April 2020 to June 2020 Maternity Leave Position: 4th-Grade Math and Science Teacher
Trevor Day School is a coeducational, Nursery–Grade 12 school in Manhattan. Trevor distinguishes itself from other New York City independent schools with its commitment to inquiry-based learning, to strong student-teacher engagement, and to building a diverse community, based on inclusivity and mutual respect. The school offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
The 4th-Grade Math And Science Teacher is responsible for the homeroom life of approximately 15 students. S/he is also responsible for planning, implementing, and reviewing the math and science curricula for their own homeroom and a second group of students. The 4th-grade team, consisting of four teachers, works closely together to establish a sense of community among the entire 4th grade and to collaborate on curriculum development.
Planning lessons and tailoring instruction to meet students’ individual needs, based on classroom scope and sequence
Collaborating closely with grade-level teachers and specialists regarding grade-level curriculum, student progress, and assessments
Coordinating with the school faculty, families, and outside support specialists to best support student growth
Communicating student progress and goals through family conferences, home reports, parent meetings, and emails
A Master’s degree and a minimum of three years’ experience as a Head Teacher
Knowledge of math and science content at the 4th-grade level
Experience in inquiry-based learning and teaching methodologies
Ability to teach to a range of learning styles and comfortable with differentiated instruction
Excellent written and verbal skills
Passion for the subject matter and for the craft of teaching
Curiosity, collaboration skills, flexibility, and a sense of humor
Interest in social justice, diversity, and inclusivity
Interest in professional growth and school-wide initiatives
Experience and/or interest in using technology to enhance classroom learning
About Trevor Day School
Trevor Day School is committed to maintaining an atmosphere of collaborative learning, to building a diverse community based on mutual respect, and to fostering the integration of technology into our learning processes.