Engaging, resilient, flexible, proactive—these are just a few of the characteristics you should possess as a Leadership Trainer. In this role, you will be responsible for bringing mentoring and facilitation through our unique student-centered approach into multiple NYC schools.
Think you’re an ideal candidate? Well then, you’re a resourceful and tenacious motivator. You are comfortable working in many different settings. You’re a self-starter, and you’re highly motivated, with the willingness and ability to work well both in a team and with a great degree of autonomy. You come from a strongly resourceful orientation, and your dedication to learn and grow is unmatched. We are hiring for multiple positions.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Work independently in some of the most challenging NYC public schools Learn and facilitate our curricula Serve as a mentor and positive role model Recruit and retain students as needed Utilize your background to work on special projects and activities with students and community members Attend monthly staff meetings and trainings in our offices Be prepared to work in any of our school communities Be physically prepared to meet the demands of setting up your physical spaces at school sites, pick-up and drop-off supplies, and facilitate the activities of your assigned placements Submit appropriate paperwork and enter activity logs, attendance, and other data into our on-line database bi-weekly
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE YOU SHOULD POSSESS:
Bachelor’s Degree or higher
A minimum of two years experience working in city public schools or equivalent
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work well and collaborate with team members
Are already, or ready to be, fingerprinted through the State Department of Education
We are in need of candidates with backgrounds in martial arts, athletics, multimedia, chess, and dance, so these skillsets are a major plus, be sure to highlight them. We are also in need of Spanish speakers for a gifted and talented program.
Experience in Restorative Justice a major plus
Don’t check all our boxes but still think you’d be a perfect fit for the position? Send us a submission and argue your case. Not ready for work until the new school year? Send us what you've got. We’d love to give you a shot.
A quality proven program in an urban area that is capable of achieving real change in school culture is rare. The Leadership Program is that program.Leadership is a dynamic urban organization that enriches lives, emboldens confidence and expands options by building strong leaders in classrooms and communities.At The Leadership Program, we believe that cultivating students’ and educators’ sense of ...empowerment and connectedness is the key to creating positive change in schools. We accomplish this through a wide variety of services that appeal to youth, teachers, and parents and are tailored to meet the needs of inner-city elementary, middle and high schools. We have worked for over 15 years with researchers, administrators, teachers and students to create a variety of high quality programming that has been shown to change student behaviors and attitudes towards violence, gang involvement and substance abuse.