Group Leader for Afterschool Program at PS 294 and PS 311

New Settlement Apartments

Location:

New Settlement Apartments
1512 Townsend Ave. Main Office
Bronx, NY, 10452

Borough:

Bronx

Job Type:

Paid

Minimum age:

18 years old

Status:

Part Time

Length:

Temporary

Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Minimum Hours/Week:

16 hours/week

Maximum Hours/Week:

24 hours/week

Public Transportation:

Bus (BX 1, BX 2), Train (4,B,D)

Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help, Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater), Computers/Technology, Leadership/Mentoring, Sports/Recreation/Fitness

Job Description:

OVERVIEW OF NEW SETTLEMENT APARTMENTS: New Settlement Apartments is a not-for-profit housing & community service organization, located in an underserved area in the southwest Bronx, with a 27-year track record of active commitment to neighborhood revitalization and community development-including working toward excellence in community public schools. An integral part of the progressive housing philosophy embraced by New Settlement is that “housing is not just bricks and mortar”. Our mission is not only to rebuild and maintain a sizeable portion of the housing stock in this neighborhood, but also to support the rebuilding of its social capital. New Settlement currently provides year-round educational, cultural and recreational programs and social services to 13,500 youth and adults who live in the surrounding area.

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW: The New Settlement After-School program services 300 students in grades K through 5th. Program hours are 2:20 PM until 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday. The program also operates during 13 school holidays from 8:00am until 5:00pm. The program provides stimulating hands-on art, literacy, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) activities as well as gym, homework assistance and a nutritious hot meal. We use an age-appropriate, positive youth-development approach that includes health, fitness and community engagement.

We serve students from PS 294 & PS 311

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email: ps64asp@newsettlement.org
Mail:
1512 Townsend Ave. Main Office
Bronx, NY, 10452
United States

To the Attention of:

Attn: Madeline Rosario

Required Skills/Experience:

 POSITION DESCRIPTION & DUTIES:  Directly teaching, nurturing and encouraging a group of about 20 students in elementary school by being a positive role model and setting a positive tone; planning and leading quality hands-on activities; creating lesson plans; ensuring the safety of students at all times; anticipating and resolving conflict; reporting all incidents accurately and on time; maintaining the attendance and sign-out sheets; supervising meal time, assisting with homework and maintaining the overall condition of the classroom; collaborating with after school staff and teachers; interacting with parents at dismissal; participating in staff meetings and trainings; and supervising an Assistant Group Leader.

 

REPORTS TO: Program Director

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must have a High School diploma or GED; some college preferred and have at least two years’ experience working with school age children preferably in an educational setting (school or after-school program). Have experience leading quality activities; ensuring safety of program participants, positive youth development practices, sensitivity to diverse cultures, strong planning and organizational skills; ability to supervise assistant group leader; and ability to work in a team setting. Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus.

 

COMPENSATION:  $13.00 per hour. 

 

TO APPLY:  Email cover letter, résumé and list of three professional references to:  ps64asp@newsettlement.org or send to: New Settlement Apartments, 1512 Townsend Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452, Attn: Madeline Rosario. EEO/AA