The Buckley School, an all boys K-9 school, located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, is seeking a head teacher for a fifth grade homeroom. The preferred candidate will have at least 3- 5 years of teaching experience in grades 4-6, preferably in independent schools, and a Master's Degree. The position includes teaching Medieval History and Math and coordinating with and working alongside the other fifth grade teacher. The opportunity to teach fifth grade science, in place of a section of math or history, could be possible for a qualified candidate. The Homeroom component includes group time for discussion, daily recess, lunch coverage, study hall and organizing field trips and the annual Medieval Feast. This role requires building proactive relationships with families, including conferences in the fall and as needed.
Excellent writing, academic technology, and communication skills are vital. The successful candidate will recognize the unique opportunities afforded by an all-boys educational context, in addition to having a demonstrated passion for this content, this age range, and for the art and science of teaching and learning. Collaboration, collegiality, and adaptability are essential.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put "Class V Head Teacher" in the subject line. No calls please.