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Middle School Adviser

  • Department: Innovation, Policy, and Research
  • Start Date: Aug 01, 2014
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience

Position Vacancy - Middle School Adviser, Liberty LEADS

Working as a member of the Liberty LEADS team, the Middle School Adviser will report to the Assistant Director/Director.  The Middle School Adviser will:


Support 5th-8th grade students’ academic and programmatic needs

  • Counsel students on academic issues and outreach services for students and families
  • Advocate for youth in schools and with the Dept. of Education and advocacy groups
  • Help place students in appropriate academic settings; assist students’ applications to special/private schools, summer and academic programs
  • Monitor student promotion to next grade level
  • Participate in school-based support teams and student educational evaluations
  • Assist students and families with the middle school admission process
  • Assist student and families with the high school admission process.


Register new and returning 5th-8th grade students

  • Meet parents, acquaint them with LLP
  • Help students sign up for classes
  • Create individual student schedules and behavior management plans


Oversee all Saturday and afterschool academic/recreational/enrichiment classes and activities for 5th - 8th graders

  • Collect and produce attendance and outreach rosters; coordinate  class meeting times and spaces; general planning and implementation of the after school program; maintain order during transitions
  • Recruit, interview, hire, train and provide ongoing support,  training and supervision  to all Saturday  and after school academic, recreational and arts instructors.
  • Disseminate information and resources among teachers, tutors, etc.
  • Maintain and collaborate relations withBankStreetCollegecommunity
  • Plan and implement the after school program and weekend college program for 7th-8th graders
  • Maintain and update educational records of all 5-th-8th grade students with the assistance of the After School Assistant


Additional responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and update student and program data for evaluative purposes
  • Assist in the preparation of reports to New York State Educational Department and other funders
  • Help to plan and coordinate summer academic and recreational activities for Middle School LLP students
  • Research relevant information and resources within and outside of theBank Streetcommunity
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Create and run worshops for students and parents
  • Curriculm planning and development



Masters in Education, Special Education, or other related field

Bilingual- Spanish Necessary

Familiarity with the NYC public school system

Familiarty with NYS Common Core Standards a plus

Bank Street College of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, religion, or disability in its employment policies and other college administered programs.