OST Assistant Group Leader (Afterschool)

Job Type

Part Time



Application Deadline



1231 N. Broad Street

United States



Supervise and guide youth in the after school activities at one school site under the direction of the Director/Group Supervisor.


  • Participate in the planning of group activities in coordination with the Director/Group Supervisor, which meet the development needs of youth enrolled. Creates interesting activities and helps to maintain a positive and affirming environment including:

Implementing program activities in conjunction with other program staff, using a team approach; which complements and integrates the various skills and styles of all included.

  • Provide support to the Director/Group Supervisor in the area of planning, management, program execution, and communication with parents.
  • Create and lead at least 1 whole group lesson weekly for about 45-60 minutes. Lessons must be turned in at least two days prior of the lesson date and be flexible to modify if necessary; ensure lessons are fun/hands on, academically and grade appropriate.
  • Responsible for the completion of daily attendance logs(student/volunteer sign in sheets)
  • Assist with program documentation
  • Maintain and ensure schedules and routines are carried out promptly and consistently
  • Attend all assigned staff meetings and professional development trainings (15 hours yearly)
  • Respond immediately to all incidents of safety, injury or illness. Involves the Director/Group Supervisor as soon as possible in all incidents and submits a written report within 24 hours
  • Performs some housekeeping duties in order to ensure the safety and cleanliness of the activity area and to prepare it for the next group or next day’s activity.

Inspect on a daily basis all facilities, equipment, and supplies and be sure all are accounted for and put away at the end of each day.

  • Maintain confidentiality with student files.


  • Ability to create and lead structured lessons with children.
  • Ability to assist in homework help and other assigned duties
  • Ability to effectively manage a classroom with limited supervision
  • Bi-lingual is a plus (Spanish or Vietnamese)


  • High School diploma or GED. An Associate’s degree or College credits in Education a plus.
  • At least 2 years of documented experience working with children and their families.
  • Must pass Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Fingerprint Clearance, Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check, and Medical Physical within 30 days of hire.
  • Normal Schedule 2:30-6:00pm M-F; On Half Days of School: 12:00-6:00pm


Classroom Management, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving, and Communication

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply


Send your cover letter and resume to Luz Ayala at layala@philaoic.org