The Berkeley Carroll is a Pre-K through grade 12 college preparatory school of 980 students located in the Park Slope section of New York City. Our vibrant intellectual community draws students from all over the city, admission to the school is competitive, and both our parents and students value achievement.
Berkeley Carroll seeks a full-time bilingual associate teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Our Spanish program is based on the belief that children learn a language best when they hear and use it in meaningful contexts. In pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten, bilingual associate teachers teach Spanish within the classroom.
collaborating with the Spanish coordinator to develop lessons using a communicative-based approach to language instruction
meeting with and planning alongside the head teacher to develop curriculum in all subject areas (language arts, math, reading, and social studies)
planning and teaching lessons in Spanish and English (in both whole and small groups)
facilitating a Responsive Classroom Morning Meeting in Spanish several times a week
preparing classroom materials and performing tasks that are essential for a smoothly functioning classroom; these might include assisting the head teacher in typical classroom “housekeeping” tasks, such as photocopying and creating bulletin boards
supervising “Early Bird” coverage twice a week and taking children to buses at the end of the day
Berkeley Carroll is committed to an inclusive program and a diverse faculty and student body. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to and experience with diversity, equity or inclusion work are especially encouraged to apply.
Associate salaries are competitive with other New York City private schools. Full health benefits are provided, as well as up to $3000 tuition reimbursement towards a Masters degree.
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, to the attention of Amanda Pike, Lower School Director. Please include the job title in the subject line.
Bachelor’s Degree; current enrollment in an Early Childhood or Elementary Education Masters program is a plus
Fluency in Spanish
Ability to work collaboratively
Flexibility and a sense of humor
About Berkeley Carroll School
The Berkeley Carroll School is an independent, nonsectarian, coed pre-kindergarten through 12th Grade day school in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The school is a creative and intellectual community where devoted teachers challenge and engage talented students. Its demanding curriculum and vibrant civic life prepare graduates for success in college and for the greater endeavor—a life of critical, ethical, and global thinking. For more information, visit www.berkeleycarroll.org