Group Leader for Harlem Center

Police Athletic League


Police Athletic League
34 1/2 East 12th Street
New York, NY, 10003



Job Type:


Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Minimum Education:

H.S. Diploma/GED

Job Description:

Job Summary
The Group Leader is responsible for leading small group instruction and activities in an after-school setting

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Identify and facilitate age appropriate, thematic based lesson plans and activities that align to NYC educational standards.
2. Provide a safe, structured environment for student learning.
3. Facilitate small group tutoring sessions and recreational/cultural activities (up to 10 -12 students).
4. Participate in planning sessions and/or staff development sessions with Center Directors.
5. Complete necessary reports to monitor student progress and participation; Includes: daily attendance, maintaining student portfolios and pick-up sign-in sheets.
6. Attend PAL culminating activities and events such as recitals, performances, fairs and trips.
7. Lead or attend meetings with staff, parents, volunteers and community residents as needed to assist in program delivery and promotion of programs.
8. Communicate with parents and school administration of inform them of participants’ progress.

• Minimum H.S. diploma/GED.
• College students preferred with major in Education or Child Psychology.
• 1-3 years experience working with youth from 6 to 18 years old.
• Must possess strong classroom management skills.
• Must demonstrate the ability to develop lesson plans.
• Must be responsible and organized with strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Must be a team player.
• Fluency in Spanish a plus.

Work schedule is 3 hours a day, 5 days a week

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to the job.

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