Job Board

We are piloting this "job board" page to help connect applicants to schools that share a common vision of professional growth and student-centered practice. If you are interested in using this resource please email the text of your posting to contact@readingandwritingproject.com.

Please note: The content and accuracy of posts is the sole responsibility of the listed school. The Reading and Writing Project provides this board as a public service but waives all responsibility for its contents and has no role in determining hiring practices of schools. User discretion is advised.



The Somerset Hills School District
Updated: April 14, 2014 at 2:00pm

THE SOMERSET HILLS SCHOOL DISTRICT

2014-2015 Anticipated Opening:

The Somerset Hills School District in Bernardsville, New Jersey is looking for a Language Arts Teacher for the Bernardsville Middle School – Experience with Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (preferred).

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, transcripts and certification to jobs@shsd.org.




Teachers College Community School
Updated: April 14, 2014 at 11:41am

POSITIONS: Subject to sufficient budget, TCCS is seeking candidates for the following positions: second grade, third grade, special education, visual art, and physical education.

Positions in the school may include, but not be limited to, the following licenses: Common Branch (N-6), Elementary Education (1-6), Special Education (Birth-2 and 1-6), Visual Arts (K-12), and Physical Education (K-12). Certification in more than one field preferred.

DESCRIPTION: TCCS is a university-assisted demonstration public school in Upper Manhattan, affiliated with Teachers College. The school opened in 2011 with kindergarten and will add one grade each year through grade 8. The school also started a Universal Pre-Kindergarten program in the 2012-13 school year.

We are seeking educators of excellence with a track record of collaborative teamwork, authentic and experiential pedagogy, integrating technology, as well as a demonstrated commitment to student achievement and to ongoing professional growth. TCCS classrooms will serve as centers for curriculum development, educational research, and evaluation related to key questions in teaching and learning. TCCS will also be a professional development site for pre-service and experienced educators where learning can be shared and extended across schools. For more information about our school community go to: www.tccommunityschool.org.

Send Cover Letter and resume to:
communityschool@tc.edu
The Office of School and Community Partnership, Teachers College
ATTN: Community School
525 West 120th
New York, New York 10027
Deadline to apply: April 30, 2014




Gateway Middle School - San Francisco
Updated: April 8, 2014 at 4:12pm

Gateway Middle School is seeking a Literacy Specialist for the 2014-2015 school year. Gateway Middle is a small, diverse middle school in San Francisco that is committed to helping each student – regardless of learning differences or previous academic achievement – learn the skills, habits and knowledge necessary for success in college and beyond. Our school opened in August 2011 with one hundred sixth grade students and we have grown to full capacity of three hundred 6th-8th graders over the past two years.

We are looking for a strong teacher leader who is committed to equity and to building a strong school-wide culture of teaching literacy across curriculum. We've established a foundation of common literacy practices in our first three years and we're looking for a literacy specialist who can build on that work as well as work with our teachers to address the needs of our developing readers and English learners.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@gatewaymiddle.org. The full job posting is available here at the link below.

http://www.gatewaypublicschools.org/uploaded/Gateway_High_School/Careers/GMS_LiteracySpecialist-JobPosting2014-15.pdf




P.S. 682 The Academy of Talented Scholars
Updated: April 8, 2014 at 4:11pm

P.S. 682 The Academy of Talented Scholars has the following vacancies:
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Upper Grade Academic Coach/Data Specialist

All applicants can send resume and cover letters to principal Josephine Sportella-Giusto at jsportella@taots.org.




Edgewater Board of Education
Updated: April 8, 2014 at 4:05pm

Edgewater School District in New Jersey has multiple openings for kindergarten teachers, an opening for an ESL teacher, an opening for an elementary principal, and an opening for a reading specialist. New Jersey certification required for all positions.

Please email cover letter, certificates, and resume directly to Kerry Postma. Kpostma@edgewaterschools.org.



Roslyn Public Schools Elementary Teachers Vacancy Posting
Updated: April 7, 2014 at 2:44pm

Roslyn Public Schools Elementary Teachers Vacancy Posting

POSITION(S): Elementary Teachers, Various Positions, Various Grades
REQUIRMENTS: Appropriate Valid NYSED Certification
LOCATION: Elementary Buildings
DATES: September 2014
COMPENSATION: As per current RTA contract

TO APPLY: SEND A LETTER OF INTEREST TO:
Ms. Allison Brown
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction
Formal Email Submissions Preferred
abrown@roslynschools.org

DEADLINE: April 10, 2014



PS/MS 206: The Academy for Social Change
Updated: April 7, 2014 at 2:36pm

PS/MS 206: The Academy for Social Change, located in East Harlem, is searching for dynamic, compassionate teachers to support its middle school program. We are in need of middle school content-area certified teachers for the following subject areas: ELA, Science, Math, Theater Arts, Library/Media, and Technology.

