The Learning Leader is responsible for planning and leading structured academic support activities in an after-school program. This includes the management of a homework support classroom on a daily basis and may include other academic support, test preparation, or tutoring. The Learning Leader is assisted by a Group Leader at all times. Responsibilities include the facilitation of each activity and the management and maintenance of the classroom.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with classroom instruction in a variety of subject areas

  • Collaborate positively and professionally with co-workers

  • Actively assist with positive behavior management in a professional manner

  • Be flexible, demonstrate a positive attitude and willingness to help others

  • Communicate clearly and positively with students, co-workers, and supervisors

  • MUST be available, on time, and prepared to work Monday-Friday afternoons, for three hours a day, between 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM (exact hours vary depending on location)

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A minimum of 1 year prior experience working directly with students

  • High school diploma required

  • College coursework in the areas of education, youth development, or a related field

  • Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply

This is a part time position. Salary starts at $13-$15 an hour, and is commensurate with applicant experience and program size.

Learning Leader shifts are generally 3 hours in length. Exact hours vary depending upon location. All positions require availability Monday through Friday, with hours varying between 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM, with training and special events outside of those hours. All positions require training and some special events outside of regular work hours.

A current physical exam and TB test are required for all staff. All site based staff must be fingerprinted before being hired. A $25 mandatory background check is required.

How To Apply:

Please fill out the form below. Put "Learning Leader" in the Position You're Applying For field. Please upload your resume and a cover letter as well. Applications submitted without a resume and cover letter will not be considered. Only candidates being considered for the position will be contacted. 

About NIA:

Founded in 1981, the NIA Community Services Network is a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing issues that impact youth, families, and seniors. The NIA serves thousands of clients each year through after-school programs, summer day camps, cultural arts opportunities, youth and family counseling services, community assistance, referral services, and senior support programs. 

The NIA offers students access to arts, sports, leadership, STEM, and academic opportunities through after-school programs that foster positive youth development, teach new skills, and encourage learning through exploration. NIA programs provide an environment where students learn to think critically and communicate confidently; a place where students develop the tools necessary to realize their individual talents and embrace the larger world through meaningful opportunities for experiential education, service learning, and community building.

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