[Summer 2024] Summer Teacher - Middle School Math

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.

DREAM (formerly known as Harlem RBI), is seeking individuals to deliver academic enrichment courses at its summer program for middle school youth, DREAM University (DU).  DU is a 5-week program designed to provide scholars academic and recreational opportunities that will help them continue to build the educational, health & wellness and social-emotional skills needed to position them to successfully enter the upcoming school year. The schedule includes components focused on SEL development, academic support and sports/recreational activities. All DU Summer Math Teachers will report to the Math Education Specialist. 

Please note: We are no longer actively reviewing applications for this role. You are welcome to submit an application so that it is on file. If we resume hiring for the position, your application will be reviewed at that time.


    • Implement 6th, 7th, or 8th grade math curriculum in an engaging way, modifying it to meet the needs of diverse learners;
    • Supervise and manage students at all times using positive discipline techniques and proactive interventions to ensure physical, emotional and internet safety;
    • Collaborate with the Program Team to help youth build social-emotional skills in areas such as teamwork, conflict resolution and self-esteem;
    • Model and encourage positive participation in all daily activities; 
    • Lead a daily team meeting with students and assume advisor responsibilities with family outreach and student accountability tracking;
    • Participate in external professional development and coaching meetings regularly.


    • Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters in Education preferred;
    • Experience as a middle school math teacher, strongly preferred;
    • Ability to plan engaging and developmentally appropriate lessons;
    • Experience facilitating groups of adolescents;
    • Ability to take initiative and maintain flexibility; 
    • Willingness to work in a team environment and meet high expectations for students and staff;
    • Deep embodiment of DREAM’s mission and values;
    • 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: 6/24/24
    • End date: 8/2/24
    • Days & hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM


    • East Harlem Elementary - 1991 2nd Avenue, New York, NY
    • Highbridge Elementary - 360 E 168th St, Bronx, NY 10456
    • Mott Haven Elementary - 20 Bruckner Boulevard, Bronx, NY
    • DREAM University (Middle School) - 20 Bruckner Boulevard, Bronx, NY


    • DREAM offers competitive compensation commensurate with relevant experience with the potential for a seasonal increase. The rate for this position for incoming staff is between $49 and $55 per hour. New hires receive an offer within the range based on their number of years of experience as a lead teacher and internal equity.
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.