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Posted: Friday, November 28, 2014 8:11 AM


Calling all coaches!! Get pumped – PowerPlay NYC (, a non-profit dedicated to fostering girls’ self-esteem through sports and life-skills training is hiring part-time youth development coaches for our after-school programming during the 2014-2015 school year. We are looking for passionate, excited, responsible coaches to work with elementary and middle school girls in all five boroughs at our partner agencies (school and community centers).
Coaches will teach fundamental sports skills and facilitate discussion on healthy living using a curriculum developed by the Women’s Sports Foundation. Groups meet at least once a week after school (during the hours of 2:30-6:30) for 1.5 hours.

Requirements & Qualifications:

• A sports background
• The desire to teach
• Experience with teaching, coaching, group facilitation
• An understanding of girls' development issues
• Effective communication skills (ability to listen patiently and be empathetic)
• A mature demeanor
• A positive attitude
• Good sense of humor
• Great organizational skills
• A strong sense of commitment and reliability
• A passion for working with and empowering girls

All applicants must be able to attend at least one training workshop before the program begins, and must be able to commit to coaching their sites through the end of this school year. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Kate Bancks, Include "Coaching Position" in the subject line. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Start Date: ASAP

Kate Bancks
PowerPlay NYC

• Location: Other

Posted: Friday, November 28, 2014 4:11 AM


The Rye Arts Center is a community-based, not-for-profit volunteer organization whose mission is to inspire interest and maximum participation in the arts in Rye and the surrounding communities. We are committed to offering programs that are characterized by artistic tradition, educational value, and a spirit of innovation.

Job description

The Rye Arts Center, a multi-arts center located in Rye, NY, is looking for creative-minded and enthusiastic instructors to join our growing team of maker, media arts and STEM+Arts instructors! Teaching experience is a must, and all candidates are expected to be reliable, punctual, and ready to have fun in a creative and rewarding environment that includes a Gallery, maker space, painting studio, ceramics studio, and media arts lab.


The RAC is looking for instructors with a background in any or all of the following: Coding (Scratch, Java, Python, etc), Minecraft (and MinecraftEDU), Animation, circuits and electronics, Robotics, and other disciplines that fall under the "MAKER" or S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) banner.

Classes at the RAC run year-round, Monday – Saturday, and offerings are divided into seasonal terms for ages 3 through adult. Opportunities for teaching are also available at off-site locations sponsored by the RAC. Must have own transportation.


Previous teaching experience required.
Excellent professional and practical experience in your area of teaching.
Ability to create a class curriculum based on the needs and expectations of the RAC, adhering closely to its mission and principles.
Please note: This is not a full-time position; classes are enrollment dependent.
Preferred Experience in one or more of the following:

Computer programming tools for kids (ie: Scratch, Java, Python, LUA, Game Salad)

Arduino, MakeyMakey

Robotics (LEGO and others)


Movie making with iMovie

3D printing: Tinkercad, Blender, SketchUp, MakerWare Desktop

Game and App design

Minecraft & MinecraftEDU, Technic Launcher

Making, designing, crafting and building


To be considered, please email a copy of your resume along with a cover letter that includes examples of your teaching experience, your art/technology background, availability, and class proposals.

• Location: Westchester, 51 Milton Road, Rye

Posted: Friday, November 28, 2014 12:11 AM


Voices UnBroken
Bronx, NY
United States
Position Level
None Specified
Education Requirement
None Specified
Position Type
Part Time Permanent
Application Deadline
Voices UnBroken is a Bronx-based non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing under-heard members of the community – primarily youth, ages 12-24 – with the tools and opportunity for self-expression. Through high quality creative writing workshops in juvenile justice facilities, group homes, residential treatment facilities, jails, and various other alternative and transitional settings, Voices UnBroken nurtures the inherent need in all people to tell their stories and be heard. It is our belief that this telling of stories and sharing of dreams leads to individual and community growth. Voices UnBroken workshops are facilitated by experienced Teaching Artists/ Workshop Facilitators and are the heart of our organization; their work has the potential to make a lasting impact on young people.

We are currently recruiting Teaching Artists to staff our Spring 2015 workshops.

Voices UnBroken Teaching Artists/ Workshop Facilitators:
•Introduce young people to poetry, creative writing, and the creative process, often for the first time
•Enjoy guiding a group through a process of falling in love with their own voices
•Are adept at and enjoy group facilitation, as well as providing individual support
•Are passionate about arts and youth development
•Have extensive experience facilitating workshops with reluctant writers
•Enjoy facilitating in non-school settings
•Usually work during afterschool/early evening hours
•Are provided year-round work
•Receive personalized professional development services from the Director of Arts & Youth Development

Teaching Artist/ Workshop Facilitator Responsibilities:

•Facilitate 10-session poetry workshops for young people (ages 12-24). ALL Voices UnBroken workshops take place in non-school settings, including group homes and juvenile justice facilities)
•Develop lesson plans and prepare materials for each workshop session
•Use a wide variety of techniques to relentlessly engage hard-to-reach, sometimes resistant, young people
•Build and sustain strong, productive working relationships with site staff
•Maintain a high level of flexibility and professionalism at all times
•Collect, organize, and submit participant sign in sheets, surveys, etc.
•Submit written reflections of each workshop session to Voices UnBroken Program Staff on a weekly or bi-weekly basis
•Work closely with Director of Arts & Youth Development to expand and deepen facilitation skill set and tool box
•Collaborate effectively with other seasoned youth development professionals
•Must be able to attend monthly and seasonal meetings at the Voices UnBroken office in the Bronx
•Other duties, as necessary

