Two Bridges Neighborhood Council, Inc.| 275 Cherry Street| 82 Rutgers Slip| New York, NY 10002| www.twobridges.org
After School Tutor
About Two Bridges: Two Bridges Neighborhood Council has been dedicated to serving the many neighborhoods of Manhattan's Lower East Side since 1955. We create equitable housing, celebrate cultural diversity through neighborhood-based programs, and work together with local residents, businesses, entrepreneurs, and leaders to stimulate and maintain economic vitality. Two Bridges operates community programs focusing on health & wellness, arts & culture, and science education in the Community Room of Two Bridges Tower, 82 Rutgers Slip. As part of these programs, TBNC offers after-school and summer camp STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) educational programming with an emphasis on local issues of sustainability and design. Community programs in the Two Bridges Tower primarily serve building residents, but are open to residents of the neighboring Two Bridges Senior Residence (80 Rutgers Slip) and the residents of 265-275 Cherry Street.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): Supervising students during arrival, snack and dismissal.
Assisting youth with successful completion of homework.
Ensuring safety of students during pick-up from nearby school.
Assisting and implementing planned activities in STEM, literacy, art, health, nutrition & physical enrichment.
Working as part of a team to carry out curriculum activities.
Participating in staff meetings and other training opportunities.
Requirements: HS Degree or Equivalent
Experience working with children in camp, after-school or school environment.
Must be punctual, dependable, enthusiastic, energetic, have a sense of humor, and strong communication skills.
Be sensitive to the needs of students from different cultures and learning styles.
Be outgoing, able to accept direction, work independently and with a team.
Available until June 28, 2016; Monday- Friday 2:00-6:00pm (whenever public schools are in session)
Preferred: Interest in STEM, literacy and/or the arts
Proficiency in speaking/writing Spanish, Mandarin, or Cantonese
College credits *All after school staff must be fingerprinted and proven free of any criminal convictions before being hired. A current physical and TB test are also required.
Reports to: Head Tutor For consideration please send cover letter, resume and three references to: Roxana Ancher, Community Programs Manager at: Roxana@twobridges.org