Employment

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  • 6th Grade English Teacher Leave Replacement

     
     
    POSITION SUMMARY:
     
    The Allen-Stevenson School in New York City seeks a dedicated, enthusiastic teacher of English for a full-time six-month leave replacement. The position will run from approximately mid-October 2022 to mid-March 2023. Qualified candidates will have experience teaching English and a demonstrated commitment to and love for working with middle school-aged students. The successful candidate has a strong background in and knowledge of teaching English, works to build an inclusive classroom, integrates technology, collaborates and demonstrates high energy and creativity.  An understanding and appreciation of how boys learn best, especially the role that personal connection plays, is essential. The successful candidate will be able to implement the established curriculum under the guidance of the English Department Head while also injecting their personal creativity and style.

    PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Support the School’s educational mission and vision by challenging, engaging, and nurturing students towards deeper learning
    • Work closely with the English Department Head to implement the sixth-grade curriculum
    • Develop and coordinate our English curricula with other faculty that prioritizes:
      • A commitment to choosing and teaching texts representing multiple perspectives
      • Developing age-appropriate reading and writing skills
      • Instructing students in grammar, mechanics, and vocabulary
      • Utilizing literature to consider morals and ethics and to help students develop empathy
      • Finding opportunities for cross-disciplinary connections
      • Managing classroom procedures and student behavior
    • Nurture meaningful connections with students so they feel welcome, valued, understood and seen
    • Use technology effectively and appropriately to enhance student learning in the classroom and for virtual lessons as necessary
    • Assess student performance using formative and summative tools as well as rubrics, and provide regular academic updates, grades and comments for report cards
    • Serve as a grade-level advisor, including conducting and organizing parent conferences
    • Collaborate with division and team members with flexibility, creativity and humor to develop program and ensure student success
    • Supervise clubs, class trips, daily recess and lunch duties
    • Communicate effectively and in a timely fashion, with students, parents/guardians, and colleagues
    • Perform additional duties and participate in the life of the School
    Competencies, Skills, Knowledge, and Expectations:

    • Demonstrate an understanding of student-centered, interdisciplinary and differentiated learning
    • Acquire new knowledge and implement best practices
    • Work and plan collaboratively with colleagues
    • Exchange ideas and skills with colleagues
    • Establish and maintain cooperative, positive relationships
    • Demonstrate an interest in professional growth and development; a dedication to lifelong learning
    • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion
    • Approach teaching and learning with a sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
    • Bring an open-minded and flexible attitude to working with students and colleagues
    • Ability to work from established curriculum and lesson plans
     
    Reports to: Head of Upper Division and English Department  Head
    Education: Master’s degree preferred
    Experience: 3 years teaching at the middle school level
     
    Please visit The Allen-Stevenson School website at www.allen-stevenson.org for additional information. To explore this great opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume to hr@allen-stevenson.org
     
    The Allen-Stevenson School actively seeks to forward the equity and diversity of our community in our admissions, programs and hiring. The Allen-Stevenson School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other characteristic protected by local, state and federal law. The Allen-Stevenson School actively seeks diversity in its faculty and student body.
  • K-8 Art and Woodshop Teacher

    Founded in 1883, Allen-Stevenson is a K-8 independent school for boys with an enrollment of just under 400 students. Located in the heart of New York City’s Upper East Side, the School is a joyful, inclusive community.
     
    Studio art and woodworking at Allen-Stevenson comprise the core of our visual arts program, with students in Grades 1 - 5 taking both art and woodshop each year. In Grades 6 - 8, the art choices diversify with a broad range of art electives while retaining the core art program. Process-based art-making and experiential learning are emphasized in our art department.
     
    The Art department seeks a passionate, dynamic, and dedicated art teacher who maintains their own art-making practice. The ideal candidate genuinely enjoys working with boys of different age groups and understands their developmental needs. Successful candidates will use creative and innovative art practices, engaging curious and active boys who thrive on imaginative and versatile pedagogy.
     
    Interested candidates should understand how the visual arts foster the healthy development of children and demonstrate an interest in professional growth. The preferred candidate will be able to maintain and run an organized art studio and woodshop, teach both 2D and 3D art with experience in wood and have experience in incorporating technology into the art curriculum, have a working knowledge of current best practices, and interest in using contemporary art as a teaching tool. Formal training and skill as an artist are a must. Candidates should have an interest in and the ability to develop curriculum collaboratively within the art department and the wider school community.
     
    Professional responsibilities include contributing to the life of the School outside of the art studio. Allen-Stevenson teachers are expected to communicate and interact with students, parents, staff, and the community in a manner that represents the mission and core values of the School. Additionally, the teaching candidate must possess an enthusiastic commitment to the importance of building and sustaining a diverse, just, inclusive, and equitable school environment.
     
    This full-time position starts on August 24, 2022, and is eligible for a complete benefits package.
     
