Tag Archives: Teaching

Language Teaching Opportunity: Speaking Freely 2015-2016

Teaching Opportunities with NYU Speaking Freely—2015-2016 Academic Year

NYU Speaking Freely is a foreign language coaching program offered to current NYU students and employees, free of charge. Classes are conducted for 10 weeks during the Fall and Spring semesters and meet once a week for 75 minutes. Our instructors are primarily graduate students, and the program offers a unique opportunity for graduate students to develop their teaching skills while working with highly motivated students in an informal setting. The program also provides instructors the opportunity to supplement their income.

Additional information can be found at  http://speakingfreely.cas.nyu.edu/page/home. To be eligible to teach, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume and be eligible to work at NYU. Preference is given to graduate students pursuing a degree at the University, as well as native speakers.

​ Classes are scheduled based on instructor availability, and instructors can chose the number of classes they would like to teach.​

Application materials can be sent to Kaitlin Blakemore at kb1606[at]nyu.edu

Part-Time Instructor Employment Opportunity: SAT & GRE Prep

Classroom Teaching Opportunities at Sherwood Test Prep

Posting Description

Test Preparation Instructor Positions
We are seeking test preparation instructors for our GRE and SAT classes.  These are part-time positions with classes once per week on Sundays.  We seek intelligent, charismatic instructors who have both top test scores and excellent teaching skills.  Our company has a social mission to provide top caliber test preparation courses at a value price.  Team Sherwood is committed to the social responsibility of accessible test preparation courses: Everyone deserves to put their best score out there.
Salary: $40/hour for GRE classroom instruction; $30/hour for SAT classroom instruction.
Education: Current graduate or professional student (Ph.D. (or equivalent), Master’s, J.D.); or Completed Ph.D. (or equivalent), J.D., or Master’s degree.
Test Scores: Top-tier test scores on one of the following: GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or SAT.
Teaching Experience: Have taught at least one semester/quarter lecture, lab, discussion, etc. class.  Prior university teaching experience is required.
Quantitative and Verbal Skills: Must have BOTH excellent math and verbal/writing skills.  Sherwood Test Prep Instructors teach the entire course.
Consistent Sunday Commitment: We seek team players who are flexible and can teach on consecutive Sundays throughout the entire year.  We only take off four weekends per year (those corresponding to): Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s.  Instructors can teach from 3 to 6 hours per weekend.
If interested, please send your (1) Cover Letter, (2) Resume/Vita, and (3) Test Scores to:  employment[at]sherwoodtest.com  Interviews and hiring are to commence immediately.

Teaching test preparation is a fun and rewarding experience.  As an instructor you will have the opportunity to help bright, high-achieving students achieve their goals and dreams of entering their first choice Universities and programs.  We hire good people who are intelligent, compassionate, honorable, and dependable.  All test prep instructors are respectfully treated as faculty members and are afforded autonomy and latitude in the courses they teach.

At Sherwood Test Prep, our work is to help others.

GSAS Teaching Certificate Program Spring Seminar

Preparing Future Faculty 2: Achieving Success through Communication (GS1201) is a non-credit course on the theories and practices of university teaching facilitated by Dr. Marla Wolf. The program is designed for GSAS students nearing the completion of their graduate training and preparing for a career in the academy. Classes will be held Wednesdays3:30 – 6:10 p.m. from February 4, 2015 – April 1, 2015.

Application Deadline: Monday, January 12, 2015

More information about the course can be found at: http://gsas.nyu.edu/object/gsas.certificate.two.

This course is the companion course to Preparing Future Faculty 1: The Art and Craft of Teaching (GA1200) which is offered in the Fall semesters. You can find more information about the GSAS Teaching Certificate Program at: http://gsas.nyu.edu/object/gsas.tlp.certificate.program.