DESCRIPTION OF THE CREATIVE LEADERS AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM:
Is a youth-centered, school-based program providing leadership, arts, STEM and healthy living activities to middle school students at CMSP 327, a 6th-12th grade school located in the Bronx. In addition, we offer an array of clubs and free choice activities aimed at providing students with social, emotional and cognitive growth.
OVERVIEW OF NEW SETTLEMENT: New Settlement is a non-profit, mixed-income housing organization with a 27-year track record of active commitment to neighborhood revitalization, community building and organizing, and positive youth development. Our community programs currently provide year-round educational, cultural and recreational programs and social services to 13,500 youth and adults who live in the surrounding area. The Creative Leaders After-school program is one of these programs.
During the school year the part-time Group Leader works a minimum of 18 hours a week, Mon-Fri 2:30-6pm and is responsible for:
ü 1+ years of experience working with activity-based, educational lesson plans
ü 1+ years of experience working with middle school aged children in a school or community based setting (baby sitting or having young relatives in the family does not fully fulfill this qualification)
ü The position requires a creative, energetic person who is eager to be a part of a team and is genuinely interested in working with youth
ü Must get fingerprinted by the Department of Education, Department of Health and background check upon position offer
ü Must be able to attend professional development sessions through- out the school year as mandated by the program funder, DYCD
Graduate or undergraduate students preferred. Bilingual Spanish/English and experience working in a school setting is a plus.
COMPENSATION $13-$15; based on experience