•Experience working with youth in challenging, non-school settings (including, but not limited to, jails, juvenile justice facilities, group homes, and drug treatment programs)
•Experience teaching/facilitating poetry/creative writing to adolescents who are excited about it, and to adolescents who have the potential to be excited about it, with the help of a great facilitator
•At least 3 years of facilitation experience
•Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
•Knowledge of and experience in workshop/session planning
•Strong facilitation, communication, and interpersonal skills
•Comfort with solo facilitation
•Desire to be part of an amazing team of dedicated and inspiring teaching artists and youth development professionals
•Knowledgeable about poetry, poetic devices, and analyzing poetry, and have a repertoire of successful poetry activities
•Committed to bringing the best, high quality arts programming possible to the young people we work with
•View teaching writing from a youth development perspective
•Desire and willingness to actively grow as a teaching artist and youth development professional
•Bilingual (Spanish and English), a plus
•Willing and able to travel throughout New York City as the majority of workshops take place outside of Manhattan

Teaching Artists/Workshop facilitators will be paid $25/hr for each 90-min session, plus $25/hr for prep and may bill up to five hours total per workshop session (including workshop, prep, facilitation, reflection and documentation). Additionally, Teaching Artists/Workshop Facilitators are compensated for training and staff meetings.

Application Instructions
If you are interested in applying, send your resume, cover letter, and a sample 90 minute lesson plan that you think would be appropriate for use in a Voices UnBroken workshop to Please answer the following in your cover letter:
1.Why do you want to work with Voices UnBroken?
2.Tell us how your experience(s) as a teaching artist/workshop facilitator makes you an ideal candidate for this position.


• Location: Bronx, 1414 Metropolitan Ave, Bronx, NY 10462

Posted: Friday, November 28, 2014 12:11 AM


Organizational Description: We are seeking a teacher who has experience educating adults and has an interest in social justice issues! The Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights (NMCIR) is a non-profit organization that has been providing high quality, trustworthy immigration-related legal services to the immigrant community for almost 30 years. The services we provide include consultations, application assistance for Citizenship and Naturalization as well as ESOL and Citizenship classes.

Position overview: NMCIR provides ESOL classes to guide English Language Learners toward gaining knowledge and skills in order to become productive citizens by increasing English proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Most of the students are of Latino background and come from predominantly Spanish-speaking households.

The teacher will draw upon his/her teaching experience to serve as a team. There are currently three (3) ESOL classes offered at NMCIR: Level 1, Level 2 and Advanced. The position requires advanced knowledge of ESOL instruction and support. You will work with the Program Director, Executive Director and another instructor on the management of the program. This fun and rewarding experience gives you a chance to make a difference in the lives of others.

Specific Functions:

Teach ESOL to NMCIR students. (Curriculum for citizenship is already in place, although room for flexibility)
Revise and edit curriculum and syllabi each term to incorporate issues addressing social justice needs and American Civics Track documents; identify appropriate supporting materials
Work with office staff on program-wide student registration, data collection, and data management as required by funding sources
Ensure compliance with all requirements of contracts and grants regarding classes;
Properly assess and identify the needs of the students to provide regular guidance and ensure programmatic quality (evaluations, surveys and other tools)
Prepare quarterly reports for programs or as required by government contracts
Assist the Program Director and Executive Director in program development and program evaluation

In addition, you will perform other related program management functions, as required and requested by the Program Director. You should be available to work 15-20 hours per week, including evenings, and Saturdays.


BA required, Masters and/or teaching credential preferred
Classroom teaching experience and training in ESOL is a must (minimum one year experience)
Experience creating/adjusting curriculum
Excellent oral and written communication skills (Proficiency in Spanish required!)
Work independently with little supervision
Be comfortable with the areas of Immigration, Voting, Democracy, and Civic Engagement
Strong administrative and organizational skills; produce high quality work
Ability to work a flexible schedule (including nights and weekends)
Proficiency in Excel and Word

Hours: 15-20 hours per week

Language (s): English, Spanish

Age of students: Adults (18-64), Seniors (65 and over)

How to apply

Send your cover letter and resume via email to the Program Director, Almirca Santiago at

• Location: Manhattan, 665 West 182nd Street, 1st Floor

Posted: Thursday, November 27, 2014 9:17 PM


Who We Are

Longview School
is like no other.

While Longview School certainly has a rigorous pre-K through 12th grade academic program, what makes Longview unique is our supportive community where each student knows and is known by every teacher. In our small classes (3-10 students), teachers make the curriculum relevant by connecting their subjects to the students' lives. Combined with a hands-on educational approach, this inspires students to love learning. Beyond academics, Longview empowers students to become independent and responsible as they participate in our democratically-governed school with a student-led judicial system. Longview's focus on educating the whole child, academically and personally, gives our graduates an undeniable advantage as they transition to college.

The above is what we say about the school, but Longview is of course much more. It is a place created by teachers who were successful in traditional academic settings, but who believe that education is not filling students' heads with information, but is about learning to become successful adults. For us, success is measured first and foremost by being able to lead happy lives. Not the sort of happiness that comes with seeming perfection on the outside while there is endless turmoil on the inside. No, the kind of happiness that comes from people knowing themselves well enough to be able to guide their lives towards happiness. The kind of happiness that comes when people have learned the skills to have some control over themselves and their world, having tested their mettle in a safe, supportive environment so that they leave school ready to face what comes next. The kind of happiness possessed by people who have learned independence and responsibility, at the same time that they have learned how to form meaningful and supportive relationships with peers and teachers. If this is the sort of school you want not only to be a part of, but to have an active role in helping to create, then maybe we have a place for you.

