Summer Academy College Prep ELA Instructor (10th or 11th Grade)

Job Type

Part Time


Details: $325 per day ($1,625 per week)



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



55 Exchange Place
New York
New York
United States


SEO Scholars seeks additional English Language Arts (ELA) educators to implement a rigorous, college prep curriculum for our motivated and driven high school students. We are looking for passionate educators with a student-centered approach to teaching and learning.

  • Teach an inspiring curriculum grounded in social justice principles
  • All lesson plans and curricular materials are provided
  • ELA Instructors teach Critical Reading or Critical Writing / Grammar

  • Promote depth of understanding along with skill acquisition
  • Instructors are considered thinking coaches and facilitators of learning who support students’ deep engagement with course content. 

  • High-quality professional development and training
  • SEO provides professional development, individual coaching, and opportunities to engage with other instructors in a collegial, inspiring environment that encourages reflection and growth.


Summer Academy begins on Thursday, July 5th and ends on Friday, August 3rd. Classes meet Monday-Friday from 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Instructors lead 4 one-hour classes of approximately 22 students (each instructor teachers about 44 students total, and sees each group for two separate one-hour classes).


Summer Academy is held at two different sites, one in mid-Manhattan and one in Downtown Brooklyn. We do our best to match instructors with the more convenient location for them, but cannot guarantee instructors their site preference.


The ideal candidate:

  • NYC-based high school teaching experience and a genuine love for teaching
  • Expertise and depth of knowledge in either ELA or social studies
  • Passionate about student learning and completely dedicated to students’ success
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Energetic, reflective, and conscientious
  •  Motivated and inspired by SEO Scholars’ mission


  • Community of dedicated educators to learn from and network with
  • Opportunity to work with students who are eager to learn and grow
  • Ability to focus on and develop your teaching practice without the additional workload of having to write curricula.

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please apply through our website. We look forward to receiving your application!