International School of Brooklyn (ISB) is an independent, non-profit school that is known for its innovative and robust Nursery–8th Grade French and Spanish language immersion program and International Baccalaureate curriculum. The ISB learning experience is driven by six core values: inquiry-based learning, diversity, global curriculum, language immersion, community, and international mindedness. Dedication to these values enables ISB to develop each student’s creativity, critical thinking, global citizenship, and intercultural understanding.
ISB seeks a Full Time Head 5th Grade French Teacher for the 2019-2020 School Year
Candidates should be able to use their expertise in elementary education to confidently lead a 5th grade classroom. Teachers at ISB are expected to work collaboratively in lesson planning to implement a strong and engaging PYP curriculum. Candidates should hold a degree in Education and have at least two years of head teaching experience in a Lower School setting.
Candidates should enjoy creating learning experiences designed to nurture the development of the whole child in a strong collaborative work environment. Ideal candidates will enjoy using a wide array of resources to build rich learning experiences while integrating multiple approaches to ensure differentiation. Experience working with elementary aged children with an ability to display effective classroom management is important in this role.
Duties include teaching reading, writing, social studies and math in French and providing academic support. Teachers in this role should enjoy working closely with a support team within the classroom and have excellent communication skills. Knowledge of PYP and experience in a language immersion program is a plus.