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After School Group Leader

WHEDco


Description
Reports to: Director of Education and Youth Development

The Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco), a Bronx-based nonprofit housing and community development organization, seeks an After School Group Leader to join its Education and Youth Development Department. WHEDco has worked for over twenty years to build a more beautiful, equitable, and economically vibrant Bronx. We reach over 35,000 people annually through energy-efficient, healthy and affordable homes; early childhood education and youth development; home-based childcare micro-enterprise and food business incubation; family support services; and free arts programming. See www.whedco.org for more information.

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Education and Youth Development and

Program Assistants, the Classroom Leader will supervise a group of 20-25 students as they participate in all after school program activities.

Responsibilities:

• Under the supervision of the Director of Education and Youth Development, and working in conjunction with other staff, supervise assigned group of students during after school program hours


• Maintain attendance log for assigned group


• Maintain Observation and Incidents logs for group


• Assist students with homework during scheduled homework period


• Encourage and lead projects that foster academic, cultural and artistic growth


• Assist in the planning and implementation of special events


• Attend all required staff/planning meetings


• Take on special assignments which pertain to the goals and objectives of the after school program

Qualifications:

• Minimum two years professional experience working with children in a classroom, after school, or community based environment leading/organizing arts 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 2:15-5:15 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.

Excellent benefits and competitive salary based on experience.

How TO APPLY:
To respond, send a cover letter and resume to one of the following:

Email: deinstructor@whedco.org

Mail: WHEDco, 50 East 168th Street, Bronx, NY 10452

Attn: Director of Education and Youth Development

WHEDco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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