Part Time Temporary
Details: Commensurate with Experience
980 Park Avenue
@ 83rd Street
We are seeking an engaging and motivating state certified teacher, with strong classroom management skills to instruct the English Language Arts component of our four-week Summer Academy program. This course provides instruction in reading, writing and communication skills through weekly discussions, research and debates focused on high-interest current events and sports related topics. The ideal candidate will have experience with inquiry-based learning techniques and supporting students in small-group work. This part-time position (18 hours per week, plus pre-program prep) reports to the Summer Academy Director.
Summer Academy English Language Arts Instructor Responsibilities:
Engage in the development and implementation of the New Heights Summer Academy curriculum, with sports and high-interest current events serving as a running theme.
Serve as the lead instructor of two classes daily of either 5th & 6th graders or 7th & 8th graders.
Supervise and engage a classroom assistant teacher and Summer Academy team leaders (camp counselors) in support of student-athletes’ educational experience in the classroom.
Provide assessment, differentiated instruction and academic support as needed to ensure students’ educational growth over the four-week program.
Provide one-on-one or small group tutoring to students as assigned by Summer Academy Director.
Actively participate in SA 2018 staff training and planning (July 3rd, 5th & 6th).
Be responsible for the safety and well-being of all student-athletes enrolled in Summer Academy.
Be a positive role model and example for all campers and junior staff.
Promote and model New Heights’ T.R.E.E. values throughout the summer.
Bachelor's Degree required; preference given to candidates with Master's Degree or higher
The program hours for Summer Academy Instructors will be:
July 9th – Aug 3rd, 2018
Monday – Thursday, 9:00am-1:30pm
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com, with the subject “Summer Academy ELA Instructor” in the email. No phone calls please.