BronxConnect Education Specialist

Job Type

Part Time




PO Box 617
United States


Position Description:

The Education Specialist will manage the education component of our evening youth programming, which address language barriers, gang influence and a lack of education among Court involved youth and low-income young adults. The position is part time (18 hours/week) and requires flexibility.

The position requires the following:

  • Associates Degree
  • 2+ years work experience with children/youth
  • Experience working with students with an IEP
  • Experience with curriculum/program development for “at risk” youth
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Spanish is a plus
  • Flexible hours

Curriculum & Program:

  • Develop and implement educational curriculum and enrichment activities for youth and parents
  • Organize and monitor youth programs to ensure compliance with grant specifications
  • Organize supplemental academic programs
  • Manage volunteer tutors
  • Tutor a small group of students daily as needed
  • Arrange students in groups based on grade level and ability
  • Keep students on task during program (i.e. complete homework, assignments)
  • Schedule workshops to address specific needs of student population


  • Use qualitative and quantitative data to strengthen and improve program quality
  • Create and collect surveys from stakeholders (students, teachers, parents, volunteers) to assess program
  • Monitor student assignments and achievement


  • Maintain contact with parents/teachers regarding academic concerns and behavioral issues if needed
  • Attend school events as needed
  • Organize parent orientation meeting for academic year/summer
  • Coordinate education component for parent workshops (once/month)
  • Collaborate with local agencies to recruit tutor volunteers


  • Manage each student’s personal file in an organized and discreet manner
  • Work with Volunteer Coordinator to schedule volunteers and mentors
  • Administer volunteer orien
  • Support BronxConect staff and volunteers as needed
  • tations as needed

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish is a plus, but not necessary.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

Please e-mail RESUME and COVER LETTER TO, attention José Marté, MSW, Program Manager. Cover letters must contain desired salary. Please include a description of how you managed to teach a class with a student who did not want to be there and was a constant disruption.

Applicants can only apply via email. No calls to the office will be accepted. Resumes with no cover letter will not be reviewed.