IMMEDIATE OPENING: Assistant Teacher Positions (part-time)

Position Reports to: Program Director


About East Harlem Tutorial Program:

Founded in 1958, East Harlem Tutorial Program (EHTP) prepares students with the academic skills, strength of character and emotional well-being to excel in high school and college, to lead in their communities and to realize their best possible selves. As a vital education center in East Harlem, EHTP operates out-of-school time programming that provides academic enrichment, college-ready resources and social-emotional support for students in grades K-12. In 2011, EHTP extended its service to the community by opening a K-8 public charter school, East Harlem Scholars Academy. Due to the success of Scholars Academy and the growing demand for high-quality public education options in East Harlem, we will be opening Scholars Academy II in 2013. Through our rapidly expanding services, EHTP is on track to serve over 1,500 scholars by 2015. For more information about our mission, model, and our programs please visit our website at

Position Overview:

East Harlem Tutorial Program (EHTP) seeks a 5th Grade Assistant Teacher and a Middle School Assistant Teacher to support the planning and implementation of educational activities for 18-25 elementary school students during out-of-school hours.



School Year: Monday – Thursday, 2:45pm-6:30pm and 2 professional development sessions each month

Responsibilities of the Assistant Teacher will include, but are not limited to:


Curriculum Implementation and Classroom Culture

  • Support and execute academic and youth development activities for students as directed by lead teacher
  • Perform various instructional and classroom management duties to support a positive learning environment
  • Work effectively with lead teacher to advance student achievement, develop social skills and love of learning
  • Support lead teacher in monitoring and ensuring safety and compliance with behavioral guidelines for students
  • Model and exemplify East Harlem Tutorial Program’s core values (SCHOLAR: service, courage, humility, originality, leadership, achievement, reflection)

Parent and Community Liaison

  • Support lead teacher in communicating regularly with students and parents ; can include home visits, student and parent meetings, etc.
  • Program Evaluation and Data Collection
  • Assist in participant assessment process
  • Ensures timely and accurate submission of student data

Skills and Experiences:

  • Willingness to learn and abide by licensing regulations and accreditation standards
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and learning through professional development
  • Demonstrated ability to act as a team player and operate with a deep sense of personal responsibility
  • Demonstrated commitment to students and their academic achievement
  • Spanish fluency preferred
  • Belief in the East Harlem Tutorial Program’s mission, education model and core values

Educational Background and Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience working with children
  • Bachelor’s degree or on track to earn a Bachelor’s degree
  • Candidates with long term teaching interest and those pursuing teaching credentials are preferred

How to apply

If you are passionate about changing the odds for historically underserved children and communities by improving educational opportunities, please apply via our Careers Page here.

New York City, New York
East Harlem Tutorial Program (EHTP)

2050 Second Avenue, New York, NY, 10029, US