We are currently seeking associate teachers for 1st -3rd Grades. Candidates should understand early literacy and be curious about early learners. Opportunities for professional development in and out of school are plentiful and collaboration is essential.
Collaborate with Lead Teacher and share the task of maintaining and organizing materials in preparation for the week's lessons and activities.
Supervise and engage with students in classwork and projects, as well as facilitating social interactions between students and monitoring students during lunch time.
Associate Teachers have opportunities to teach small and large group lessons alone or with the assistance of the Lead Teacher.
Participate in curriculum planning for the week or the month and have the opportunity to plan and execute their own unit of study at some point during the year.
Attend and participate in parent conferences, faculty meetings and school events. Contribute to the writing of student reports. Communicating with parents via email, telephone, or in-person in conjunction to Lead Teacher.
Support and contributing to blog
Attend and participate in reflective meetings, student support meetings, and weekly professional development.
Engage and connect with Lead Teacher through individual or group meetings with other colleagues.
Participate in classroom decision making.
Blue School is committed to achieving a diverse workforce providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants. We value, respect, and celebrate differences. Employment is decided on qualifications, merit and school needs and not on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Please send your resume and a letter of interest to HR@blueschool.org with Associate Teacher in the subject line to be considered.
A deep appreciation for student?centered, engaging, and innovative teaching practices
Knowledge of independent school culture and functioning
Experience with Responsive Classroom techniques
Internal Number: BS5-2020
About Blue School
Blue School is an independent school in the South Street Seaport that serves children from age 2 through 8th grade. Blue School seeks to both practice and model a dynamic balance between creative thinking, academic mastery and self and social learning, and to educate irrepressible innovators, and adaptable problem solvers. Please learn more about us at www.blueschool.org.