Part Time Group Leader – All Locations

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FELS’ centers are always looking for part time Group Leaders to work various AM and PM hours. In order to apply, please email your resume to hiring@felskids.org with job title and preferred Center’s name in the subject line.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Implement the daily indoor and outdoor activities
  • Maintain a safe environment for children
  • Identify and respond immediately to children in distress
  • Organize the classroom to support the goals of the program (i.e. arrangement of the equipment, aesthetics, maintain a clean and orderly environment, report needed repairs, etc.)
  • Supervise mealtime activities
  • Maintain accurate records (i.e. roll, meal forms, medication logs) and write reports, as directed
  • Interact with children frequently in a nurturing way, encouraging their involvement in activities
  • Develop a trusting relationship with children
  • Use appropriate positive discipline techniques that are consistent and fair to all children
  • Supervise children in all settings; Accountable for the whereabouts of the children at all times
  • Monitor the welfare, health and safety of children in the group (indoors and outdoors)
  • Administer first aid when needed in accordance with the agency’s first aid guidelines
  • Diaper children in accordance with DPW regulations and/or provide bathroom supervision
  • Assist children with activities of daily living, which may include but are not limited to, meal time, nap time, toileting and personal hygiene as needed
  • Attend staff meetings and regular supervisory conferences
  • Greet each child and parent at arrival and say good-bye to children and parents as they leave each day
  • Ensure strict confidentiality of any and all pertinent information concerning children and their families and co-workers
  • Share pertinent information with supervisor, Center Director, classroom co-workers and Child Development Staff as needed
  • Work cooperatively with co-worker(s)
  • Check and replenish supplies
  • Maintain regular attendance
  • Uphold NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct
  • Act as a responsible advocate of the Agency
  • Complete and maintain the Professional Development Record annually

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or a general educational development certificate and 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field
  • Above average problem solving skills
  • Ability to identify and respond to a crisis immediately
  • Ability to exercise good judgment
  • Annual physical examination and biennial TB (Mantoux) test