AFTER SCHOOL GROUP LEADER (#AFTER SCHOOL)

Medford Public Schools ( learn more )

Medford, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3050508
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 5, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
• Assume primary responsibility and supervision for a group of afterschool students
• Ensure program development that includes a curriculum based on students’ interests and choices
• Prepare weekly curriculum plan with documented reflection; monthly calendar as appropriate
• Provide homework assistance as needed; ensure implementation of homework contract by all parties
• Maintain daily attendance record, child counts, and injury reports (with assistance from Site Coordinator)
• Maintain a professional workspace and appearance
• Supervise room/space on a daily basis and toy cleaning/bins (where applicable) weekly
• Adhere to hand hygiene and standard universal precautions guidelines
• Assume responsibility to lead team in the completion of midyear progress reports
• Oversee snack distribution with consideration for allergies, hygiene, and social behavior
• Ensure accurate family communication (with assistance from Site Coordinator)
• Interact in a professional, cooperative way with staff and school day personnel
• Provide ongoing supervision of assistant group leader(s), volunteers, high school students, and student interns (with assistance from Site Coordinator)
• Be a team player and work closely with the staff to determine program needs and solve problems
• Adhere to and comply with district policies and program procedures as outlined in the after School Staff Handbook specifically with respect to attendance, dress code, and cell phone use
• Attend and participate in staff meetings (2 hours monthly)
• Complete required hours of professional development based on the hours worked (i.e., 20 hours worked/week =20 hours professional development per school year)
• Other duties as assigned by Site Coordinator and/or Head of Before/After School

Preferred Qualifications include:
• Minimum of High School diploma plus 9 months of experience working with school-aged children
• Ongoing commitment to professional development
• Possess initiative toward the goal of continuous program improvement
• First Aid and preferably CPR training

Reports to:
This position reports to the Site Coordinator and the Head of Before/After School Programs

  • Position Type: After school/Evening
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Medford Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Email Resume to Megan Fidler-Carey: mfidlercarey@medford.k12.ma.us
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • High School/Trade School degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • MEGAN FIDLER-CAREY , Before/After School
    • 489 Winthrop Street
    • Medford, Massachusetts 02155

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