Village Community School (vcsnyc.org), a K-8 independent school in the West Village, seeks a 2nd -8th Grade E.L.A. and Social Studies teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. This position is full-time and in person. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Creating and maintaining an inclusive learning environment that is conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of students
Actively instructing engaging and motivating social studies and ELA lessons to students from all abilities.
Working collaboratively with social studies and L.A teacher and Dean of Curriculum to prepare, implement, and document appropriate lesson plans that meet the needs, interests, and abilities of students, based upon adopted curricula and a variety of resources
Turning in weekly lesson plans and meeting with the Curriculum Coordinator and Dean of Faculty.
Monitoring, assessing, and documenting students’ academic progress
Communicating standards, achievements, and areas of concern to students and parents
Meeting and communicating with parents both formally and informally (email, phone calls, conferences, and written Mid and End-of-Year Reports)
Attending staff meetings, serving on various committees and participating in a variety of professional development activities
Collaborating with school administrators, other teachers and staff, parents, and community members in the education of the students
All prospective candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Sarah Williamson-Broadman, Dean of Faculty at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also submit a 5 minute teaching demo video that is either social studies or E.L.A. The grade and topic are of the candidates choosing.