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Brooklyn Friends School seeks candidates with a strong personal interest in and commitment to issues of diversity and social justice. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Teaching at Brooklyn Friends requires a BA or equivalent, and MA is preferred.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Brooklyn Friends School is committed to maintaining an environment in which all people are respected and valued. To that end, discrimination in any form, such as that based on race, religion, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or socio-economic status will not be tolerated. The school actively strives to recognize, respect and celebrate the differences and commonalities that shape the individual and collective identities of its members.
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OPENINGS FOR 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR
K-4 Associate Teachers
We seek candidates with a bachelor’s degree, and ideally those who are either enrolled in or about to enter an advanced degree program in education. Candidates require the ability to work collaboratively in a teaching team. Duties include, but are not limited to, planning and conducting small group or whole class lessons, assessing and documenting students’ needs, and supporting the Head Teacher in the daily maintenance of the classroom. All Lower School associate teachers are expected to be active community members, sharing supervisory duties and general support and care of the school community. Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to LSassociateteacherpositions@brooklynfriends.org.
Second Grade Head Teacher
The Head Teacher collaborates with grade level colleagues and specialist teachers to plan, create, and implement curriculum. He/she should have familiarity with a constructivist math program, a balanced literacy program, writing process, and integrated curriculum. Demonstration of strong classroom management skills, an investment in continued professional growth, comfort using classroom technology, and a commitment to promoting a diverse community is expected. He/she is responsible for ongoing assessment and communication with parents and the Head of the Lower School about children’s progress. Additionally, the Head Teacher is responsible for mentoring an Associate Teacher.
All Lower School teachers are expected to be active community members, sharing supervisory duties and general support and care of the school community. Graduate degree in education and a minimum of 3-5 years teaching experience is required. Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to LSheadteacherposition@brooklynfriends.org.