[Summer 2024] Instructional Operations Assistant - Highbridge Elementary

New York, NY: South Bronx
Seasonal Program Positions – Summer /
Part-Time and Seasonal /
Originally founded in 1991 as Harlem RBI, DREAM has grown to annually serve more than 2,500 youth across East Harlem and the South Bronx through a network of six PreK-12, extended-day, extended-year DREAM Charter Schools and community sports-based youth development programs. Through our commitment to rigorous academics, social-emotional learning, deep family and community engagement, and health and wellness, we create lifelong learners who are equipped to fulfill their vision of success in and out of the classroom. We dream big, as well, with an aggressive five-year plan to expand to serve 3,500 students across seven schools—growing our organization’s impact and leveling the playing field for all children. To learn more, visit wearedream.org.

Reporting to the Out of School Time and Athletics Director (OAD), the Instructional Operations Assistant will support our program leadership with attendance tracking, family communication, materials management, expense tracking, and program events planning.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about education programming and may be interested in working in school operations and administration. 


    • Support the OAD with student files, attendance tracking, and family outreach;
    • Support education specialist with management of academic, enrichment, and social emotional learning curriculum;
    • Manage expense tracking and procurement as necessary;
    • Provide logistical support for planning and executing program events & field trips;
    • Support data collection including academic assessments, SEL and satisfaction surveys;
    • Manage and organize materials and supplies to ensure efficiency in distribution;
    • Support individuals and groups of youth and chaperone field trips, as needed.


    • High school diploma or equivalent required, college enrollment or degree, preferred;
    • Ability to read and write in Spanish and fluency in spoken Spanish, strongly preferred;
    • Experience working in an administrative capacity preferred;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
    • Must be a self-starter and have excellent interpersonal skills;
    • Competency in Google Suite and word processing ;
    • Able to perform duties promptly and professionally with accuracy and confidentiality;
    • Must be able to work in-person at the program site during program hours;
    • A strong belief in the mission and values of DREAM, including the desire to make a difference in the lives of our students, families, and community.


    • Start date: 6/17/24
    • End date: 08/02/2024
    • Days & hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Dates and hours are subject to change


    • DREAM Charter School Highbridge Elementary - 360 E 168th St, Bronx, NY 10456


    • DREAM offers competitive compensation. The hourly rate for this position is $20 per hour.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At DREAM, diversity, equity, and inclusion are a matter of mission. 

From our schools to our playing fields, DREAM is committed to building a team where each individual can bring their full identity and experience to work because representation matters—it enriches our team culture, enhances our ability to innovate, and strengthens our impact in and out of the classroom. DREAM engages staff that represent and appreciate the diversity of our majority Black and Hispanic student body, while working to ensure that our practices are equitable, welcoming, and productive. We are dedicated to creating a world where youth, especially youth of color, have permission to dream—along with the tools and opportunities to make their dreams reality.

Come dream with us.

DREAM Maxims 

All Kids Can. This Kid Can.
DREAM is Family.
Fun is a Serious Value.
Teamwork Makes the DREAM Work.
Fail. Persist. Exceed.

Applying to DREAM

We know applying for a new job can be a daunting process. In addition, studies have shown that historically underrepresented individuals often only apply to roles if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We encourage all applications! You may be just the person we need. If you have any questions about your application or interview process, do not hesitate to ask your recruiter; we are here to help!

DREAM provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact your recruiter.