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Job Openings At The Paideia Institute

Teach Latin in NYC

The Paideia Institute is partnering with several elementary and high schools to start new Latin programs in the NYC area. We are seeking Latin teachers for both full and part-time in-person teaching opportunities in Queens and the Bronx. This is an opportunity to teach Latin to students who might not otherwise have a chance to study Classics. If interested, please contact our Outreach Manager, Aminata Hughes, at [email protected] for more information. Interviews for job placement are available as early as the week of May 20th, 2024.


Call for Teaching Literacy with Latin Volunteers

We need your help staffing two new Teaching Literacy with Latin sites in New York City!

Elementary schools PS 12 in Brooklyn (430 Howard Ave.) and PS 53 in the Bronx (360 E 168th St.) are interested in partnering with the Paideia Institute to offer their students our free after-school Latin enrichment program for the remainder of the school year.

We are looking for several energetic, affable volunteers who enjoy working with elementary school students and are passionate about expanding access to the classical humanities to lead programming on a weekly basis. Volunteers must be available on Wednesdays at 4:00 PM for PS 12 (Brooklyn) or on Thursdays at 2:30 PM for PS 53 (Bronx), and be ready to start ASAP. 

For more details and to volunteer, please get in touch with Aminata Hughes, Paideia's Outreach Manager, at [email protected]


Classical Tours Teaching Assistants

The Paideia Institute is seeking graduate students or high school teachers with training in classics and related fields for short-term teaching assistantships on educational tours in Italy and Greece for American high school and university student groups. Teaching Assistants will work with Paideia’s logistics team to plan and execute classics themed educational travel to sites in Italy and Greece for periods ranging from one week to three months.

Interested candidates should send a CV and brief cover letter to [email protected]. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.



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