QUALIFICATIONS 1. Preference graduate students at Bank Street College for the 2023-2024 school year 2. Bachelor's degree 3. Experience teaching children 7-10-year-olds preferred
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Associate Teacher will: - Support the curriculum plans of the cooperating teacher and age-level and gradually assume increased responsibilities, including opportunities to initiate and implement parts of the curriculum. - Help build a collaborative, cooperative, and reflective approach to working as a classroom teaching team and as an age-level teaching team. - Participate in the use of observing and recording methods, assessment practices, and management supports as related to individual children, small groups, and the whole class. - Gain skills and understanding of progressive education approaches supporting the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth and development of particular age groups. - Develop skills and confidence in working with families, including aspects of home-school communication through emails, conferences, and report writing. - Attend and participate in weekly age-level planning meetings, support meetings, and faculty meetings after school. - Help design, organize, and maintain a materials-based classroom that reflects the curriculum and current work of the children. This includes daily classroom morning set-up and evening clean-up.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: $40,000 (pro-rated on start date) plus Associate Teachers are eligible to take up to four free Graduate School courses for the school year (September 1st- August 31) and are also eligible for medical and dental coverage.
STARTING DATE: November 27, 2023
Please upload your cover letter and resume through our website: http://bankstreet.edu/jobs Bank Street College of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in its employment policies and other college administered programs. In addition, Bank Street College of Education will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Bank Street has been recognized as a leader in education and strives to have its faculty and student body reflect the diversity of the society in which they exist. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
The mission of Bank Street College is to improve the education of children and their teachers by applying to the educational process all available knowledge about learning and growth, and by connecting teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world. In so doing, we seek to strengthen not only individuals, but the community as well, including family, school, and the larger society in which adults and children, in all their diversity, interact and learn. We see in education the opportunity to build a better society.