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Activity Specialist- Yoga, Art
University Settlement Society of New York

Website: http://www.universitysettlement.org

University Settlement has been providing a variety of effective and strengths-based community based programs for children grades 6-12. The Activity Specialist will be responsible for facilitating workshops while ensuring the safety and engagement of children. The program will provide academic support; artistic, athletic, cultural, and athletic enrichment; therapeutic services; and opportunities for family involvement.

Responsibilities:

  • Activity Specialist will work with groups of 20-25 middle school students
  • Teach students a wide range of skills necessary for ensemble singing and reading musical notation
  • Provide opportunities for growth in understanding of musical elements such as rhythm, melody, harmony, form, etc
  • Create an environment of active and genuine learning by employing a range of teaching strategies that meet the needs of all students
  • Integrate young people’s life experiences with thematic curriculum
  • Write and revise lesson plans using DYCD framework for approval by director
  • Monitor and report on students’ progress throughout the term of the activity
  • Projects should incorporate career awareness activities including field trips and guest speakers as well as community outreach and involvement

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience teaching/facilitating workshops in instrumental music
  • High School Diploma or HSE required
  • Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Attend planning, supervision, and evaluation sessions
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to commit for the entire school year
  • Must be over 18 years old
  • Highly energetic, dynamic, and positive

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

None specified

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

High School

Date posted:

Expire date

Contact email:

NYC AiE Roundtable