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Associate Teacher, English - Grades 1-5

New York, New York
Lower Division (New York)

Position: Associate Teacher, English - Grades 1-5

Location: New York, NY

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?

Avenues: The World Schoolis a top-tier school in New York City, offering a truly global education, that will expand to some of the world’s leading cities in the next few years. Teaching and learning happens through dual language immersion and challenging interdisciplinary projects. A culture of creativity and collaboration, along with state-of-the-art technology, pervade the school. Brilliant colleagues, with widely diverse experience, create a unique educational experience together.

DEEP COLLABORATION, CONSTANT EVOLUTION

Collaboration here isn't a buzzword: it's woven into everything we do. Teams of English and Spanish or Chinese teachers share two classes of students, collaborating to nurture their students' social, emotional and academic growth. Teacher teams share responsibility for the curriculum and plan together daily. This intense collaboration is challenging as well as exciting: we're always evolving, learning from each other and seeking to improve.

LANGUAGE IMMERSION

Avenues students will graduate fluent in a second languageand at ease beyond their borders. To this end, in the younger grades, students alternate days between English and Spanish or Chinese classrooms.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support lead teachers to develop and teach engaging, creative curriculum and lessons, aligned with Avenues expectations and approach
  • Lead guided reading groups and support all aspects of balanced literacy instruction
  • Collaborate closely with a team of English and Spanish or Chinese teachers responsible for two classes of students
  • Participate actively in ongoing professional learning

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Student teaching or equivalent experience with children in grades 1-5
  • Solid understanding of balanced literacy approach
  • Deep dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
  • Superb ability to collaborate with colleagues to achieve goals
  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred

TO APPLY

Apply through the Careers section of the Avenues  website. Be sure to include a very thoughtful cover letter in your application.

Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. Avenues is committed to diversity among our staff, and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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