Teacher - Summer Quest Animation Course 7th Graders

Job Type

Part Time


Details: $40-$42 instructional/$15 administrative



Start Date


Application Deadline



2090 Seventh Avenue
10th Floor
New York
New York
United States


Summer Quest’s mission is to ignite intellectual curiosity, prepare students for competitive exams and to cultivate academic development through a variety of inquiry and project-based enrichment classes throughout the summer. Our goal is to offer rising 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th graders a competitive advantage for the upcoming school year.

Program Description:

  • Teacher Orientation: June 27th and 28th, 2018
  • Summer Program : July 9th – August 10th , 2018
  • Class is held on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30-4:30 PM. Instructor is required to be at HEAF 2:00-5:00 PM for 30 minutes prep and clean up after class.

Animation Elective Course Summary:

The project-based learning animation class should allow students to create their own short films using stop motion animation, filmed, hand drawn flip books and electronic flip books created in Flash. The class must culminate in a final project exhibition of student work. Projects can be either group or individual and should allow students to create a story, character, public service campaign or message. The course instructor should utilize progressive didactic, coaching and discussion instruction models to engage students. Teacher will document and assess student progress. The ability to create a safe and rich learning environment is essential.

Instructor Requirements:

  • B.A. in Animation, Coding, Digital Media, Computer Science, or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience in middle school, high school, or similar youth environments
  • Strong digital animation knowledge and background
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Willingness to promote HEAF educational and youth development philosophy
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the HEAF staff
  • Ability and willingness to commit to entire program

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Send cover letter with resume to:


Alaine Johnson

Associate Director of High Expectations

Attn: Summer Quest Teacher Search

Fax (212) 663-9736

Email: jobs@heaf.org , ajohnson@heaf.org

NO Phone calls please