Instructional Coach – Breakthrough New York

Breakthrough New York is a tuition-free college preparatory program that makes a six-year commitment to highly motivated, low-income middle school students. We support our students on their pathway to college by providing academic enrichment and guidance from grades 6-12, including a rigorous summer program while they are still in middle school. Our unique “students teaching students” model focuses on selecting and training exceptional college students to serve as Teaching Fellows (TFs) in our summer program, inspiring them to pursue careers in education. All academic classes (math, science, literature, and writing) are co-taught by a team of two TFs.


Before Summer

Modify and improve existing curriculum to meet the needs of our students and novice teachers
Prepare presentations and workshops for TFs to ensure their internalization of curriculum
Participate in Instructional Coach training, and support BTNY staff in TF training

During Summer

Oversee all instructional aspects of TF work within in your department
Observe and assess lessons, and give feedback to TFs to ensure continued growth
Review all lesson plans, materials, and assessments far in advance of instruction
Assist BTNY staff in various administrative roles

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To Apply:

To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter and current resume or CV detailing their interest in the position and specific evidence of their qualifications to For more information, please visit

Breakthrough New York is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applicants who represent the communities we serve.