Job Type

Part Time




420 East 12th Street
New York
New York
United States


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 students grades K -8th . 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.


  • Ensure the safety and engagement of a group of fifteen 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 professional 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 task
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor(s)


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

Hours: 16 hours

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School