Corlears School is a small New York City independent elementary school serving ages 2 through 5th grade, located in the lively Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. We currently have opportunities for Substitute Teachers for the 2017-18 school year. Whole and half-day coverage is needed for classroom and specialist (Art, Spanish, Technology, Library and Science) spaces.
Candidates should be excited about assisting and supporting the classroom teacher by helping children throughout the day with various tasks and activities. Previous experience and strong classroom management skills are a plus. Comfort and warm with young children is a must.
Ideal Candidates will:
Have an understanding and interest in progressive /constructivist practices and principles
Have experience working with a variety of learners in a school setting
Be prepared to actively participate in all needs of the classroom as directed by the head or assistant teacher
Have experience with managing a classroom of young learners
Possess a desire to further their learning through real classroom experience
Ability to take direction from Head /Assistant Teacher
Be an active participant in the classroom throughout the day
The Corlears Community:
Corlears is a warm and nurturing community dedicated to the educational excellence of young children through the elementary grades. Corlears is committed to creating an environment and shaping a curriculum that embraces differences. Our small and dynamic community makes working at Corlears both exciting and an opportunity for growth. We offer a competitive daily rate for substitutes.
Please contact and send resume to
Admissions / Administrative Assistant
*Please include Substitute Teacher in the subject line.
Currently enrolled in or completed an undergraduate/graduate program for education
Skilled in adapting understanding multiple cultural and learning perspectives
Corlears, a small, independent, progressive school located in the lively Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, is dedicated to the education of young children through the elementary grades. We seek to cultivate joy in learning through active investigation of integrated curricular themes.
Daily practice at Corlears is based on the belief that educating students to be well informed, socially engaged,... critical thinkers is essential in order to sustain a healthy democracy. We have intentionally created an intimate environment, well suited to the needs of children through the elementary years, where students can easily navigate both the physical space and social networks of the community. We seek to create an economically and culturally diverse community that reflects our immediate neighborhood and reaches into the city beyond.