Lower School Reading and Math Teacher Leave Replacement
The Nightingale-Bamford School
Location: New York, New York
Type: Full Time
The Nightingale-Bamford School seeks a leave replacement Lower School teacher (specifically, 3rd and 4th grade reading, writing and math teacher) from mid-January through April 2022. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with 3rd and 4th grade students and an eagerness to collaborate with others. The candidate must demonstrate a strong interest in and understanding of child development, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, take initiative, and display an innovative spirit. The candidate should be committed to teaching about social justice issues and driven to explore ways to reach all learners through differentiated instruction and student-centered practices. Finally, the candidate must be fluent in the use of technology and well versed in classroom management techniques and a variety of assessment methods.
All interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to The Nightingale-Bamford School website. Please specify for 3rd and 4th Grade Reading and Math Teacher: Leave Replacement Position.
The Nightingale-Bamford School
Founded by two bold, visionary entrepreneurs in 1920, The Nightingale-Bamford School mission is to inspire girls to go beyond barriers. Tied to this mission is a broader vision of students who are joyful learners who have the intellectual depth and courage to be critical thinkers, compassionate citizens, and agents of their own lives. Nightingale educates girls’ minds and hearts and, in so doing, infuses their lives with meaningful relationships, teaching them to value difference as a means of growth, and empowering them to question the status quo with confidence, empathy, resilience and reason.
Nightingale’s commitment to social justice requires that all community members engage actively and thoughtfully in work around diversity, equity and inclusion. We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds.
There are currently 679 students enrolled in the school. Average class size is 12, student to faculty ratio is 6:1. The school is located on the Upper East Side in Manhattan near many museums and Central Park. Students come from throughout New York City, Westchester, and New Jersey.
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the School to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military status, marital status, familial status, caregiver status, predisposing genetic characteristics, actual or perceived domestic violence victim status, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The School’s employment practices and decisions adhere to the principles of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity.
This commitment to equal opportunity applies to and is reflected in all School activities, including, but not limited to, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, staffing, training, promotions, compensation practices, employee benefits, social programs, discipline, and termination of employment. The School maintains zero tolerance for violations of this policy and expects all employees to abide by and support this policy without reservation. The School prohibits retaliation against any employee who in good faith makes a report under this policy.
Founded in 1920, Nightingale-Bamford is an independent school for girls, enrolling 679 students from Kindergarten through Class XII. The schoolhouse consistes of 97,000 square feet with a regulation-size gymnasium, auditorium with computerized sound and lighting systems, state-of-the-art science laboratories, computer rooms and library technology. The school is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools.Full-time faculty members:92 Average tenure at Nightingale: 11 years