The Caedmon School (Pre-K through Grade 5), in New York City, is seeking an experienced, full-time Elementary Science/STEAM/Technology teacher, to start end of August/September 1, 2019. The school completely renovated the state of the art Science/STEAM Lab last year.
While the core fundamentals are in place, this position is a unique opportunity for a self-motivated and creative individual to build a new and even more innovative elementary STEAM program at The Caedmon School. The ideal candidate will be research-informed, seek collaboration, apply strong interpersonal and communication skills, and feel comfortable coaching colleagues as well as being coached as a member of a professional learning community. She or he has a passion for working with children and has a solid understanding of children's social, emotional, and academic developmental stages. The candidate will also provide educational opportunities for parents.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Teach Grades 1-5 Elementary Science, Grades 3-5 Technology, and develop and integrate STEAM learning into the current science curriculum.
Promote enhanced science and STEAM instruction and student learning, including differentiated instruction techniques, assessments, and materials
Participate enthusiastically in Faculty Research Task Forces and committees
Pursue professional development vigorously
The Caedmon School is a Montessori-inspired independent school (2 year olds to grade 5) on the Upper East Side of Manhattan that is actively pursuing a dynamic, team oriented, and authentically diverse staff. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to and experience with diversity, equity or inclusion work are especially encouraged to apply. At The Caedmon School, teachers cherish and love children and tirelessly demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning. Compensation and benefits are competitive.
Our Mission: We honor the individual and foster each child’s natural curiosity, which is the foundation of academic achievement. We nurture empathy in our students to value perspectives other than their own. Our graduates are creative, capable, and courageous, ready to make their place in the world. Community, Montessori, Diversity, and Academic Excellence are at the forefront of all aspects of the school.
A Master’s degree in elementary education or similar field; Additional coursework and professional development in science, STEAM, and technology is strongly desired
Successful, full-time First through Fifth grade classroom teaching experience, preferably with multiple grade levels
Ability to create and implement interdisciplinary, standards-based units of study
Ability to work constructively both independently and with others - both children and adults - and with teams of teachers
Ability to assess student needs and performance and to interpret results to inform instructional planning
Comfort and experience with social media, digital literacy and citizenship, as well as innovative practices around educational technology
About The Caedmon School
The Caedmon School is an independent school (2.8 year olds to grade 5) on the Upper East Side of Manhattan that is actively pursuing a diverse, dynamic, and team oriented staff. We seek candidates devoted to equity and justice. As stated in our Mission, we honor the individual and foster each child’s natural curiosity, which is the foundation of academic achievement. We nurture empathy in our students to value perspectives other than their own. Our graduates are creative, capable, and courageous, ready to make their place in the world. Community, Montessori, Diversity, and Academic Excellence are at the forefront of all aspects of the school.