Job Opportunities

Adjunct Teachers/Instructors for After School and Saturday Programming

  • Department: Innovation, Policy, and Research
  • Start Date: Aug 14, 2013
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience

Position Vacancies: Adjunct Teacher/Instructors for after school and Saturday programming

Fall-Spring (October 2013-May 2014)

Liberty LEADS at Bank Street College is a comprehensive year-round after school program serving middle and high school youth. We are looking for talented people to teach at our after school program. Classes are offered Monday-Friday from 4:30-6:30pm, and Saturdays from 9:00-4:30 pm. We are always seeking new and innovative classes, so if you have a curriculum proposal please submit it with a resume. We have a dedicated staff that will provide training, support, and supervision.

If interested please email your resume and curriculum, if available, to libertyleads@bankstreet.edu.  Please indicate in the subject line the position you are interested in.  
Feel free to peruse our website for more information: http://www.bankstreet.edu/libertyleads/ 

Available Positions:

 

Fitness Class

When: Saturday/Fall-Spring 2013-2014
Position(s): Adjunct Teacher/Instructor

The Group Fitness Instructor will provide professional & motivating group fitness classes designed for a teen population consisting of various fitness levels. Must provide a space for members that allows for a safe, enjoyable, & positive environment that lends to member wellness.

Qualifications:
•    Must possess strong communication skills
•    Must be able to create and follow through on a proposal and curriculum.
•    Experience working with high school youth in a dance capacity
•    CPR, National Certification
•    Certification in areas of expertise (Kickboxing, TRX,. . .)
•    Zumba instructors encouraged to apply

 

Science/Engineering/Math

When: Saturday/Fall-Spring 2013-2014
Position(s): Adjunct Teacher/Instructor

We are seeking a science/engineering instructor that uses practical experiments to increase the overall comprehension of group of 7th and 8th graders comprehension with in the science/math/engineering field. Teachers are expected to enable students to develop healthy classroom behaviors around impulse control, self-advocacy, and conflict resolution & behavior management.  Teachers must be able to facilitate this process. These classes are taught on Saturdays.

Qualifications:
•    Must possess strong communication skills & classroom management
•    Must be able to create and follow through on a proposal and curriculum.
•    Experience working with middle/high school youth preferred
•    Teacher Certification preferred
•    Knowledge of  ELA core standards highly preferred

 

Math Class

When: Fall-Spring 2013-2014
Position(s): Adjunct Teacher/Instructor

We are seeking a Math instructor to increase the overall comprehension of a group of 9th graders with Algebra.  Teachers are expected to enable students to develop healthy classroom behaviors around impulse control, self-advocacy, and conflict resolution & behavior management.  Teachers must be able to facilitate this process.

Qualifications:
•    Must possess strong communication skills & classroom management
•    Must be able to create and follow through on a proposal and curriculum.
•    Experience working with middle/high school youth preferred
•    Certification preferred
•    Knowledge of  math core standards highly preferred

 

Homework Help

An instructor is needed for a power hour session to aid middle school students in the completion of their homework.   Teachers must be able to assist students with planning, not-taking, use of organizers, reading comprehension, writing composition and test taking strategies.  This course meets Mondays from 3:30 to 4:30pm.

Qualifications:  
•    Must possess strong communication skills
•    Must be able to create and follow through on a proposal and curriculum.
•    Experience working with middle youth preferred
•    Certification preferred
•    Classroom experienced preferred
•    High School teachers encouraged to apply
•    Knowledge of  science/math core standards highly preferred

 

Media Literacy

When: Monday/Fall-Spring 2013-2014
Position(s): Adjunct Teacher/Instructor

We are seeking an instructor to teach Media Literacy to middle school students.  Instructor should teach participants about critically analyzing media content (newspaper reports, news report, magazines).  Instructors are encouraged to address the topics in a way to that is engaging and can help students strengthen their analytic skills.  The culminating event will be a project showcased at the end of the year.   
 
Qualifications:

  • NYS Teacher Certification or professional proficiency in content area preferred
  • Must possess strong communication skills
  • Must be able to create and follow through on a proposal and curriculum.
  • Experience working with middle  youth preferred
  • Knowledge of  ela core standards highly preferred

 

High School Exploration

When: Saturday/Fall-Spring 2013-2014
Position(s): Adjunct Teacher/Instructor

High School Exploration is a 21-week course designed to teach 7th and 8th grade students about the high school selection and application processes.  In this course, we expect that students will clarify their talents, skills, and areas for growth and then select 3-4 high schools that best meet their needs.  Students should gain exposure to the different types of high schools in New York City, learn and develop interview and writing skills, and learn (as a larger conversation) about how the high school selection and application processes mirror the college processes

Qualifications:

  • Must possess strong communication skills
  • Must be able to create and follow through on a proposal and curriculum.
  • Experience working with middle school youth preferred
  • Certification preferred
  • Guidance counselor experience a plus

 

8th Grade Writing/Reading

When: Saturday/Fall-Spring 2013-2014
Position(s): Adjunct Teacher/Instructor

In this 22-week course, 8th grade students will learn the fundamentals of middle school reading and writing.  Through creative means the instructor will help students engage in the process of reading and writing. Instructor can use current events and social literacy to reach students.
Students will be expected to ‘publish’ writing pieces that are display their growth and development at our End-of-Year celebration.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Education preferred
  • NYS Teacher Certification or professional proficiency in content area preferred
  • Must possess strong communication skills
  • Must be able to create and follow through on a proposal and curriculum.
  • Experience working with middle  youth preferred
  • Knowledge of  ELA core standards highly preferred

 

Etiquette Class

When: Tuesdays/Fall-Spring 2013-2014
Position(s): Adjunct Teacher/Instructor
Budget:

Etiquette class will consist of eleven sessions that expose students to the various aspects of etiquette needed in today’s fast-paced world. Students are encouraged to explore elements of etiquette ranging from personal image representation, how to interact personally and professionally, table manners and tipping, technological decorum, and much more. The instructor for this course must be able to creatively engage the students in the material, all while exposing them to the wonderful world of etiquette!   

Qualifications:

  • Must possess strong communication skills
  • Must be able to create and follow through on a proposal and curriculum
  • Experience working with high school youth preferred

 

College Exploration Class/Future Focus

When: Saturday/Fall-Spring 2013-2014
Position(s): Adjunct Teacher/Instructor
 
We seek a progressive instructor to facilitate a twice-per-month College Exploration/Future Focus course for high school sophomores or juniors. This class is designed to assist high school students in the process of learning about higher education. The class will cover basic collegiate topics such as choosing the right college, understanding the different types of colleges that are available, and demystifying the admissions and financial aid process. Students will also start drafting their resumes and college essays. At the course's conclusion, students must “demonstrate” knowledge acquired in a “showcase” setting that elucidates the concepts learned.
 
Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience/class management with high school youth
  • Experience with high school youth on the college application process
  • Experience with students who wish to pursue another path (job training/workforce)
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree Preferred

 

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