MISSION OF THE SCHOOL
In a large city like New York, The Co-op School provides a safe and stimulating micro-environment where students experiment and learn. All members of The Co-op School — students, families and staff — contribute to the development of our unique culture and participate in and improve our community and beyond. As students learn to work together, preparing for a global environment, families also work in committees and on the board to support the school. Whether painting walls, assembling furniture, growing the school through various initiatives, and much more, we all help The Co-op School flourish. Meanwhile, faculty collaborate to create learning opportunities that evolve with students’ strengths and interests in addition to utilizing best practices. Teachers guide students in the dynamic, life-long process of questioning and deepening connections. Through far-reaching social studies projects enriched through literature, math, science and the arts, students make decisions, research and reflect.
Students will leave The Co-op School confident to effect change in the community and comfortable reflecting on ways to challenge and grow themselves. As creative problem solvers, each with unique viewpoints and learning styles, students will embrace the idea of a more equitable world. We strive to inspire passion and teach children to become protagonists in their own educational journey by fostering their innate sense of curiosity and creativity. We listen to and honor the individual interests and strengths of each child.
DESCRIPTION OF THE SCHOOL
The Co-op School is an inquiry-based, progressive preschool and elementary school that opened in the fall of 2003 in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. At full capacity we will serve children from kindergarten through fifth grade.
The Co-op School is seeking committed educators to join our team as our math specialist.
- Teacher support /coaching
- Provide leadership and support for the school’s mathematics program.
- Implementing the mathematic block effectively through best practices, curricula and assessment strategies.
- Conduct planning meetings with teachers to analyze student work, review information regarding classroom assessments, and plan for instruction.
- Differentiate support for teachers based upon demonstrated need.
- Coordinate and assist in implementing the K-5 school-wide mathematic interventions.
- Help to create mathematical rubrics to help better assess our students
Collaboration and Training
- Provides instruction to struggling students either within or outside the students’ classrooms.
- Support and train teachers and teaching assistants in instructional support as appropriate
- Co-teach/model often for the purposes of demonstrating lessons for the regular classroom teacher and/or other staff,
- Provide assistance in the analysis of school and classroom based assessments
- Keep abreast of current theory, research and best practices in mathematic development