Longview combines aspects of the Sudbury School model with more traditional academic education. So how does that work?

We have 2 educational tracks: the Sudbury track and the Academic track. Each family--parents and kids together--chooses which track is right for the child. On the Academic track, students take classes in English, math, science and social studies, in addition to electives. On the Sudbury track, students are able to choose how to fill their time at school. They can take as many or as few classes as they choose, or help to create classes in areas of their special interests. Although the classes cover fairly traditional content, there is a constant focus on hands-on learning and making the material relevant to students' lives.

Regardless of their track, all students participate in the other aspects of a Sudbury education, which include participation in:

-a truly democratic school (run by School Meeting in which every student and each staff member get one vote);
-a student-run judicial system to resolve conflicts among all community members;
-a system of clerkship jobs in which students share in the real-world work of running and maintaining a school;
-an internship system placing kids in real job settings;
-a student-run chore system in which students take responsibility for keeping the school neat each day.

To learn more about our school, check out our website at

What We Need

We are looking for an intern who is truly excited by our innovative model and who is nearly bursting with passion for democratic education. The right person should have knowledge and skills in at least one of the following areas: Computer Science, ESL, Writing, Math.

Candidates might include

-a young person who is not sure what to do in life, but knows that s/he has a lot to give;
-a person with real-life skills who wants to apply her/hisknowledge through teaching;
-someone who is new to teaching and can't imagine working in a traditional school;
-a parent who is unwilling to send her/his child(ren) to public school and wants to be a part of their education;
-someone retired from teaching who can't stay away from education but won't stand for any other place than a school in which the kids are empowered;
-someone who is uniquely qualified for reasons we haven't yet considered.

Team players are a must, as we all wear many hats.

What We're Offering

Compensation will include some of the below depending on the particular circumstances of each candidate:

1) A monthly stipend ($500 to $1,000);

2) Housing near the school;

3) A barter arrangement for being able to enroll a child/children in the school;

4) The possibility of greater employment in future school years.

How to apply

Look over our website ( Watch the videos in our Guided Introduction. Then write a letter of interest. Send in your letter and resume by email to or by mail to Longview School, 83 Main Street, Brewster, NY 10509.

• Location: Other, 83 Main Street, Brewster

Posted: Thursday, November 27, 2014 4:09 AM


We are a group of psychologists, philosophers, educators, and web professionals dedicated to the advancement of scientific knowledge about happiness and depression prevention. We provide science-based information on life skills and habits needed to enhance well-being, build resilience against depression and anxiety, and pursue a meaningful life. We manage a multimedia educational platform, as well as various hybrid, online, and onsite educational programs, focused on happiness and psychological well-being.

Opportunity description is looking for a psychologist with a solid publication record, and interest in the field of Positive Psychology and Psychological Well-being. Ideally, candidates should have a Ph.D. in Psychology and strong analytical skills, especially in the area of evaluating the scientific validity of studies, as well as the leadership skills necessary to coordinate a team of volunteers working on our knowledge base. Hours are flexible. This is presently a one year volunteer position, though renumeration is a distinct possibility following the one year period as our organization makes the transition from a volunteer based organization to a professional driven nonprofit.

The successful candidate will be engaged with a dynamic group of professionals working in universities and secondary schools to promote well-being and depression prevention. Our knowledge base is presently consulted by 2-3k visitors per day, including educational and governmental institutions. See mission statement at:

How to apply

Please send a letter of intent and two examples of written work to

• Location: Manhattan, 22 Mud Road, Setauket

Posted: Thursday, November 27, 2014 12:08 AM


The Bronx Charter School for Better Learning is a non-sectarian public school. Admission is open to all students who are eligible to enroll in a public school in New York State, with a preference to residents of New York City. The school admits each eligible student who submits a timely application, unless the number of applications exceeds the capacity of the grade level or school building.

Job description

Candidates must be certified to teach kindergarten, first and second grades. Dual certification in special education desired. The teachers will be begin a six month training program (January through June) in preparation for assuming classroom instructional responsibility in September 2015. Candidates must demonstrate high proficiency with mathematics and ELA. This is a full time contracted position with full benefits.

How to apply

Letters of interest and resumes are to be sent to Dr. Kevin Brennan at

• Location: Bronx, 3740 Baychester Avenue (Annex)

Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:01 PM


DATES: Beginning between January 5, 2015 and February 1, 2015. Est. 15-20 hours per week

SALARY: $20-$24/hr

About City Parks Foundation

City Parks Foundation (CPF)
is the only independent, non-profit organization to offer programs in parks throughout the five boroughs of New York City. CPF works in over 700 parks citywide, presenting a broad range of free arts, sports and education programs and helping citizens to support their parks on a local level. Our programs and community-building initiatives reach more than 600,000 New Yorkers each year, contributing to the revitalization of neighborhoods throughout New York City.

This is an exciting time of growth for CPF Education. For over 20 years, CPF Education has promoted experiential learning in environmental science and media arts, connecting kids to parklands as learning laboratories. In 2013, CPF Education developed a comprehensive strategic plan. Our vision is to foster year-round, long-term engagement of youth from targeted, high-needs communities in our five program areas: Seeds to Trees, Learning Gardens, Green Girls, Coastal Classroom and Youth Made Media.