    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Building a classroom culture that is joyful, engaging, and rigorous, and in which students love art
    • Building a classroom culture of self-expression in which students develop critical thinking skills through respectful discussion and critique
    • Engaging students in the creative process and developing their artistic abilities
    • Collaborating with colleagues to create a creative learning environment
    • Communicate clearly, empathetically, and respectfully with all students
    • Plan and implement lessons that meet the content and skills-related goals and objectives of the art curriculum
    • Collaborate with colleagues around best practices in the classroom
    • Develop, select and modify instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students
    • Ensure the classroom, lessons, and materials foster diversity, inclusion, and belonging
    • Assess students to evaluate their abilities, strengths, and weaknesses
    • Foster a classroom environment that provides for student involvement in the learning process and enables each student to achieve learning objectives
    • Maintain a positive and fair classroom environment for all students
    • Collaborate with the art department and homeroom teachers or advisors to support both curricular goals as well as the social, emotional, and academic well-being of students
    • Establish effective communications and relationships with students and parents
    • Exhibit a growth mindset about teaching practices and work toward professional goals and development
    • Attend faculty meetings and serve on committees
    • Provide effective supervision of students to promote a safe and healthy environment and school experience
    • Complete required reports and tasks punctually and professionally
    • Perform other duties as required
     
    Qualification Requirements:
     
    The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
     
    • Master’s Degree in Art or related field
    • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience within the content area
    • Ability to plan and implement effective lessons to engage various levels of students
    • Have the ability to teach digital media and have a passion for learning new technologies and passing on knowledge to students
    • Have a background in sculpture, including woodworking, clay, and plaster
    • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of a diverse student body
    • Strong classroom management skills and ability to present information in an engaging, interactive way
    • Ability to provide instruction that reflects multiple perspectives and multicultural education
    • Ability to infuse contemporary art practices into the curriculum
    • Ability to work effectively with administrators, colleagues, students, parents, and community
    • Excellent oral and written communication and human relation skills
     
    To explore this exciting opportunity, please submit a current professional resume, including your exhibition record, samples of student work, and a cover letter that includes your teaching philosophy, to hr@allen-stevenson.org.
     
    Selected candidates will complete a process that includes a telephone interview, some group interviews, and a visit to the School which will include a sample teaching lesson.
     
    The Allen-Stevenson School actively seeks to forward its diversity goals through its process of hiring faculty and staff. We value diversity in our professional community.
  • Kindergarten Associate

    Founded in 1883, Allen-Stevenson is a K-8 independent school for boys with an enrollment of just under 400 students. Located in the heart of New York City’s Upper East Side, the School is a joyful, inclusive community.
     
    We are seeking a Kindergarten Associate for the 2022-2023 school year. This full-time position starts on August 24, 2022 and is eligible for a complete benefits package.
     
    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Provide students with an emotionally safe environment
    • Support the lead teacher in managing and supervising students
    • Support the lead teaching in planning and implementing instruction across subject areas
    • Maintain a positive attitude
    • Collaborate with the grade level team to develop curriculum and lessons for all subject areas
    • Help to assess and document student progress
    • With lead teacher support, create learning goals, expectations, and standards for student work
    • Maintain positive personal relationships with all students and their families
     
    Professional Expectations
    • Establish a positive, working relationship with Head Teachers
    • Attend scheduled grade level and schoolwide meetings
    • Continue to acquire new knowledge and implement best practices
    • Share ideas and skills with colleagues while being open to different perspectives
    • Establish and maintain cooperative and positive relationships with colleagues
    • Carry out other duties as assigned by the Head of Lower Division and Assistant Head of Lower Division
     
    Key Competencies and Qualifications
    • An understanding and desire to learn more about how boys learn best
    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
    • Strong organizational skills (planning, record keeping, emails)
    • Experience working with young children in an academic setting
    • A commitment to building an equitable and inclusive classroom and school community
    • Experience working with children from diverse backgrounds
    • Experience with teaching online and/or have experience with online learning tools (Seesaw, Zoom, Google, Clever, etc. )
    • Ability to support Head Teacher in the social-emotional and academic growth of boys
    • Strong communications skills both written and verbal
    Please visit The Allen-Stevenson School website at www.allen-stevenson.org for additional information.  To explore this great opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@allen-stevenson.org
     
    The Allen-Stevenson School actively seeks to forward the equity and diversity of our community in our admissions, programs and hiring. The Allen-Stevenson School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other characteristic protected by local, state and federal law. The Allen-Stevenson School actively seeks diversity in its faculty and student body.
     
