Work at The Quad!

 

The Quad Manhattan provides year-round, on-the-job training to a variety of positions working with twice-exceptional students. Our programs offer the most up-to-date, research-based practices to best meet the needs of our families. Openings are listed regularly below. Only applicants looking for a lasting opportunity are welcome to apply. It is through the routines and familiar faces of highly trained professionals that twice exceptional students may succeed, therefore we take careful consideration with each new employee with a goal of long-term commitment to professional growth and development along side our students.

Teachers

2019-2020 AFTER SCHOOL: CORE PSYCHOSOCIAL TEACHERS, SUMMER PROGRAM: CORE PSYCHOSOCIAL TEACHERS, TEACHING ARTISTS

Core teachers at The Quad Manhattan Summer Program are trained by highly developed experts in the fields of education and psychology through the spring session leading to a rewarding and fun summer with twice exceptional students. Only teachers with special education, gifted education, speech/language pathology, and/or psychology background may apply. Core teachers plan and implement psycho-social skill building lessons that are adapted to meet the interests and needs of each camper in their class. Class size is no more than ten children and each group has a support staff of three "counselors" at all times: one core teacher and two psychosocial interns. All applicants must be available for full time work July thru mid-August, with the exception of July 4th, flexible hours before camp to prepare lessons and create materials, and availability for two weeks of part-time training prior to camp start. Please send a most recent CV and employee application (below) to Camp Director, Ashley Riviere or call 585-298-7306 for more information. 

Qualifications:​​

At least 2 years teaching experience 

Enthusiasm for learning and twice exceptionality

Leadership experience

Preferred: experience with twice exceptional learners, gifted learners, psychology, and/or special education background

Positive, can-do attitude

Strong problem solving and organizational skills

Flexibility 

Psychosocial Internship

2020 SUMMER PROGRAM

"Top of the class”  future psychologists, physicians, special or gifted educators, social workers, speech, occupational and physical therapists are invited to join our rigorous and academic internship program. All interns will work with our teachers, directors, and consultants to provide both direct assistance and gain one-on-one experience in the classroom. Each intern will also be responsible for developing appropriate behavior intervention plans for at least two different students. This plan will be coordinated, implemented, and tracked under direct supervision. Thus, all interns must attend active trainings led by our director; a psychiatrist, our consulting child psychologist, and our associate director of the summer program; a special educator. Contact julia@thequadmanhattan.com for more information.

 

Qualifications:

  • Rising senior or recent graduate (May 2019-May 2020)

  • Majoring in Special Education, Psychology, Pre Med, Social Work, Speech Therapy or Occupational Therapy

  • Minimum 3.5 GPA – This is a very rigorous internship that requires commitment and an “above and beyond and beyond again” work ethic.

  • Extremely enthusiastic about learning

  • Experience working with children in groups or classrooms

  • Well-organized, detail oriented, creative and resourceful, with strong problem solving skills

  • Extremely reliable and consistent

  • Proactive

  • Team-oriented

  • Positive, can-do attitude

  • Flexible

 

General responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist classroom teachers in the role of assistant teachers

  • Assisting children with special projects, homework and life skills as determined by their schedule

  • Performing simple routine tasks

  • Preparing, arranging and maintaining indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate the daily schedule

  • Interacting with children according to The Quad’s Social and Emotional Learning Paradigms (training and supervision will be provided on an ongoing basis)

  • Supervising children during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities, on field trips, outings and special events

  • Assisting in maintaining program participation data and completing required daily reports

  • There is a rigorous academic portion to this internship and all interns will be required to attend trainings and psychosocial supervision, do ALL required readings and complete a summer-long research project under the guidance of our consulting child psychologist.

 

Internship specifics:

  • School Year:  This is a FULL academic year, part-time commitment.  Interns must commit to working from 1-4 days from 3-6 pm plus an hour of supervision for the entire school year.

  • Summer ONLY:  Availability for the full 8 week period: last two weeks of June-first two weeks of August, including Saturday set up the week prior to camp starting and breakdown the day after camp ends. Monday-Friday 8 AM-5 PM

  • Do not apply to the internship if you cannot commit to work EVERY DAY during the TIMES LISTED.  No exceptions can be made.

  • Internships are unpaid, but credit is possible.

  • Send most recent CV plus a personalized, detailed cover letter explaining why you wish to intern at The Quad Manhattan to Supervising Psychologist, Dr. Benjamin Klein benjamin@thequadmanhattan.com or click here for the online form.

 

Tutoring

2019-2020 ACADEMIC SCHOOL YEAR

The Quad Manhattan’s tutoring program provides a range of services to students in need of additional academic or psych-social support. To be a Quad tutor, applicants must be available during immediate after school hours of 3:30-5:30 PM and have sufficient transportation. Tutors are hired on an as-needed basis when clients become available. You must be prepared for two or more of the following content areas and have experience with 1:1 work with children of varying walks of life, such as those with special needs, as well as gifted and talented individuals. To inquire or apply, please contact Managing Director, Ashley Riviere: ashley@thequadmanhattan.com.

 

Currently Seeking Tutors In:

  • Common Core Curriculum Support

  • Literacy/Math Specialist

  • K-12 Multi-Domain Content (Science, Math, History, and ELA)

  • NYS Test Prep Grades 1-8

  • NYS Regents Exam Prep

  • Other Specialized Content Strategies such as experience with Dyslexia, Orton Gillingham method

 

New Hire Forms for Employees and Interns

Employee Application

Medical forms

Statewide central register database check

Employee Criminal History Review

Proof of Fingerprinting

I-9 Eligibility Form

Direct Deposit Form*

W4 form *

Time Sheet Form*

Payroll Schedule*

Sign up for Paychex Flex (electronic pay stubs)*

 

*paid employees only