A key strategy to achieve this vision is a significant expansion of out-of-school time programs, all of which will have media arts components. Ultimately, all our science and media arts programs will have afterschool initiatives and Summer Institutes for middle schoolers that lead to credit-bearing apprenticeships and paid internships for high schoolers. Together, these initiatives will create a pipeline for youth to study urban ecology and media arts throughout adolescence, thereby opening new STEAM interests, employment opportunities, college possibilities and career options.

About the Position

CPF has multiple openings for part-time Media Arts Educators to plan and teach afterschool program for middle and high school students. Programs occur in NYC Parks recreation centers, middle schools and high schools throughout the five boroughs.

Strongest candidates will be considered for part-time and full-time Program Manager positions, which include administrative and supervisory responsibilities in addition to teaching.

TheMedia Arts Educators work on-site at one of the above mentioned sites, teaching from three to six hours each afternoon. EachMedia Arts Educatorinstructs up to 15 to 20 middle or high schoolers in media instruction (ie. camera operation, video editing, lights, audio and stop motion). Students routinely engage in indoor and outdoor education experiences. Depending on the site and age of students, media arts educators may also lead other art-related activities (based on your individual talents and skills), homework help, field experiences and occasional Saturday lessons.

CPF seeks candidates with strong backgrounds in photography, videography, stop-motion animation and related digital art forms to provide skills-based instruction. CPF media artists must be experienced in promoting positive youth development, artistic skills and academic knowledge. While students create work around a wide array of topics, programs often focus on New York City's natural world, environmental issues in local communities, our public parks, etc. In some programs, the media artists work closely with environmental scientists to ensure rigorous instruction in both arts learning and science learning. An interest in the natural world is a plus.

In addition to an estimated 15-20 hours of direct instruction per week, theMedia Arts Educators will participate in:

Up to four six-hour planning sessions to develop lessons and reflect on student work throughout the year
Twice monthly arts-staff Meetings
Open invitation to twice monthly education staff meetings
Two offsite professional development workshops of your choosing
Up to two hours of supervision each week (group and individual)
Possible "Service Saturdays" that engage youth and their families in science and arts projects

Key Responsibilities

Work with the Director of Media Arts and other staff to develop and implement curricula for afterschool programs that appeals to the interests of the youth served and your strengths as an artist.
Help plan and implement assessment tools, including exit cards, rubrics, attendance, etc.
Plan and teach engaging and differentiated lessons in diverse media arts and other art forms, as appropriate, that are tailored to the age and abilities of youth
Collaborate with CPF environmental educators, as needed, to align science and technology learning
Participate in professional development, staff meetings and events, as required.
Actively employ the principles of positive youth development
Lead homework help for middle school students, as needed
Interact with recreation center managers, teachers, and other personnel of our partnering organizations to ensure healthy collaborative relationships


Bachelor's Degree in Education, Media Arts or related field required; Master's preferred
Diverse media arts skills, such as photography, videography and stop-motion animation is essential.
Min. of 5 years in media arts education, preferably in out-of-schooltime settings
Demonstrated ability to construct and deliver experiential learning for adolescents with diverse abilities
Experience teaching outdoors with ability and willingness to do so in heat, cold, light rain, etc.
Experience with curriculum development and tracking student learning
Deep commitment to positive youth development
Valid driver's license a plus.
Self starter with positive, can-do attitude and ability to communicate effectively
Willingness to work some weekends on an irregular basis.
Bilingual a strong plus

Application Procedures:

Interested candidates should send the following documents, via email, to Ms. Cyrille Phipps, Director of Media Arts. Please put Media Arts Educators in the subject line.

1 page tailored cover letter that thoughtfully explains your interest in and experience relevant to this position
Deadline for applications: December 23, 2014. Only those individuals we select to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

• Location: Manhattan, 1234 Fifth Avenue, Room 211

Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 8:01 AM


Job Information

# of Positions :
Minimum Education Level :
Associate’s Degree
Experience Required :
2 years
Salary :
$9.25 hourly
Duration :
Full Time Regular
Shift :
First Shift (Day)
Hours per week:

Job Description

Care-A-Lot is seeking a dynamic and compassionate Lead Teacher for our Infant program at our newly expanded Lakeview location. Applicants must have a minimum of a CDA or an associate's degree in Early Childhood Education, and experience in a day care setting.
Our ideal candidate will be dedicated, professional, motivated, energetic and simply love being with young children.
This position is full time, Monday to Friday, year round. Benefits include reduced childcare, health insurance and/or paid vacation time. Salary is $9.25+ and will be determined by education and experience.

Company Information

Name :
Description :
Welcome to Care-A-Lot where our goal is to create, for all young children, a safe environment of love and learning through developmentally appropriate programs. At Care-A-Lot we strive to create an environment where:

Children are safe and parents are confident in the quality of care that their child is receiving.

Teachers make a difference by promoting personal, moral and social growth, and build a solid foundation for life-long learning in their students and themselves.

We place an emphasis on personalized, hands-on interactions, and play as the basis for learning and communication.

We strive to maintain teacher continuity and enhance stable, secure, and bonding teacher/child relationships.

Children and Parents feel valued! And parents serve as partners in their child’s education and development.

