East End House’s Middle School Program is nationally accredited, highly awarded, and seeks to be a leader in the field at all times. The 21st Century Community Learning Center after school program, which runs in partnership with the Putnam Avenue Upper School, includes homework help, sports, extracurricular activities, service learning, and concentrated project-based learning in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). The corresponding Summer Program runs 9.5 hours per day for 8 weeks, and includes:
• A healthy breakfast, lunch & snack for participants
• A heavy emphasis on STEM through hands-on enrichment, service-learning, and field trips
• Other engaging activities such as arts and sports
• Swimming at local pool(s) several times/week
• Focus on social-emotional development
• Collaborations with other youth programs in Cambridge
The Group Leader will support all functions of the Middle School Program with a willingness to be flexible and have a "do whatever it takes" attitude. In addition to the primary responsibilities of enrichment programming/curriculum development and implementation, the Group Leader will carry out administrative tasks necessary for the ongoing development of the program. The program has a special focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), so individuals with a strong STEM background are encouraged to apply.
The position is full time at 40 hours per week during the summer, June 26 - August 18, Monday - Friday. There is also at least one required week of orientation/training the week of June 19-23.
The Group Leader reports to the Senior Director of Youth Opportunities.
Send Resume and Cover Letter to:
Stephanie Gendron, East End House, 105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141. Electronic submissions may be made to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference "Summer MSP Group Leader" in subject line.
East End House provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, East End House complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.