With a highly-collaborative, supportive, and committed staff, MS 206 promotes a culture emphasizing excellence and academic achievement for every student within an inclusive community. Social justice, service learning, and character development are the cornerstone of every student's education at MS 206. The middle school program is based on an ICT model, with curriculum delivered by teaching partnerships in each content area and offering targeted instruction to students.

MS 206 is part of the New York City Department of Education's highly regarded "ASD Nest Program," an inclusion program supporting higher functioning children with autism spectrum disorders learning to function well academically, behaviorally, and socially. All ASD Nest faculty receives extensive training and ongoing support in best practices to support students.

If working in this type of environment interests you, please send your cover letter and resume to the Principal of PS/MS 206, Camille Forbes via email at CForbes2@schools.nyc.gov.




PS 333 Manhattan School for Children
Updated: April 1, 2014 at 3:58pm

Manhattan School for Children

About Manhattan School for Children: Manhattan School for Children, P.S. 333 is a K-8 school located on the upper west side. We are a progressive school that believes that all students are gifted in multiple ways. We are student centered with a project-based pedagogical focus and instructional program grounded in the philosophy that we are a community of learners. Students of different racial/ethnic, socio-economic, as well as physical and academic abilities, come together to learn.

Position Overview
We are looking for a Middle School ELA Teacher

Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaches a rigorous, creative classroom that validates and supports each child.
Commits to constant professional and personal growth through working closely as part of a team of teachers.
Is collaborative and reflective about one’s practice.

Qualifications:
Certified middle school ELA Teacher prepared to teach in NYC public schools
Knowledge of and experience with the Common Core Learning Standards
Knowledge of progressive education
Positive attitude toward the classroom and community at large
Excellent communication skills and a passion for working with students and their families
At least two years of teaching experience (strongly preferred)
Experience with child centered differentiated curricula (preferred)
Experience with Teacher's College Reading and Writing Project (preferred)

Interested candidates email a cover letter and resume to Claire Lowenstein at clowenstein@schools.nyc.gov




Chappaqua Central School District
Updated: March 12, 2014 at 10:13am

Middle School Principal

Seven Bridges Middle School in Chappaqua, NY (Westchester County, 45 minutes north of New York City) is seeking a new Principal, to start July 1, 2014. The Chappaqua Central School District is home to an exceptionally talented student body and staff. We seek educational leaders who understand that past success must not lead to complacency and are thus eager to work in a dynamic environment characterized by continual growth. Starting in January, 2014, you will be able to post your applications directly at the following site: https://www.pnwboces.org/teacherApplicationSSL/

For questions, contact Eric Byrne, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction at erbyrne@ccsd.ws.




North Palm Beach Elementary
Updated: December 20, 2013 at 10:58am

North Palm Beach Elementary School in North Palm Beach, Florida is seeking candidates for primary and intermediate grade positions for the 2014-2015 school year. Ideal candidates should have experience with balanced literacy and the workshop model and a strong interest in continuous growth and learning as a literacy educator.

North Palm teachers are also students--students of teaching. They are constantly learning, researching and developing unique curriculum, planning together, and pushing themselves to make their classrooms vibrant learning environments.

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to Rose Digangi at: rose.digangi@palmbeachschools.org

For more information about the community and culture of North Palm Beach Elementary please visit our website: www.northpalmbeachelementary.org

North Palm Beach Elementary Mission Statement:

We inspire our school community through continuous inquiry, empowering all who join us with the skills, courage, optimism, and integrity to pursue their dreams. We seek to empower a diverse range of scholars, artists, and leaders through a unique and rigorous academic and music education. This is a place where the arts are valued and pursued, where children learn to draw, dance, and create music; where ideas are sought and explored. We gather here for the purpose of expanding our young people’s notions of justice, broadening their visions of the possible, and creating a culture and habit of perseverance. Ours is a place of play, passion, and purpose.




Shanghai American School
Updated: December 20, 2013 at 10:43am

EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS WANTED AT SHANGHAI AMERICAN SCHOOL

Shanghai American School, one of the premier international schools in the world, is seeking experienced Early Childhood Teachers to work in our Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs. Applicants must be fully credentialed/certified for their respective assignments and must maintain both teaching excellence and credentials throughout employment. Typically, to be offered employment, faculty members must indicate a willingness to commit to two to three years of excellent service to our students. All applications should be submitted in writing to the Human Resources Department at HumanResources@saschina.org Interested candidates are asked to carefully review the Shanghai American School website at www.saschina.org to learn more about our school then email an application package in a single PDF with the following:

a) Cover Letter
b) Philosophy of Early Childhood Education
c) Resume or Curriculum Vitae
d) References Contact Information



Singapore American School
Updated: December 9, 2013 at 9:40am

Singapore American School is currently recruiting K-5 classroom teachers for the 2014-2015 school year. We are especially interested in teachers with TCRWP experience and training.

SAS is committed to providing each student with an exemplary American education. Central to that work are our six "Institutional Commitments". We are seeking faculty and staff who subscribe to these ideals and who wish to collaborate, innovate, and make a positive difference within the SAS community.

Our Institutional Commitments are:
Professional Learning Communities
Common, Guaranteed, Viable Curriculum
Evidence of Learning
Great Teaching and Learning - Every Student, Every Day
Integration of Technology
Healthy Organizational Culture

View our Working at SAS link to learn more about employment at Singapore American School and apply directly online: http://www.sas.edu.sg/page.cfm?p=353



Brooklyn Collaborative Studies
Updated: November 4, 2013 at 9:01am

BCS needs to cover sequential maternity leaves. For a highly qualified and motivated candidate there is the potential for future full or part time permanent work.

Description of School: The Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies (BCS) opened in 2001. A diverse and dynamic community, our students come from all over Brooklyn. We are located on the border between Carroll Gardens and Red Hook and have a student population of 700. Intense staff collaboration is a strength of the school, and we have approximately 80 staff members spread throughout Grades 6-12. To graduate and show college readiness, students complete performance-based assessment tasks (PBATs) in their major subjects (we are members of the NY Performance Standards Consortium). See http://www.bcs448.org/ for more information about the school.

ELA: A long-standing partner with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, BCS ELA curriculum is based on a workshop model that emphasizes use of literature and the development of voice. In addition to the teaching of reading and writing skills and strategies, teachers provide time for individual reading and writing assessment and conferring. Teachers with TWCRP experience and training are encouraged to apply. BCS teachers, including substitutes are expected to engage actively in TCRWP professional development.

School Mission: Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies is a diverse and respectful Expeditionary Learning School, committed to developing students and staff who are kind, open-minded, persistent, responsible, and courageous. With support from peers, staff, families and school partners, students engage in challenging academic and social experiences that prepare them for college level learning and full participation in civic life. Students learn to apply their intellect and effort to benefit themselves and their community.

How to Apply: Email resume and a sample lesson/unit plan with evidence of inquiry and differentiation to Principal Alyce Barr (alyce@bcs448.org) and APs Scill Chan (scill@bcs448.org) and Amanda Boege (amandab@bcs448.org).




PS 396X
Updated: October 29, 2013 at 2:42pm

PS 396 is eagerly seeking out the newest members of our dynamic learning community! Our school promotes a collaborative culture amongst students and staff, with high expectations for each of our learners and leaders. Much more information is available on our school website: www.ps396.org

Our mentoring/PD program has been selected as the model for our cluster. The cluster also selected our school as a model co-teaching site, with integrated classes for our ELLs as well as students with IEPs. We are also proud to be a model site for the ASD Nest Program (our school is featured in videos found on the Nest website: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/asdnest/).

We are looking to fill the following positions:
1. Kindergarten (Dual Certified or Common Branch) 2. Gr. 2 (Dual Certified or Common Branch)

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:
Nicole A. Tiné, Principal, ntine@schools.nyc.gov



Danbury Public Schools
Updated: October 25, 2013 at 4:37pm

LANGUAGE ARTS SPECIALIST

The teacher is responsible for the intellectual, social and effective development of students. The teacher will also insure that all programs, materials and practices within the classroom are free from gender and minority bias and discrimination, and are in keeping with the letter and spirit of Title IX and Affirmative Action policies adopted by the Board of Education.

The teacher is directly responsible to the building Principal and a Literacy administrator, and is evaluated/supervised by the administrator as designated in the Staff Evaluation Booklet. This evaluation is based upon basic tenets of good teaching which are found in each teacher's respective job description and the Connecticut Teaching Competencies.

QUALIFICATIONS
Must possess CT Reading/Language Arts Consultant Certification (097).

GRADE 8 READING TEACHER - 1 YEAR POSITION

The teacher is responsible for the intellectual, social and effective development of students. The teacher will also insure that all programs, materials and practices within the classroom are free from gender and minority bias and discrimination, and are in keeping with the letter and spirit of Title IX and Affirmative Action policies adopted by the Board of Education. The teacher is directly responsible to the Principal of the school, and is evaluated/supervised by the administrator as designated in the Staff Evaluation Booklet. This evaluation is based upon basic tenets of good teaching which are found in each teacher's respective job description and the Connecticut Teaching Competencies.

QUALIFICATIONS
Must possess or be eligible for Connecticut Reading certification. (102, 097 or 015).

APPLICATION PROCESS
Apply Online, including all required attachments.
http://www.danbury.k12.ct.us



P.S. 72 Lexington Academy Elementary School
Updated: October 23, 2013 at 10:01am

The Lexington Academy Elementary School a comprehensive elementary school in Manhattan NY is looking for a Spanish Bilingual Special Education teacher and a Part time Special Education Support Teacher (Resource Room) with certification in Elementary Education K-5; PK-5 or 1—6.

Elementary teaching experience preferred, knowledge of Balanced Literacy and the Workshop Model a plus. To apply forward resume and cover letter to ahernandez@PS72M.org




P.S. 183 Manhattan
Updated: October 14, 2013 at 4:13pm

P.S. 183 is located at 419 East 66 Street in Manhattan

We are currently looking for a fifth grade literacy teacher.

Our fifth grade participates in a departmentalized structure and this position will be for reading workshop and social studies.

Looking for someone:

· Experience with Teacher's College Reading and Writing Project

· Must have knowledge and experience of the Common Core Learning Standards

Additional Vacancies:

·Kindergarten (Jan. 2014) & 2nd grade (Current Need) Teaching Assistant-PTA funded

Please email tdudek@schools.nyc.gov with your resume if interested




P.S. 197
Updated: September 30, 2013 at 3:11pm

PS 197 Kings Highway Academy is a small school in the Midwood section of Brooklyn that prides itself on its diverse population. We are currently looking to open a new Kindergarten class and are seeking a teacher for this new class. Potential candidates will have a strong understanding of the work that the Project supports. We are entering our 7th year as a Project school, and hope to move the work forward seamlessly.

Interested candidates may email a cover letter and resume to Rosemarie Nicoletti at rnicole@schools.nyc.gov.




P.S. 166 Manhattan
Updated: September 25, 2013 at 9:25am

Literacy Coach

P.S. 166 is located at 132 West 89th street in Manhattan

Applicant Qualifications:

· Must be a Certified Elementary School teacher prepared to teach in NYC public schools.

· At least three years of experience teaching elementary school

· Experience with Teacher's College Reading and Writing Project

· Must have knowledge and experience of the Common Core Learning Standards

· Must know and understand The New York Citywide Expectations for 2013-2014

Roles and Responsibilities:

· We are looking for a literacy coach specialist who has knowledge and experience with the Teacher's College Reading and Writing Project. Our literacy coach will be expected to have knowledge of grades K-5 curriculum and assit teachers in curriculum mapping. Other responsibilities will be to model and co-teach exemplary reading and writing workshop lessons. Our literacy coach will be in charge of maintaining ELA curriculum and data in grades K-5.

Additional Vacancies:

· 2nd grade teacher

Please email mburns8@schools.nyc.gov with your resume if interested.




Concordia International School Shanghai
Updated: September 18, 2013 at 4:11pm

Potential Teacher Openings for 2014-15

SCHOOL NAME: Concordia International School Shanghai School Site: 999 Mingyue Road, Jinqiao, Pudong, Shanghai 2012016 China Learn more and complete application process at www.concordiashanghai.org Deadline to apply: February 1, 2014

POSITIONS:

Potential: Classroom teachers (Pre-school through Grade 8)

DESCRIPTION:

Concordia Shanghai is a private, college-preparatory school for expatriates in Shanghai, China that was started in 1998 to enrich the lives of students by challenging them to reach their highest potential in all aspects of life. The program is holistic and American-based in nature for students from pre-K through grade 12. Concordia is an affiliate school of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Program and brings in trainers from Columbia several times each year. Technology is fully integrated throughout the learning process. Students from Kindergarten to Grade 4 enjoy more than one computing device per each two students in the classrooms. Grades 5-6 participate in a1:1 Apple iPad Program. Grades7-12 participate in a 1:1 MacBook program. Concordia provides additional tech support in the elementary, middle and high schools from designated educators who work as technology integrationists and assigns each teacher a MacBook and iPad for his/her use. One of our greatest strengths is an emphasis on community informed by the school’s Christian character.

