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High School Exploration Instructors, 7th - 8th grade

Innovation, Policy, and Research

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

Position Vacancy - High School Exploration Instructors, 7th - 8th grade

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

Liberty LEADS seeks qualified High School Experience teachers for our 2018-17 after school and Saturday programs. We are seeking energetic instructors to teach students about the high school selection and application processes. In this course, we expect that students will clarify their talents, skills, and areas for growth and then select 5-10 high schools that best meet their needs through project based learning. Students should gain exposure to the different types of high schools in New York City, learn and develop interview and writing skills, and learn (as a larger conversation) about how the high school selection and application processes mirror the college processes.

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.


● Create and implement a curriculum for to guide students through the application process
● Engage students and differentiate instruction to meet the needs of students
● Manage classroom using positive behavior management strategies
● Meet regularly with the Liberty LEADS Middle School Advisor for supervision and debriefing


● Master’s degree in counseling, social work, education or related field preferred
● Special Education teachers strongly urged to apply
● Previous experience working with middle school youth
● Able to motivate students about their educational journey
● Must possess strong communication skills and knowledge of group development

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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