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Teaching Artist

Organization
The Leadership Project
Working Time
Varied
Remuneration
Paid

We're hiring for the 2017-2018 school year! 

Engaging, resilient, flexible, proactive—these are just a few of the characteristics you should possess as a Teaching Artist which we call a Leadership Trainer. In this role, you will be responsible for bringing mentoring and facilitation through our unique student-centered approach into multiple NYC schools. 

Think you’re an ideal candidate? Well then, you’re a resourceful and tenacious motivator. You are comfortable working in many different settings. You’re a self-starter, and you’re highly motivated, with the willingness and ability to work well both in a team and with a great degree of autonomy. You come from a strongly resourceful orientation, and your dedication to learn and grow is unmatched. We are hiring for multiple positions. 

WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Work independently in some of the most challenging NYC public schools 
Learn and facilitate our curricula 
Serve as a mentor and positive role model 
Recruit and retain students as needed 
Utilize your background to work on special projects and activities with students and community members 
Attend monthly staff meetings and trainings in our offices 
Be prepared to work in any of our school communities 
Be physically prepared to meet the demands of setting up your physical spaces at school sites, pick-up and drop-off supplies, and faciliate the activities of your assigned placements
Submit appropriate paperwork and enter activity logs, attendance, and other data into our on-line database bi-weekly 

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE YOU SHOULD POSSESS:
Bachelor’s Degree or higher 
A minimum of two years experience working in city public schools or equivalent 
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
Ability to work well and collaborate with team members 
Are already, or ready to be, fingerprinted through the State Department of Education 
We are in need of candidates with backgrounds in martial arts, athletics, multimedia, chess, and dance, so these skillsets are a major plus, be sure to highlight them. We are also in need of Spanish speakers for a gifted and talented program. 
Experience in Restorative Justice a major plus 

COMPENSATION:
After school rates start at $115 

Don’t check all our boxes but still think you’d be a perfect fit for the position? Send us a submission and argue your case. Not ready for work until the new school year? Send us what you've got. We’d love to give you a shot.