Camp Lead 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 an enthusiastic Lead Teacher for our RealArts Summer Camp, a five day a week day camp within our Visual and Performing Arts Department, which integrates art performance and art education. This 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 arts and recreational activities. Lead Teachers will work with a creative team of experienced teachers and must be caring, energetic and attentive, with strong skills working with youth. Lead Teachers will be responsible for classroom management, creating and implementing games and activities, tracking attendance, facilitating conflict resolution, assisting with meals, 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, art or related field required;
  • Two years previous experience working with school-age children;
  • Must be prepared to go in the pool;
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills; 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

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.