InnovateEDU is an educational nonprofit that brings together students, teachers, and technology companies to re-imagine education through digital literacy and leadership. InnovateEDU works with the Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School in downtown Brooklyn to provide next generation educational services and establish an accelerator program for K-12 learning technology at the school, with the mission of closing the achievement gap. We offer an extended learning day through our middle school after school program, providing engaging workshops that prepare students with the academic foundation, digital literacy, and leadership skills necessary to succeed in college and professional life.

Group Leaders will join our middle school enrichment team and work collaboratively with other enrichment educators to develop daily programming and provide general classroom support. This is in addition to the opportunity to lead workshops, as Group Leaders draw on their professional and personal expertise in facilitating engaging activities. Group Leaders are responsible for monitoring and managing their group of scholars to ensure the safety and enrichment of all participants and staff. We are looking for a Group Leader to support the Basketball Instructor.

This is a part-time position working 4 weekdays from 3:30-5:30 pm, with additional training hours and Saturdays as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with groups of participants, leading structured and unstructured activities;
  • Assist in facilitating non-workshop activities, including transitions and dismissal;
  • Record and report daily activity attendance and performance to the Director of Afterschool Programs;
  • Ensure the safety and engagement of participants in all program activities;
  • Support Activity Specialists in facilitating workshops, including active participation in all activities and additional classroom management as needed;
  • Build positive and constructive relationships with participants;
  • Serve as a positive role model for professional and appropriate behavior;
  • Attend regular meetings and staff development workshops.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred;
  • At least one (1) year experience working with youth in a classroom or after school setting - experience tutoring or facilitating small groups a plus;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with co-workers and supervisors;
  • Excellent group management, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills;
  • Commitment to youth development and education;
  • Interest in professional development and classroom experience;
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Must be able to successfully pass fingerprinting and SCR clearances ($150 expense, reimburse-able after hire).

 

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