Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is seeking a full-time upper school science teacher for a maternity leave replacement beginning in March 2017.
Léman Manhattan is an international school whose global outlook utilizes the International Baccalaureate Programme as a foundation for educating students to be the successful leaders of tomorrow. The ideal candidate will be ready to teach middle school science, a grade 9 pre-IB life science course, a foundations in science course to ESOL students from a variety of mother tongue backgrounds, as well as an ESOL course to high school students.
The ideal upper school science teacher will:
Appreciate the joy of teaching, have fun in the classroom, and embrace the challenge of teaching highly motivated students from all over the world.
Have a strong knowledge of content, with the utilization of hands-on lab work, which further encourages student discovery and data analysis.
Collaborate with the other members of the department to utilize innovative assessments.
Differentiate instruction to create an exciting learning environment.
Take on the role of advisor to a group of grade 10 students.
The ideal candidate will possess:
A minimum of three years’ teaching experience
A bachelor’s degree in science (master’s degree preferable)
Experience teaching ESOL
A love of teaching and a sense of humor
Contact: To be considered for a position, please send a letter of interest, a resume, and contact information for three references to Robert Spezzano, Head ofUpper School, at R.Spezzano@lemanmanhattan.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled. To learn more about our school, please visit the website: www.lemanmanhattan.org.
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is an international learning community committed to educating, empowering and inspiring students from early childhood through 12th Grade to be confident, independent critical thinkers.
We equip young minds with the knowledge and skills they need to evaluate, compare and make thoughtful choices so they can become informed and engaged citizens of the world.
L...éman Manhattan Prep is enriched by our vibrant downtown location and the proven academic resources afforded us as a member of the Meritas Family of Schools.
We believe in the value of:
Learning to think critically
Achieving academic excellence
Personalizing learning according to each student’s unique learning style, goals, interests and strengths
Developing a global perspective
Promoting healthy minds and bodies
Respecting one’s self and others
Serving the local and global community
World views from every classroom
Offering “world views from every classroom” is at the heart of our school’s mission. We want our students to be rooted in their community but we also feel that we have a responsibility to help our children see beyond the Manhattan harbor and engage in a conversation with others around the world. Therefore, we encourage young minds to see the world from fresh perspectives and to remember that a vantage point will change depending on where one is standing. And as the only preparatory school in Manhattan with established sister campuses in Europe, Asia, Latin America and throughout the United States the opportunities for international exchange are endless.