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Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017 4:05 AM

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About our school:
The Roberts Field School is a small, private elementary school located in Park Slope, Brooklyn. We offer children a progressive and holistic approach to rich and invigorating academics, coupled with a schooling experience centered upon arts and creativity, science and nature, music, mindfulness practices, and global connectivity. The nexus of the Roberts Field curricular program is an interdisciplinary approach in which the academic curriculum becomes one with the creative process.

Each class in our school is a small learning community of approximately 14 students who are co-taught by two teachers. We are committed to offering a highly differentiated, enriching and engaging experience for all students across a broad range of passions and ability levels.


Job Summary
In January, one of our beloved kindergarten teachers will take her maternity leave for a minimum of 3 months. In her absence, we are seeking an assistant teacher to work alongside a lead teacher full-time.

Teacher training would ideally begin before our winter break in December, and assistant teaching responsibilities would begin full-time on January 2, 2018.

We are looking for a minimum commitment through March, with a possible extension through mid-June. Our ideal candidate has experience teaching kindergarten and a degree/certification in elementary education. This candidate also has a strong commitment to collaborative teamwork and an interest in arts-based, progressive education.


Responsibilities and Duties
Assisting the lead teacher in execution of all lesson plans
Working with and supporting children one-on-one and in small groups
Supervising routine elements of the day such as snack, lunch, bathroom break
Leading some activities including read alouds, movement, math games, morning meeting
Accompanying children to and engaging with them in outdoor play and regular trips to Prospect Park
Preparing daily education and art materials, including some arts and crafts and tasks such as photocopying
Maintaining classroom environment, including setting up and cleaning up (involves minimal heavy lifting of tables, chairs, etc.)

Qualifications and Skills
Our ideal candidate has is a certified teacher with experience teaching kindergarten and a degree in elementary education.

To apply:
Send a cover letter and resume. Applications sent without a cover letter will not be considered.

• Location: 53 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, NY 1121, Brooklyn

• Post ID: 143454192 brooklyn
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