Job Type

Part Time Temporary




45 Wadsworth Avenue
New York
New York
United States



Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) is a community-based, not-for-profit organization founded in 1979 that has grown into a leading multi-service agency with over 100 staff serving New York City with a focus on upper Manhattan and the Bronx. Our mission is to serve as a catalyst for positive change in the lives of the people in our community on their paths to secure and prosperous futures. Integration is the cornerstone of NMIC’s programs, and our staff can identify and address a broad array of immediate needs through comprehensive crisis intervention services. With their crises resolved, clients move seamlessly to capacity building services through our holistic programs designed to transition individuals and families to self sufficiency.

  • Our Legal Services, Social Services, and Weatherization programs meet community members’ basic needs including housing, income, nutrition and health.
  • Our Community Organizing program empowers groups of residents to collectively secure longer term and larger scale improvements to their own basic needs.
  • Our Education & Career Services program imparts individual community members with the practical tools necessary to build secure and prosperous futures.

Job Title:        ABE/HSE Instructor

Department:   Education & Career Services

Reports To:   Education Coordinator

Location:    Main Office: 45 Wadsworth Avenue, NY, NY 10033

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt


The ABE/HSE Instructor is a part time (evenings 6 pm to 9 pm) position responsible for providing instruction to ABE/HSE classes in the Adult Education division of the Education & Career Services department. The ABE/HSE instructor is responsible for teaching content-based math, literacy, social studies and science to young adult and adult learners enrolled in education classes.


  • Develop and facilitate curriculum for ABE and HSE instruction based on educational and Common Core Standards.
  • Provide English, Math, Science, and Social Studies instruction to prepare students for the test to obtain their high school equivalency diploma, i.e., Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC)
  • Develop and deliver daily lesson plans and educational activities for program participants.
  • Monitor students' engagement and classroom conduct.
  • Maintain attendance records and submit attendance logs to program staff.
  • Complete monthly case notes according to funders’ mandates.
  • Host guest speakers, volunteers and/or alternate programming when needed.
  • Attend professional development sessions and program meetings.
  • Initiate and participate in case conferencing sessions as needed.
  • Other duties as associated.


  • BA/BS required.
  • MA strongly preferred.
  • Minimum three years experience teaching ABE/HSE required.
  • Experience teaching teens/youth preferred.
  • Must have superb presentation & classroom presence, and be a dynamic instructor.

NMIC IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:NMIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply for employment. Applicants must meet the minimum requirements in terms of qualifications. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered unless specifically stated otherwise.




NMIC offers a competitive salary based on experience and education.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please submit the following to Jason Bocko, Education Coordinator, at with the job title in the subject line:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • One writing sample
  • Salary requirements

All attachments should be in Word or PDF form. No phone calls, please.