New York Edge (NYE) is New York's leading provider of after-school programs. Our mission is to bridge the academic performance gap opportunity gap among students in high-need communities by extending the school day and year with wholesome, skill-building activities designed to improve New York City children's academic performance, health and wellness, attitude towards school, self-confidence, character and values, and opportunity for lifelong employment. The "Excellence Project" expands on the mission of NYE by providing opportunity to advanced learners to grow and meet their greatest expectations in an environment that challenges students at the highest level.
The instructor supports and instructs academically talented students enrolled in New York Edge middle school programs. The Blended Model requires the instructor to provide both online support as well as direct face to face instruction. He/she will be responsible for lesson development, implementation of enrichment activities aligned with the online curriculum, projects to support student learning aligned with the online curriculum, daily supervision of students, record keeping and reporting, assist with the planning and organizing special events associated with the program, communicate all challenges and accomplishments to the coordinator. Applicants must be capable of providing 1:1 Academic mentoring within the framework of the instructional program. Instructors must be able to be innovators with the ability to challenge students with new ideas to foster independent learning.
Essential Job Functions:
Parental communication and support regarding student progress and project opportunities
Provide support students in the assigned grade taking the Online Accelerated Course
Provide direct classroom instruction in Math to students as part of the blended model
Monitor student progress and assist students in accomplishing established learning objectives.
Interact with students using technologies and direct classroom based instruction/support
Provide timely feedback to students and their parents on coursework and progress
Communicate with students, parents, school leadership, IT, program administrators and supervisor to resolve any course related issues
Provide ongoing Academic Mentoring in a supportive after-school environment
Engage in effective communication and support as a member of a team focused on student growth
Submit hours worked via established system according to schedule.
Minimum of 5 years combined online and classroom instruction with Middle School students.
Excellent communication skills
Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds
Must have a significant understanding of Online education technologies such as Moodle, Adobe Connect and Skype
Understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and how it contributes to self-paced online learning
The Educator/Mentor must engage in a collaborative relationship with the Director, supervisors, online administrators and other key staff. Frequent contact with students, SASF/School, and parents via telephone, email, and web-based virtual meeting rooms is expected.
Master's Degree is required
Minimum of 5 years teaching experience; K-5 or 6-8 teaching certification is preferred. A Bachelor's Degree with similar credentials may be acceptable
Math teaching experience is helpful
Experience working with academically talented students is helpful
Bilingual Spanish is a plus
Additional (graduate) education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted: No more than 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience within the subject area and/or Education
Physical Requirements for the job:
Ability to access and transmit information using a computer
The instructor will be required to communicate regularly face to face with students and must be able to exchange accurate and timely information in this setting.
Work hours will be consistent Monday through Friday with potential for some weekend or evening scheduled activities or events.
All applicants must be interviewed, provide a sample lesson plan and either a video or demo lesson.
Applicants must be authorized to work and be based in the U.S.
All employees participating in or serving children in New York Edge programs must participate in mandatory Child Abuse Prevention online training on the appropriate conduct around children, protecting children from abuse and neglect, and reporting of known or suspected child abuse and neglect.
All school based New York Edge employees must receive all appropriate City and NY State clearances.
New York Edge offers students in grade 3 challenging academic coursework throughout the year.
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: The Bronx
Hours: 15-20 hours per week
At time of offer and acceptance, the job requires safety and security clearances through the Department of Education and Department of Health.
New York Edge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Disclaimer: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.
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