

Preferred: 2 Years working with school age children, bilingual (Spanish) proficiency.

Minimum: 1 Year work with school age children


Preferred: CDL with school bus endorsement. Food safety and sanitation certification. 

Minimum: Obtain CDL with school bus endorsement within 6 months of hire. Must obtain food handler certification within 6 months of hire.

The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago is an equal opportunity employer and consideration for employment is made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For purposes of OFCCP (Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs) compliance, all initial submissions received through this website will be treated as job seekers.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree