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Media Instructor opening for High School Afterschool Program

Media Instructor opening for High School Afterschool Program

Educational Video Center currently has an opening for a media instructor for an after school documentary filmmaking program for high school boys of color, which is part of a larger NYC Department of Education mentor program for young men of color across the city.  The class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3pm-6pm.


Through this program, the Media Instructor will develop engaging, student-centered spaces where youth produce impactful video projects about issues of immediate importance to their lives.

Major responsibilities include:

-Instructing / Facilitating a group of 20-25 high school age young men of color to produce a documentary about their stories and communities
-Implement EVC educational philosophy of practice and Youth Powered Video (YPV) curriculum
–Instruct students using social justice and civic engagement oriented methodology while establishing a student-centered learning environment
-Facilitate assessment of student learning
– Report on activities after each session
-EVC Staff Meetings and Professional Development
– Attendance at all EVC Study Groups, staff meetings, and PD sessions, dates to be determined
– Additional reading assignments for Study Group or staff meetings
– Keep Director of PDP informed of all issues you would like to address, either collectively or individually

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications include:

-Bachelor’s Degree or higher, from an accredited college or university
-Strong instructional and classroom management skills

-Familiarity with culturally responsive pedagogy
-Video and or film production and post-production experience
-Experience writing unit plans and lesson plans
-Strong facilitation skills and experience with learner-centered, project-based learning
-Strong commitment to social justice and youth activism
-Understanding of principles of positive youth development
-Demonstrated commitment to EVC’s educational philosophy
-Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
-Strong planning and personal organization skills
-Flexibility, resourcefulness and a sense of humor

-Experience teaching middle or high school students
-Experience assessing student work
-Familiarity with student-led portfolio assessments


This is a part-time contract position contingent on project funding. The rate of compensation for coaching is $250 per full day, and $150 per half-day session. Coaches also attend EVC full staff Study Group and periodic coaching program meetings.

This position reports to and is supported by the Director of Professional Development Programs.

Send resume and cover letter describing your relevant experience and the outcomes of that work, to EVC PDP Director Mary Grueser at:

EVC is committed to a diverse workplace and is an enthusiastic equal opportunity employer.


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