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Bank Street College of Education Adjunct Instructor - EDUC 874 Summer 2 in New York, New York


Adjunct instructor for EDUC 874: Clinical Practicum/Advisement for Reading & Literacy

Bank Street College Graduate School of Education is looking for an adjunct instructor for the following course to be taught on campus, summer 2024.

EDUC 874: Clinical Practicum/Advisement for Reading & Literacy, 3 credits

This course is designed for graduate students in the Reading & Literacy programs who are working teachers and, therefore, are in one classroom placement for the entire school year. To fulfill New York State requirements, the clinical teaching practicum offers participants the opportunity to gain experience teaching a range of children, many of whom struggle to read and write, and who are of varied ages and backgrounds. Participants work as intervention teachers in a clinical setting with children. The practicum instructor will visit the practicum site to observe and discuss each student's clinical practice. Graduate students participate in a small group seminar that will include the exchange and analysis of ongoing professional experiences and provide a forum for integrating theory and practice.


The instructor will provide supervision of graduate students in their clinical school-based placement, M-TH 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM, during the Summer 2 term, June 24-July 29, 2024

In addition, the instructor will facilitate a course associated with the field experiences that meets twice weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays.


  • Master's degree in literacy or related field required.
  • 5 or more years of experience teaching and clinical practice working with children who struggle to read and write.
  • Experience providing coaching or mentoring to teachers on their literacy practices required.
  • Experience teaching at the graduate level, preferred.
  • COVID-19 vaccination is required.
  • $4470


Bank Street is a leader in education, a pioneer in improving the quality of classroom practice, and a national advocate for children and their families.

Since its beginnings in 1916, Bank Street has been at the forefront of understanding how children learn and grow. From early childhood centers and schools to hospitals and museums, Bank Street has built a national reputation on the simple fact that our graduates know how to do the work that is right for children.

At Bank Street's Graduate School of Education, students are trained in a model that combines the study of human development, learning theory, and sustained clinical placement to promote significant development as a teacher prior to graduation. Our children's programs-Bank Street School for Children, Family Center, Bank Street Head Start, and Liberty LEADS-foster children's development in the broadest sense by providing diverse opportunities for social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth. The Bank Street Education Center disrupts inequity through system-level change to help design better educational experiences for both children and adults. The College further supports and influences positive outcomes for children every day through professional development programs, research projects, and other key efforts engaging educators, intermediary organizations, and government officials at the district, state, and federal levels.

Minimum Salary: 15 Maximum Salary: 16 Salary Unit: Hourly