Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • Catholic Social Services
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • $15.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

This position is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

OST Assistant Group Supervisor / Group Leader

Catholic Social Services


Assistant Group Supervisor / Group Leader will implement and lead all daily OST program activities in the after-school and summer programs for assigned age group. This includes supervising, mentoring and engaging school age youth in all programmatic activities. Also responsible for the preparation and distribution of snacks/meals to students and facilitating clean-up duties. Responsible for planning, developing and implementing creative recreational, social, educational, and cultural group activities and is also responsible for implementing specific Project Based Learning (PBL) activities daily. Focus on ESL and physical fitness preferred. Bi-Lingual preferred.


Directly from the OST Director and the OST Group Supervisor / Assistant Director


May, at the discretion of the Group Supervisors /Assistant Director and OST Director, supervise youth leaders and volunteers


  1. Leads and engages ALL assigned youth in daily recreational, social and educational activities that includes PBL activities.
  2. Assist the OST Group Supervisor / Assistant Director or Director with the recruitment and registration process of children and youth.
  3. Ensures that the assigned group meets ratio requirements.
  4. Assists children with the daily sign in / sign out procedure.
  5. Prepares and distributes snacks/meals to students daily.
  6. Provides individualized and group tutoring during the "Help with Homework" portion of after-school program.
  7. Responsible for working with the OST Group Supervisor / Assistant Director and OST Director to create and implement Project Based Learning (PBL) activities.
  8. Works with the OST Group Supervisor / Assistant Director and OST Director to generate program schedules and activities.
  9. Works with the OST Group Supervisor / Assistant Director and OST Director to ensure the program has proper materials and resources to conduct daily programming.
  10. Arrives to work on time, motivated and enthusiastic to work with assigned children.
  11. Accompanies and supervises children/youth on field trips.
  12. Agreement to participate and be made available for 15-20 hours of professional development every year during employment.
  13. Develop positive relationships with children, parents, colleagues, supervisors, administrators and when applicable the school day teachers of students in assigned group.
  14. Participate in staff meetings as established by OST Director or Group Supervisor / Assistant Director.
  15. Performs other duties and tasks as assigned by the OST Group Supervisor / Assistant Director or OST Director.


  • Knowledge of and orientation to agency mission and philosophy.
  • Requires a minimum H.S. Diploma or GED. Preferably the candidate will have or is currently pursuing the following:
    • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education
    • CDA (Child Development Associate) Credential
    • SACC (School Aged Care Credential)
  • Willingness (for candidates that do not have the three items listed above) to enroll in a CDA or SACC program and complete the course within their first year of hire.
  • At least 3 years of experience working with children.
  • MUST have updated (within the year) FBI, Child Abuse and Criminal Background Check
  • Must be motivated to learn and grow in an educational environment; and be willing to continually increase knowledge in the field of Early Childhood Education.
  • Ability to relate well to children, OST staff, teachers and parents.
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a positive role model
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about working with children.
  • Focus on ESL and physical fitness preferred. Bi-Lingual preferred. Spanish or Vietnamese

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