After-school Cultural Literacy Instructor for 9th-11th Grades

Job Type

Part Time

Published

09/06/2018

Start Date

09/24/2018

Application Deadline

09/24/2018

Address

2090 Seventh Avenue
10th Floor
New York
NY
10027
United States

Description

HEAF is a comprehensive supplemental education and youth development organization that works to help motivated students develop the intellectual curiosity, academic ability, social values and personal resiliency they need to ensure success in school, career and life. HEAF identifies scholars in middle school and supports them until they are successfully admitted to four-year colleges through a variety of after-school, Saturday and summer educational and youth development programs.

 

Program Description:

  • September 2018– December 2018
  • Thursdays 4:15 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Elective Cultural Arts Course:  Theater & Performance Arts
  • Course is taught to a mix group of 9th-11th Graders from various NYC High Schools
  • Hourly wage based on License/experience

 

Job/Course Description:  College Quest, HEAF’S high school program, is looking for an energetic and engaging instructor who loves history and the arts. The Cultural Literacy course is designed to teach students the history, human experience, and connection between cultures. Throughout the course students will develop cultural versatility, confidence, and awareness of career paths in creative fields. The course will introduce students to performing, fine, and at times culinary arts by way of classroom discussions, project-based group assignments, and an exciting range of cultural outings, which may include Broadway shows, dance performances, plays, concerts, exotic food tastings, and/or field trips to explore careers in the arts. Each cultural outing will be followed by a group discussion intended for reflection and critical analysis. Students’ final project will include the history, performance descriptions, and analysis of each excursion. As a final project students will create group multi-media presentations.


Job Requirements:

  • B.A. in Education, History, Arts or related field
  • NYC/NYS certification or significantly experienced
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience in  middle school, high school or Community Based Organizations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Word and MS PowerPoint
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with youth
  • Impeccable classroom management skills
  • Willingness to promote HEAF educational and youth development philosophy
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the HEAF staff
  • Ability and willingness to commit to entire program, including attending all trips and excursions
  • Ability and willingness to have FUN in the classroom


Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

vwade@heaf.org
http://www.heaf.org

Please submit Resume to:

Verna Wade, Associate Director of College Quest (H.S. Programs),  vwade@heaf.org

PLEASE INCLUDE “CULTURAL LITERACY INSTRUCTOR” in the Subject Line of the email.

No Phone Calls Please




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