Cheerleading Activity Instructor

Good Shepherd Services


The Afterschool At Madiba Prep
1014 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11221



Job Type:



Part Time



Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Maximum Hours/Week:

9 hours/week

Minimum Education:

High School Diploma or GED required.

Area of Focus:


Job Description:

Good Shepherd Services is a leading youth development, education and family service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 children, youth and families each year. We give vulnerable youth in New York City the opportunity to take ownership of their future. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference! Are you looking to make a difference in a child’s life? Do you love helping people reach their full potential? Do you want to feel good about the job you are doing? If you answered yes to all these questions then we want you to join our team! We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Cheerleading Activity Instructor to teach and facilitate a youth centered Cheerleading class, including two yearly showcases. REPORTS TO: PROGRAM DIRECTOR, THE AFTERSCHOOL AT MADIBA PREP LOCATION: 1014 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11221 HOURS: Up to 9 Hours/Weeks; Non-exempt MAJOR DUTIES: -Create and facilitate two Cheerleading classes per week based on students’ interest. -Develop cheerleading curriculum; promoting creativity, self-expression, mastery, and emotional and professional growth. -Provide statistical and narrative reports. -Attend and participate in staff meetings. -Create a youth development, strength based environment, fostering a sense of belonging, safety, and community to participants. -Actively participate in Community Hour prior to activity. -Collaborate with the Good Shepherds Day Program. -Document classes/workshop planning as required. -Prepares students to perform in two showcases throughout the year. QUALIFICATIONS: -High School Diploma or GED required, college a plus. -Some college and experience with adolescents preferred. -Experience and/or training relevant to the position required. -Must be able to engage young people and set structure and limits in a group setting. -Excellent verbal and written communication skills. -Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: All staff are expected to be committed to the mission, vision and values of Good Shepherd Services, which includes involvement in quality improvement activities and a willingness to work within a culturally diverse environment. Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

How to Apply:

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