Ethical Culture Fieldston School is a progressive pre K-12 independent school serving students from throughout New York City and the surrounding suburbs. Committed to academic excellence, ethical learning, and progressive education, ECF offers a rich and challenging curriculum in the arts, sciences, and humanities. A coed, nonsectarian school, it serves a diverse community of about 1,700 students from PreK to 12 on two campuses -- one in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and the other in Manhattan. The middle school, located in the Bronx, is comprised of approximately 400 students and 55 faculty members.
Fieldston Middle School is looking for a highly qualified, experienced, middle school English teacher who is comfortable working in a progressive school and in a highly collaborative environment for the 2017-2018 school year.
Responsibilities include teaching a full-time course load of 4 sections, serving as an advisor to a group of 10-14 students, working as a member of a grade-level interdisciplinary team, attending faculty meetings, and other shared middle school responsibilities.
Ideal candidates will be energized by employing a range of pedagogical approaches, by integrating curriculum with colleagues across disciplines, and by teaching a diverse student body in a values based community. The ideal candidate has also demonstrated a commitment to addressing issues of equity, belonging, and privilege, within and outside the classroom. A passion for working with middle school students, a flexible attitude, a commitment to lifelong learning, and a sense of humor are essential.
Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred in English or Humanities.
Experience with and familiarity with young adult literature required.
Minimum 3 years of relevant teaching experience, preferably with middle school students.
Proficient with technology, including Smartboards, Google platform and apps.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
To be considered for the above mentioned position, please submit a letter of interest, a resume, a statement of your educational philosophy and email and phone contact information for three professional references. Please generate all documents in MS Word or a converted .pdf file. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled. Thank you for your interest in Ethical Culture Fieldston School.
Ethical Culture Fieldston School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.