Group Leader

University Settlement


University Settlement of NYC
University Settlement
New York, NY, 00000

Job Type:



Part Time



Job Description:


Since 1886, University Settlement has been providing a variety of effective and strengths-based community based programs for children.  The Settlement operates after-school programs for grades K-8th.  The program will provide academic support; artistic, 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.



  • Create and lead engaging activities for up to 20 youth, ensuring safety and comfort of students throughout program
  • Design and implement lesson plans for multidisciplinary activities using knowledge of positive youth development and incorporating student feedback throughout school year
  • Ensure that academic assistance is provided during homework period
  • Plan and involve children in a range of multidisciplinary activities, design and implement thematic based lessons
  • Serve as a positive role model for youth and uphold professional behavior at all times
  • Work constructively with co-counselor and other colleagues; communicate regularly with supervisory staff
  • Communicate with parents and caregivers regarding student progress and problem solving
  • Maintain responsibility for designated program supplies and proper use of all facilities, including classrooms
  • Complete all necessary documentation and administrative tasks
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor(s)


Hours: 18.5 hours per week


Salary: $15.38  per hour


Location: PS 34M


Contact: Please use the link to apply for the position.  No telephone inquiries.


No phone or email inquiries. 



How to Apply:

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Required Skills/Experience:



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