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Elementary Teacher, Grades K-5

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Elementary Teacher, Grades K-5

The School at Columbia University is an independent K-8 school founded in 2003 with the goal of providing an excellent education to a diverse student body. Our intentional school culture embraces shared beliefs across disciplines and grades, which underlie important values expressed through everyday behaviors and visible symbols throughout our community.

We dedicate ourselves to fostering in our students personal resourcefulness and integrity, a sense of social responsibility, and a lifelong appreciation of learning through an innovative, socially and emotionally supportive, and academically challenging program. Our pedagogical and curricular philosophies embrace multicultural perspectives, which challenge educators and learners to examine their preconceived notions of race, gender, ethnicity, class, ability, religion, and sexual orientation. We adhere to a common code of civility among all constituents. We tailor our instruction so that the needs of the individual students are met. A committed faculty and administration strive to create a school that will stand as a model for what K-8 education can be, and serve as a genuine and enduring partnership between Columbia University and its neighbors.

The K-5 Teacher will:

·      Teach a class of about 20 students in the context of an integrated curriculum, possibly with a teaching partner

·      Commit to the academic and social mission of The School, which encompasses differentiation to meet the needs of a diverse community

·      Collaborate in the design and implementation of an integrated curriculum

·      Keep careful anecdotal and assessment records, and use them to write accurate, comprehensive student reports

·      Fulfill duties, responsibilities, and commitments as outlined in The Working at Columbia University Guidebook

·      Participate fully in the active and rich life of The School

·      Engage in ongoing communication with parents/guardians

Minimum Qualifications:

·      B.A./B.S. degree or an equivalent degree or educational qualification from an accredited college or university

·      At least two years of full-time teaching experience in K-8 public, parochial, or independent schools beyond

student teaching

·      Strong skill sets in literacy, mathematics, social studies, and meeting the social and emotional needs

of children

·      Strong verbal and written communication skills

·      Wide-ranging intellectual and educational interests

·      Commitment to equity and justice including knowledge and skills related to cultural competencies

·      Familiarity with new technologies

Preferred Qualifications:

·      Advanced degree in a related field

·      Knowledge of Spanish

Please apply online at: https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/7096

Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer / disability / veteran.

Elementary Teacher, Grades K-5

The School at Columbia University is an independent K-8 school founded in 2003 with the goal of providing an excellent education to a diverse student body. Our intentional school culture embraces shared…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Location

On-site
New York, NY

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