Academic Specialist, HCZ Promise Academy After-School

HCZ Promise Academy After-School is seeking an Academic Specialist to engage our intervention students who are assessed and identified as high risk. They conduct one-on-one and small group pull outs and push in during after school hours, and track student performance. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for the mission of Promise Academy and HCZ, an understanding and respect for the culture of all residents of Harlem, and experience working in a school setting with a love for children.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate specific structured one-on-one instruction with remedial students in after-school program
  • Execute tailored IEPs that address individual student academic challenges, providing solutions on how to mitigate those challenges 
  • Help diagnose academic strengths and weaknesses, and match these skills with appropriate techniques and materials
  • Work with Promise Academy day school teaching staff regarding progress of IEP students
  • Effectively engage students and promote interest in all academic subjects
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualification, Skills and Knowledge Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years teaching experience; Master’s degree preferred
  • Must be a certified New York State Teacher
  • Experience working with IEP students
  • Ability to offer motivation and encourage self-esteem in youth
  • Must have strong leadership and excellent communication skills

To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume in a Microsoft Word Document to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Be sure to include “Academic Specialist” in the subject line.  No telephone inquiries or recruiters please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE.

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