Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, the largest and fastest-growing Early Childhood-12th grade independent school in Lower Manhattan, is seeking a 5th grade Maternity Leave replacement for January-March of 2019. The Head teacher will create and facilitate hands-on, inquiry-based learning experiences, and will have a deep knowledge of child development and highly rigorous academic expectations.
A working knowledge of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Workshop and the Responsive Classroom approach is preferred. S/He is a collaborative team player and is able to demonstrate flexibility. Candidates should have at least three years of classroom teaching experience, preferably as a Head Teacher, and a master’s degree in elementary education is preferred.
About Léman Manhattan Preparatory School
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. Nestled in the heart of downtown New York City, Léman Manhattan delivers academic excellence that inspires for a lifetime.
One of only four independent schools in Manhattan to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Léman Manhattan is building the next generation of courageous, critical thinkers.
Our two state-of-the-art campuses house nearly 750 students representing more than 50 countries of origin, where an exceptional faculty inspires children to view the world as their classroom.
As an affiliate school of Nord Anglia Education, Léman Manhattan is the only independent PreK-12 school in New York City with established sister campuses in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Our ability to provide students with international learning opportunities is unmatched.
The vision for Léman Manhattan draws deeply from our namesake and sister school, Collège du Léman, one of the world’s most renowned Swiss boarding schools located on the outski...rts of Geneva, with a nearly sixty-year history of educating the sons and daughters of the world’s leaders in business, politics and the arts. Together with Léman International School in Chengdu, China, College du Léman and Léman Manhattan operate as a unique consortium of schools that provide students with a truly “Three Campus, One School” experience.