Co-Teacher, French Immersion Pre-Kindergarten

| July 22, 2014

Job description

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. Our integrated curriculum has a strong emphasis on science and the arts through experiential learning, hands-on projects, games, and collaborative problem solving.

Qualifications

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.

The following qualifications are required:

-Native fluency in French

-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

-Highly dynamic, hands-on style

-NOTE: NYS certification NOT REQUIRED

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 -ability classrooms
-Background in science or art

How to apply

Please email a resume and a letter describing your teaching style and philosophy to jobs@slaschool.org, attn: Jennifer Wilkin, director. Letters without these specifics will not be considered.

Location

126 St. Felix Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11217, US

Details

Start date
August 15, 2014
Application deadline
August 1, 2014
Education requirements
Level of language proficiency
Native fluency
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
None specified
Salary details
ary commensurate with experience.
Benefits
Subsidized health insurance; continuing education and professional development grants.