Enrichment Zone Tutor - Manhattan & Bronx Libraries

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OST, Out of School Time


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)

Hunt’s Point Library (Bronx)

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

Key Competencies

  • Curious
  • Resourceful
  • Helpful
  • Creative

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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