About Legacy Youth Tennis and Education
Legacy’s mission is to prepare youth for success through its inclusive community, using tennis, education and character programming.
The Group Leader will work from 8 am to 4:30 pm weekdays from June 28 through August 7. The Group Leader reports to the Site Director and is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of daily activities. Primarily, the Group Leader will ensure student safety; support and assist in all activities; assist with attendance; snack distribution; site set up and break down; and maintain connection with parents and school personnel. The Group Leader will assist the Site Director in the implementation and evaluation of program activities and services and will work with the team in teaching, coaching, mentoring, and facilitating literacy, enrichment activities, and character education. The Group Leader is responsible for implementing daily program activities and coordinating activities. Group Leaders earn $15 to $18 per hour.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Prepares materials and executes activity plans
- Offers structured and unstructured activities that support literacy, enhance character development, and engage participants in fun enrichment programming
- Provides scheduled activities for youth, including but not limited to, arts & crafts, athletic development, character development, team building, social-emotional learning, mentoring, project based learning.
- Directs youth to scheduled activities and ensures that they are engaged at all times
- Ensures compliance with standards for physical, emotional and environmental safety
- Maintains communication with parents regarding attendance, benchmark achievement and behavioral issues
- Provides feedback to the Site Director on the status of activities, parent/youth satisfaction and issues concerning program operations
- Ensures participants are offered a healthy snack and lunch every day
- Maintains a clean and orderly environment, and ensures that youth are safe at all times.
- Actively engages with youth and serves as mentors and role models.
- Assists in maintaining students’ records and overall program documentation as required, as needed
- Assists with the management and discipline of students
- Works cooperatively with program staff using open communication and problem-solving skills
- High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of three years of experience working with school-aged children
- An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field and two years of experience working with children is preferred
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Conflict resolution skills