New York, United States | The Leadership Program | Part-time



We're hiring for the school year!

Engaging, resilient, flexible, proactive—these are just a few of the characteristics you should possess. 

Think you’re an ideal candidate? Well then, you’re a resourceful and tenacious motivator. You are comfortable working in many different settings. You’re a self-starter, and you’re highly motivated, with the willingness and ability to work well both in a team and with a great degree of autonomy. You come from a strongly resourceful orientation, and your dedication to learn and grow is unmatched. Expected programming start late Septemeber including Orientation and Training.

As a Tutor at The Leadership Program, you will play a critical role in helping students achieve their academic goals. You will work closely with students to provide individualized support in various subjects, ensuring they grasp key concepts and develop essential skills. You will be responsible for bringing mentoring and facilitation through our unique student-centered approach into NYC schools.


  • Work independently to implement programming in some of the most challenging NYC public schools
  • Serve as a mentor and positive role model
  • Provide one-on-one and group tutoring sessions to students in various subjects, adapting teaching methods to meet individual learning needs.
  • Learn and utilize our methodology 
  • Assess students' strengths and weaknesses to create customized learning plans.
  • Review and reinforce classroom lessons and assignments.
  • Help students develop effective study skills and time management techniques.
  • Monitor student progress and adjust teaching strategies as needed.
  • Maintain detailed records of tutoring sessions and student progress.
  • Communicate regularly with parents, teachers, and school staff to provide updates on student performance.
  • Stay up to date with curriculum changes and educational best practices.
  • Attend staff meetings and training 
  • Be prepared to physically work in any of our school communities and sites
  • Be physically prepared to meet the demands of setting up your spaces at school sites, pick-up and drop-off supplies, and facilitate the activities of your assigned placements
  • Submit appropriate paperwork and enter activity logs, attendance, and other data into our online database bi-weekly


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • A minimum of two years experience working in city public schools or equivalent
  • Previous tutoring or teaching experience is preferred.
  • Strong subject matter expertise in the subjects you will tutor.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well and collaborate with team members
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Experience with Social Emotional Learning framework a plus
  • Technological capacity to provide virtual facilitation if needed, as well as knowledge of virtual platforms like Zoom, Google Meet, etc.
  • Experience in Anti-Racist Education and Restorative Justice is a major plus
  • Are already, or ready to be, fingerprinted through the State Department of Education


  • After school rates start at $130 for a 3-hour in-person placements/residencies.
  • Bi-weekly paycheck


  • Working at a Mission and Value-Driven Organization
  • Contributing to Positive Change in the lives of NYC youth and communities
  • Belonging to a Community Network of Professional Artists, Educators, and Activists
  • Performance Coaching
  • Mindfulness Training
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Legal Consultations
  • Financial Literacy Program
  • Access to Rehearsal Space
  • Access to Maker Space
  • Event & Attraction Discounts
  • Earn Specialized Skill Credentials

Don’t check all our boxes but still think you’d be a perfect fit for the position? Send us a submission and argue your case. Not ready for work until the new school year? Send us what you've got. We’d love to give you a shot.