Blue School is an independent school in downtown Manhattan that serves children from age 2 through 8th grade. Blue School seeks to both practice and model a dynamic balance between creative thinking, academic mastery and self and social learning, and to educate irrepressible innovators, and adaptable problem solvers.
Please learn more about us at www.blueschool.org.
For school-year 2021/2022, we are looking for an experienced middle school social studies teacher to join our team and teach Integrated Studies, a combined Science and Social Studies course. We seek educators who are open and reflective, team-oriented, curious, and interested in joining a dynamic team.
Create an inquiry-based classroom environment where students’ ideas are central and content knowledge and skills are deepened through compelling questions and projects
Commitment to pursuing a balance between academic mastery, creative thinking, and self and social learning for all students
Curriculum revision in related discipline, including resources, assessments, and projects
Facilitate and scaffold academic experiences and projects in order to provide an individualized and challenging experience for each student
Use formative and summative performance-based and standard assessment to guide lesson plan development and implementation
Facilitate an advisory group for a small group of middle school studentsWork collaboratively and participate actively in faculty meetings and in professional learning teams
Continue to develop professionally to ensure student growth and development
Communicate with students and their families regularly and proactively
Team-oriented and collaborative
Strategic, flexible, and creative thinker
Flexibility to integrate new practices and confidence to take risks
Sense of humor and positivity
Degree in social studies, history or related area
Experience teaching middle school
Love of middle schoolers
How to apply:
Send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include Middle School Integrated Studies Teacher in the subject line
Blue School is committed to achieving a diverse workforce providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants. We value, respect, and celebrate differences. Employment is decided on qualifications, merit and school needs and not on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Internal Number: BS2021-011
About Blue School
Blue School is an independent school in the South Street Seaport that serves children from age 2 through 8th grade. Blue School seeks to both practice and model a dynamic balance between creative thinking, academic mastery and self and social learning, and to educate irrepressible innovators, and adaptable problem solvers. Please learn more about us at www.blueschool.org.