MSCR Elementary After School Program Leader

Madison, WI, US
Apr 28, 2021
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Type
After School
MSCR Elementary After School Program Leader



Job Number: 4100015791

Start Date: 03/01/2021

Open Date: 02/15/2021

Closing Date:

Position Description:

Earn! Learn! Inspire! Make money while building your skills and touching the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. This job is for creative, caring people with tons of energy, patience, and love for all things "kid"- crafts, sports, games, reading and more! Make a difference for kids who needs extra adult support and role models. Fantastic experience for those pursuing teaching, social work, etc. Some bilingual Spanish positions are available in leading Dual Language Immersion groups, as well.
  • Program leaders are responsible for planning and implementing all activities within the afternoon program, managing a classroom of students, addressing issues with behavior as they arise, creating a fun and engaging environment for all participants. This position will support students from kindergarten to 5th grade.
  • Program Leaders will supervisor their classroom on all field trips that include swimming, splash pads, and environmental activities.
  • Program Leaders are hired at a 1:10 ratio. Classrooms typically have 15-20 students that are supervised by two Program Leaders.
  • Each site has a leadership team that consists of one Director and one or two Assistant Directors who provide support for staff related to behavior issues and classroom management.
  • Program Leaders typically arrive 30-45mins before the start of the program to prepare for the day and check-in with their co-leader and supervisors.
  • Program Leaders act as the main supervisor for their group of students during programming

General Responsibilities:
  • Attend training and prepare for program
  • Plan, prepare for and lead recreation and enrichment activities for elementary-age children at school sites
  • Supervise indoor and outdoor activities and field trips (this includes swimming during some field trips)
  • Keep students safe and accounted for at all times
  • Work as a team with other program staff to carry out responsibilities
  • Support students of all abilities ensuring an inclusive environment
  • Maintain a clean and organized classroom and site
  • Interact with parents as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Work Location: Locations Vary

Hours of work: Tuesdays thru Fridays: 2:00pm-5:30/5:45pm

FTE/Hours Per Week:



Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Prior experience working with children required, preferably from diverse backgrounds.
  • Must have proven dependability, teamwork, leadership skills, flexibility and enthusiasm to participate in all aspects of program.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Prior experience working with children

Desired Qualifications:
  • Prior experience working with elementary age children
  • Experience planning and leading activities
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Hmong a plus
  • CPR certification
  • First Aid training

Other Information:

For more information please contact Erica Pape, MSCR Elementary Recreation Specialist, empape , 608-204-6693

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Equal Opportunity Employer

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