New York, United States · Programming


Friends of the High Line (FHL) is the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation’s non-profit partner working to ensure the park on the High Line is maintained as a great public place for all New Yorkers, neighbors, and visitors to enjoy. In addition to overseeing the maintenance, operations and continued construction of the park, FHL continues to expand its year-round schedule of innovative, free and low-cost programs for the public and members.

Friends of the High Line raises 98% of the High Line's annual budget. Owned by the City of New York, the High Line is a public park maintained, operated, and programmed by Friends of the High Line, in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.

Job Description

The Educator will work with the School and Family team to facilitate educational programming on a unique historical, ecological, and cultural public space. Friends of the High Line views these programs as part of broader local engagement efforts, and seeks candidates committed to welcoming diverse audiences and cultivating relationships with neighborhood families.

Primary Responsibilities

Field Trips

Family Programs

After School Programs

-Assist the School and Family Programs Coordinator with after school programs at two local schools. Provide prep and attend planning meetings. Opportunity to develop curriculum and co-teach throughout the semester (January-June)

Additional Projects

-Based on department need and educator’s interest, projects will be developed when not teaching. Projects may include curriculum development and research and family program research and development.


Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 10:30 AM to 6:30 PM with one unpaid 30 minute break each day.

With additional hours for family programs on Saturdays as scheduled. This is a part time position that runs until the end of June 2018 with the possibility of renewal.



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