Job Title: Lower School Associate Teacher - Leave Replacement
FLSA Status: Exempt
Department: Lower School Faculty
The Hewitt School - New York, NY
Established in 1920, The Hewitt School is an independent K-12 girls school located in New York City. We inspire girls and young women to become game changers and ethical leaders who forge an equitable, sustainable, and joyous future. Hewitt empowers and expects our community members to embrace multiple points of view, to engage others with empathy and integrity, and to champion equity and justice in all areas of our lives. As a community, Hewitt is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
The Hewitt School is seeking a lower school associate teacher as a leave replacement from October 2020 through March 2021.
Prepare daily classroom materials
Supervise students at recess and lunch
Participate in faculty meetings and other school events
Assist with classroom management in homeroom and co-curricular classes
Support head teacher with parent communications and newsletters
Assess students across academic subjects
Participate in parent/teacher conferences and child study team meetings
Possible progress report writing
A deep appreciation for student?centered, engaging, and innovative teaching practices
Experience in early childhood/elementary classrooms
Master’s degree in education, or currently pursuing such a degree
Knowledge of independent school culture and functioning
Experience with responsive classroom techniques
Demonstrated commitment to anti-bias education and social justice
Culturally responsive approach to teaching
Fluency in multiple student-centered instructional approaches
Commitment to student life
Proven dedication to professional growth and purpose-driven practice
Professional practice and ability to model contemplation as part of intellectual exploration
TO APPLY: Please submit a resumé, cover letter, and examples of previous relevant work to email@example.com. Please reference the job title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please. Recruitment will remain open until the position is filled; applicants should apply as soon as possible for consideration.
The successful candidate for this position must be able to provide employment references, successfully complete a post-offer background check (criminal background check and verification of education and prior employment), submit a completed physical exam by a licensed medical practitioner stating they are able to perform the essential functions of the position, and demonstrate legal work authorization to work in the United States.
The Hewitt School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination.
About The Hewitt School
The Hewitt School, established in 1920, empowers girls to discover their full intellectual and creative abilities, to pursue their passions and personal best, and to lead lives of consequence with character, compassion, and conviction. Located on New York City’s Upper East Side, Hewitt is an independent, all-girls day school for grades K through 12.