Teaching Assistants for Bilingual Education, Teaching K-16, Teaching K-16 for Bilingual Education for ELLs
4 Year Degree
You will be responsible for working with your Co-Teacher in best practices with this age group, model those practices, and lead all parent communications. You will work closely with the Head of School to evaluate student progress and support your teaching team.
You must be someone with exceptional communication skills and a nurturing, supportive approach. Our goal is to guide and support parents through the rich and complex experience of the PYP, helping them learn what their children are capable of and how they can best support them in our program.
You will also work collaboratively with PYP colleagues to develop the school's ethos and supportive relationships amongst students of all ages. You will be asked to actively utilize New York City as a resource for learning and to involve your students in sustainable community service projects and experiences.
One of the ways we achieve this is through electronic portfolios using an iPad. We ask every teacher to embrace this technology and this assessment method, and we provide extensive support and training for doing so.
This position requires at least 3 years of experience working with children in Kindergarten. You must have completed a Bachelors degree, preferably in a related field. Masters degree is highly desired as well as PYP experience and/or training.
We are a Spanish immersion school, and so Spanish fluency is required.
*** Submit your application here: https://greenivyschools.gethired.com
We love demo lessons, they let us observe your teaching skills. Teaching portfolios, samples and demo lessons are welcome as part of your application!
Additional Salary Information: We offer health, dental and vision plans, short and long term disability, life insurance, a retirement plan that includes a matching contribution, eligibility for tuition remission for your dependents, and unique professional development opportunities.
Green Ivy Schools is the innovative, community-based venture founded by school development expert and Lower Manhattan mom, Dr. Jennifer Jones. Green Ivy offers modern, community-inspired private schools that address the Lower Manhattan school shortage while providing a rich, engaging alternative to traditional private education.
Green Ivy is a progressive and child-centered organization. We de...velop and grow schools using a range of educational approaches, all based on a foundation of engaged learning and a strong belief that education is achieved through exploration and collaboration.
Green Ivy’s educational philosophy includes creating human connections through experience, and creating a community led by inspired, passionate educators.
Our first location, Battery Park Montessori, was a preschool with a capacity of approximately 60 children, which opened in Battery Park City in Fall 2013. Our second location, Pine Street School, will open in FiDi as a preK-8th grade school in Fall 2014 with a capacity for approximately 500 children. We will eventually open additional school locations in Manhattan as well as in other U.S. cities and abroad.
We are also building an enrichment division (after school, plus summer, winter and spring camps) that reflects our educational philosophy while drawing upon the wealth of cultural resources and institutions across the New York City region.