Teachers are conscious of the impact they have on the lives of children and their families, and strive to make learning FUN!
Type :
Direct Employer
Address :
5479 Lakeshore Rd
Lakeview, NY 14085

Application Information

Online :
Email :
Apply direct :
Attn: Stacey Myers
5479 Lakeshore Rd.
Lakeview, NY 14085
By Phone :
Call Stacey Myers at 716-627-3724
By Fax :
Fax to 716-627-2853 Attn : Stacey Myers
Job Posting Entered On :
Job Posting Expires On :

• Location: Other, Lakeview, NY

Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 4:15 AM


Booklyn is an artist-run non-profit organization in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. We're hiring an intern to get involved in all aspects of our operations including:

Inventorying and documenting artist books for our online database

Assisting with Booklyn publicaions

Assisting with Booklyn exhibitions

Writing about Booklyn news and events for our website

We also encourage potential interns to contact us about special projects related to their skills and interests. Past examples include: creating a finding aid for a zine collection, creating animated videos of artist books, etc.

Booklyn's mission is to promote artists' books as art and research material and to assist artists and organizations in documenting, exhibiting, and distributing their artworks and archives.

Find out more about Booklyn at

Intern applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. All internships are currently unpaid and can be performed for school credit.

To apply
, please contact Maya Taylor at Include a resume and brief cover letter.

• Location: Brooklyn, 37 Greenpoint Avenue, Suite E4G

Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:08 AM


About Tech International Charter School:

Tech International (TI)
is a Middle School for students of the Bronx. TI uses tech and international themes to inspire young people to achieve success in their education.


Tech International Charter School seeks to hire Special Education (SpED) co-teacher for 6th, 7th, or 8th grade inclusion classes (60/40) in ELA, math, Science and Social Studies. The SpED teacher must have a passion for improving the lives of young people in an urban setting by providing outstanding educational opportunities and services. The candidate should show an eagerness to grow as an educator through ongoing feedback and collaboration with colleagues. In addition, the candidate should be able to do the following:

Push-in/pull-out services for students with a variety of needs, including but not limited to LD, Downs Syndrome, Autism, SPLI, ED and/or OHI
Will join ICT and/or CTT model
Collaborate with and support general education teachers
Write PLP, FBA, IEPs
Attend weekly staff meetings
Maintain contact with parents
Attend CSE meetings
Develop differentiated lesson and unit plans
Manage and maintain student safety

Experience and Qualifications:

Very good verbal and written communication skills
Good judgment and strong problem-solving ability
Ability to interact appropriately with children of different abilities
Bachelors or Master's Degree
NYS teaching certification
Must be SPED Certified (7-12)

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Tech International Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.


Tech International Charter School offers competitive compensation based on experience. Employees also receive the benefits of a school culture, climate and environment that are open, modern, comfortable and friendly.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to

• Location: Bronx, 3120 Corlear Ave,

Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:08 AM


The purpose of ART START is to value and nurture the voices, hearts and minds of some of New York City's most vulnerable youth, giving them the tools to transform their own lives through the creative process.

Our kids collaborate with active NYC artists who contribute time, resources and guidance to nurture their creativity and talents through a variety of visual, performing and media arts workshops that develop self-expression and raise self-esteem. Using a learner-centered approach to education, ART START instills in our youth the confidence to think critically, ask important questions, and pursue meaningful opportunities in life – against all odds. Through their innate creativity, ART START kids learn to trust themselves as their own safe place in very difficult circumstances.

Job description

Head Teaching Artist Position, One Mic Music Recording Program

Art Start seeks an enthusiastic, passionate and creative leader to lead our One Mic music recording program at Art Start's partnering youth offender outreach sites in Downtown Brooklyn. One Mic's teaching artist reports to the Program Director and work closely with interns and volunteers to run weekly music creation workshops.


December 2014 - June, 2015: Wednesday 4:30-6:30pm, with possibility for one additional day per week. 1 additional hour per week for administrative reporting, can be conducted from home. 2-hour programming meeting, once monthly. On occasion, additional hours may be offered to take youth to performances or other outings related to music. Advanced notice always provided.

Location: Downtown Brooklyn

Pay rate: $25/hour

Status: 1099 contractor


1. With the support of the Program Director, effectively run one weekly music recording workshop. Workshops are conducted on site at an alternative to incarceration program each week. Many of the participants are engaged in gang culture, some substance abuse and most do not currently have any creative outlet but have expressed interest and talents in creative arts.

2. Work closely with interns and volunteers to reach workshop objectives with the youth.

3. Maintain open communication with Program Director by attending monthly programming meeting.

4. Help manage all workshop supplies, including inventory, etc.

5. Successfully manage assessment tools of workshops to include feedback journals.

6. Work closely with Program Director to determine students with exceptional artistic potential and cultivate outside opportunities for them, including extracurricular opportunities or access to social services.

7. Collaborate with Program Director to produce student showcases on-site at facility for youth to exhibit their work to staff, friends or family.


- Knowledge of writing, producing and recording music or willingness to learn new technology

- Degree or experiential background in the arts, recording, education, social work, psychology, or youth development.

- Active experience volunteering in the community, preferably with marginalized youth, ages 14-21, but all community volunteer experience relevant.

- High level of professionalism and sound judgment

- Extremely conscious of punctuality and advanced preparation

- High levels of accountability

- Comfortable working independently

- High standards with regard to attention to detail & quality

- Extremely trustworthy and reliable

- Outgoing & proactive with youth

How to apply

Please send the following items to: and

- Resume, Cover letter & Artist Bio, if available

- Two professional references in the field of arts, education or youth development

- Samples of music projects, video, art work

• Location: Brooklyn

Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:08 AM


Position Summary:

The Child Care Instructor will provide career instruction to Child Care Worker students as well as Adult Education to students within our Child Care program.

