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After-School Group Leader

Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center, Inc.


The Beacon After-School Program at PS 198 is actively hiring after-school group leaders for elementary aged children.

Purpose of Position:

The primary function of the Group Leader is to plan group activities to provide a safe and engaging learning environment to the participants of the Stanley M. Isaacs Beacon program. The program is delivered through a comprehensive menu of services including project-based learning that integrate education enrichment, visual arts, clubs, trips, and sports.


  • High School Diploma/GED; Some college preferred.
  • Minimum of two years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required.
  • Must have passion for the mission and demonstrated interest in the field of education and youth development.
  • Frequent bending, kneeling, walking
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Must be able to follow curriculum.
  • Must be responsible, reliable and punctual!
  • Create and able to implement plans for group participation. Effectively supervise children.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Teach and supervise organized games and assist the activity specialist, escort groups to and from activity areas and field trips.
  • Enforce program rules, identify & respond to participant behavior issues, and carry out corrective action when needed by identifying and seeking to resolve conflicts and behavioral problems.
  • Communicate with parents about participant’s experiences and report concerns to Program Director.
  • Know and enforce ALL emergency procedures and follow all safety guidelines associated with all program areas. This includes but is not limited to being responsible for your children’s safety and their whereabouts at all times. Inform supervisor of any noteworthy incidents occurring during program time.
  • Distribute and supervise daily lunch time.
  • Ensure all children are picked up by appropriate adults. Attend staff training, weekly meetings, case conferences, and supervision meetings.
  • Submit weekly lesson plans and schedules.


  • Foster a learning environment that stimulates children’s creative growth and development that is clean and safe.
  • Demonstrate professionalism & leadership.
  • Take daily attendance
  • Maintain sound supervision and ensuring the safety of program participants at all times.
  • Deliver educational programs collaborating with DOE teachers.
  • Deliver recreational and cultural programs to develop community and explore the summer theme through art, games, and a performance project.
  • Supervise youth and participate in all activities by building positive relationships with youth and peers, serving as a role model with respect to demeanor, communication, behavior and the organization’s mission, philosophy, and goals.
  • Work with children on developmental and emotional issues; encourage program participation and social skills development.
  • Display or provide opportunity to exhibit children’s work. Other duties as required and assigned by Program Director, ADED and/or DED

How to Apply

Please email resume to


Monday-Friday 2pm-6pm. Tuesday 2-7 (biweekly)

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