Art/STEAM/MakerSpace Teacher

Job Type

Part Time
Contract

Salary

Minimum: $24,000
Maximum: $45,000
Details: Specific salary based on number of days per week (2 v. 3) and experience.

Published

07/08/2018

Start Date

08/27/2018

Application Deadline

08/24/2018

Address

11 Broadway
Suite 300
New York
NY
10004
United States

Description

The Lang School is looking for a part-time Art/STEAM/Maker Space Teacher to join our learning community two to three days weekly starting in late August.


Lang is a progressive school in lower Manhattan for high potential, gifted, and twice-exceptional (2e) students in grades 2 through 12. "2e" students are highly precocious learners with diagnosed learning challenges (e.g., dyslexia, ADHD) and the social-emotional and/or behavioral difficulties (e.g., anxiety, impulsivity) that co-occur with this asynchronous profile. Our curriculum is rigorous and richly differentiated, flexibly meeting the needs of students who need both acceleration and supports. All classes are capped at 12 students, and "specials" classes are taught by a lead and an assistant teacher.


Our faculty and therapeutic staff actively partner in all aspects of student education and development.They have an ongoing interest in personal and professional growth, a commitment to open communications, and a desire to invest in the school's mission of equity, excellence, and innovation. We invest generously in professional development and in mentoring opportunities with staff developers on and off-campus throughout the school year.


RESPONSIBILITIES & SKILLS:

  • Teach STEAM/maker-oriented "art" in our workshop to students in grades 2 through 12
  • Demonstrated competence in planning lessons and developing curricula
  • Excellent classroom management skills a must
  • Skilled in tech. integration, digital fabrication, wearables, mobile art, and a variety of other multidisciplinary undertakings suitable for a maker space
  • Background in art, engineering, technology, and science
  • Commitment to keeping workshop/maker space well-equipped and well organized

Benefits

Generous leave, access to Transitchek and 401k plan.

Level of Language Proficiency

English, written and spoken fluency

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

micaela.bracamonte@thelangschool.org
http://www.thelangschool.org

TO APPLY:

  • Only candidates with at least a B.A./B.S./BFA (preferably an M.A./M.S./MFA) in a directly related field and at least two years of K-12 teaching experience will be considered
  • Email up-to-date professional resume to micaela.bracamonte@thelangschool.org
  • Email cover letter explaining your interest in and unique fit vis a vis The Lang School and its mission
  • No phone calls, please

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