Adolescent Literacy Instructor- Seasonal

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Adolescent Literacy Instructor- Seasonal

  • New York City, Queens
  • Location:
  • IS 5 50-40 Jacobus Street Elmhurst, New York, 11373 Google Maps

  • Region : New York City Queens
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Minimum age : 18
  • Status : Part Time
  • Length : Temporary
  • Anticipated Start/End Dates: 01/31/2023-06/30/2023
  • Number of Available Positions: 1
  • Minimum Hours/Week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursdays, 2:30PM-5:30PMHours/Week
  • Specific Days Needed: Monday Tuesday Thursday
  • Public Transportation: Bus -> Q60 Train -> M & R to Grand Avenue
  • Area of Focus: Academic Support/Homework Help
  • Job Description:

    Position Overview

    Reporting directly to the Program Director and Assistant Director, the Adolescent Literacy Instructor is primarily responsible for assisting in the implementation of academic lessons, tracking progress, and tailoring curriculum for different participant academic levels. This position will be a part of our Youth and Family Services offered at Sunnyside Community Services, which includes a pre-kindergarten program, after-school programs for elementary and middle school students, high school job readiness, career readiness, and enrichment programming and Adult and Immigrant Services

    Position Responsibilities

    · Plan and facilitate purposeful and engaging lesson plans to meet the academic concerns of students alongside DOE teacher.

    · Tailor the curriculum for each level of instruction to match student needs.

    · Supervise a group of participants along with the group leader and DOE teacher to provide for the safety and well-being of participants.

    · Meet regularly with teachers and staff to share progress, challenges, and best practices.

    · Meet regularly with participants to discuss goals, progress, challenges, and action plans.

    · Inputting monthly progress reports detailing participant goals and progress into DYCD Connect.

    · Provide timely submission of relevant program reports (attendance, student evaluation feedback, etc.).

    · Lead small group instruction for participants with similar goals and challenges.

    · Serve as a positive role model and uphold professional behavior.

    · Prepare material and examples in advance for student understanding during activities.

    · Maintain the sanitization of program space and ensure program supplies are well organized, cleaned and in good condition.

    · Ensuring health and safety protocols/ policies are maintained.

    · Assist in the training and professional development of group leaders and youth workers.

    · Other responsibilities as assigned.

  • Required Skills/Experience:


    · Must be 18 years old or older

    · Bilingual English/ Spanish required.

    · Must be available Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays during program hours 2:30pm-5:30pm

    · Must follow all COVID-19 mandates including state/city mandated vaccination requirements

    · High School diploma, some college of relevant degree preferred

    · Teaching/tutoring experience with a minimum of two years’ experience in an afterschool environment.

    · Excellent professionalism and rapport working with youth participants.

    · Ability to work as an active and contributing team member as well as the ability to take initiative and work independently.

    · This position begins after clearances and required online trainings are complete. Afterschool staff are expected to be committed to the position until the end of the school year in June.

    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursdays, 2:30PM-5:30PM

    Location: Sunnyside Campus at I.S. 5 Elmhurst, NY 11373

    How to apply: E-mail a cover letter and resume to Denise Aragon, Campus Director at

    Please insert “Adolescent Literacy Instructor” in the subject line.

    Please Note: If hired, Sunnyside Community Services requires proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.

    All positions at Sunnyside Community Services are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.

    Sunnyside Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Denise New York Google Maps

  • To the Attention of : Denise Aragaon
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