Extended Day Activity Instructor - STEM

21 Nov 2023

ABOUT US New York Edge is a non-profit organization and one of the largest providers of school-based afterschool programs in New York City and the metropolitan region serving over 25,000 elementary, middle, and high school students each year. The mission of New York Edge is to help bridge the opportunity gap among students in underinvested communities by providing programs designed to improve academic performance, health and wellness, self-confidence, and leadership skills for success in life. SUMMARY Extended Day Activity Instructors are responsible for leading afterschool programming for children and teens at New York Edge after-school program sites. The STEM activity instructor is a dual reporting role, supporting the curriculum and instruction department team by designing lesson plans and implementing curricula across New York Edge program sites. They will also support the program director by preparing STEM-based activity materials and explaining principles, techniques, and safety procedures to student participants. In addition, the specialist will establish clear goals and objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those goals and objectives to students. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Build strong relationships with and among students

Teach or co-lead daily activities

Learn and facilitate STEM curriculum including: Math, Robotics, Science, Coding, Engineering and/or CHESS

Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students

Participate in ongoing professional development activities

Prepare materials for daily activities

Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests

Support the coordination of program events

Input data and prepare reports

Administer pre and post-assessments and evaluations for student activities


Demonstrated ability to lead activities with children and teens


Must have excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills

Experience working with children and/or teens

Ability to multitask and manage workflow in a fast-paced environment

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program staff, school personnel, parents

Sensitive to social-emotional needs and characteristics of students

Self-starter who takes initiative

Flexibility, reliability, and sound judgment

Other duties as assigned


High School Diploma or equivalent

Must be at least 18 years of age

College credits and/or degrees are highly preferred

Must be knowledgeable and skilled in a variety of STEM activities and have prior experience successfully teaching and instructing youth

Physical requirements include the ability to climb stairs, lift children, and monitor events.

Experience working with children strongly preferred

Specialists will be required to report to the school building and interact with staff, students, parents, and school administration.

At the time of offer and acceptance, the job requires safety and security clearances through the Department of Education and the Department of Health.

To apply, please visit our website at newyorkedge.org/careers .

New York Edge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Disclaimer: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

  • ID: #50570636
  • State: New York Bronx 10451 Bronx USA
  • City: Bronx
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2023-11-21
  • Deadline: 2024-01-20
  • Category: Et cetera