The New York Public Library Enrichment Zone Tutor - West New Brighton Library in Staten Island, New York

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 $16.00/hr

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

  • Helpful

  • Resourceful

  • Curious

  • 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

  • Working knowledge of the NYC Department of Education Common Core Learning Standards preferred

  • Ability to speak foreign languages preferred

  • Community Library

M/W from 3 - 6 PM or

T/Th from 3 - 6 PM or

Monday - Thursday from 3 - 6 PM

Schedules subject to change

Non Union

ID: 2018-10496

Department: OST, Out of School Time

External Company Name: New York Public Library

Street: West New Brighton Branch (NB)

Hours (Text Only): M/W from 3 - 6 PM or T/Th from 3 - 6 PM or Monday - Thursday from 3 - 6 PM

Schedules subject to change