Job Description

The WRAP/YMCA Expanded Learning Program is currently hiring for Program Leader positions to work with elementary and middle school aged youth. As an Expanded Learning Program Leader, you will be supervising a group of 15-20 youth between grades Kindergarten through 8th, assisting in the coordination and implementation of the day-to-day operations of the after school expanded learning program. The candidate MUST be available between 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (Everyday), in the Greater Long Beach area. Actual schedule varies by site.

Primary job responsibilities include:

  • Assist supervisor with planning and implementing the program for students in accordance with organization and agency policies.
  • Comply with site policies and procedures.
  • Work in a team environment.
  • Develop engaging lesson plans that are age appropriate and meet organization and agency guidelines.
  • Supervise students at all times.
  • Create a welcoming environment for students.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with site stakeholders.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, trainings and other organization/agency functions as required by supervisor.
  • Maintain professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

We are looking for candidates who demonstrate a desire to be role models, coaches, and mentors for students!

Skills / Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Additionally, provide proof of 48 completed college units or pass the Long Beach Unified School District Exam. Childhood Education/Child Development units preferred.
  • Current CPR and 1st Aid Certification required within first 3 months of employment.
  • Clear the Live Scan (criminal background check via fingerprinting).
  • Conduct a health exam and TB test.
  • Attend a New Employee Orientation within the first 90 days of employment.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities.
  • Minimum of six-months experience working with and supervising children.
  • Experience with MAC and PC format computers is preferred.
  • Bilingual with English/Spanish preferred.