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Research Foundation CUNY SHSAT Instructor in New York City, New York

Job Title: SHSAT Instructor

PVN ID: BA-2304-005543

Category: Instruction and Social Service


Job Description

General Description

The Baruch STEP Academy is an academic enrichment program focusing on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education and providing college preparation. Managed through the CUNY Research Foundation, we serve over 150 middle and high school students throughout the city. The Summer 2023 Program will operate over 16 sessions, July 10th through August 3rd (Monday through Thursday only).




Middle School Instructor (In-Person)

Course Title: SHSAT Test Preparation

Course Description: Students will receive math and English review to help prepare for the SHSAT exam in the fall. Topics will include ratios, algebra, linear equation, logic, reading comprehension, sentence structure and formation, and grammar.

Additional Information: This course is designed for rising 8th graders planning to take the exam in the fall.

Submission deadline: May 15th

Summary of Responsibilities:

The STEP Academy at Baruch College is seeking to fill an IN-PERSON instructor position to prepare middle school students for the 2023 SHSAT exam. The course will provide intensive review in math and English topics on the exam. The instructor will provide periodic testing and refresher throughout the program with adjustment to the curriculum based on the students' progress and abilities.

Schedule:Start Time: 9amInstruction Hours: 9:30am-2pm

Other Duties

  • Prepare and teach curriculum for about 20-25 students

  • Evaluate student and group performance often

  • Provide staff with measurable results in student learning through assessments

  • Monitor and maintain student attendance records

  • Reassess curriculum to account for students' needs, interests, and understanding of materials



  • Availability each program day from 9 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Strong background as a math and English instructor

  • Experience in a teaching capacity for standardized tests

  • Experience with designing/implementing a course curriculum

  • Have a strong classroom management style


  • Degree with a strong background in math and English

  • Prior teaching experience with middle or high school students

  • Ability to engage students with creative lessons and innovative teaching style

  • Possess good interpersonal skills with adolescents and a strong understanding of their maturity levels

  • Enthusiasm for the subject with flexibility in adjusting curriculum to reflect students' abilities

Salary$4,500 | $45 x 100 hours | This includes 72 hours of instruction time + 28 hours of orientations, meetings and prep work.

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About the Research Foundation

The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer. It is the policy of the Research Foundation of CUNY to provide equal employment opportunities free of discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record, criminal conviction history, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Key Features

Department College Now

Status Part Time

Pay Range $45.00-$45.00

Hour(s) a week 0.00-17.00

Closing Date Jun 05, 2023 (Or Until Filled)


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