A top-tier school in New York City, offering a truly global education, opening in São Paulo in August 2018 and expanding to other global cities in coming years. Teaching and learning through language immersion in English and challenging interdisciplinary projects. A culture of creativity, entrepreneurship and deep collaboration. State-of-the-art technology throughout. Brilliant colleagues, with widely diverse experience, creating a unique educational experience together. Unparalleled possibilities for professional learning and development prospects around the globe. There is no place quite like Avenues.
DEEP COLLABORATION, CONSTANT EVOLUTION
Collaboration here isn't a buzzword: it's woven into everything we do. At Avenues, no one teaches on an island. Substantial time to collaborate is embedded into the schedule. Teacher teams, across multiple disciplines, design learning experiences together for a whole grade level. This intensity of collaboration is challenging as well as exciting: we're always evolving, learning from each other and seeking to improve.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
English classes in the secondary division are interdisciplinary. History topics are closely interwoven with literature studied in English, growing in depth and complexity, with extensive collaboration with other disciplines including science, art, and the world course. Classes are discussion-based, promoting inquiry, exploration, and presentation. We expect students to write well and frequently, and engage in independent project work. You will also:
Ensure that students achieve key learning outcomes, targeting instruction to address individual needs
Build a learning atmosphere that leads students to feel part of a rigorous but joyful learning community
Collaborate intensively with colleagues to design interdisciplinary projects and continually deepen student learning
Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families
WHAT YOU'LL BRING
English teachers at Avenues bring all or most of the following:
Deep knowledge of, and an infectious passion for, literature and the tools of literary analysis
A remarkable entrepreneurial drive, creativity and ability to bring new ideas to fruition
Intellectual curiosity and humility, to reflect on and continually grow in teaching practice
Pedagogy that engages all students in interesting, meaningful and challenging work
Experience teaching English, with clear evidence of student learning and growth
A strong sense of personal responsibility for the success of every student
In the fall of 2012, Avenues: The World School opened the doors of its flagship, 15-grade (N-12) independent school in New York City offering students a truly global education. Today, the school serves over 1,300 students. The vision of Avenues is to open schools in the world’s leading cities. Avenues will be a highly-integrated learning community, connected and supported by a common vision, a s...hared curriculum, collective professional development of its faculty, the advantages of modern technology and a highly-talented global leadership team.