Employment

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  • 3rd Grade Associate Teacher

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Curriculum Development

    1.     Plan and teach Language Arts/Third Grade writing curriculum
    2.     Create daily lesson plans for reading and math in conjunction with the grade level team
    3.     Plan and teach social emotional learning groups
    4.     Regularly evaluate lessons and units with teaching to revise instructional strategies in order to meet each student’s needs
     
    Student Support

    1.     Lead Morning Meetings
    2.     Create learning goals, expectations, and standards for student work
    3.     Provide students with an emotionally safe environment
    4.     Demonstrate a variety of strategies for maintaining student motivation and interest
    5.     Arrange, establish and support effective classroom management routines.
    6.     Maintain positive personal relationships with all students and their families
     
     Assessment

    1.     Engage in focused, detailed evaluation of student work and behaviors
    2.     Utilize various means of student assessment
    3.     Assess student work and record daily observations to use to write clear and thorough reports
     
    Communication with Parents

    1.     Communicate regularly with parents
    2.     Help maintain class website in Canvas
    3.     Assist Head Teacher in preparing for Parent Teacher conferences and writing reports
     
    Professional Development

    1.     Establish a positive, working relationship with Head Teacher
    2.     Attend meetings, including:
       a.     Regular meetings with administrators
       b.     Weekly team meetings among teachers of the same grade level to prepare lesson plans and discuss student progress. 
       c.     Weekly faculty meetings
    3.     Continue to acquire new knowledge and implement best practices
    4.     Share ideas and skills with colleagues while being willing and open to their different, ideas and/ or points of view
    5.      Establish and maintain cooperative, positive relationships with colleagues
    6.     Carry out other duties as assigned by the Head of Lower School and Assistant Head of Lower School

     
     Compensation and Benefits
    • Salary and benefits are competitive with Head Teacher salaries in many peer NYSAIS schools
    • Opportunities to apply for funds for graduate school work
     
     Qualifications
    1. B.A.
    2. Working towards M.A. or M.S. (preferred)
    3. Minimum of two years appropriate teaching experience
  • English teacher

    The Allen-Stevenson School, an all-boys K-9 independent school, located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, seeks a dynamic, collaborative, full-time middle grades English teacher. We seek an experienced educator who understands the development of boys and is excited to collaborate in a spirited school environment that values excellence in each of the 3 A’s—academics, athletics, and the arts.
     
    Allen-Stevenson provides an  “enlightened traditional” education while inspiring boys to become scholars and gentlemen. To assure excellence in teaching and learning, the successful candidate will have knowledge of best practices and will be a collaborative, creative, disciplined self-starter who loves learning, thrives in a diverse school environment, and is eager to work with colleagues from many parts of the School.  We are especially seeking applicants with a sense of humor, who are supportive, flexible, collegial and hard-working.
     
    Our English curriculum is skills-based and emphasizes the ability to write creatively and analytically, to read critically for literal and figurative meanings, to engage in scholarly and interpretive discussion, and to appreciate language on multiple levels. English teachers are expected to teach multiple genres of literature from diverse perspectives, the grammar of Standard Written English, a roots-based vocabulary strand, and public speaking.  
     
    Candidates should enjoy planning and working collaboratively with other disciplines on joint projects and be willing to work closely with colleagues from our Library Media Center and Learning Resource Center. Candidates must be willing and able to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners and use multiple teaching methods to reach a broad range of students. We are an innovative faculty that seeks candidates to complement the strengths of our program and to add their own expertise and background to provide additional breadth to the K-9 curriculum.
     
    Additional responsibilities will include serving as advisor to a small group of boys, writing reports at least five times a year and letters of recommendation, supervising study halls and break periods, teaching an elective each trimester, and providing extra help to students before and during the school day. Teachers are expected to participate fully in the life of the school.
     
