Public Prep Network Part-Time After School Group Leader  in New York, New York

An Invitation to Apply for the Position of

Part-Time After School Group Leader

Girls Prep Lower East Side Middle School

New York, NY

Overview: About Public Prep

The Public Prep Network (PPN) is a nonprofit organization that develops single-sex elementary and middle public schools that pursue excellence through continuous learning and data-driven instruction. Our model is designed to empower each student to build strong character, demonstrate critical thinking, possess a core body of knowledge and be on a predictive path to earn a degree from a four-year university.

Our network is currently comprised of three tuition-free single-sex public charter schools across five campuses and one tuition-free single-sex Pre-K. Our campuses are: Girls Prep Lower East Side Elementary, Girls Prep Lower East Side Middle School, Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School, Girls Prep Bronx Middle School, and Boys Prep Elementary School. The Pre-K program, PrePrep: the Joan Ganz Cooney Early Learning Center, is housed inside of Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School.

Public Preparatory Network/Public Preparatory Academies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Joining our team at Public Preparatory Network

Primary Function & Position Overview:

The After-School Group Leader fulfills their commitment to our mission by ensuring that after-school intervention and enrichment is consistent and safe, and ensures that our girls continue to exhibit scholarship, merit, responsibility, and sisterhood during after-school time. This work will assist our scholars in meeting their goal of getting to and through college. The After-School Group Leader reports to the After-School Program Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The After-School Group Leader is responsible for the overall development, management, and organization and planning of his or her group. In addition, the After-School Group Leader is responsible for the supervision of all staff assigned to the group.

  • Taking attendance, providing and managing dismissal.

  • Supervising transitions and monitoring behavioral issues during activities.

  • Proctoring and helping with homework

  • Planning and facilitation of groups.

  • Ensuring seamless operations and maintaining the classroom environment throughout the after-school program.


  • High School Graduate at least 2 years related experience in youth development programs preferred.

  • Able to lead and participate in group activities.

  • Ability to work with Middle School youth in an after schools setting.

  • Must have a commitment to working with youth with a variety of unique learning needs, while providing high -quality services.

  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective.

  • Those with an interest in single-sex education and pursuing careers in education highly preferred.

Opportunities are available from 3:00pm-6:00pm on Mondays and 4:00-6:00pm Tuesday-Friday