Early Childhood Teacher (Kindergarten)   

The École is an independent, French-American bilingual school serving an international community of Maternelle-to-Middle School students in New York City's Flatiron District. The school enrolls 250 students from Pre-Nursery through 8th grade (ages 2-13). We are currently seeking a full-time Kindergarten teacher for the 2021-22 school year.

Qualifications:

  • Dynamic, interactive approach to teaching.

  • Enthusiasm for international education.

  • An open mind and passion for collaborating with colleagues.

  • At least two years of recent experience teaching pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, or early Elementary.

  • Ability to work in the U.S.

Responsibilities include:

  • Crafting and delivering challenging and engaging lessons that encourage critical thinking in collaboration with a French co-teacher and Kindergarten team and following our curriculum.

  • Integrating technology into lessons and assignments. Collaborating with colleagues to create interdisciplinary and bilingual projects.

  • Differentiating instruction and assessment as appropriate according to student needs.

  • Altering and adjusting lessons and curriculum in consultation with coordinators and administration.

  • Careful assessment and documentation of student progress, including clear and regular feedback to students, maintenance of a gradebook, distribution of progress reports, etc.

  • Clear and regular communication with parents and administration through conferences, meetings, and email.

Preferred:

  • Experience in bilingual/dual language and international education. Proficiency in French is an asset but not required.

Competitive salary and attractive benefits.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, detailed resumé, education philosophy, and a list of three references to Head of School at careers@theecole.org.  No phone calls please.

Interview on site, by phone and via Skype/Zoom

Full-time Elementary Physical Education Teacher and Coach (Leave Replacement September-December 2021)

The École is an independent, French-American bilingual school serving an international community of Maternelle-to-Middle School students in New York City’s Flatiron District.The school offers an academic, bilingual program and enrolls more than 200 students from 2 years through 8th grade (ages 2-13). We are currently seeking a full-time PE school teacher.  This is a leave replacement, running from August 25 through December 16.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching PE to students in grades 1-8

  • Amending and developing curricula as necessary

  • Accommodating students with individual needs

  • Keeping accurate records and grades, effectively communicating with students and families in a timely manner.

  • Collaboration with school counselors to teach periodic health classes

  • Coaching upper elementary and middle school soccer, basketball, and volleyball teams

  • Other duties: recess/lunch supervision, study hall

Requirements:

  • At least two years of recent experience teaching PE in elementary or middle school.

  • Innovative professional with strong collaborative skills, passion for teaching children.

  • Proven ability to teach the fundamentals of physical education and coach students in a supportive and encouraging manner.

Preferred:

  • Experience in bilingual/dual language and international, independent education. Proficiency in French is an asset but not required.

Competitive salary and attractive benefits. Position starts August 25, 2021.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, detailed resumé, education philosophy, and a list of three references to Head of School at careers@theecole.org.  No phone calls please.

Interview on site, by phone and via Skype/Zoom