Summer Program Teacher

Job Type

Part Time Temporary




1991 2nd Avenue
New York
New York
United States


DREAM (formerly known as Harlem RBI), an award winning sports-based youth development program,

 is seeking Summer Teachers to provide sports education and recreational coordination during our 5-week DREAM University summer program. DREAM University runs from July 9th through August 2nd. DREAM University will serve approximately 150 rising 6th-8th graders and will include an academic morning at Manhattan College, and a sports/recreational afternoon at the Manhattan College Athletic Facilities. DREAM University Summer Teachers will be assigned to a class of up to 25 students. All DREAM University Summer Teachers will report to the DREAM University Academic Dean.   

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Implement engaging curriculum, modifying it to meet the needs of diverse learners;
  • Supervise and manage students at all times using positive discipline techniques and pro-active interventions to ensure physical and emotional safety;
  • Collaborate with the learning coaches to help youth build social-emotional skills in areas such as teamwork, conflict resolution and self-esteem;
  • Model and encourage positive participation in all daily activities;
  • Participate in professional development and tactical meetings as necessary.


·      6th grade: Math 

·      7th grade: ELA/Math

·      8th grade: Math


  • Bachelor’s Degree, Masters in Education preferred;
  • Experience working with groups of children;
  • Ability to take initiative and maintain flexibility;
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and meet high expectations for students and staff;
  • Deep embodiment of DREAM’s mission and values.


·      DREAM University Teachers will work from 8:00-12:00pm, Monday-Thursday and must also attend a training day before the summer begins during the week of June 18th.

Compensation: All Summer Teachers will receive $51/hour. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply