After-School Teaching Assistant

Manhattan Youth - New York, NY4.4

30+ days agoPart-time

Working with Activity Specialists, Teaching Assistants will gain hands-on experience working with students in middle and/or elementary school after-school programs. They will assist an experienced teacher in their class, lead students in recreational and sports activities, supervise transitions (arrival, snack, dismissal, etc.) and participate in professional development sessions.

The position is part-time, from 2:30pm or 3pm to 6pm, Monday through Friday, from September through June. This is a paid, hourly position. Candidates must be punctual, reliable, personable, organized, and fun!


  • 2+ years of classroom experience OR currently pursuing a degree in education or a related field
  • Excellent academic skills and practical experience in your subject area; professional experience a plus
  • Successful previous experience working with children, preferably in an after-school program with great job references
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

For all positions, a positive attitude and a team-player mindset is a must. We are looking for hardworking, proactive, professional staff.To be considered for a position, email your resume and cover letter that covers the following questions:

  • Why do you feel after school programming is important for elementary or middle school youth?
  • What qualities do you think are important for a teacher?
  • How do you think your experience will help support the Teaching Assistant role?

In addition, please provide a summary of a class you’d love to teach or be a part of (as a teaching assistant). This can be a visual representation, including, but not limited to, a classroom flyer or a one to two paragraph summary of the class.

Please confirm your availability from September through June from 2:30-6:00 pm when submitting your application.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 /hour