Riverdale is a Pre-K through grade 12 independent school in New York City committed to empowering lifelong learners by developing minds, building character, and creating community in order to change our world for the good. Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is imperative for providing the best learning environment for students as they navigate an increasingly complicated world. The school enrolls about 1,200 students and about 39% of our student body are students of color.
Lower School (LS) PE teachers at Riverdale have classes of approximately 20 students to allow faculty to cultivate strong relationships with each child. Our PE program focuses on developing the skills and dispositions to engage in physical fitness as part of our commitment to health and well-being.
Faculty members are expected to engage in all aspects of work with an open mind, a positive disposition, and a willingness to support the greater community. We emphasize the importance of collaboration within and across various teams, which requires individuals to be conscientious about the impact of their presence and role beyond the walls of their immediate classroom.
Riverdale seeks candidates who are committed to work in the areas of equity, justice, and inclusion. A minimum of a bachelor's degree is required for the position. Preference is given to individuals with prior experience working with elementary-aged students as well as a master's degree in a related field of study.
Riverdale Country School is a Pre-K through grade 12 independent school in New York City committed to empowering lifelong learners by developing minds, building character, and creating community in order to change our world for the good. Riverdale seeks to reflect the diversity of the New York metropolitan area in its students, faculty, and staff. The school enrolls about 1,100 students who collectively reside in 104 different zip codes. Approximately 37% of our student body are students of color. The school spans two separate campuses that comprise 27.5 acres in the Riverdale section of the Bronx.