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Group Leader (GAINS Program)

Group Leader (GAINS Program)

Job ID 
Job Locations 
Child Care
Compensation Min 
USD $9.00/Hr.
Compensation Max 
USD $12.00/Hr.
Regular Full-Time

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  • Mandated to attend all required training sessions/classes including staff and parent meetings.
  • Be a team player, work for the advancement of the program.
  • Meet with Site Director at least once a week concerning progress of students (problems, concerns or any success stories).
  • Provide tutoring and homework assistance. Encourage independent study. Provide and project positive reinforcement to problem solving.
  • Treat students with respect-do not scream, degrade, insult, tease or physically abuse children. ENCOURAGE mutual respect.
  • Accompany students on field trips
  • Teach and discipline children according to Child Care Regulations. Must get the participation of students in the development and implementation of activities.
  • Assist with all student performances.
  • Assist with the preparation and distribution of snacks/meals.
  • Assist and help lead various group activities
  • Plan and implement active and diverse gym program
  • Follow and implement curriculum as provided by the program
  • Assist with the general cleaning of all program areas 
  • Other responsibilities as the Director deems necessary


  • Must be comfortable and adaptable to working with children and youth
  • Must have strong work ethic, and 2-3 yrs work experience with school-aged children (under 13 years of age).
  • Must have a High School Diploma or its equivalent or an Associates’ degree in child development or related field.
  • First Aid and CPR (or willing to attain training to meet requirements.)