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Teaching Artist
The Leadership Program


We’re hiring for the 2018-19 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.


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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!

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NYC AiE Roundtable