Humanities Teacher, Upper Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)
Marymount School seeks a dynamic, knowledgeable, and flexible teacher to join our Upper Middle School division, teaching a combination of English, history, and/or religion that best suits the candidate’s expertise. Ideal candidates are actively interested in innovative and creative learning and teaching with middle aged students. Experience with collaborative, project-based learning is a plus, and a willingness to embrace technology, as Marymount students use various technologies to support their learning, including 1:1 macBooks and a FabLab. Teachers are expected to differentiate instruction in student-centered lessons that develop students' skills in close reading and critical thinking and offer opportunities to practice creative and analytical writing. A master's degree in English/History or English/History education is required.
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About Marymount School of New York
Marymount School is an independent, Catholic day school that seeks to educate young women who continue to question, risk, and grow—young women who care, serve, and lead—young women prepared to challenge, shape, and change the world.
Marymount is a college preparatory school for girls, committed to the development of the lifelong skills of critical thinking and problem solving. The dynamic and inquiry-based academic program promotes in each student a respect for her own unique abilities and a commitment to responsible living in a changing world. Marymount welcomes diversity and draws upon it to foster cultural sensitivity, religious understanding, and a global perspective. The School is housed in three campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. For additional information on the School, please visit www.marymountnyc.org
Marymount seeks educators who are committed to learning and teaching in a collaborative, student-centered environment. In addition to being innovative instructors in their respective classrooms, faculty are expected to be active participants in the School community. Teachers serve as mentors, advisors, or supervisors to students in a variety of school activi...ties and contribute to the life of the School through chapel services, staff meetings, parent events, etc. Teachers also have the opportunity to serve as coaches for after school sports or moderators of extracurricular activities.
An Apple Distinguished School, Marymount has a 1:1+ program (iPads in the N-V and MacBook Airs in VI-XII), and all teachers are expected to be comfortable using educational technology daily. With the School's modified block schedule in each of its four divisions (instructional periods of 50-80 minutes in the Lower and Lower Middle Schools and 60 or 75 minutes in the Upper Middle and Upper Schools), teachers are expected to have a range of appropriate instructional practices in their repertoire and be equipped to differentiate instruction to reach a range of learning styles.