Summer Soccer Scholar Interns will serve as assistant teachers in the SBU Soccer Scholars program which combines soccer and education to keep youth active and learning during the summer months. South Bronx United uses soccer as a vehicle for social change, promoting educational achievement, health and wellness, and character development through activities on and off the soccer field and to uniting a diverse group of individuals and an incredibly diverse community toward common positive goals.
Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-3:30pm; Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm, early July-mid/late August (For those that would like to start earlier, there is opportunity to be involved beginning in June)
Mott Haven Campus
730 Concourse Village West,
Bronx, NY 10451
All interns will be trained, supervised, and mentored by the SBU Education Director. All interns will attend a two-week crash-course in teaching covering the basics of lesson plan development, curriculum building, and classroom management. Additional training and supervision will be provided by SBU’s Executive Director, a career educator and teaching consultant.
This internship is UNPAID. Interns will have the unique opportunity to gain classroom experience, helping developing curriculum and lessons, in a supervised setting. Throughout the summer, interns will receive in-class support and formal observations. A transportation stipend will be offered to offset subway fare costs.
Position in Detail:
Interns will serve as assistant instructors for math or English (just one subject area of focus) based classes supporting a veteran teacher in the classroom. Interns will have the opportunity to create lessons plans for daily "warm up" exercises, gaining teaching experience while receiving feedback from experienced teachers. All interns will work closely with the Education Director to help creat effective and engaging summer courses. Interns will also serve as mentors for approximately 15 youth, tracking their progress and chaperoning weekly field trips.
Enthusiastic and caring with a specific interest in education or youth development. Math or English teaching interns should have a strong background in the respective subject, preferably through tutoring or even teaching the subject. Interns should have a experience working with youth (ideally with students between the ages of 11 and 19). Teaching and classroom management experience is a plus but not a requirement. This internship is ideal for graduate education students looking for classroom experience or undergraduate education students considering a career in education. No soccer background necessary.
- English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- Interest in teaching and working with youth.
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