Tutor/Counselor

New York Edge - New York, NY (30+ days ago)3.5


Would you like to make a real difference in the lives of NYC school children? New York Edge is seeking tutor/counselors to work part-time throughout the school year.

Tutor/counselors help students with homework and prepare students to demonstrate newly acquired skills during activity sessions. Tutor/counselors also participate in activities and trips while providing and maintaining a safe working environment.

Essential Job Functions:
Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible
Organize, lead, and promote the students interest and participation in the activities offered by the Champions Club program
Provide homework help to students
Greet new arrivals to the program, introducing them to other students, explaining rules, and encouraging participation
He/she fosters an atmosphere of fun and learning and serves as a role model to youth, always conducting him/herself in the utmost professional manner and maintaining appropriate boundaries
Promotes positive character development in all youth

Interacts With:
Assistant Site Program Director, Students

Qualifications:
Must be responsible, reliable and punctual
Be available between 2pm and 6pm from Monday through Friday
Strong academic skills in Math and English. Knowledge of New York State standards and test preparation
Demonstrated interest in the field of education, child development
Well organized, able to work both independently and collaboratively
Experience working or volunteering with youth in a classroom, after school, or community based environment preferred.Students working on obtaining Teaching Certification preferred
HS degree required. AA or BA in progress preferred
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required
Due to licensing requirements, any individual offered a position will be required to submit a background check.
Pay Rate: $15/hour

Due to licensing requirements, any individual offered a position will be required to submit a background check.

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.