NIA Employment Opportunities

Positions are currently available for the school year. Applications for the school year and our summer programs are accepted any time.

Job Summary:

The Group Leader is responsible for supervising a group of students in an after-school program and for ensuring their safety at all times. Group Leaders are responsible for actively assisting during all program activities, as well as leading short group activities. Group Leaders are responsible for creating a supportive learning environment for all students. They are expected to act as positive role models at all times and manage group behavior through the use of positive behavior management techniques.

 

Pay Rate: Starting at $10-12 per hour (commensurate with experience).

 

Shift hours vary depending upon location. All positions require availability Monday through Friday, with hours varying between 2:00pm and 6:00pm (Typically 3 hours per day), with training and special events outside of those hours.


Job requirements see below.

Job Summary:

The Learning Leader is responsible for planning and leading structured academic support activities in an after-school program. This includes the management of a homework support classroom on a daily basis and may include other academic support, test preparation, or tutoring. The Learning Leader is assisted by a Group Leader at all times. Responsibilities include the facilitation of each activity and the management and maintenance of the classroom.

 

Pay Rate: Starting at $12-15 per hour (commensurate with experience).

 

Shift hours vary depending upon location. All positions require availability Monday through Friday, with hours varying between 2:00pm and 6:00pm (Typically 3 hours per day), with training and special events outside of those hours.


Job requirements see below.

Job requirements for all positions:

  • A minimum requirement of a High School Diploma or GED, unless otherwise noted.
  • Experience in (or proven interest in) youth development, education, arts instruction, coaching, or a related field.
  • The ability to develop and facilitate, actively assist with, and participate in all activities required for position.
  • In addition to fluency with the English language, the ability to speak and/or write Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, or Urdu is a definite plus.
  • All after school program staff must be fingerprinted and proven free of any criminal convictions before being hired.  A current physical and TB test are also required, as well as a $25 fee for a mandatory background check.

How to apply:

Please e-mail a résumé and cover letter to: jobs@niabklyn.org. Please put the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your e-mail. Applications submitted without a résumé will not be considered. Only candidates being considered for the position will be contacted. NIA has a two-interview process, and candidates for instructional positions may be required to complete a demonstration lesson before being hired.

 

NIA complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations and with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.