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High School Teaching Assistant (2020-2021)

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Breakthrough New York
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Breakthrough New York


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Published 3 months ago

Recurring
Weekends
A few hours per month

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a High School Teaching Assistant you will guide the success of high school students by supporting them through a year of high school and ultimately preparing them to apply to a competitive four-year college.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Supporting your assigned High School Mentor with classroom instruction
  • Co-teaching grade level college readiness workshops for a small class of high school students
  • Receiving feedback constructively in order to improve performance
  • Assisting your assigned High School Mentor with tracking and reporting student data


WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO:

  • Is passionate about forming relationships with high school students
  • Is committed to making their students a priority, and will work to provide appropriate and regular support for them
  • Is a current college student
  • Can act as a professional role model at all times
  • Can commit to the training and Super Saturday dates listed below
  • Demonstrates excellence in BTNY’s Core Values, and practices:
  • Efficiency: Produces significant output with minimal wasted effort
  • Prioritization: Balances tasks and makes the right judgment call 
  • Critical and Reflective Thinking: Draws insightful conclusions from data and feedback
  • Attention to Detail: Identifies the important details, ensuring they do not slip through the cracks or derails project
  • Effective Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and articulately, adjusts for audience as appropriate
  • Leadership and Ownership: Understands their role as a leader on any project and team, resulting in successful outcomes regardless of their title or role using a “whatever it takes” attitude


BREAKTHROUGH POINTS IF YOU:

  • Are a Breakthrough Alum
  • Have taught or worked at a Breakthrough site previously

CALENDAR:

  • Teaching Assistant Training: September 12 (10:00AM-6:00PM)
  • Super Saturday Dates (9AM-3PM):
  1. September 26
  2. November 14
  3. December 12
  4. January 30
  5. March 20
  6. May 15


BENEFITS:

  • Have a transformative impact on the life of a talented student 
  • Receive ongoing professional development and training opportunities 
  • Gain valuable classroom teaching experience
  • Join a vibrant and diverse volunteer community  
  • Gain access to meaningful leadership and networking opportunities

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a High School Teaching Assistant you will guide the success of high school students by supporting them through a year of high school and ultimately preparing them to apply to a competitive four-year college.

YOUR…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location

Location

The Beacon School

522 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

How to Apply

TO APPLY

Complete our online application at tinyurl.com/BTNYHSTA2020 by Sunday, July 5th at 11:59PM.

If you have any questions, please email seasonal@btny.org

TO APPLY

Complete our online application at tinyurl.com/BTNYHSTA2020 by Sunday, July 5th at 11:59PM.

If you have any questions, please email seasonal@btny.org

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