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 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