Bay Ridge Prep, a progressive, student-centered, K-12 independent school located in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking a highly qualified Language Arts Teacher/Literacy Specialist to join its Middle School (grades 6-8) faculty, for the 2020-2021 school year.
About the position:
Strong Middle School teacher applicants possess demonstrated competence in:
Establishing multi-sensory, hands-on learning environments encouraging risk-taking, experimentation, and critical thinking where children are encouraged to be both independent and dependable
Planning daily Reading Workshops incorporating guided reading, word study, and active reading with individualized reading goals
Facilitating Writing Workshops based on literature immersion, publishing cycles, and crafting daily reading responses
Collecting and analyzing data from a variety of student assessments to increase student achievement and enhance professional practice
Building strong home-school relationships through clear and relevant homework assignments and regular parent updates
Effectively collaborating with colleagues and administration regarding teaching and learning
Previous experience differentiating instruction
Running a small advisory group
Masters degree from an accredited college or university required
2 years teaching experience in elementary/middle education in public and/or independent schools
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
Commitment to the social, emotional, and cognitive needs of all children
Being fully immersed in the culture of the school
Special education certification a plus
How to apply:
All resumes must be e-mailed to email@example.com with the subject line "Middle School LA/Literacy Teacher". No phone calls or faxes, please.
Due to the high number of résumés received for each job posting, we are unable to respond to each inquiry. The school administration will determine which candidates have a strong potential to join our staff and will make direct contact with those candidates.
We appreciate your interest in Bay Ridge Preparatory School, an equal opportunity employer.
About Bay Ridge Prep
Bay Ridge Prep, a NYSAIS-accredited, independent, college preparatory school, is dedicated to enriching the intellectual curiosity, creativity, and emotional intelligence of each person.