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Lead/Assistant Coach

  • New York City, Queens
  • Location:
  • The Renaissance Charter School 81-10 35th Ave Jackson Heights, New York, 11372 Google Maps

  • Region : New York City Queens
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Minimum age : 18
  • Status : Part Time
  • Length : Permanent
  • Anticipated Start/End Dates: 09/05/2022-06/16/2023
  • Number of Available Positions: 12
  • Minimum Hours/Week: 20Hours/Week
  • Specific Days Needed: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • Public Transportation: Train -> 7 train
  • Minimum Education: High School
  • Area of Focus: Academic Support/Homework Help Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater) Community Service/Service Learning Computers/Technology Leadership/Mentoring Sports/Recreation/Fitness
  • Job Description:

    82nd Street Academics seeks part-time Instructors for our after-school program at 82nd Street Academics for the 2022-2023 School Year located in three of our Queens locations. We have locations in Jackson Heights, Elmhurst and LIC. The participants in the program range from K-10th grade depending on program location. The goal of our program is to provide the academic and social support needed to help students develop the skills required to successfully complete their secondary and collegiate education. We achieve these goals by providing a holistic program that includes homework assistance, art, dance, cooking, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) activities, fitness, leadership activities, goal-setting and college exploration. The programs are funded by the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and are governed by a strong partnership with the host school.

    The hours of this position are Mondays 1:30pm-6:00pm and Tuesday-Friday 3:00pm-6:00pm. There are bi-weekly meetings and professional developments that may occur outside of these hours.

    Rate of Pay: $17.00-$19.00 per hour depending on previous experience and related education.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities include: 

    -Lead instruction with team members 

    -Train Social Emotional skills for empowerment

    -Provide leadership on a day to day basis for a class of 10-15 students and maintain student retention whether instruction is remotely or in-person. Instructors are representatives of our agency in the school and are responsible for maintaining the culture of the school in the afternoon. 

    -Create lesson plans in advance of implementation ensuring that they are age appropriate and coincide with the goals of the program and our stakeholders. Much of our planning is based on college exploration, STEM and social-emotional learning activities. Staff will work as a team to provide activities and experiences that increase students’ awareness of both the high school and college application process and what options are available to them. We will work together to promote a college-attending environment among students as well as support them in increasing their social-emotional and self awareness. 

    -Adhere to all protocols to deliver remote and/or in-person instruction effectively to maintain a safe environment for all. Cleaning student materials at the start and finish of your shift is required.

    -Instructors are a role model for our students. Everyone on our team must be outstanding in adhering to remote and in-person policies on attendance and punctuality, dress code, and setting a tone of respect in interactions with students, colleagues, parents, and school staff members.

    -Communicate with parents when there is a concern that must be resolved and provide excellent customer service and a professional, caring demeanor in-person, by phone or email.

    -Be flexible and able to adapt to last minute changes considering current day to day changes.

    Interested and qualified candidates should respond to this posting with their cover letter and resume. Any attachments should be in PDF or MSWord formatting. Please include the title of this position in the subject line of your email. For more information about our organization please visit our website at www.82ndst.com.

    Only apply if you are available Mondays 1:30pm-6:00pm and Tuesday-Friday 2:00pm-6:00pm 

    Job Type: Part-time

  • Required Skills/Experience:

    Education and Experience:

    • Study plan towards college graduation with a BA (minimum) 
    • At least one year of experience working with the School-Age group in a professional setting 
    • Commitment to the program through the end of June is a non-negotiable requirement
    • Bilingual fluency in Spanish and English is preferred 

    Demonstrated Abilities:

    • Knowledge of best practices in working with children in an extracurricular setting
    • Strong communication abilities in one-on-one meetings and in group settings
    • Takes personal accountability for the program outcomes and take initiative to implement positive change in the face of challenges
  • How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of georgina.jimenez@82ndst.com New York Google Maps

  • To the Attention of : 82ND STREET ACADEMICS
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