Other Bilingual Education Posittion, Teaching K-16
4 Year Degree
We invite teachers to promote cross-cultural activities and the dual language immersion program in the school and community. You will be expected to help as a native Spanish-speaker, modeling for students and helping them maximize their learning by utilizing the target language consistently in the classroom.
You will work closely with the Head of School to evaluate student progress, support your teaching team and build the elementary program for future years. As a teacher, you will be expected to collaborate with other dual language team members to develop and improve our language Curriculum.
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 and immersion program, 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.
We work with students individually and in groups, by selecting and employing various teaching methods appropriate for language immersion settings. All teachers are responsible for preparing materials and classrooms for activities, including photocopying, laminating, etc.
This position requires at least 3 years of experience working with children in 3rd grade in a PYP or international school environment. You must have completed a Bachelors degree, preferably in a related field. Masters degree is highly desired. Experience with literacy immersion in the second language using the communicative approach is highly desired. We are a Spanish immersion school, and so Spanish fluency is required.
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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.
About Pine Street School
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 develop 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 enric...hment 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.