Leave Replacement Teacher, Humanities, Middle School (6-8 grade)
August 5, 2018
New York, New York
Summary Description: The School at Columbia University seeks a Humanities Leave Replacement. Responsibilities include:Teach an integrated humanities curriculum to middle school students in a K-8 setting Work to ensure academic excellence by fully knowing students and adapting curricula to meet their needs Collaborate in the design and implementation of an integrated curriculumKeep careful anecdotal and assessment records and use them to write accurate, comprehensive student reports Act as an advisor to a group of middle school students Commit to the academic and social mission of The School, which requires differentiation to meet the needs of a diverse communityParticipate fully in the active and rich life of the school
Minimum Qualifications: B.A. degree in Education, Humanities or related field from an accredited college or university Teaching experience at the middle-school level, and demonstrated knowledge of adolescents Experience working with web-based technologies and applicationsStrong verbal and written communication skills Wide-ranging intellectual and educational interestsCommitment to diversity and collegiality
Preferred Qualifications: Fluency in SpanishKnowledge of latest research and thinking about humanities educationFamiliarity with new technologiesAt least two years of full-time teaching experience in K-8 public or independent schools beyond student teaching
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 334_66844
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.