De La Salle Academy is a private, independent, non-sectarian middle school located in Manhattan. The school’s student body includes youngsters from an array of neighborhoods in New York City. De La Salle is the only private, independent school in New York City for academically talented, economically less advantaged boys and girls in grades six through eight. Students and adults commit to living in community through a purposefully rigorous academic curriculum, strong core values, a profound knowledge of self, and a desire to serve the array of communities we represent.
De La Salle Academy seeks a Math and Science teacher capable of teaching a rigorous and innovative curriculum in grades 6-8. The ideal candidate’s responsibilities will include teaching Algebra, Basic Geometry (e.g. Surface Area, Volume, etc.), and Biology. Potential candidates should be aligned with the school’s commitment to develop each child’s mind, body, heart and spirit both inside and outside the classroom. The position is a full-time, year-long position with benefits.
Excellent written and communication skills
Ability to differentiate instruction
An openness to professional development and continuous learning
Attentive to the social-emotional needs of young adolescent students
Willingness and desire to mentor students
Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers and administrators
Ability and openness to receive constructive feedback
Can offer elective courses (inside or outside the department.)
Bachelor’s degree – in a STEM field. Master’s degree in Education preferred.
Experience working with diverse student populations
One year full-time teaching experience in middle school beyond student teaching preferred
How to Apply:
Applicants should forward materials (resume, cover letter and teaching philosophy) to email@example.com. Subject line should include the candidate’s name and the position of interest. All materials should be addressed to Dr. Angel Gonzalez, Principal.