Establishing multi-sensory, hands-on learning environments encouraging risk-taking, experimentation, and critical thinking where children are encouraged to be both independent and dependable
Planning daily Reading Workshops incorporating read-alouds, guided reading, word study, and independent reading with individualized reading goals
Facilitating Writing Workshops based on literature immersion, keeping a writer’s notebook and publishing cycles
Utilizing a balanced approach to Mathematics allowing students to develop an understanding of mathematical concepts and skills using non-routine, real-world tasks which incorporate a variety of mathematical strands
Planning integrated, experience-based social studies/ science curricula responsive to children’s developmental interests that emphasizes the interconnectedness of the human and natural world
Collecting and analyzing data from a variety of student assessments to increase student achievement and enhance professional practice
Building strong home-school relationships through clear and relevant homework assignments, weekly newsletters
Effectively collaborating with colleagues and administration regarding teaching and learning
B.A. or B.S. from an accredited college or university required; Masters degree strongly preferred
2 years teaching experience in elementary education in public and/or independent schools
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
Commitment to the social, emotional, and cognitive needs of all children
How to apply:
Qualified applicants should e-mail their résumé and statement of educational philosophy to email@example.com with the subject line “Lower School Head Teacher”. No phone calls or faxes, please.
Due to the high number of résumés received for each job posting, we are unable to respond to each inquiry. The school administration will determine which candidates have a strong potential to join our staff and will make direct contact with those candidates.
We appreciate your interest in Bay Ridge Preparatory School, an equal opportunity and inclusive employer that does not discriminate on any basis protected by federal, state or local laws.
Additional Salary Information: Salary: Commensurate with experience