Southborough Extended Day Program ( learn more )

The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough

Southborough, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4028152
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 2, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


The Public Schools of Northborough-Southborough


Group Leader  

Southborough Extended Day


Southborough Extended Day Program

Job Title

Group Leader

FLSA Status:


Non-Exempt, Non-Aligned

Reports to:

SEDP Program Director


Group Leaders will be responsible for interacting with the children in a positive manner and lead student activities, supervise Assistant Group Leaders, clean up and upkeep of the Extended Day space.  



  • At least age 18 or above (work permit required if necessary)
  • High School Diploma
  • 6 Months experience working with children, including 3 months’ experience at a licensed school age program
  • A sensitive and mature individual who is able to relate well to both children and adults.
  • Desire to promote the growth and development of students.
  • Consistent and on-time attendance is required for supervision of the students 


  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree and 3 months working with school age children



  • Directly engage with students through conversation, and participation in group activities
  • Supervise students at all times
  • Understand and adhere to all program policies
  • Utilize positive behavior management techniques
  • Assist the Site Coordinator with execution of age-appropriate activities on a daily basis
  • Implement activities such as cooking, art, science, music, and drama with large or small groups of children 
  • Assist in the general preparation and housekeeping of the environment
  • Attend all staff meetings and mandatory training sessions including CPR and First Aid
  • Maintain close communication with parents, speaking with them daily about their child whether positive or negative.
  • Assisting in the supervision of Assistant Leaders and volunteers.
  • Promote an atmosphere that encourages healthy and productive play and fosters positive self-esteem in children
  • Assist in establishing a daily routine that include both indoor and outdoor activities, homework, projects, games, special interest groups, and dramatic play
  • Assist in writing yearly progress reports on extended day students
  • Maintain positive communication with school personnel
  • Fulfill the required amount of Professional Development
  • Consistent and on-time attendance is required for supervision and instruction of the students
  • Other duties as needed


Work Environment:  

  • Work is performed in school environments

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 15 pounds
  • Sufficient mobility to navigate within a large school building

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


      Date Updated: 6/8/22


Northborough-Southborough Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Northborough-Southborough Public Schools ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other class as protected by law.  The Northborough-Southborough Public School places a high value on recruitment of diverse staff. Any individual needing assistance in making an application for any opening should contact the district human resources office.

  • Position Type: After school/Evening
  • Positions Available: 8

Employer Description

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The Vision of the Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough promotes high expectations and excellence for all in a dynamic learning environment that inspires opportunities for thinking critically, solving problems, and engaging intellectual curiosity. We integrate relevant technology and foster innovation to set the stage for success in a global society. Our culture supports diversity, inclusion, discovery, resiliency, and effective communication in a safe environment.

The Mission of the Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough is to provide an exceptional educational experience for every student in a safe environment. Learn more about us...

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Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Heather Richards , Director of Human Resources
  • 79 Bartlett St
  • Northborough, Massachusetts 01532

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