    Preferred Qualifications:
    -      Advanced degree in English literature
    -      Excellent knowledge of grammar and superb writing skills
    -      A passion for working with young people
    -      An understanding of educating boys
    -      An understanding of early adolescent development
    -      An openness to professional development and continuous learning
    -      Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with colleagues, students, and parents
     
    Required Qualifications:
    -       B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent degree or educational qualifications from an accredited college or university.
    -       Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of instructional techniques
    -       At least two years of full-time teaching experience in middle grades public or independent schools beyond student teaching
    -       Experience in curriculum mapping, backwards planning, and creating assessments
    -       Level of comfort with new technologies in a 1:1 setting: using technology to support differentiation, managing a class portal, teaching basic technology literacy skills. 
    Responsibilities for the position include but are not limited to:
    -       Collaborations with other teachers around curriculum and pedagogy
    -       Other responsibilities such as advising, interdisciplinary collaboration, elective courses, possible coaching, and other extra-curricular activities
     
    Applicants should supply the following materials to hr@allen-stevenson.org
     
    The Allen-Stevenson School actively seeks to forward diversity goals
    through its process of hiring faculty and staff.
  • Executive Assistant to the Headmaster

    Responsibilities of the Executive Assistant to the Headmaster
     
    Reporting to the Headmaster, the Executive Assistant supports the Headmaster’s daily office and school operations, plans and manages major school events, and acts as liaison between the Headmaster and students, parents, faculty and the community. The responsibilities of the Executive Assistant include the following:
     
    • Providing day-to-day administrative assistance to the Headmaster, including calendar management, meeting organization, answering phones, sorting and prioritizing mail, and preparation of correspondence and reports, maintaining contact lists and files;
    • Planning and coordinating events including school opening, closing, closing exercises and award ceremonies for multiple divisions, annual dinners, and class cocktail parties;
    • Planning and coordinating meetings of the Board of Trustees, including compiling, distributing, and curating meeting materials, maintaining the A-S Board of Trustees website portal, and taking meeting minutes;
    • Scheduling various Board Committee meetings in concert with Business, Communications and Development offices;
    • Supporting administrator and faculty recruitment and hiring efforts, including managing travel and interview schedules as well as orientation sessions;
    • Working with the Development Office to schedule and support fundraising meetings;
    • Working with the Communications Office to ensure that meetings and events are included on the school’s Master Calendar;
    • Providing Headmaster’s office coverage, including answering phones, and greeting visitors, students, parents and staff;
    • Making travel and conference arrangements for Headmaster and Division Directors;
    • Collecting and organizing applications and nominations for faculty grants, and coordinating acknowledgement for various student awards.
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    Experience and Skills
    • Experience as an executive assistant, office manager, or production manager
    • Experience executing a variety of administrative processes such as creating and maintaining records, managing a variety of projects, and managing executive calendars
    • Familiarity with software and technical applications including the Microsoft Office Suite and Google Applications
    • Experience with Mail Merges and Data Manipulation
    • College degree preferred
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    Attributes
    • Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong proofreading skills and writing skills
    • Thrives in an environment requiring versatility, adaptability and resourcefulness
    • Ability to prioritize effectively and work autonomously in a self-directed manner
    • Willingness to undertake simple and complex tasks with equal enthusiasm and energy
    • Excellent judgment and discretion in responding to urgent, confidential matters
    • Understands the culture and community of an independent school
    • High energy, creativity, a sense of joy, and the ability to make this position their own are important qualities to bring to this position
     
    Applicants should send cover letter and resume to hr@allen-stevenson.org

Employment Opportunities

The Allen-Stevenson School is an urban elementary day school for boys from Kindergarten through Ninth Grade. The School was founded in 1883 by Francis Bellows Allen. An Allen-Stevenson education helps to foster a boy's natural intellectual curiosity about the world, about himself, and about the various communities of which he is part.

Qualifications for teaching at Allen-Stevenson include: BA required, MA preferred; strong background and knowledge of the desired discipline; ability to work well with a range of able, highly motivated children; ability to work well with a team; strong organizational skills and high energy and creativity.

Send all cover letters and resumes to hr@allen-stevenson.org

Updated May 11, 2017
Allen-Stevenson’s distinctive “enlightened traditional” approach educates boys to become scholars and gentlemen.