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Literacy Specialist
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040

Principal Responsibilities:

The Literacy Specialist is responsible for augmenting and implementing literacy curriculum for a diverse group of K-8 grade students and their families at 2-4 different locations each week. This position would be ideal for teachers across Upper Manhattan interested in additional hours, and impact within the context of an extended learning afternoon environment. Duties also include: Engaging key parents and school staff in the promotion of the program, supervising the integration of Group Leaders into the weekly programs, including preparing them to fulfill specific roles and responsibilities related to the daily curricular goals, and modeling Y behavior practice policies to participants.

Minimum Qualifications:

Teaching credential required. Experience with literacy intervention instruction. Experience working with families. Spanish fluency preferred.

Agency Information:

A destination for culture, education and compassionate support since 1917, the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood (the Y) elevates the lives of our diverse and evolving Washington Heights and Inwood community through programming and service informed by universal Jewish values. Join our growing team of engaged, vibrant, and collaborative professionals today as a part-time (15-20 hours per week) Literacy Specialist.