Education Assistant

Job Type

Full Time


Details: We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits.



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



144 East 39th Street
New York
United States


English in Action seeks an industrious individual who is committed to English education and international exchange and wants to make a difference in the lives of classroom teachers and their students across the country.  

The Education Assistant reports to the Manager of School and Teacher Programs and supports opportunities that engage more than 50,000 students and 3,000 teachers from Boston to Honolulu, including:

  • TLab (Teachers Learning Abroad)—offers teachers and lifelong learners unique educational enrichment and professional development in the UK through partnerships with renowned universities and cultural organizations. (Check out this video about one TLab program at Oxford.)
  • National Shakespeare Competition—increases students’ self-confidence, analytical skills and understanding of Shakespeare through the nation’s preeminent Shakespeare competition for high school students.
  • Middle School Debate—builds literacy, research, critical thinking, public speaking and listening skills.
  • Luard Morse Scholarship—provides merit scholarships for Junior Semester Abroad for an HBCU student.
  • Secondary School Exchange—provides a gap year for select students in the US and UK.


  • Assist Manager in all aspects of implementation for programs listed above.
  • Respond to inquiries from teachers, volunteers, parents and students.
  • Oversee TLab program registrations and applications, working with partner organizations to coordinate registration and payments.
  • Coordinate logistics for National Shakespeare Competition.
  • Coordinate Middle School Debate program, working with teachers, schools and contract staff.  
  • Update Education Department materials, including website pages and related digital and social media.
  • Maintain database for education programs. Produce reports, as directed.
  • Provide administrative assistance to other educational programs as needed, including organizing events, coordinating volunteers, and entering data. 


·      Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, education, international studies, liberal arts or similar

·      Excellent communication skills and ability to work with people of different ages and backgrounds

·      Excellent ability to prioritize and multitask, and manage long-term projects

·      Excellent MS Office skills

·      Experience with social media, including Constant Contact

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant send cover letter that describes your interest in this position and resume as a single PDF to with EDUCATION ASSISTANT in the subject line. Please note that your cover letter serves as a writing sample. Application deadline: June 11th or until filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Start date flexible.