Camp Assistant Teacher

Job Type

Full Time Temporary




331 East 70th Street
New York
New York
United States


Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, widely recognized as one of New York’s premier human services providers, is a 124-year-old settlement house that provides an extensive array of effective and integrated services—social, educational, legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness—which significantly improve the lives of 15,000 people in need each year, ages 3 to 103, on the East Side of Manhattan. Our clients include older adults, homeless and formerly homeless adults, children and families, recent immigrants, disabled persons, adult learners and more. For more information on Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, please visit our website at

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is seeking responsible and enthusiastic applicants for two Assistant Teacher positions. RealArts Summer Camp is a five day a week camp within our Visual and Performing Arts Department, which integrates art performance and art education. This position is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about working with school-age children in a program emphasizing arts education. S/he will be responsible for supervising children ages 5 – 12 in a variety of group arts and recreational activities. Assistant Teachers will work with a creative team of experienced teachers and must be caring, responsible and attentive, with strong skills working with school-age children. Assistant Teachers will be responsible for creating and implementing games and activities, assisting with meals, supporting Lead Teachers in the classroom, and escorting children to scheduled programming, including arts classes, on-site swimming and field trips.


  • Over 18 years old;
  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree in education, psychology or related field ; 
  • Previous experience working with school-age children;
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills;
  • Must be prepared to go in the pool; and
  • Love working with youth.



  • 35 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday
  • July 5 – August 17, and 20 hours of in-service training June 26-29

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

How to Apply: Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and list of references to No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.