Caregiver ESOL Teacher, Newcomer Youth Summer Academy
New York City (United States of America)
Background/IRC Summary: Since 1999, the IRC has developed partnerships with New York City public schools, community-based organizations and local colleges and universities to support the positive development of immigrant youth and their communities in New York City. The Education and Learning Program provides year-round programming working directly with immigrant youth, their parents and families, and their schools.
Job Overview/Summary:The Newcomer Youth Summer Academy (RYSA) is a six-week program focusing on preparing newly arrived immigrant youth to succeed at their grade level in the New York City public school system. Up to 130 students from ages 5 – 21 from over 20 countries will participate in academic, creative arts, physical education, and life skills classes. Field trips are held on Fridays.
The Caregiver ESOL Teacher is a volunteer position. The role is responsible for planning and delivering engaging, responsive adult ESOL curriculum and instruction to the culturally- and linguistically-diverse RYSA caregivers’ group. Caregiver ESOL classes will take place for 2.5 hours, Monday-Thursday mornings, throughout the 6 week Program.
Position term: June 29 – August 13, 2021
·Participate in June Teachers’ Meet & Greet on June 27, pre-program planning session, pre-program All Staff trainings, and all program meetings and staff development activities, thereafter
·With oversight from the Dean of Instruction, plan 6 weeks of culturally competent, trauma-informed ESOL curriculum and lesson plans for a culturally- and linguistically-diverse class of up to 25 RYSA caregivers
·Submit detailed daily lesson plans utilizing the RYSA lesson plan format, weekly, in advance of date of instruction
·Complete and log all pre-, formative, and summative assessments, including content area pre-assessments of pupils to inform curriculum and lesson design. Complete all staff program evaluations
·Regularly review pupils’ progress and maintain bodies of evidence for each pupil
·Complete all required reporting on time. Comply with all agency policies and protocols
·Productively communicate and collaborate with all IRC Staff, Student Support Interns, Caregiver Engagement Intern, Lead and Co-Teachers
·Participate in 1 evening caregiver/teacher conference during the Academy
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Youth Education Coordinator
Indirect Reporting: Youth Program Supervisor