As a faith-based school, we require that all teachers be practicing Christians who can model their faith to our students. If that describes you, please peruse our website: www.concordiashanghai.org to learn more about Concordia and complete an online application. Do this by clicking on the Employment heading that appears at the lower right corner of the opening page of the website. You can then review open positions, learn about our salary and benefits package, and learn more about the school in general.

JD: Teacher

By navigating to the Application Process you will be able to:

· Complete your application

· Attach a cover letter telling about the strengths you would bring to Concordia andyour resume (CV).

If you have any difficulties with the application process or questions please do not hesitate to contact Steven Nurre, Assistant Head of School at recruitment@concordiashanghai.org




Events Team Intern
Updated: January 4, 2013 at 2:31pm

Roles and Responsibilities
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project is looking for 2-5 summer interns to assist staff with all of the logistical preparation for and coordination of four week-long summer institutes. The institutes take place from late June through the second week in August. Each one is attended by 800-1,200 participants from all over the world.

We have flexible part-time and full-time internships available. Tentative timeframes would be Mid-May through the end of July as well as Early June through Mid-August with the possibility of extended work. Each internship is designed to support one or two professional staff members during our July and August Institutes on the Teaching of Reading and Writing. The professional staff members overseeing these conferences are responsible for major aspects of event planning including, but not limited to: writing schedules of workshops and small/large group meetings, assigning rooms, handling materials, managing registration and applications and coordinating any needs for faculty teaching at the institutes.

The institutes involve a variety of micro- and macro- tasks. Ideal candidates for the events internships will be outgoing, self-motivated team players with a pension for problem solving on the spot, a sharp attention to detail, a can-do attitude, and a winsome personality. Job duties include registering and directing institute participants, scheduling, administrative and office tasks, data entry, setting up and running book sales, anticipating and meeting needs of presenting faculty, staff and participants, as well as any number of unanticipated, creative errands.

Interns will be expected to work four or five days (up to 40 hours) a week, depending on the events of a given day. There will be some early mornings and long days, as well as weekends. Each day is different and the work is often fast paced, with a fair amount of physical activity. Vacation time will be permitted but please note our conference dates are June 23rd-27th, June 29th-July 3rd, August 4th-8th and August 11th-15th. Interns must be available during both the week prior to and the week of each conference. This is a paid internship opportunity, however it is also possible to have interns be self-funded by their undergraduate institution, whether through a grant, scholarship, or college credit.

Background Information
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP), located at Teachers College, Columbia University, has been a premier provider of literary professional development for almost three decades. Our mission is to support literacy instruction through research and professional development. We support schools not only in NYC, but across the nation and internationally as well. Our research has tackled many subjects, including the teaching of reading and writing (grades K-8) and methods of supporting large scale school reform. Through our program, young people grow to be avid and skilled readers and writers.

For more information regarding the work we do, please visit our website: www.readingandwritingproject.com.

Applicant Qualifications:
  • Working toward undergraduate degree at a college or university, or a recent graduate
  • Outgoing, personable, self-motivated; able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to follow directions efficiently and proficiency at prioritizing
  • A demonstrated record of hard work and teamwork
  • Gracious and not flustered under pressure
  • Strong computer skills, preferably in Microsoft Office and online content management systems
  • Interest in event/conference planning, education or related field preferred

To apply, please submit a resume detailing relevant experience and a cover letter stating your reasons for interest as well as your goals in/for this internship to: lisa@readingandwritingproject.com




Editorial Intern
Updated: January 4, 2013 at 2:28pm

Roles and Responsibilities
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP) is looking for one summer intern to assist the editorial/writing team with the preparation of written documents generated for use throughout our four weeklong summer institutes (conferences). The institutes take place from late June through the second week in August. Each one is attended by 800-1,200 participants from all over the world.

