Extended Day Group Leader

Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation

Location:

The Highbridge Green School
200 W 167th Street
Bronx, NY, 10452

Borough:

Bronx

Job Type:

Paid

Minimum age:

18 years old

Status:

Part Time

Length:

Temporary

Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Number of Available Positions:

20

Public Transportation:

Bus, Train

Minimum Education:

High School

Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help, Leadership/Mentoring

Job Description:

 Title:                   Extended Day Group Leader      

Location:             Highbridge Green School, 200 West 167th Street, Bronx NY 10452
Reports to:         Program Director            
 
The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco) is a community development organization founded on the radically simple idea that all people deserve healthy, vibrant communities.  We build award-winning, sustainable, affordable homes – but our work is not over when our buildings are complete.  WHEDco believes that to be successful, affordable housing must be anchored in strong communities that residents can be proud of.  WHEDco’s mission is to give the South Bronx access to all the resources that create thriving neighborhoods – from high-quality early education and after-school programs, to fresh, healthy food, cultural programming, and economic opportunity. See www.whedco.org for more information.
 
WHEDco affords all qualified applicants equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, or any other category protected by law.  WHEDco follows the requirements of the New York Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest. EEO/AA.
Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Program Director and Program Coordinator, the Group Leader will supervise a group of middle school students as they participate in all Extended Day after school program activities.
Responsibilities:
  • Under the supervision of the Program Director, and working in conjunction with other staff, supervise assigned group of middle school students during Extended Day program hours;
  • Maintain attendance log for assigned group;
  • Maintain Observation and Incidents logs for group;
  • Assist students with homework during scheduled homework period;
  • Lead projects that foster academic, emotional, cultural and artistic growth;
  • Co-facilitate weekly STEM activities;
  • Encourage students to positively participate in programming and activities;
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of special events;
  • Attend all required staff/planning meetings;
  • Take on special assignments consistent with the goals and objectives of the program.
 
Competitive pay rate based on experience.  This is a part-time, hourly position.
 
To respond, send a cover letter and resume to one of the following:
Email:   highbridge@whedco.org (Include “Group Leader” and your name in subject line)
               
Mail:     WHEDco, 50 East 168th Street, Bronx, NY 10452
Attn:  Extended Day Program Director, Highbridge Green School
 

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email: highbridge@whedco.org
Web: http://www.whedco.org
Mail:
50 East 168th Street
Bronx, NY, 10452
United States

To the Attention of:

Extended Day Program Director

Required Skills/Experience:

 Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years’ professional experience working with children in a classroom, after school, or community based environment leading/organizing group activities. Substantial volunteer work will be considered;
  • Demonstrated interest in the field of education, child development or literacy;
  • Familiarity with literacy and whole language teaching methodology desirable;
  • Able to work Monday-Friday from 2:30-5:30 PM;
  • Well organized, able to work both independently and collaboratively;
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus;
  • Current, active college enrollment or college degree preferred;
  • Previous work experience in low-income communities.