Start Date: 8/31/2020 Salary: commensurate with experience
Role: Support Teacher
During the 2020-2021 academic year, in person and remote learning schedules will necessitate the creation of a series of one year positions which will support student supervision, specials and work time for students across the school, primarily in the Middle and Upper School divisions. The Support Teacher will work with children across multiple sections, providing student supervision and individual student support under the direction of a head teaching team.
The Support Teacher’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Work with head teachers and division heads to create a supportive and collaborative classroom environment
Work cooperatively with department heads and assistant teachers to support and foster age-appropriate activities during specials, lunch, break times and work times
Build strong relationships with students so they treat each other well and stay on task
Use classroom management skills to strategically run and support an energetic classroom of children, while maintaining and reinforcing health and safety rules
Participate as a member of a collaborative, cooperative classroom teaching team - sharing information and strategies to sustain a healthy classroom community
Participate in curricular planning meetings and other professional meetings
Support students in moving safely through the hallways and in and out of the building during various times of the day
High School diploma required and Bachelor’s degree preferred
Experience managing a classroom and teaching children preferred (experience working with children ages 8-14 a plus)
Experience with progressive education preferred
Willingness to collaborate and work as part of a team, as well as develop skills in working with individual children, small groups, and the whole class
*This is a one-year position for the 2020-21 school year.
Bank Street College of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law in its employment policies and other college administered programs. In addition, Bank Street College of Education will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Bank Street has been recognized as a leader in education, and strives to have its faculty and student body reflect the diversity of the society in which they exist. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
About Bank Street School for Children
Bank Street School for Children is a coeducational, independent progressive school on the Upper West Side of Manhattan serving students from Nursery through Grade 8. It is a working model of Bank Street College's approach to teaching and learning.