Trinity School, a co-educational K-12 institution located on the Upper West of Manhattan, seeks a Grade Three Head Teacher beginning September 2021.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in a field related to education (Master’s degree preferred) and at least three years of experience in teaching Lower School. Strong candidates will possess:
A demonstrated love of children
Knowledge of child development from ages 7 to 10
Experience creating Social Studies and Language Arts curriculum where all children can see themselves reflected in the program while simultaneously developing a curiosity about the world around them
Experience with mathematics where children feel supported, challenged and grapple with difficult, deep problems
A passion for the complexities of the social-emotional lives of children
A joyful dedication to education that holds high standards for children’s intellectual growth
Interactive, adaptive classroom management skills which both facilitate order and learning while respecting children
A commitment to an equitable classroom culture
A demonstrated attention to how race, gender, and other aspects of identity manifest themselves in the classroom
An ability to work collaboratively and generously with colleagues, both on the team and across the division
Strong communication skills
An optimistic, purposeful work ethic
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Trinity School seeks candidates who will add to the diversity of its school community. More than this, Trinity is expressly committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and is calling on all members of its community to join in this important work.