Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

Job Title

ASSISTANT TEACHER, Visual and Performing Arts Department

Job Description

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, widely recognized as one of New York’s premier human services providers, is a 123-year-old settlement house that provides an extensive array of effective and integrated services—social, educational, legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness—which significantly improve the lives of 15,000 people in need each year, ages 3 to 103, on the East Side of Manhattan. Our clients include older adults, homeless and formerly homeless adults, children and families, recent immigrants, disabled persons, adult learners and more. Our Legal Advocacy Department assists over 40000 low-income individuals and families each year with diverse civil legal issues such as housing, health care, government benefits and advance directives. We operate through a multidisciplinary holistic approach to legal representation, such that our clients receive assistance not only with their civil legal needs, but also have access to our social workers, care managers, ESOL classes and more within our organization. This synergy of legal advocacy and social services creates a powerful tool to achieve social and legal justice for those in need. For more information on Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, please visit our website at www.lenoxhill.org.


We now have two openings for Assistant Teachers in our Visual and Performing Arts Department, which integrates art performance and art education into our RealArts After School Program. This is an exciting position for someone who is passionate about working with school aged children in a program emphasizing arts education. S/he will be responsible for supervising children grades K – 5 in a variety of group arts and recreational activities. Assistant Teachers will work with a creative team of experienced teachers and must be caring, responsible and attentive, with strong skills working with school-age children. Assistant teachers will be in charge of picking children up from local public schools, serving snack, creating and implementing games and activities, assisting teachers in the classroom, and escorting children to scheduled programming, including arts classes and on-site swimming.



·       BA preferred; and

·       Two years previous experience working with children

Salary Information

Hours: 20 hours per week- between the hours of 2-6pm
Monday –Friday

To Apply

Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and list of references to realartsteach@lenoxhill.org. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

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