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Afterschool Group Leader - $12.00 /Hour (Nelson Mandela Elementary)

Kids Can locationOmaha, NE
5 positions
2 applicants

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Kids Can locationOmaha, NE
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Job Location
Omaha, NE, United States


Position Title:

Group Leader

Reports to:

Site Director (primary), Assistant Site Director (secondary)



FLSA Status:

Non-exempt, part-time

Date revised:

May, 2016


Job Summary:

The Group Leader provides direct care to children, providing supervision.   The position is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate environment for children in accordance with relevant priorities established as Kid Can policies and procedures.



Essential  Job Functions

Percent of time

Direct care: Facilitates childcare and programming through direct care for children, including implementing activities, centers, and curriculum; ensures children are supervised at all times and provides positive discipline when required.  



Logistics: Prepares snacks and meals for children in accordance with procedures and Nutrition Services regulations.



Logistics:  Completes paperwork for attendance and meal program as required by the organization.



Logistics:   Maintains program areas and supplies to ensure an appropriate, clean, and safe environment for children.



Other Duties:  Performs related duties as assigned by the Site Director and Assistant Site Director, or as the situation dictates






Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to plan and prioritize multiple projects while being adaptable in a constantly changing environment; utilize rational judgment in making important decisions.
  • Ability to problem solve and quickly adapt when needed.
  • Familiar with student supervision program policies, Kids Can policies and procedures, including transportation and emergency procedures.
  • Work effectively as a team (communicate with others, resolve conflicts and offer solutions to problems).
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with participants of diverse backgrounds.
  • Familiar with child development and youth programming activities.
  • Ability to recognize signs of child neglect and/or abuse.



Education/Experience Prerequisites:

  • A bachelor’s degree, equivalent experience or some college in education or human services field required. Previous experience in similar programs and excellent communication skills are essential.     
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required.  Hiring is contingent upon approval from the Nebraska Central Registry of Child Abuse and Neglect, Nebraska Adult Protective Services Registry, Kid Can’s vehicle insurance company and submission of a felony/misdemeanor statement. A health screening is required including clearance by physician that any medication taken does not interfere with ability to care for children.



Ongoing/in-service requirements:

  • Maintain certification in CPR and First Aid and additional requirements as needed. 
  • Obtain a trainings as recommended by the Site Director.  Training must include, but is not limited to:  safe environments, healthy environments, learning environments, physical development, cognitive learning, communication, creative learning, self-esteem, social development, guidance, family relationships, program management, and professionalism.



Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able to walk the building (including staircases) and assist children in and out of vans.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 lbs.
  • Must be able to handle the physical and mental demands of caring for children.
  • Must be prepared to handle accidents and emergencies at any time.



Working Conditions

Normal working conditions; work primarily in office, program rooms, gymnasium, kitchen, playground area and field as well as off-site meetings.



NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.                        

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