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SCO Family of Services Group Leader (Multiple Shifts/Multiple Locations) - BL in Brooklyn, New York

Group Leaders are responsible for the day-to-day supervision of program participants (grades K-8) at their specific site location. They provide classroom assistance to Activity Specialists and Resident Artists; oversee homework help; monitor participant behavior; and create and implement structured learning and recreational and leadership activities for the Family Dynamics after-school and/or summer camp program. Work with participants during after-school hours, school breaks and/or summer recess. • Provide constant supervision of assigned groups of children. • Ensure the safety of all program participants. • Participate daily in academic, recreational, creative and artistic activities. • Chaperone field trips. • Plan and implement age-appropriate activities. • Submit lesson plans in a timely fashion. • Record, submit and maintain accurate attendance records. • Pick up and dismiss program participants. • Motivate and maintain active involvement of program participants. • Monitor participant behavior and consult with the Site Director when necessary. • Maintain the general upkeep of space and materials used by the program. • Coordinate special events in collaboration with the Education Specialist. • Provide support to Activity Specialists and/or Resident Artists. • Actively participate in staff meetings and trainings. • Perform other duties as assigned. • Works closely with site based staff to provide services to participants and their families. • Has direct and consistent contact with participants and parents. • SCO Family of Services is an equal employment opportunity employer.

• HS Diploma or GED (AA, BA or BS in Education, Child Development or related field preferred) • Experience working with children under 13 years of age. • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective. • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet expected timelines. • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, writing and reading skills. • Previous experience working in an arts-related environment is a plus. • Be team players. • Have a strong sensitivity to cultural differences present among staff and clients within our organization. • Possess a strong belief in people’s ability to grow and change; forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families. • Ability to set limits and maintain helping role of practitioner and to intervene appropriately

Job: *GROUP WORKER

Organization: *SD003

Title: Group Leader (Multiple Shifts/Multiple Locations) - BL

Location: New York-Brooklyn

Requisition ID: 34190

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