Third Grade Associate Position

Job Type

Full Time Contract




132 East 78th Street
New York
New York
United States


Duties and Responsibilities


Teaching Responsibilities

·     Collaborate with the grade level team to develop curriculum and lessons for all subject areas

·     Plan and teach SEL (social emotional learning) group

·     Independently lead a daily reading group

·     Pull out groups of boys in math to enrich and support math skills as needed

·     Regularly evaluate lessons and units with head teacher to revise instructional strategies in order to meet each student’s needs


Student Support

·     Lead Morning Meetings

·     Create learning goals, expectations, and standards for student work

·     Provide students with an emotionally safe environment

·     Demonstrate a variety of strategies for maintaining student attention and motivation

·     Establish and support effective classroom management routines.

·     Maintain positive personal relationships with all students and their families



·     Engage in focused, detailed evaluation/observation of student work and behaviors

·     Utilize various means of student assessment

·     Assess student work and record daily observations to use to write clear and thorough reports


Communication with Parents

·     Communicate regularly with parents as needed

·     Help maintain class website in Canvas

·     Assist Head Teacher in writing reports and preparing for Parent Teacher conferences


Professional Expectations

·     Establish a positive, working relationship with Head Teacher

·     Attend meetings, including:

  a.    Regular meetings with administrators

  b.    Weekly team meetings with the grade level to prepare lesson plans and discuss student progress. 

  c.    Weekly faculty meetings

·     Continue to acquire new knowledge and implement best practices

·     Share ideas and skills with colleagues while being open to their different ideas and/ or points of view

·     Establish and maintain cooperative, positive relationships with colleagues- team focused position

·     Carry out other duties as assigned by the Head of Lower School and Assistant Head of Lower School

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please visit The Allen-Stevenson School website at for additional information. To explore this great opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to and enter job title in the subject line.

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