Science, Language & Arts French and Mandarin immersion school is an independent PK-5th elementary school located in the heart of the BAM Cultural District in downtown Brooklyn. A project-based interdisciplinary approach supports a curriculum rich in the sciences, math, and the arts. 

Our integrated curriculum has a strong emphasis on science and the arts through experiential learning, hands-on projects, games, and collaborative problem solving. SLA teachers are talented educators who are attracted by the opportunity to have an impact on the growth and development of a flourishing young school. We offer a supportive environment, rich in opportunities for professional development and self-reflection.

SLA offers a competitive salary and subsidized health benefits, as well as continuing education grants. See below for application procedure.

1) Head Teacher, French Immersion Pre-Kindergarten (FT)

This position leads the French immersion pre-Kindergarten classroom. The successful candidate is a native speaker of French, a trained early childhood teacher, and has at least two years of classroom experience. 

The following qualifications are required:

-Native fluency in French

-Master’s degree in education, child development, or other related field (or equivalent experience)

-At least two years teaching experience with children between the ages of 3 and 5

-Highly dynamic, hands-on style

Preferred Qualifications

-Experience teaching with progressive methods (Bank Street, constructivist, Montessori, child-led / project-based, Waldorf/Steiner, Freinet, etc.) 

-Experience teaching mixed-age and mixed-ability classrooms

-Background in science or art 

2) Co-Teacher, French Immersion Pre-Kindergarten (FT)

This position collaborates with the head teacher in our French immersion pre- Kindergarten. The successful candidate is a native speaker of French and a trained elementary school teacher.  

The following qualifications are required:

-Native fluency in French

-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

-Highly dynamic, hands-on style

Preferred Qualifications

-Master’s degree in education, child development, or other related field (or equivalent experience)

-Experience teaching with progressive methods (Bank Street, constructivist, Montessori, child-led / project-based, Waldorf/Steiner, Freinet, etc.) 

-Experience with children between ages 3 and 5

-Experience teaching mixed-age and mixed-ability classrooms

-Background in science or art

Please send a CV **and** cover letter (in English or French) **describing your teaching philosophy**

to Jennifer Wilkin, Director, at jobs@slaschool.org

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