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Transitional Kindergarten Program Leader

Boys and Girls Club of Lake Tahoe
4.1 out of 5
1100 Lyons Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
$21 - $25 an hour - Part-time
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1100 Lyons Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Full job description

TK Program Leader

Reports To: Site Coordinator
Position Type: Part Time, Non-exempt
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Help empower young people to reach their full potential. The TK Program Leader implements programs and activities for four and five year olds at Bijou Community School or Tahoe Valley Elementary for the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe. This person is responsible for achieving the program goals and objectives for transitional kindergarteners as well as providing academic support and other activities for small and large groups of children that are engaging, safe, and educational.


  • Flexible, imaginative, energetic, and a self-starter.
  • Experience working with four and five year olds in a preschool or TK classroom.
  • Experience providing childcare, teaching, or delivering youth experiences in a similar program.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and written and oral communication skills.
  • Able to work with people from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Able to motivate, organize, and manage young people in a safe environment.
  • Able to follow systems and procedures.
  • Interest in delivering a variety of youth programs with an emphasis on the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s five pillars: Academic Success, College and Career Readiness, Healthy Lifestyles, Good Character, and Citizenship.
  • Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in child development, communication, counseling, education, psychology, recreation, or sociology (preferred). If no degree, the candidate must have a high school diploma and must be able to pass the LTUSD classified staff exam.
  • CPR, AED, and First Aid certification is a plus.
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.


  • Lead TK youth programs and activities at Tahoe Valley Elementary or Bijou Community School in collaboration with other staff, volunteers, and high school leaders.
  • Prepare program proposals that are enriching, engaging, and inclusive for all Club members. Examples of program topics include character and leadership, health and wellness, sports and recreation, STEM (science, technology, the environment, and mathematics), and visual and performing arts.
  • Maintain positive interactions with youth, staff members, volunteers, parents, school leaders, and other community members.
  • Ensure all youth Club members feel welcomed and safe, and are supervised and accounted for.
  • Promote positive Club behavior and use consistent corrective actions with youth members that adhere to the Club’s policies and procedures.
  • Be mindful of the site’s equipment, facilities, and supplies and report any issues or breakages.
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings and training sessions.
  • Meet all organizational requirements established by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe.
  • Follow the Club’s program schedule with the expectation that other program and administrative support may be needed.


  • Ability to represent the Club in a professional and positive manner while maintaining a high level of energy.
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize effectively. Work in a fast-paced environment where frequent interruptions or changes in plans may occur.
  • Ability to bend, twist, reach, stoop, or squat for filing or retrieval of supplies.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds of supplies, equipment, and other items needed for Club-related events.
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions, including snow, rain, and hot weather.

BENEFITS: The Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe strives to be a fun and fulfilling place to work. The Club values each employee and is delighted to offer generous benefits to all staff, including paid holidays and sick time, earned time off, a retirement plan, and retention and recruitment bonuses. All staff have access to professional development opportunities, free Club membership for their children, and an ample supply of Club schwag.

This is a non-exempt, part-time position. The TK Program Leader works Monday through Friday, from approximately 11:30am-5:30pm. This position is available at Bijou Community School or Tahoe Valley Elementary, and the Angel of Tahoe building during the summer and school vacations. Hours are up to 30 hours a week during the school year and up to 40 hours during the summer and school vacations. Pay ranges from $21-25 an hour, depending on experience.

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor is it to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of an employee assigned to this job. All Club employees may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

The Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression), age, disability status, genetic information, military or veteran status, retaliation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. All job offers are conditional until the completion and passing of a background check.

APPLY: Please submit a resume and cover letter to Molly Coolidge, Director of Administration, at

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $21.00 - $25.00 per hour

Expected hours: No more than 30 per week


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance


  • After school

Work Location: In person