Days & Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Develop the job readiness skills of students for a career in Child Care.
• Provide course instruction in all Child Care Modules including but not limited to:
o Course & Career Introduction
o Safety, Health & Learning Environments
o Principles & Domains of Child Development
o Importance of Social-Emotional Development
o Challenging Behaviors
o Children with Special Needs
o Family Relationships
o Program Management
o Professionalism
• Provide Adult Education instruction on course related material
• Maintain accurate student attendance records
• Document timely and effective student progress reports
• Collaborate with team members to ensure positive outcomes for all students

Job Requirements:

• BA Degree in human services or a related field.
• Two years of direct classroom and/or teaching experience in the field of child care.
• Prior experience on work readiness and/or teaching adults learners.
• Excellent communication skills with a high aptitude for teaching.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, resume writing, and using job search engines.
• Experience conducting group workshops or training for job readiness skills.
• Strong communication, organization, and leadership skills.
• Ability to use creativity and enthusiasm to motivate young adults and tailor learning activities to meet group and individual needs.
• Good record-keeping skills to accurately track attendance and program participation.

• Location: Manhattan, 123 William Street, 5th Floor

Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:08 AM


Friends of the Children New York is a unique early intervention program dedicated to helping New York City's most at-risk children become productive, contributing members of their community. This is accomplished by employing full-time mentors to work one-on-one with children, beginning in kindergarten or first grade and maintaining that relationship through high school.

To accomplish our mission, we will provide a relationship, experiences and resources for each child in need to reach his or her unique potential. Every child is important and unique and has the potential to assume a very special place in the world.

Job description

A Friend works intensively with eight (8) highly at-risk boys or girls (we gender match: We are seeking one Male to serve 8 boys as a positive adult role model to develop loving, caring, and sustained, relationships with each child. For each child a Friend will set positive expectations; nurture and promote each child's strengths, talents and abilities; help assure physical and emotional well-being; teach life and academic skills; provide enrichment activities; and model responsible behavior. A Friend will fully document activities and participate in the ongoing evaluation process. Friends will work primarily one-on-one with their children. A Friend must know, understand, honor and support the organization's mission, vision, values and principles and be able to clearly articulate the organization's function.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
• Develop and sustain a long-term, caring, protective and loving relationship with each child;
• Spend time with children, one on one, as outlined in the Employee Manual;
• Set realistic expectations/goals based on each child's strengths, talents, abilities and needs;
• Teach life skills and help develop a talent/skill/area of interest with each child;
• Provide enrichment resources and activities which include opportunities for cultural awareness;
• Develop positive relationships with families, teachers and others involved in each child's life;
• Reinforce basic academic skills;
• Maintain 40-hour work schedule that includes afternoons, evenings and weekends (normal working days are Tuesday through Saturday with Sundays and Mondays off);
• Maintain spending within budgetary guidelines;
• Complete, distribute and collect time summaries, activity journals, short-term plans, expense reports and evaluation materials accurately and in a timely manner;
• Attend and actively participate in team meetings and staff functions;
• Maintain First Aid/CPR certification;
• Provide information and support to the program's development team and related activities as needed;
• Fulfill other responsibilities as considered necessary.

Additional Qualifications:

Essential Skills and Attributes:
Willingness to Commit for 3 Years and
2 years experience working with children plus:
• Ability to relate to and love children;
• Strong interpersonal skills;
• Demonstrated ability to work with children in varied capacities and settings;
• Ability to develop trusting relationships;
• Ability to work independently in diverse environments with limited supervision;
• Ability to work as a team player;
• Ability to manage several concurrent issues and solve problems effectively;
• Ability to complete paperwork and meet deadlines;
• Ability to work evenings and weekends;
• Strong written and verbal communication skills; organizational and time management skills

How to apply

Send resume and cover letter to

• Location: Bronx, 903 Dawson St

Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:08 AM


Job description

Do you have what it takes to be a great community organizer? Find out at the StudentsFirstNY Winter Organizing Academy!

Do you believe that unequal access to a quality public education is one of the biggest social justice issues facing our country? Do you believe that all kids deserve to attend high performing public schools – whether traditional or charter public?

StudentsFirstNY is conducting a paid five-week community organizing training academy to identify the next generation of organizers to join us in the fight to ensure that every child in New York City is able to access a quality education.

The month will be intense, think campaign hours (including nights and weekends). You will learn basic community organizing techniques – and then apply what you've learned in the field. Successful candidates will be goal oriented, outgoing, and committed to the idea that through organizing we can effect social change.

Candidates who successfully complete the training academy will be considered for full time employment. Preference will be given to applicants interested and available for full time employment post-academy.

To apply: please fill out our online application. Only candidates who are available for the full five weeks (September 30-November 1) and interested in full time employment-will be considered for the program. The application deadline is November 24 but applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply today!

Start date: Monday, January 6, 2015

Compensation: stipend of $2,500 for the 5-weeks, weekly metro card, and one time cell phone reimbursement


· Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills, experience meeting deadlines, and the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously;

· Candidates must be self-motivated and willing to work long hours (including nights and weekends);

· Candidates must have the ability to communicate with diverse communities and leaders;

· Candidates will preferably have at least one election cycle of field organizing experience;

· Candidates will have proven time management skills;

· The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of New York City.

