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Associate Teacher, Grades K-5

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Associate 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 Associate Teacher will:

·      Learn about new developments in the education field and practice implementing them

·      Participate in grade-level meetings and in meetings with individual teachers to understand their practice so The School optimizes learning for all students

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

·      Stated desire to teach in elementary public or independent schools

·      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 

Preferred Qualifications:

·      Degree in education or a related field

·      Knowledge of Spanish

·      Prior classroom teaching experience

·      Familiarity with new technologies

Please apply online: https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/7094

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

Associate 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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