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Phipps Houses Summer Group Leader in Bronx, New York

DescriptionSUMMER GROUP LEADERS - $16.25 PER HOUR/Full-Time 35 HOURS PER WEEK We are excited about the 2024 Summer Rising Program which will operate during the months of July and August. Phipps Neighborhoods is seeking candidates to be part of this great summer program for the elementary and middle school students we provide programming to in the Bronx.  Join our team and be part of a great summer experience for our summer program participants! Phipps Neighborhoods helps children, youth, and families in low-income communities rise above poverty. We work in South Bronx neighborhoods where we can address the greatest barriers to lasting success through education and career programs, and access to community resources. Position Summary: The Summer Group Leader is responsible for working closely with groups of elementary or middle school students, helping them to achieve their best in both academic and non-academic settings. Summer Group Leaders develop, implement, and participate in a range of activities geared towards making the students excited about being in an academically and culturally enriching environment. Summer Group Leaders will help young people to develop strategies for meeting their goals and improving their academic skills. Duties and Responsibilities: Provide supervision and ensure the safety of program participants at all times, including during trips. Engage students in a wide range of project-based learning activities. Maintain accurate participant attendance, activity and sign-out records. Develop lesson plans and curriculum in accordance with program schedule, programmatic themes, objectives, and outcomes. Document student progress. Establish a comfortable learning environment and implement clear, consistent age-appropriate expectations and rules. Model appropriate child development practices. Uphold program policies and procedures and ensure proper use of supplies and materials. Maintain classroom cleanliness and organization. Maintain ongoing open communication with the teachers. Attend staff meetings, professional development workshops and program events. Communicate with all staff, parents, children and community members in a polite and respectful manner so as to represent the program in a professional way. Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director Qualifications:  The candidate must be at least 18 years of age and have a High School Diploma or GED. Graduating High School Seniors are eligible to apply if are at least 18 years of age by the start of summer programming (7/1/2024) - You must provide proof of graduation before summer programming begins. Preferred Education - Bachelor's Degree or better in Academic/Education related field. One year or more of relevant work experience. PHYSICAL DEMANDS 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to bend, stoop, and kneel. The employee is occasionally required to the employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Phipps Houses and Affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, citizenship or national origin, ancestry, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.

Minimum Salary: 16.25 Maximum Salary: 16.25 Salary Unit: Yearly