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College Exploration I, II and III - Saturday Academy

Innovation, Policy, and Research

Start Date: Oct 02, 2017
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Position Vacancies - College Exploration I, II and III - Saturday Academy


Where: 610 W 112th Street, New York, NY 10025
When: Saturdays October 2017 – May 2018

Liberty LEADS seeks instructors to facilitate a weekly College Exploration I, II, and III courses on Saturdays for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. The College Exploration class is designed to assist high school students in the process of learning about higher education. These introductory courses will expose students to basic collegiate topics such understanding the different types of post-secondary institutions and demystifying the admissions and financial aid processes. College Exploration II and III will build on many of the concepts and topics explored in College Exploration I. Using the foundation established by College Exploration, College Exploration II and III will implore students to better understand the nuances of the college application and selection process as it relates directly to their interests and academic profiles. Students will also start drafting their resumes and college essays.

The Liberty LEADS Program at Bank Street College is an after-school college access and college 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 11 months of the year. Liberty LEADS works to ensure that youth with few economic resources have access to the supports 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.

Responsibilities:

● Develop curriculum for groups of 10-12 students
● Execute and modify curriculum according to needs of students
● Manage classroom using positive behavior management strategies
● Meet regularly with the Liberty LEADS High School Advisor for supervision and debriefing

Qualifications:

● Experience with high school youth working on the college application process
● Experience with students who wish to pursue another path (job training/workforce)
● Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Guidance Counseling or Social Work Preferred

Bank Street College of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law in its employment policies and other college administered programs.  In addition, Bank Street College of Education will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Bank Street has been recognized as a leader in education, and strives to have its faculty and student body reflect the diversity of the society in which they exist. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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