• Enrichment Zone Tutor - Manhattan, Bronx & Staten Island Libraries

    Location US-NY-Bronx
    Job ID
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    OST, Out of School Time
  • Overview

    A critical component of the NYPL’s Out-Of-School Time (OST) Program is our Enrichment Zones Program which focuses on providing structured homework help to students in grades 1 through 8.  In addition to homework help, students use engaging educational software to supplement their skill-building, and will participate in enrichment activities that address the Common Core Learning Standard in math, literacy, science, and social studies through hands-on exploration and experimentation.


    Enrichment Zone Programming takes place Monday - Thursday 3:00pm - 6:00pm.  Tutors will be scheduled to work up to 14 hours per week and will have the choice of working Monday - Thursday, Tuesdays & Thursdays,  or Mondays & Wednesdays.


    Hourly rate is $15.00/hr


    Open Locations:

    Baychester Library (Bronx)

    Francis Martin Library (Bronx)

    High Bridge Library (Bronx)

    Hunt’s Point Library (Bronx)

    Inwood Library (Manhattan)

    Jerome Park Library (Bronx)

    Mott Haven Library (Bronx)

    Port Richmond Library (Staten Island)

    Seward Park Library  (Manhattan)

    Principal Responsibilities

    The Enrichment Zone Tutor will work under the supervision of an Education Coordinator and will:

    • Work one on one or in small groups with students to provide them with academic tutoring to improve their understanding of math, reading, social studies and/or science, at all levels
    • Create and maintain reports of all tutoring sessions including details of the interaction, achievements, and concerns about the students performance
    • Attend periodic staff meetings for youth evaluation and information exchange among Tutors, Student Advocates, and supervisors
    • Assist with administering assessments and collaborate with staff to analyze scores
    • Create strategies to target areas of concern
    • Use best practices when tutoring students
    • Develop positive relationships with students that foster their academic and personal growth
    • May be assigned to work in other OST sites
    • Performs other duties assigned

    NYPL Core Values

    • Helpful
    • Resourceful
    • Curious

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Current enrollment in a Undergraduate degree program at an approved accredited educational institution or a Bachelor’s degree; HS Diploma or equivalent required
    • Experience teaching and/or tutoring in multiple subject areas
    • Effective communication skills in dealing with children, parents, co-workers and supervisors
    • Interest in urban library services
    • Interest in helping children to improve their reading, writing, math, social studies, and science skills
    • Possess a concrete understanding of basic elementary Math, Science, English, History, and Foreign Language concepts
    • Computer and basic technology skills such as Microsoft Office Suite and Google Applications

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Working knowledge of the NYC Department of Education Common Core Learning Standards preferred
    • Ability to speak foreign languages preferred

    Work Environment

    • Community Library

    Minimum Salary (with 2 years of NYPL service)

    USD $15.00/Hr.


    M/W from 3 - 6 PM or
    T/Th from 3 - 6 PM or
    Monday - Thursday from 3 - 6 PM
    Schedules subject to change

    Union / Non Union

    Non Union


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