May 11, 2020

Recreation Leader

  • TrulyHired
  • Urbana, IL, USA
Full-time Athletics & Activities

Job Description

Urbana School District #116

TITLE: Recreation Leader

LOCATION: USD #116 Elementary School Building, to be determined

SUPERVISOR: This position reports directly to the Director of ASCCP/BSCCP and is supervised on a daily basis by the Site Coordinator at each respective location

JOB SUMMARY: The program staff shall consist of highly-trained individuals who are able to deal with the everyday needs and interests of young children and, at the same time, provide a close relationship in the areas of understanding, motivation, and self-discipline in a group setting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.
  • Provide close supervision at all times creating a safe environment.
  • Maintain discipline and enforce rules using appropriate methods.
  • Plan and lead various daily activities which contribute to each child's physical, intellectual, personal, emotional, and social development.
  • Submit activity plans and supply lists in advance to the Site Coordinator on a scheduled basis.
  • Clean activity areas and put away all materials after each activity.
  • Complete daily reports thoroughly and submit these to the Site Coordinator at the end of each day.
  • Notify the Site Coordinator immediately if a child is ill, injured, or missing.
  • Attend all Site staff meetings, trainings and special events.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with children, staff and parents.
  • Participate in activities leading to professional growth in school-age child care.
  • Be responsible for the inventory and organization of assigned program area.
  • Be familiar with all participants and their families, and cognizant of any other individuals so as to provide a secure environment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Experience working with elementary school youth in a recreational setting
  • College coursework in Recreation, K-12 Education, Early Childhood, Physical Education, or related field
  • Credential in School-Age & Youth Development or Early Childhood Education
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 3.25 hours per day (2:45pm-6:00pm)


NOTE: This is not a position within the collective bargaining unit and is not an administrative position.


REVISED: August 2016

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Athletics & Activities > After School Programs
Contact Information
  • Larry Simmons
  • 205 North Race Street
  • Urbana, Illinois 61801

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