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Location: WHEDco Middle School ExTRA Extended School Day Program at The Highbridge Green School-MS 361 Reports to: Coordinator of Education and Youth Development- MS ExTRA Program Director
In collaboration with the program director, school principal and other key stakeholders, the Group Leader will supervise a group of 20-25 students as they participate in all extended day activities with the WHEDco MS ExTRA Extended School Day Program at The Highbridge Green School, with special attention to activities that will promote literacy, social justice understanding and service learning.
•Under the supervision of the MS ExTRA Director and working with other staff, supervise assigned group of students during after school program hours.
•Encourage and lead projects that foster academic, cultural and artistic growth
•Assist in the planning of workshops and special events.
•Attend all required staff/planning meetings
•Take on special assignments which pertain to the goals and objectives of the MS ExTRA program.
•Maintain attendance log for assigned group.
•Maintain Observation and Incidents logs for group.
•Assist students with homework during scheduled homework period.
•Minimum two years professional experience working with children in a classroom, after school, or community based environment leading/organizing activities. Substantial volunteer work will be considered
•Demonstrated interest in the field of education, child development or literacy preferred
•Familiarity with literacy and whole language teaching methodology desirable
•Able to work late afternoons and/or evenings
•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 preferred
WHEDco is an equal opportunity employer.
How TO APPLY:
To apply, send a cover letter and resume to one of the following:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mail: WHEDco, 50 East 168th Street, Bronx, NY 10452
Attn: Tiffany Stewart, Coordinator of Education and Youth Development
The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco), a Bronx-based nonprofit housing and community development organization, seeks a Group Leader to join its Education and Youth Development Department. WHEDco has worked for nearly twenty years to build a more beautiful, equitable, and economically vibrant Bronx. We reach 35,000 people annually through energy-efficient, healthy and affordable homes, early childhood education and youth development, family support, home-based childcare microenterprise and food business incubation. See www.whedco.org for more information.
WHEDco is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, color, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.