ELA/Social Studies Instructor

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow

About the organization

OBT has served Brooklyn and Queens for nearly 40 years. OBT seeks to end poverty and its ill effects on individuals, families and communities through educational and job training for youth and adults.


• Develop interactive and intentional curriculum for pre-HSE and HSE students that seeks to facilitate grade gain, NRS level gain and/or TASC readiness
• Track, monitor and input data on all funder and internal data bases on student and program milestones and outcomes
• Utilize dynamic platforms to facilitate classes in the remote environment
• Facilitate meaningful and interactive classes onsite, when applicable
• Employ strength based, youth centered approach to support strong attendance and participation
• Administer the TABE test
• Work collaboratively with the Advance and Earn and Academic Team to ensure cohesive messaging and services to youth
• Attend required p


The Ideal Candidate will possess the following:
● Ability to develop and facilitate intentional academic content
● Ability to identify learning gaps and suggest changes
● Ability to meet deadlines and enter data in a timely and accurate manner into internal and funder databases
● Ability to establish strong working relationships with key stakeholders, such as: participants; families; and colleagues
● Ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team
● services
● Possess a passion for working with Opportunity Youth
● Lead by example and model integrity

• Bachelor’s Degree required (Degree in Education preferred)
• 2 years teaching experience
• Background in English Language Arts and Social Studies instruction
• Experience in curriculum development and design



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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