Join the East Harlem Teaching Residency!

Application deadline: February 24, 2017.
Select candidates will be invited to an interview at our office in East Harlem on April 3, 2017.




Minimum qualifications for the program:

  • A Bachelor’s degree conferred by June 2017
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • US Citizen or National/Permanent Resident Status
  • Applicants must not have or be eligible for teacher certification in any state
  • Experience working with children a plus, but not required
  • Spanish proficiency a plus, but not required


Application Process


Online Application

Applications for our 2017-2018 Teaching Residency should be completed electronically on our Careers Page.

Application deadline: February 24, 2017.
Select candidates will be invited to an interview at our office in East Harlem on April 3, 2017.

Applicants should complete the following steps:

  1. Complete online application.
  2. Upload supporting documents (résumé, transcript*) in a pdf or jpg format.
  3. Once completed, submit final application and supporting documents.

*Applicants must upload the following with their application:

i.    Degree conferred undergraduate transcript.

ii.     Transcripts for transfer schools that appear on their undergraduate or graduate transcript including study abroad programs. (For example, if you began your undergraduate career at SUNY Purchase and then transferred credits to NYU where you completed your undergraduate degree. You will need to also provide your SUNY Purchase transcript.)

iii.     Graduate transcript, if applicable

After submitting your application through our online application system, your information will be reviewed by our Talent & Recruitment team, who will assess your candidacy.  Within two weeks, we will notify you as to whether you will be invited to move forward in the selection process!

Phone Interview

All candidates under consideration will participate in a phone interview. This interview, which typically lasts 30 to 45 minutes, will focus primarily on your relevant experience, interests, and organizational fit. During this discussion, you may also take the opportunity to learn more about East Harlem Tutorial Program and the East Harlem Teaching Residency experience.

In-Person Interview Day

After completing a phone interview, you may be invited to meet the team for in person interviews. This is an opportunity for our selection team to learn more about you and, equally important, an opportunity for you to learn more about our organization and the scope of our work in East Harlem.

We will provide applicants with additional guidance and information to ensure that they are fully prepared for this experience as we approach the interview day.

Reference Checks

Before extending a formal offer, EHTP will contact the professional references you provide in your online application.