Enrichment Teachers

Reports to:  Director of Education

Status:  Part-time, non-exempt

Organization:

FSH is a thriving youth development organization – the first to combine the
power of education with the grace and discipline of figure skating to help girls transform
their lives and grow in confidence, leadership and academic achievement. Our award-winning afterschool and summer programs provide girls ages 6 to 18 from low-income
communities with access to innovative education and health and wellness services that
help them reach their fullest potential. Our vision is for every student, regardless of socioeconomic background, to acquire the foundational academic, social and leadership skills to
achieve her dreams. Headquartered in Harlem for 25 years, and our first satellite chapter in
Detroit – Figure Skating in Detroit is approaching its 6th season.

Job Description:

As part of the ICE: I Can Excel after school academic team; the Enrichment
Teachers will work under the supervision of the Director of Education. The Enrichment
teachers will teach a curriculum that enhances each student’s general knowledge, critical
thinking skills and curiosity in areas they will use throughout their lives.
As educators, we believe that students learn best by being active participants in the
learning process. We impart skills that teach them how to think critically, express
themselves effectively, and to discover, explore, and research the greater impact they can
have on their communities. The Figure Skating in Harlem curriculum is grounded in
purposeful activities designed to enhance students’ knowledge and skills, driving her
curiosity to learn more about her impact, and the greater impact she can have on
communities and the world around her.

Duties:
● Be aligned with student-centered, and student-directed learning that embraces
exploration, discovery, and the production of rigorous work products.
● Gather data on student performance to inform adjustments to the learning
environment and instruction to engage learners’ needs
● Include all students in the learning process at their level, and encourage the power of
their voice in discussions and choice around their impact project
● Inspire curiosity and tap into learners’ potential
● Implement and teach existing curriculum in the areas of life skills, communications,
public speaking, and self-advocacy
● Develop and administer project-based learning that relates to the subject curriculum
● Manage classes of approx. 15-25 students of girls in a safe, respectful environment
● Assess, monitor, and track student progress
● Create and maintain a positive classroom culture while using effective classroom
management strategies
● Encourage positive student behavior that promotes character development
● Maintain meaningful positive rapport with students and parents
● Uphold FSH values and youth development principles

Qualifications:
● Knowledge of culturally relevant pedagogy and teaching through a social justice lens
● Experience with the online platform, Newsela preferred
● Previous experience teaching, tutoring and/or mentoring youth
● Demonstrate ability to be professional, creative, innovative, and flexible
● Ability to commit to working throughout the season (October – April)
● Attention to detail, superb organization skills
● Excellent written and oral communication skills

Days: Monday – Friday 3:30-6:30pm
Hourly rate: $40/hr for instruction and $15/hr for meetings, admin, and trips
To Apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume
to Hiring@figureskatinginharlem.org with 2022 Enrichment Teacher in the subject line. No
phone calls please.

Figure Skating in Harlem values its diverse community and encourages all qualified
applicants to apply. Due to the high volume of resumes, FSH may not respond to all who
apply. FSH is an equal opportunity employer.

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