Berkeley Carroll is a Pre-K through grade 12 college preparatory school of 970 students located in the Park Slope section of New York City. Our vibrant intellectual community draws students from all over the city. Admission to the school is competitive, and both our parents and students value achievement and community.
The Lower School is seeking a full time head teacher for the 2021-22 school year. Candidates should have at least five years of head teaching experience in a Lower School setting. A Master’s degree in Education is required.
Duties will include teaching reading, writing, math, and social studies in a self-contained classroom of approximately 20 students. Familiarity with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Program and with the TERC and Contexts for Learning math programs are preferred. Training and experience in Responsive Classroom and RULER, important aspects of our Lower School program, are also a plus.
Candidates should be prepared to work with a team of committed and professional teachers and should expect to be both flexible and collegial in their planning, teaching, and assessing.
The teacher in this role will mentor and collaborate with an associate teacher.
Berkeley Carroll is committed to creating an environment that includes a diversity of perspectives and to cultivating an equitable, inclusive learning community in which everyone has a true sense of belonging. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to, and experience with, diversity, equity or inclusion work are especially encouraged to apply.
Candidates should send a cover letter and resume with a list of references to:
The Berkeley Carroll School is an independent, nonsectarian, coed pre-kindergarten through 12th Grade day school in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The school is a creative and intellectual community where devoted teachers challenge and engage talented students. Its demanding curriculum and vibrant civic life prepare graduates for success in college and for the greater endeavor—a life of critical, ethical, and global thinking. For more information, visit www.berkeleycarroll.org