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Job Title: Group Leader-GAINS Program
Date Posted: 08/07/2014
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Division: Greater New York
Department: Buswhick Corps
Category: Social Work
Description:

Responsibilities:




  • Mandated to attend all required training sessions/classes including staff and parent meetings.

  • Be a team player, work for the advancement of the program.

  • Meet with Site Director at least once a week concerning progress of students (problems, concerns or any success stories).

  • Work full days during School holiday schedule (13 days provided by GAINS Supervisor).

  • Provide tutoring and homework assistance. Encourage independent study. Provide and project positive reinforcement to problem solving.

  • Treat students with respect-do not scream, degrade, insult, tease or physically abuse children. ENCOURAGE mutual respect.

  • Accompany students on field trips

  • Teach and discipline children according to Child Care Regulations. Must get the participation of students in the development and implementation of activities.

  • Assist with all student performances.

  • Assist with the preparation and distribution of snacks/meals.

  • Assist and help lead various group activities

  • Plan and implement active and diverse gym program

  • Follow and implement curriculum as provided by the program

  • Assist with the general cleaning of all program areas

  • Other responsibilities as the Director deems necessary


Requirements:

Qualifications:




  • Must be comfortable and adaptable to working with children and youth

  • Must have strong work ethic, and 2-3 yrs work experience with school-aged children (under 13 years of age).

  • Must have a High School Diploma or its equivalent or an Associates’ degree in child development or related field.

  • First Aid and CPR (or willing to attain training to meet requirements.)



Anyone interested in applying for this position should send their resume to lt  Kevin Bryan at Kevin.Bryan@use.salvationarmy.org


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