Immediate Opening - Full Time Assistant Teacher Position
Brooklyn Friends School (BFS), a thriving Preschool-12 grade school located in vibrant Downtown Brooklyn, seeks an expert educator to serve as an in-person Assistant Teacher to work in our Family Center and work with our youngest students, the 2-year-old students. This is an immediate opening. The candidate must be able to work collaboratively, as part of a teaching team, support the Head Teacher in all aspects of the classroom, including planning, assessing, and documenting students' needs. All Family Center Assistant Teachers are expected to be active members of the Brooklyn Friends Community, which includes attending faculty meetings and professional development days.
Founded in 1867, Brooklyn Friends School’s pillars of social justice, service learning/civic engagement, and Quakerism, serve as guideposts for our collective work. Guided by our mission, BFS provides a dynamic and vigorous learning environment, which cultivates compassionate, intellectually curious, and confident changemakers.
We seek candidates with Early Childhood experience, including work with 2- and 3-year-olds. The candidate must be able to work collaboratively in a teaching team (Head Teacher and two Assistant Teachers). Duties include, but are not limited to, supporting the Head Teacher in the daily maintenance of the classroom, planning, and conducting small group or whole class lessons in collaboration with the Head Teacher as well as assessing and documenting students’ needs.
All Family Center Assistant Teachers are expected to be active members of the broader Brooklyn Friends community, which includes attending faculty meetings and professional development days.
A bachelor's degree and completion of the requirements of the NYC Department of Health. This is a yearlong position through June 2022 - You will find more information about the program at brooklynfriends.org/familycenter