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Jumpstart Team Leader

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 09/11/2017
Working Title Jumpstart Team Leader
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Classroom Support
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University’s chapter of Jumpstart is seeking a Team Leader to serve in a preschool classroom alongside 7-8 other Pitt undergraduate students and mentor language, literacy skills.

The Jumpstart Team meets in the William Pitt Union as a team, gather materials, and head to sites. Team members serve in the preschool classrooms by reading, singing songs, and playing games. Jumpstart works alongside teachers, families, and community partners to serve the children to reach the day that every child enters kindergarten prepared to succeed!

Team Leaders are specifically responsible for the support of their team of 5-8 peers by holding weekly meetings and preparing their materials before entering the classroom.

Jumpstart is a national organization, please visit for more information.

Job Requirements

-Act 34, 33 and 153 clearances (Jumpstart will assist in acquiring these clearances)
-2 semester commitment
-Must have Work Study or be willing to volunteer

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $8.15
Anticipated Number of Openings 10
Anticipated Hours per Week 12-14
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00-12:30pm
Mondays & Wednesdays 2:00-5:30pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00-12:30pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00-5:30pm

One of the above timeslots in addition to:
Fridays 2:00-4:00pm

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location 923 William Pitt Union
Posting Number S-05523-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume