Brooklyn Public Library

  • Part-Time, Temporary Young Adult Literacy Bridge Instructor

    Posted Date 4 months ago(2/15/2018 9:54 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Adult Learning & Literacy
    Location Name
    Literacy Bedford
  • Overview

    Brooklyn Public Library’s Literacy Department seeks a dynamic and experienced teacher to deliver Pre-HSE level  workplace contextualized instruction to a young adult (17 to 24 years old) population. The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of Balanced Literacy and Numeracy teaching approaches, social emotional learning theory and have a proven track record of success engaging disconnected, at-risk youth.   This position reports to the YALP Coordinator.


    • Develops and provide Pre-HSE instruction to a Young Adult population in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn.
    • Collaborates with an interdisciplinary team of administrators, instructors, and social support.
    • Participates in ongoing training and professional development as required.
    • Perform additional duties as requested.


    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field, MA/MS a plus.
    • At least 2 years of teaching experience with youth or adults
    • Experience working with young adult learners/at risk population
    • Understanding of work place contextualized instruction & curriculum
    • Experience administering the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) assessment and working knowledge of the TASC exam.
    • Excellent communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.
    • Dedicated to the mission of transfromative education for urban youth
    • Must be a team player

    This is a temporary part-time position from April to June 2018 with a schedule of 19 hours per week at $35 per hour.


    Work Schedule: Mon - Thurs,morning hours only.  Work Location: Bedford Learning Center, located in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn


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