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Massachusetts Employer Group Leader in Lawrence, Massachusetts

OVERVIEW: We manage 11 Community Kids Place (CKP) Out-of-School Time (OST) initiatives across Lawrence and Methuen cities. Collaborating with school districts and individual schools, we facilitate enriching experiences for over 400 students. These experiences include high-quality programming, field trips, interactions with community non-profit partners, and extended time with school-day teachers. Operating throughout the school year and spanning several weeks in the summer, our Community Kids Place Program (CKP) aims to assist schools in achieving learning outcomes and molding students into global citizens with contemporary skills. Aligned with the DESE 21st Century Community Learning Centers model, the programs prioritize enhancing academic and social-emotional outcomes through hands-on, cumulative project-based learning. Furthermore, the programs are licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care to uphold the highest standards of safety and environmental quality. DUTIES: As an Out-of-School Time (OST) Educator/Group Leader at CKP, you have the opportunity to acquire valuable experience in a dynamic and enriching setting. This part-time role, scheduled from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, is well-suited for individuals seeking to enhance their skills in classroom management, youth development, or mentoring. The ideal candidate will share a commitment to our mission and will effectively serve as a leader and mentor to young students. Educator/Group Leaders are required to be available for work during regularly scheduled school vacations and throughout the summer. REQUIREMENTS: Provide a positive, safe, fun, and memorable experience for children and families in our after-school and summer programs. Prioritize the care, safety, and well-being of children within the group. Create a physically and emotionally secure and enjoyable environment for children to thrive. Plan and implement academic enrichment lessons in 10-week project cycles. Encourage active participation in all activities, helping children realize their full potential. Serve as a positive role model and mentor to enrolled children. Assist in maintaining and updating children\'s health, safety, and emergency records. Maintain a flexible attitude and support Site Coordinator/Program Managers/ Director in immediate tasks. Actively participate in staff meetings, parent meetings, workshops, and ongoing training. Fulfill all required certifications. Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor. Minimum of 18 years old Must possess the qualifications required for their positions in accordance with EEC Regulations. Must complete CORI, SORI and fingerprint scan in accordance with regulations set forth by the Department of Early Education and Care prior to employment Experience working with school age children (5-14 years of age) Creative and fun personality to implement curriculum and activities Evidence of physical examination within one year prior to employment; Evidence of immunizations against Measles, Mumps and Rubella; and Maintain current infant/child CPR and First Aid Certification within two months of hire. This is a partial job description. Please contact our recruiters for more details.