Established in 1920, The Hewitt School is an independent K-12 girls school located in New York City. We inspire girls and young women to become game changers and ethical leaders who forge an equitable, sustainable, and joyous future. Hewitt empowers and expects our community members to embrace multiple points of view, to engage others with empathy and integrity, and to champion equity and justice in all areas of our lives. As a community, Hewitt is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
The Hewitt School is seeking a lower school head teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.
The head teacher is responsible for the education and support of students in their homeroom
Plan and implement lower school curriculum in a self-contained classroom setting, including math, reading, writing, and social studies
Monitor and evaluate the academic, social, and emotional progress of the students
A deep appreciation for student-centered, engaging, and innovative teaching practices
Eagerness to collaborate with other educators in developing integrated, student-centered curricula
Experience with workshop methodology is essential
Master’s degree in education, or currently pursuing such a degree
Demonstrated commitment to anti-bias education and social justice
Culturally responsive approach to teaching
Fluency in multiple student-centered instructional approaches
Commitment to student life
Proven dedication to professional growth and purpose-driven practice
Professional practice and ability to model contemplation as part of intellectual exploration
TO APPLY: Please submit a resumé, cover letter, and examples of previous relevant work to email@example.com. Cover letters should reflect a careful reading of The Hewitt School’s website, including the school’s academic philosophy. Please reference the job title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please. Recruitment will remain open until the position is filled; applicants should apply as soon as possible for consideration.
The Hewitt School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination.
About The Hewitt School
The Hewitt School is an independent college preparatory school for girls in kindergarten through grade twelve with 530 students. Our mission is to provide a rigorous and stimulating academic program that encourages independent thinking and creativity. The school values each girl’s individual talents and encourages respect for the diverse interests and backgrounds of others. Hewitt’s small size and supportive environment enable each student to reach her full potential and to become a responsible and socially aware leader. In keeping with its motto “By Faith and Courage,” Hewitt seeks to instill in each girl lifelong faith in herself, personal integrity, and the courage to face challenges with confidence. Hewitt is an inclusive and diverse community of students, faculty, administration, board of trustees, and staff and continues to integrate diversity into the life of the school. Hewitt respects and values individuals whose differences include age, ethnicity, family structure, gender, learning styles, physical ability, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.