Geography and US History and Government Instructors
Bank Street College of Education
Internal Number: 1177
Position: Geography and US History and Government Instructors Where: In Person at 610 W 112th Street, New York, NY 10025 When: Weekly, November 2021 – June 2022 Day/Time: After School Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays Part Time Hourly Paid
Liberty LEADS seeks qualified High School experience teachers for our 2021-22 after school programs. We are seeking energetic instructors to prepare students in passing their Geography and US History and Government class and New York State Regent exams. With the guidance of program highschool advisors, instructors will work to develop a curriculum for the program that will help students successfully master the skills necessary in the given class. .
Instructors must have experience engaging students in person or using Zoom. Instructors must make a subject which may be inherently not exciting, exciting or at the very least interesting in a continued attempt to engage all students. If circumstances dictate that we move to remote classes, instructors must appear on camera at all times and persuade students to communicate and participate in the same way. Instructors are expected to deliver a final project to showcase during our end of year celebration.
The Liberty LEADS Program at Bank Street College is a college access and success program serving students throughout New York City. We offer a comprehensive academic program and a wide range of resources for students in grades 5 through 12, Monday through Saturday, for 10 months of the year. Liberty LEADS works to ensure that youth with few economic resources have access to the support necessary to realize their potential, make positive contributions to society, and smoothly make the transition into college or an entry-level career. The program is guided by the principle that all children have gifts, talents, and great potential and can contribute to one another's social and academic growth.
Create, adapt and implement curriculum for groups for groups of 10 students online or up to 25 students in person.
Engage students and modify curriculum according to needs of students and the medium being used with assistance from Liberty LEADS advisors
If circumstances require us to switch to online classes, Instructors must have reliable wifi and computers and must have cameras on at all times and appear on camera in order to persuade students to communicate and participate in the same way.
Manage in person and remote classrooms using positive behavior management strategies
Meet regularly with the Liberty LEADS Middle School Coordinator for supervision and debriefing
Prepare presentation with students for ‘end of year’ celebration
Provide lesson plans to the supervisor one week in advance for approval.
NYS Teacher Certification or professional proficiency in content area preferred
Special Education teachers strongly urged to apply
Must possess strong communication skills and knowledge of group development
Experience working with high school youth and knowledge of child development
Experience teaching classes using Zoom platform preferred
The mission of Bank Street College is to improve the education of children and their teachers by applying to the educational process all available knowledge about learning and growth, and by connecting teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world. In so doing, we seek to strengthen not only individuals, but the community as well, including family, school, and the larger society in which adults and children, in all their diversity, interact and learn. We see in education the opportunity to build a better society.