· A good sense of humor and a strong interest in and commitment to education reform is a must.

About StudentsFirstNY

StudentsFirstNY is building a grassroots movement of parents, teachers, students, administrators and concerned citizens mobilizing for one purpose: to put the laws, policies and leaders in place to provide every child in New York with a quality education.

We believe that we've been doing things the old way for too long. Pitting the interests of the grown-ups in the system against one another, for example, rather than focusing on real solutions. No one won. And students lost. Too many of our school schools, laws, policies, and practices are putting adult interests ahead of students. The results are seen in schools across the State that fail to provide our children with the tools they need to succeed. It's time for a new approach that puts students' interests at the center of education policy.

We will channel the energy of our members to produce meaningful results in Albany and in localities across the State. We will work with legislators and local leaders to create laws and policies that put the needs of students above any other interest in the system. We will push for reforms that will elevate the teaching profession and improve teacher and principal quality, empower parents and improve the governance and financial strength of school districts.

StudentsFirstNY is part of a national organization, StudentsFirst, that was founded in 2010 by former Washington D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee. Across the country, its members have already helped pass more than 50 new policies in half a dozen states. We have helped improve education systems affecting millions of students. We're transforming public education to ensure great teachers and great schools for all of our kids.

How to apply

Please go to or send resume's to Dedrick Makle at

• Location: Brooklyn, 584 Nostrand Ave, 2nd Floor

Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:08 AM


Westchester Disabled On the Move Inc. is an Independent Living Center that advocates for and assists people with disabilities. The Centers goal is to work with consumers to access the benefits and services necessary to live independently in the community. The staff, works as a team to help the consumer achieve their goals including: discharge from institutional settings; receiving employment and training; and to learn the skills necessary to ensure independent community living. WDOMI actively engages consumers to advocate on their own behalf on issues that are important to them.

General Function: Westchester Disabled On the Move, Inc. (WDOMI) is seeking a part-time (21 hours per week) Systems Advocate. The Systems Advocate would be part of the statewide Systems Advocacy Network (SSAN). The SSAN works toward the full inclusion of people with disabilities throughout New York State. The SSAN was developed to support the Independent Living movement in the development of local partnerships and coalitions to engage in community education about issues impacting people with disabilities. The overall goal is to increase knowledge and visibility about Independent Living, resulting in positive change in communities throughout New York State. The SSAN is coordinated by the New York Association on Independent Living (NYAIL).

Reports to: Executive Director


Grassroots community organizing. The Systems Advocate will engage WDOMI's consumers in activities connected with the SSAN such as holding training sessions for SSAN center volunteers; organizing volunteers to attend a meeting or local event focused on issues relevant to the annual statewide disability budget and policy agenda; and recruit community members as local SSAN volunteers to provide education about statewide issues impacting people with disabilities.

Developing community partnerships and coalitions. The Systems Advocate will develop relationships with partner organizations and other stakeholders in the community with shared interests. The Systems Advocate will participate in local coalitions, planning councils and advisory councils and seek to create new relationships and coalitions.

Engage in local public education activities related to the Disability Priority Agenda. The Systems Advocate will achieve this by facilitating educational and training events at WDOMI; presenting information at another organization's events; generate media hits in local newspaper, television, radio, newsletters and other local media outlets.

Distribute Educational Alerts. The Systems Advocate will share alerts sent out by NYAIL and other relevant stakeholders to center staff and board as well as to volunteer advocates. The Systems Advocate will also share these alerts through the center's social media including Facebook and Twitter.

Provide oral or written testimony to the state legislature, state agencies, statewide council, or other statewide public bodies regarding statewide issues impacting people with disabilities.

The Systems Advocate will be responsible for reporting their activities monthly to the New York Association on Independent Living (NYAIL).

Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


The ideal candidate should have a bachelor's degree or at least three years of experience with community organizing or the Independent Living movement. Experience with public speaking and providing trainings is preferred. Personal experience with having a disability is a plus.

How to apply



WDOMI is an equal opportunity employer with an emphasis on outreach to people with disabilities. We actively recruit and hire qualified people who may have disabilities and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

• Location: Westchester, 984 North Broadway, Suite LL10, Yonkers

Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:08 AM


Practice Makes Perfect is an innovative education organization that partners with communities to create high quality summer learning opportunities for inner-city youth from elementary school through college matriculation.

Volunteer Position: Practice Makes Perfect (PMP) is seeking a volunteer to assist the Development Coordinator with major donor profiling, data mining, researching/writing proposals to foundations and corporations, donor engagement, and event planning for both large and small events. Great experience for a college student or recent graduate interested in education, development, and non-profits.


-Pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree with strong writing and researching skills.

-Has excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills.

-Has the ability to manage several projects at the same time.

-Is computer proficient and possess experience using the Internet to attain information not easily found.

-Proficient use of MS Excel, Powerpoint, and Word.

-Is comfortable making "cold calls" to organizations, businesses, and foundations

-Must be able to work well with others under deadline pressure. Knowledge of fundraising is a plus.

