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Afterschool STEAM Teacher

Position Type Teacher
Start August 28, 2017
School Name Corlears School
City, State New York, NY 
Posted 07/17/2017

Corlears School

New York, NY

Description: Corlears School, an independent elementary school in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, is seeking a passionate, engaging, experienced educator to serve as a part-time STEAM teacher for its afterschool program. The afterschool STEAM program will serve approximately 10-15 children each day, ages 8-10, in a Corlears School classroom.

Job Hours and Dates:

  • Monday through Friday, 3:15 pm to 4:45 pm

  • This position is for the 2017-18 academic school year; from approximately August 28, 2017 through June 7, 2018 (with school vacations interspersed)

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, and supervise a variety of age-appropriate STEAM activities for participating students

  • Develop curricular arch for activities, so that returning students can grow in abilities and interest over time (while making activities accessible for first-time students)

  • Effectively manage the activity space, ensuring the health, happiness, and enjoyment of each participating student

  • Coordinate with Director of Auxiliary Programs to ensure proper materials are available for each class, and organized at the class’ conclusion so that projects can be worked on over multiple days

  • Coach and coordinate Corlears School’s Destination Imagination team

Secondary Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform any tasks, specifically related to the Corlears School afterschool program, beyond those specifically assigned, as help is needed (including manage snack for all afterschool students)

  • Communicate with other members of the afterschool team, especially the Director of Auxiliary Programs, regarding any issues or areas of concern with a student

Qualifications (minimum education and experience):

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience working with children and designing STEAM activities for children

  • Experience with/participation in Destination Imagination

  • A personal passion for STEAM activities, and specifically youth participation in STEAM activities (from students of all knowledge and ability levels)

  • Interest in discussing/working towards social justice and racial and socio-economic equity in independent schools



Send cover letter and resume to jobs@corlearsschool.org, with the subject heading “Afterschool STEAM Teacher.”

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