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13 May 2024

Teacher Teacher, Newcomer Youth Summer Academy

International Rescue Committee
 New York, New York County, New York, United States

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is one of the world’s largest international humanitarian non-governmental organizations (INGO), at work in more than 40 countries and more than 25 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. A force for humanity, IRC employees delivers lasting impact by restoring safety, dignity and hope to millions. If you’re a solutions-driven, passionate change-maker, come join us in positively impacting the lives of millions of people world-wide for a better future.


Background/IRC Summary:  Since 1999, the IRC has developed partnerships with New York City public schools, community-based organizations and local colleges and universities to support the positive development of refugee youth and their communities in New York City. The Youth Education Department provides year-round programming working directly with refugee youth, their parents and families, and their schools.


Job Overview/Summary: The Newcomer Youth Summer Academy (NYSA) is a six-week program that prepares newly arrived refugee youth to succeed at their grade. Up to 130 students from ages 5 – 21 from over 20 countries will participate in academic, creative arts, physical education, and social-emotional learning classes.


We have a number of openings for our teaching staff for this summer, please see all links included below.


Program Dates:

Training: July 1-3, 2024: Up to 24 hours of training

Main Program: July 8 – August 16, 2024, 8am to 4pm – teacher schedules vary by position


Positions Available:

  • Academic Lead Teachers
  • Classroom Culture Lead Teachers
  • Social Emotional Learning Teachers
  • Physical Education Teachers

How to Apply

Please apply using the links below:  

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.