Instructors for after-school programs are responsible for planning and leading structured activities for students in grades K-5. NIA is currently looking for instructors for the following subject areas:

  • Academic Support/Homework Support

  • Cooking

  • Dance

  • Literacy

  • Math

  • Music

  • Musical Theater

  • Physical Education

  • Science/STEM Activities

  • Visual Arts (Drawing/Painting)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Successfully lead after-school activities with groups of up to 20 students for grades K-5 (up to 30 students for grades 6-8)

  • Work collaboratively with co-workers who assist in the classroom

  • Submit written lesson plans in a timely manner

  • Effectively manage the classroom and address student behavior issues in a positive, professional manner

  • Communicate clearly and positively with students, co-workers, and supervisors

  • Maintenance of the classroom and supplies

  • MUST be available, on time, and prepared to work during assigned hours, for three hours a day, between 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM (exact hours may vary depending upon location)

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • At least 1 year of prior experience teaching or facilitating group activities with students

  • High school diploma required

  • College coursework in the areas of education, youth development, or the subject area the instructor will teach is expected 

  • Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply

This is a part time position. Salary starts at $15-$20 an hour, and is commensurate with applicant experience and program size.

Instructor shifts are generally 3 hours in length. Exact hours vary depending upon location. All positions require availability Monday through Friday, with hours varying between 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM, with training and special events outside of those hours. All positions require training and some special events outside of regular work hours.

A current physical exam and TB test are required for all staff. All site based staff must be fingerprinted before being hired. A $25 mandatory background check is required.

How To Apply:

Please fill out the form below. Put "Instructor" in the Position You're Applying For field. Please upload your resume and a cover letter as well. Applications submitted without a resume and cover letter will not be considered. Only candidates being considered for the position will be contacted. 

About NIA:

Founded in 1981, the NIA Community Services Network is a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing issues that impact youth, families, and seniors. The NIA serves thousands of clients each year through after-school programs, summer day camps, cultural arts opportunities, youth and family counseling services, community assistance, referral services, and senior support programs. 

The NIA offers students access to arts, sports, leadership, STEM, and academic opportunities through after-school programs that foster positive youth development, teach new skills, and encourage learning through exploration. NIA programs provide an environment where students learn to think critically and communicate confidently; a place where students develop the tools necessary to realize their individual talents and embrace the larger world through meaningful opportunities for experiential education, service learning, and community building.  

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