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School Age Care Team Specialist

Pathways for Children, Inc.
Gloucester, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Gloucester - 35 hrs. per wk. during school yr., 40 hrs. per wk. during summer and school vacations, 

                   52 wks. per yr.

Under the supervision of the School Age Care Manger, the School Age Care Team Leader/Administrator will plan and implement classroom programming for school age children (ages 5-13) while ensuring their safety and wellbeing.  This staff member will also support the administrative duties of the program during non-teaching hours. 

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of young children and their families?  At Pathways we nurture young children and support families impacted by economic and social inequity through programs that educate, enrich, empower and motivate.  We are looking to hire an School Age Care Team Leader/Administrator in Gloucester who brings creativity, positive energy, role modeling for youth in our program ages 5-13.  The primary functions include planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities which meet the individual needs of the children served in the program.  This includes planning and participating in off-site field trips.  We value collaboration and appreciate open dialogue in each program and within our corporate office and embrace the core values - respect, trust, collaboration, and opportunity. We work hard to provide a safe and respectful environment for our employees, children and families

Do you enjoy working with kids?  Are you interested in gaining experience with children with special needs?

WHAT WILL YOU DO? (A full job description will be provided for review as part of the recruitment process)

  • Plan and implement a daily program of developmentally appropriate activities which meet the individual needs of the children enrolled in the program
  • Implement daily lesson plans that follow the program goals of the School Age Care program
  • Supervise children to ensure their safety and well-being at all times
  • Consult with administrators, social workers, behaviorists and others regarding planning for students with social/emotional needs as well as coordination of other program activities
  • Participate in planning and attending off-site field trips
  • Identify new activities to keep students engaged and always learning
  • Display a positive and supportive attitude toward students and peers


  • Required: Must meet age requirements; High School diploma or equivalent
  • Have a Bachelors or Associate degree and have three (3) months experience working with school age children; or have a high school diploma or equivalent and six months of experience
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the role
  • Must comply with all state and federal requirements
  • Must complete and satisfy background check protocols


Internal growth! We often hire from within to help our employees reach their greatest potential

On-going training and Professional Development provided free of charge, and tuition reimbursement

Generous Heath and Dental Insurances, Life and Long Term Disability Insurances

Retirement Plans such as 401 (K) and ROTH – with employer match upon meeting eligibility and vesting requirements

Earned Time Off (sick, personal, and vacation time)

EOE/AA   .  We strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ, or individuals from communities that are historically underrepresented to apply.



Pathways for Children, Inc.


Gloucester, MA



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