Union Position - Covered by Collective Bargaining Agreement
Under the auspices of the United Nations and guided by its ideals, the United Nations International School (UNIS) provides an inclusive and diverse learning environment in which rigorous international programs foster academic excellence, innovation, creativity, and cross-cultural communication to educate and inspire its students to become an active force in shaping a better world: peaceful, compassionate and sustainable.
We seek an experienced teacher with a successful track record to teach Middle School English. We look for candidates with intelligence, excellent relationship skills, energy, optimism, creativity, a collaborative approach, passion for fostering a strong culture of student engagement in learning and close alignment with our mission. Our faculty models a spirit of collaboration and deep inquiry and inspires students to “become an active force in shaping a better world: peaceful, compassionate and sustainable.” Teachers and administrators will be partners in the ongoing design and implementation of UNIS’s vision of an innovative and relevant international education for our time.
Seeking experienced English educator with a background in Middle School teaching.
This is a full-time position with the possibility of additional hours in various projects in grades 5-8.
This teacher will be a part of a collaborative department with an internationally focused curriculum.
The teacher will be part of a grade-level team of Advisors who are support the social-emotional needs of the Middle School grade
Primary responsibilities include: teaching English to students in grades 5-8.
Responsible to execute the duties of a Middle School Advisor
Skills & Competencies
Experience teaching using a Responsive Classroom model
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Excellent attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills, oral and written, and ability to adapt messages to specific audiences, requiring different levels of detail
Knowledge of adolescent social and emotional development
Pro-active, positive team player
Curious, inquiring, inventive, and open mindset
Bachelor’s Degree is required Master's Degree preferred
Experience in a K-12 educational environment essential
About United Nations International School
United Nations International School is a K-12 co-educational, independent international school of 1,500 students with campuses in Manhattan and Queens, New York.