De La Salle Academy is a private, independent, non-sectarian middle school located in Manhattan. The school’s student body includes youngsters from across New York City. De La Salle is the only private, independent school in New York City for academically talented, economically less advantaged boys and girls in grades six through eight. Students and adults commit to living in community through a purposefully rigorous academic curriculum, strong core values, a profound knowledge of self, and a desire to serve the array of communities we represent. De La Salle believes in a need-blind admissions process to ensure that students are evaluated based solely on their merits and not on their families’ ability to pay.
De La Salle Academy seeks a full-time mathematics and science teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Potential candidates should be aligned with the school’s commitment to develop each child’s mind, body, heart and spirit both inside and outside the classroom. Additionally, highly qualified candidates may be considered for the position of interim chair of the Mathematics and Science Department.
Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in a math or science field required; Master’s degree in Education or related field is preferred.
A minimum of 4 years full-time teaching experience in middle school.
Experience working with diverse student and family populations.
Commitment to engaging with diversity, equity, inclusion and justice work.
Teaching experience in middle school is preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication.
Ability to differentiate instruction.
Experience with Learning Management Systems (ex: CANVAS or Google Classroom) is preferred.
Attentiveness to the social-emotional needs of young adolescent students.
Willingness and desire to mentor students.
A passion for curriculum design, innovation and ongoing professional development.
Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers and administrators.
Can also teach or support courses in earth science, chemistry and/or physics.
Ability to teach multiple levels of middle school mathematics and science.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Mastery of content areas including but not limited to: advanced arithmetic, geometry and algebra 1.
Facilitate advisory and homeroom periods.
Offer elective courses in science (earth science, chemistry and/or physics).
Participate in faculty, grade-level and department meetings.
Assess, review and craft scope and sequence of the math and science department (chair candidates only).
Provide professional development, mentorship and supervision to department faculty (chair candidates only).
How to Apply:
Applicants should forward materials (resume, cover letter and 1-page teaching philosophy) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject line should include the candidate’s name and the position of interest. All materials should be addressed to Dr. Angel Gonzalez, Principal.
De La Salle Academy is an equal opportunity employer.