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Lower School Head Teacher Position for 2024-2025

  • ... New York, New York, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 92560 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

Lower School Head Teacher Position for 2024-2025   

JOB TITLE:

Lower School Head Teacher Position for 2024-2025

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

New York New York United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Manhattan Country School seeks a full-time Head Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year for grades pre-K - 4th grade.
Manhattan Country School is a pre-K - 8th grade elementary school in New York City that is recognized for its strong academic program, racial and economic diversity, social justice activism, and an emphasis on environmental education that features a working farm in the Catskills in Roxbury, N.
Y.
Committed to principles of equity and justice, MCS is unique among NYC independent schools.
MCS employs educators who have strong knowledge of child development and can apply it to effective progressive pedagogies of inquiry and learning, enjoy the excitement and curiosity of children, want to help build a community where diverse perspectives are valued, and appreciate the life-long impact of working together for social and environmental justice.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Implements a progressive and interdisciplinary curriculum that is designed to promote children’s physical, intellectual, and socio-emotional development
  • Provides differentiated instruction to accommodate varying learning profiles and works closely with the learning specialist and other staff members in support of the children’s growth
  • Has strong classroom management skills
  • Collaborates closely with the grade level team, including weekly meetings for planning and sharing of curricula
  • Communicates with parents/caregivers regularly: leads conferences, writes progress reports, writes monthly newsletter
  • Attends weekly faculty meetings, other periodic meetings, and school events, such as Curriculum Night and Open House
  • Fulfills other duties, including lunch and park (recess) coverage, as assigned by supervisor

Requirements and Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in Education
  • Full-time head teaching experience with elementary age children
  • Pedagogy and teaching experience that reflect an emphasis on an inquiry-based, experiential approach to learning that is in keeping with MCS’s mission
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills
  • Approaches profession in ways that are thoughtful, innovative, and collaborative
  • Finds joy in being with children
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and skills engaging with and learning from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences
  • Supports MCS’s commitment to equity and justice
  • Approaches work with kindness, responsibility, curiosity, flexibility, and a sense of humor
  • Possesses proficiency in various technology skills, including comfort utilizing a projector and the following platforms: Zoom, Seesaw and Google Docs
  • Prior experience in a diverse community or working collaboratively to engage youth in community-building, social and environmental justice, and activism is a plus
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resumé to Human Resources at HR@manhattancountryschool.
org with “Lower School Head Teacher” in the subject line.
No phone calls, please.

This position is covered under the LOC2110 collective bargaining agreement with a salary range of $57,200 - $92,560 annually.

Manhattan Country School is an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace.
All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

92560 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707482207-e1339d394cc8f44f80f171b5e79b05bf

LOCATION:

New York United States

CITY:

New York

Job Origin:

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Manhattan Country School seeks a full-time Head Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year for grades pre-K - 4th grade.
Manhattan Country School is a pre-K - 8th grade elementary school in New York City that is recognized for its strong academic program, racial and economic diversity, social justice activism, and an emphasis on environmental education that features a working farm in the Catskills in Roxbury, N.Y. Committed to principles of equity and justice, MCS is unique among NYC independent schools. MCS employs educators who have strong knowledge of child development and can apply it to effective progressive pedagogies of inquiry and learning, enjoy the excitement and curiosity of children, want to help build a community where diverse perspectives are valued, and appreciate the life-long impact of working together for social and environmental justice.
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Implements a progressive and interdisciplinary curriculum that is designed to promote children’s physical, intellectual, and socio-emotional development
  • Provides differentiated instruction to accommodate varying learning profiles and works closely with the learning specialist and other staff members in support of the children’s growth
  • Has strong classroom management skills
  • Collaborates closely with the grade level team, including weekly meetings for planning and sharing of curricula
  • Communicates with parents/caregivers regularly: leads conferences, writes progress reports, writes monthly newsletter
  • Attends weekly faculty meetings, other periodic meetings, and school events, such as Curriculum Night and Open House
  • Fulfills other duties, including lunch and park (recess) coverage, as assigned by supervisor

Requirements and Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in Education
  • Full-time head teaching experience with elementary age children
  • Pedagogy and teaching experience that reflect an emphasis on an inquiry-based, experiential approach to learning that is in keeping with MCS’s mission
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills
  • Approaches profession in ways that are thoughtful, innovative, and collaborative
  • Finds joy in being with children
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and skills engaging with and learning from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences
  • Supports MCS’s commitment to equity and justice
  • Approaches work with kindness, responsibility, curiosity, flexibility, and a sense of humor
  • Possesses proficiency in various technology skills, including comfort utilizing a projector and the following platforms: Zoom, Seesaw and Google Docs
  • Prior experience in a diverse community or working collaboratively to engage youth in community-building, social and environmental justice, and activism is a plus
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resumé to Human Resources at HR@manhattancountryschool.org with “Lower School Head Teacher” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

This position is covered under the LOC2110 collective bargaining agreement with a salary range of $57,200 - $92,560 annually.

Manhattan Country School is an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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