Science, Language & Arts, a progressive French and Mandarin immersion independent school in Downtown Brooklyn, is hiring a full-time head teacher with experience teaching in 1st-4th grades.
This position leads a French immersion classroom. The ideal candidate is a native speaker of French, a trained teacher, and has at least 3 years of classroom experience. Our integrated curriculum has a strong emphasis on science and the arts through experiential learning, hands-on projects, games, and collaborative problem solving.
The following qualifications are required:
-Native fluency in French
-Bachelor's degree in education, child development, or other related field (or equivalent experience)
-At least two years' classroom teaching experience with children between the ages of 6 and 12
-Highly dynamic, hands-on style
-NOTE: NYS certification NOT required
-Master's degree in education or related field
-U.S. state certification for elementary grades
-Experience teaching with progressive methods (Bank Street, constructivist, Montessori, child-led / project-based, Freinet)
-Experience with differentiated learning
-Background in science, math, and/or art