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Tutor Application (Fall 2019)

Thank you for your interest in the Tutor position at Breakthrough New York! Click here to see the position description and review in full before applying. We are excited to review your application.

In order to be considered for the Tutor role, please submit your application by Thursday, September 19th at 11:59PM.

If you have any problems with the application or questions, please e-mail seasonal@btny.org




1. Our strongest applicants will be invited to a Final Round Interview at The Beacon School (522 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036) on Saturday, September 21t from 10:30AM-11:30AM.

As you complete your application, please hold this date in your planner should you move forward to the interview stage.

2. Tutors who are made offers to join BTNY will commit to the following training and work schedule for the Fall 2019 Term.
  • Tutor Training #1: Monday, September 23rd from 4:30-7:30PM at the BTNY Office (123 William Street, New York, NY 10038)
  • Tutor Training #2: Wednesday, September 25th from 4:15-6:30PM at your assigned BTNY after-school location (Manhattan, Brooklyn, or Bronx)
  • The BTNY after-school program takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:15-6:30PM
  • In Fall 2019, the after-school program will run from October 2nd through December 11th.


These questions tell us more about your motivation for applying to become a tutor and the skills that you bring with you as an applicant. Be sure to answer each of the following questions in a brief paragraph (about 150-250 words for each response.) Remember, the quality of your application is our first impression of you!

PLEASE NOTE: If you have been a Tutor with Breakthrough previously, please use examples from your BTNY experience to answer the following questions.


Visit www.btny.org for more information, or call (646) 747-2869