Fall College Advisory Instructor (12th Grade)

Job Type

Part Time



Start Date



55 Exchange Place
New York
New York
United States



SEO Scholars seeks College Advisory Instructors to deliver college advising curriculum to 12th grade Scholars. Instructors will guide Scholars through the college admissions process – from completing their college lists, preparing them to submit their applications, and guiding them through the financial aid process, among other things – and challenge them to think critically about their decisions. We are looking for passionate educators with a student-centered approach to teaching and learning.

Teach a rigorous, inspiring curriculum!

All lesson plans and all curricular materials are provided.

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.

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.


  • Teaching Load - Teach classes of approximately 20 students (2-4 hours of teaching per day).
  • Attendance & Punctuality - Commit to teach on all scheduled days of programming, arrive to programming on time (30 min before first class), and attend all meetings as scheduled by staff.
  • Careful Preparation – Read and annotate all lesson materials prior to teaching.
  • Instruction - Follow the required lesson plans and meet lesson objectives. Meet criteria for rigorous instruction.
  • Abide by all SEO Procedures and Policies.


Fall Semester classes take place from Saturday, September 8 to Saturday, December 15.

During the month of September, instructors will teach two, 90-minute classes each Saturday. From October to December, instructors will teach 4, 60-minute classes each Saturday.


Saturday classes will be at Long Island University (Brooklyn) in Downtown Brooklyn.


The ideal candidate:

  • Has expertise and depth of knowledge in the college admissions process, especially within NY’s SUNY and CUNY systems
  • Experience supporting students throughout the college admissions process
  • Has teaching experience and a genuine love for working with high school students
  • Is passionate about student learning and completely dedicated to students’ success
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Is an energetic, reflective, and conscientious teacher looking to join a supportive and diverse community committed to securing social justice through education
  • Is flexible and reliable
  • Is motivated and inspired by SEO Scholars’ mission
  • Proficiency using Google Drive and Google Classroom



Advisory Instructors are compensated at a competitive hourly rate.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply


To apply for this position, please visit our website here: www.seoscholars.org/teach-with-us/

We look forward to reviewing your application!

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V