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Good Shepherd Services TASC Instructor - Summer Intensive in Brooklyn, New York

TITLE: TASC Instructor- Summer Intensive

REPORTS TO: PROGRAM director, Brooklyn A.C.E

LOCATION: 692 Blake, Brooklyn, New York 11207

HOURS: Up to 18 Hours/Week; Monday-Wednesday; 6-week position; Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: The TASC Instructor will facilitate all aspects of HSE and literacy instruction at a new comprehensive educational/vocational program targeting court-involved youth in the East New York section of Brooklyn. The instructor will also administer TABE placement testing and TASC assessments tests throughout the school year. The instructor provides a supportive environment for test preparation and personal growth.


  • Manage and prepare activities in all areas of the TASC Prep and literacy curriculum

  • Provide individual and group instruction for students

  • Lead peer tutors in instruction practices for student support

  • Work closely with the program Director to develop, monitor and implement math lesson plans in alignment with the TASC exam.

  • Work along with the ACE staff and assist in coordinating educational projects for the program.

  • Assist the Program Director with assessing individual student progress, as well as the efficacy of the curriculum.

  • Foster a youth development, strengths based environment, fostering a sense of belonging, safety, and community to participants.

  • Function as a member of the Good Shepherd ACE team.

  • Provide timely statistical and narrative documentation as required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


· Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field required.

· Must have experience in whole group instruction, and individualization of material.

· Must possess effective instructional delivery techniques and excellent communication skills.

· Must be able to engage young people and set structure and limits in a group setting.

· Must possess knowledge of the needs of students requiring remedial reading and math instruction.

· Must be willing to work from a strengths-based a restorative perspective

· Familiarity with/experience in the Criminal Justice system preferred

Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!

General Requirements: All staff are expected to be committed to the mission, vision, and values of Good Shepherd Services, which includes involvement in quality improvement activities and a willingness and ability to work within a culturally diverse environment.

Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

ID: 2019-2576