Children’s Programs - School for Children
Start Date: Aug 31, 2017
Salary: Commensurate with experience
1-YEAR LEAVE REPLACEMENT POSITION
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Math/Science teacher is responsible for working with 10/11 year olds. The math curriculum includes arithmetic, a rational number study, statistics, problem solving, and geometry. The focus of the science course is a study of force, motion, and simple machines, exploring variables as a function of experimental design, and a study of geology. The teacher must have background in a materials-based discovery approach to mathematics and/or science and be sensitive to individual needs within the group teaching.
Teachers are expected to create a learning environment that is consistent with developmental educational theory and practice.
In working with children and evaluating their work, teachers are expected to consider their social-emotional growth as well as their intellectual development. Teachers write comprehensive reports on children twice each year.
Work with Adults
The Math/Science Teacher is a member of a classroom team of teachers responsible for the academic and non-academic needs of students.
Math/Science teachers work under the supervision of the Math/Science Coordinator who is responsible for the development and implementation of the curriculum, and with the Coordinator of the Upper School.
Each teacher participates in weekly math/science meetings and bi-weekly staff meetings after school.
Teachers are required to be available for conference with classroom teachers and/or parents when needed.
Bank Street College of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law in its employment policies and other college administered programs. In addition, Bank Street College of Education will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Bank Street has been recognized as a leader in education, and strives to have its faculty and student body reflect the diversity of the society in which they exist. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encourages to apply.