Rye Country Day School is seeking a maternity leave replacement teacher for a range of Middle School (6-8) and Upper School (9-12) Video and Public Speaking courses beginning in late March 2021. In addition, the ideal candidate would be able to assist the larger school community with video editing projects. Rye Country Day School is a coeducational, Prek-12, college preparatory school located in Westchester County, New York dedicated to providing students with an excellent education using both traditional and innovative approaches. We are actively committed to creating and sustaining a school community that is nurturing, supportive, diverse, and inclusive, one in which all students can participate fully and achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative, and social endeavors. We expect and promote moral responsibility and strive to develop strength of character within a respectful school community.
Specific responsibilities of the position include:
Teach a range of Upper School Video classes, including beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels
Teach a section of Upper School Public Speaking
Supervise the Middle School Student Leadership Council to produce episodes of “Good Morning RCDS!”
Assist the Office of Communications & Marketing with school-wide video projects
Assess student assignments and provide timely, constructive feedback of their work
Periodically write reports that evaluate student performance and demonstrate knowledge of students’ experiences
Participate in faculty and departmental meetings, special activities, and rotational duties
Bachelor’s degree in Art or related field (with an emphasis on video production)
Ability to step into a multifaceted role with relative ease
Familiarity with Zoom and hyflex teaching
Knowledge of Adobe Premier Pro, After Effects, iMovie, and other video editing software
3-5 years of experience teaching preferred
Comfort and excitement for working with middle school and high school students
Excellent oral, written, and organizational skills
Ability to support the extra-curricular life of the school
RCDS seeks faculty and staff who support our mission to foster a lifelong passion for learning, understanding, and service in an ever-changing world, and who share our commitment to creating and sustaining a vibrant, thriving, and inclusive multicultural learning community. The school is committed to providing invigorating and supportive work experiences for its diverse community of employees. Faculty and staff are offered meaningful opportunities for professional development, growth, and leadership; highly competitive salaries; and extensive benefits. RCDS is committed to diversity and inclusion throughout the community and curriculum. Please visit our website-http://www.ryecountryday.org – to learn more about the school’s rigorous curriculum, values, and strategic initiatives.
Rye Country Day School is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws, which prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and veteran status.