How to apply

Please send your resume and why you are interested in the volunteer position to Lauren Reilly at and

• Location: Manhattan, 242 W 30th St, Suite 806

Posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:41 AM



Esta función será la responsable de realizar las siguientes acciones:

Oficinas, baños, pasillos, vestíbulo, salas de descanso, escaleras y otras áreas de trabajo de limpieza
Realizar tareas pesadas de limpieza, tales como pisos mojados o secos-fregona, lavar las paredes y el vidrio, la eliminación de la basura
Botes de basura vacíos, reponer suministros de baño
Alfombras de vacío regularmente y llevar a cabo la limpieza de alfombras, según sea necesario
Sacudir los muebles
Desempeñar otras funciones afines que se le asignen

Para realizar el trabajo con éxito, la persona debe demostrar las siguientes competencias:

Asistencia / Puntualidad - Es constante en el trabajo y en el tiempo.
Fiabilidad - Sigue las instrucciones, responde a las instrucciones de manejo.

Indemnización: $10 a $15.50 / hora.
Llama para una Entrevista a (646-481-8720)

• Location: Bronx

Posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 2:12 AM


Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.

One in nine New Yorkers—over two million people—don't speak English well or at all. Over a million adults also lack a high school diploma. Yet most immigrant New Yorkers don't have access to educational opportunities to gain these skills.

Make the Road New York helps meet this need by providing English, computer, and High School Equivalency classes to almost 1,700 adults annually. Our graduates are better able to help their kids with homework, communicate with their doctors and accomplish their educational and employment goals.

Under the guidance of our talented HSE staff, the volunteers will help and conduct the HSE classes given to over 25 students and will be in charge of related administrative work.

Volunteer Responsibilities

Help the HSE instructors develop the curriculum and teach classes in any of the following areas; Social Studies, Science, Spanish Reading and Spanish Writing.
Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed.
Maintain grade books, input students' progress and track attendance.
Develop incentives to keep participants in class.
Work with program coordinators to ensure initiatives are being met.
Tutor students on an individual basis.
Observe and evaluate student's performance.
Note: MRNY will train volunteers to ensure they can complete each responsibility.

Volunteer Requirements

Volunteers are asked to commit to one or more days a week throughout the duration of a 3-month quarter. Minimum 8 hours a week.
Ability to work autonomously.
Minimum one year experience teaching youth and/or adults.
Must be proficient in Spanish (HSE classes are giving in Spanish).
Must have a Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
Preferred but not required knowledge in the Common Core Standards.
Strong desire to support and work with the immigrant community.
Great teamwork, communication skills, and an enthusiastic commitment to supporting the mission of Make the Road New York.

How to apply

This is an ideal fit for college students, retirees, and other engaged community members! Please submit cover letter and resume to

• Location: Queens, 92-10 Roosevelt Avenue, Jackson Heights

Posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 6:26 AM

Kids Activities Coach:FLO01255
Member of the Kids Activities Team which is responsible for providing best:in:class, fitness:minded childrens programming that our kids ask to participate in and our parents will highly recommend to their friends and neighbors. Organizes and implements safe, fun and entertaining activities and games for children between the ages of 3 months to 12 years in the Child Center, having their Birthday Party or attending other paid programs or events. Plans and instructs high:quality childrens sports and fitness classes with an emphasis on learning, fitness and progression.
Membership Experience
: Greets and welcomes parents and children in a warm and friendly manner
: Initiates, develops and maintains personalized relationships with members and their children; getting to know childrens names, ages and interests, and recommends programs to fit both the children and their parents.
: Engages children in interactive activities that include story telling, organized arts and crafts, singing, and games in the Child Center.
: Facilitates high:quality childrens birthday parties and other paid programs or events
: Resolves child conflicts in a swift and professional manner
: Monitors and interacts with children to maintain a safe and healthy environment with respect to the toys, sports equipment, other children, and surroundings
: Handle member questions, comments and concerns in professional manner.
: Clean and maintain the Child Center and other program areas by following the cleaning checklist and performing assigned tasks
: Articulates extensive knowledge of Kids Activities programs and services, policies, and procedures
: Ability to follow high:quality lesson plans that include an emphasis on fitness and to improvise and adjust plans where necessary
: Demonstrates appropriate level of skills and knowledge of the sport or skill being taught
: Teaches skills at an age:appropriate level to ensure the class objectives are met
: Identify individual needs of children and adapt instruction to ensure each childs continued success
: Clearly communicate each childs progress and development needs to parents on a regular basis
Sale and Promotional:
: Promote monthly events and activities
: Promote and sell all Kids Activities programs and services
: Promote all Life Time programs, products, and services
: Continually increase knowledge of Life Time products, services, policies and procedures
: Ensure assigned classes continue running each session by reminding participants and parents about upcoming sessions and other programs
Financial and Budgetary:
: Ensure use of supplies, snacks and drinks follow the amount prearranged by the department budget
: Makes recommendations to the Department Head for supplies and equipment needed to ensure best:in:class programs
: Maintain discipline and order within the Child Center and Kids Activities programs
: Adhere to rules and regulations within the Child Center and Kids Activities programs
: Attend toy cleaning, department, and all club meetings
Customer Service:
: Demonstrate positive attitude and actions through a display of courtesy, service, cooperation, hospitality, sensitivity, and professionalism to internal and external customers
: Comply with all company safety rules
: Use all required safety devices and personal protection equipment
: Report accidents and injuries to supervisor as soon as possible
: Participate in safety training and safety inspections
: Suggest methods of preventing hazards to safety committee
: Working towards a college degree in Exercise and Sport Science, Elementary Education with a Coaching Emphasis or a related field
: Six months to one:year of teaching or coaching similar programs or activities with children
First Aid required within the first 60 days of hire
Infant/Child and Adult CPR/AED requi


• Location: Staten Island, florham park

Middle School Special Education Teacher
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