     
  • Learning Resource Specialist for the Upper Division (Grades 5-8)

    The Allen-Stevenson School is an urban elementary day school for boys from Kindergarten through Eighth Grade with an enrollment of just under 400 students. The School was founded in 1883 by Francis Bellows Allen and is located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. 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. The Allen-Stevenson School seeks a Learning Specialist for the Upper Division students (Grades 5-8). The candidate should have strengths in working with students in executive functioning, literacy skills, and math through the Eighth Grade. They should be proficient with tech tools that support student learning. The candidate will be part of the learning support team in the Learning Resource Center, which supports and enriches all children in the School at a point of need. Our mission includes working with students, parents, and teachers. This role serves as a bridge between students, parents, and teachers and requires strong communication skills and consistent follow-through. This full-time position starts on August 24, 2022 and is eligible for a complete benefits package. This person will report to the Director of Learning Resources.   
     
    Learning Resource Center Responsibilities
     
    • Work with the learning support team to determine which students need support and establish learning plans for students
    • Read and interpret learning evaluations and ensure recommended accommodations are in place for students by partnering with teachers and families
    • Understand what study skills the boys need and work with the team to develop a program to implement these skills
    • Participate in weekly learning support team meetings
    • Attend all boy meetings and follow up on concerns brought forward
    • Attend parent-teacher conferences
    • Work with students daily during scheduled halftimes (study hall)
    • Maintain thorough notes to keep up with the needs of each student
     
    Teaching Responsibilities

    • Meet with students before school for individual or small group work
    • Teach small group reading and writing classes
    • Teach study skills classes to sixth graders and partner with sixth-grade teachers to ensure these skills are implemented in all subject areas
    • Work with teachers in all disciplines to push into classes when needed for student and/or teacher support
    • Attend planning meetings and work with teachers to support the curriculum
    • Teach an elective
     
    Standardized Testing Responsibilities

    • Be part of administering standardized testing
    • Support boys with extended time and other testing accommodations
    • Enter data from the testing into our database system
    • Use data to inform educational changes or needs
    • All testing responsibilities are done in conjunction with the Director of the Learning Resource Center
     
    To explore this opportunity, please submit a current professional resume and a cover letter to hr@allen-stevenson.org.
     
    The Allen-Stevenson School actively seeks to forward its diversity goals through its process of hiring faculty and staff.
     
     
     
     
     
  • Spanish Teacher

    Allen-Stevenson seeks a dynamic, collaborative Spanish teacher to join a positive, motivated, and connected team for the 2022-2023 school year. Our Spanish program is centered around Social Emotional Learning and Social Justice. We are an innovative faculty that seeks candidates to complement the strengths of our program and to add his, her, or their own expertise and background to provide additional breadth to the core of the curriculum. Candidates should understand differentiated instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners and possess the ability and willingness to use multiple teaching methods to reach a broad range of students. This full-time position starts on August 24, 2022 and is eligible for a complete benefits package.
    Teachers are required to:
    • Follow our curriculum guide
    • Co-plan engaging and challenging units of study
    • Differentiate for diverse learners as well as heritage language learners
    • Use formative and summative assessments
    • Keep anecdotal and assessment records and use them to write comprehensive student reports
    • Co-create end-of-unit performance assessments which demonstrate what students know and can do independently
     
    Additionally, teachers may be asked to serve as advisors to small groups of boys. Teachers are expected to participate fully in the life of the School, be a team player, a supportive colleague, and a hard worker.
     
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Advanced degree in Spanish education
    • Fluency in Spanish and college-level reading and writing skills in Spanish
    • A passion for working with young people
    • An understanding of early childhood development
    • An openness to professional development and continuous learning
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
     
    Required qualifications:
    • B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent degree or educational qualifications from an accredited college or university
    • Native or near-native fluency in Spanish
    • Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of instructional techniques
    • At least two years of full-time teaching experience in K-8 public or independent schools beyond student teaching
    • Experience in curriculum mapping, backwards planning, creating performance assessments
    • Strong skills in second-language learning with focus on Social Emotional Learning, Social Justice, Project-based Learning, Total Physical Response, TPRS, Diverse Storytelling
    • 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:
    • Instruction of multiple sections of Spanish ranging from Grade K-8
    • Collaboration with other language teachers around curriculum and pedagogy
    • Expectations such as interdisciplinary collaboration, elective courses, and other extracurricular activities
     
    Applicants should supply the following materials to hr@allen-stevenson.org:
    • Resume
    • Cover letter that includes a brief Statement of Educational Philosophy
    • List of references

    The Allen-Stevenson School actively seeks to forward its diversity goals through its process of hiring faculty and staff.
     
     
  • Substitute Teacher

    Allen-Stevenson is looking for substitute teachers for all divisions and departments of the school. Candidates should have a minimum of a BA degree and some previous experience working with children ages 5 though 14. Please submit your resume to hr@allen-stevenson.org.

Employment Opportunities

The Allen-Stevenson School is an urban elementary day school for boys from Kindergarten through Eighth 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 24, 2022


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The Allen-Stevenson School actively seeks to forward the equity and diversity of our community in our admissions, programs and hiring. The Allen-Stevenson School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other characteristic protected by local, state and federal law. The Allen-Stevenson School actively seeks diversity in its faculty and student body.