The editorial intern will support the Project writers in editing, formatting, collating and organizing written materials including institute schedules, instructional handout packets, and Reading and Writing Curricular Plans (grades K-8). During the days leading up to each institute, and during the institutes themselves, the editorial intern's duties will shift. He or she will join the rest of the interns to help collate, set up and distribute materials, check on rooms, assist with registration and book sales, direct participants and field their inquiries, update data bases and run errands as needed.

The ideal candidate will have a strong command of the English language and of grammar conventions, a sharp attention to detail, the ability to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines, a strong work ethic, and a terrific sense of humor. An interest in the field of education is a bonus, but not required. English majors preferred.

Please note: this is a full-time internship from Mid-May through Mid-August, with the possibility of extended work.

The editorial intern will be expected to work four or five days (up to 40 hours) a week. There will be some early mornings and long days, and possibly some weekends. The work is varied and often fast paced, with a fair amount of physical activity. Vacation time will be permitted but please note that our conferences are June 23rd-27th, June 29th-July3rd, August 4th-8th and August 11th-15th. Interns must be available both the week prior to and the week of each institute. This is a paid internship opportunity, however it is also possible to have interns be self-funded by their undergraduate institution, whether through a grant, scholarship, or college credit.

Background Information:
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP), located at Teachers College, Columbia University, has been a premier provider of literary professional development for almost three decades. Our mission is to support literacy instruction through research and professional development. We support schools not only in NYC, but across the nation and internationally as well. Our research has tackled many subjects, including the teaching of reading and writing (grades K-8) and methods of supporting large scale school reform. Through our program, young people grow to be avid and skilled readers and writers.

For more information regarding the work we do, please visit our website: www.readingandwritingproject.com.

Applicant Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate student at a college or university or a recent graduate
  • Personable, self-motivated; able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to follow directions efficiently and proficiency at prioritizing
  • A demonstrated record of hard work and teamwork
  • Strong computer skills, preferably in Microsoft Office, Excel, Googledocs and online content management systems

To apply, please submit a resume detailing relevant experience and a cover letter stating your reasons for interest as well as your goals in/for this internship to: julia@readingandwritingproject.com




Media Technician Intern
Updated: January 4, 2013 at 2:25pm

Roles and Responsibilities
TCRWP is looking for one-two summer interns to assist the Media Tech Specialist with AV & technology needs during our summer institutes. The institutes take place from late June through the second week in August. Each one is attended by 800-1,200 participants from all over the world.

For each of these conferences we require a multitude of AV/Tech and general Media support. The intern will help professional staff provide support in a variety of technological needs – specifically during the days/weeks of the conference. You will be responsible for the setup, operation, and maintenance of all media equipment in our inventory and that of the college (consoles, carts, doc cams, console & laptop PCs & Macs, LCD projectors, digital cameras, microphones, screens, floor/table microphone stands, cables/connectors, mixers, etc.). Beyond the conference, you will assist our Media Tech Specialist with the technology in the office and potentially web development.

We are looking for part-time interns to work 3-4 weeks around the time of our conferences, with the possibility of extended work. Interns will be expected to work four or five days (up to 40 hours) a week, depending on the events of a given day. There will be some early mornings and long days, as well as weekends. Each day is different and the work is often fast paced, with a fair amount of physical activity. Vacation time will be permitted but please note our conference dates are June 23rd-27th, June 29th-July3rd, August 4th-8th and August 11th-15th. Interns must be available during both the week prior to and the week of each conference. This is a paid internship opportunity, however it is also possible to have interns be self-funded by their undergraduate institution, whether through a grant, scholarship, or college credit.

Background Information
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP), located at Teachers College, Columbia University, has been a premier provider of literary professional development for almost three decades. Our mission is to support literacy instruction through research and professional development. We support schools not only in NYC, but across the nation and internationally as well. Our research has tackled many subjects, including the teaching of reading and writing (grades K-8) and methods of supporting large scale school reform. Through our program, young people grow to be avid and skilled readers and writers.

For more information regarding the work we do, please visit our website: www.readingandwritingproject.com.

Applicant Qualifications:
  • Applicants must be an undergraduate student at a college or university or a recent graduate.
  • Outgoing, personable, self-motivated individuals able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to follow directions efficiently and proficiency at prioritizing.
  • Gracious and not flustered under pressure.
  • AV/Computer experience is helpful, but we can train the right applicant.
  • Interest in event/conference planning, AV/Tech/Media Event coordination, or related field preferred.

To apply, please submit a resume detailing relevant experience and a cover letter stating your reasons for interest as well as your goals in/for this internship to: lisa@readingandwritingproject.com