Riverdale Country School is a preK - 12 day school in New York City that combines both traditional and innovative practices to provide an excellent Liberal Arts learning environment. Through our guiding principles - developing minds, building character, inspiring commitment and creating community - we aim to shape imaginative and disciplined individuals who will change global and local communities for the good.
We are searching for a full time Chemistry teacher. Ability to teach other scientific disciplines is also desirable. In terms of disposition, we hope for a candidate with deep content knowledge but, as importantly, solid understanding of how people learn in a way that is lasting and transferable. We seek a candidate who likes young people and can demonstrate that to them in a meaningful way, who thinks
about inclusivity and belonging, and who sees their job as educating the whole child, not just in their discipline.
All candidates for employment at Riverdale should demonstrate interest in engaging students in an environment that is both supportive and rigorous, and will participate in community activities including advising groups, service opportunities, or other co-curricular programs.
Riverdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws which prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national and ethnic origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital or partnership status, caregiver status, predisposing genetic characteristics, disability, active military or veteran status, actual or perceived status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other basis protected by applicable law.
In order to apply, please use the Job Openings tab under Careers on our website.
About Riverdale Country School
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.