MUSE Academy (museacademybk.com) is seeking apart-time Math/Science Teacher,who will be responsible for helping to shape and deliver a unique education experience at an exciting, new independent school in Brooklyn, NY.
MUSE Academy at the Brooklyn Music School provides students with a comprehensive humanist education, that includes, arts, languages, humanities, mathematics, and sciences, with a strong focus on music and the performing arts. MUSE Academy opened in the Fall of 2018 for students from Pre-K3 to Kindergarten, and will eventually expand through high school. Find more background at ------------
We are seeking a flexible and creative educator with exceptional skills in math and science education to teach children from pre-K through 1st grade in math and science. MUSE Academy uses the Singapore math curriculum starting in kindergarten and an integrated approach to math and science with an inquiry-based instructional approach. There will be the opportunity to expand to a full-time role as the school adds additional grades in future years.
The position requires a strong knowledge of the subject matter, ability to bring the excitement of math and science discovery alive for younger children, and a passion for teaching and our school mission. We also require the entrepreneurial energy level and drive required to be a member a new, highly differentiated educational institution.
Our mission is to help children grow into fully rounded students, artists, and citizens who are highly successful academically, develop their full potential in music and the performing arts, and acquire the skills necessary to be able to thrive in a fast evolving world.
The job includes responsibility for helping to define and shape the math-science program at MUSE Academy , including:
Helping to refine the methodology, learning outcomes, and lesson plans for curriculum in math and science for grades K and 1, and science discovery for pre-K
Collaborating closely with Head of School and other faculty to help create dense interconnections of math and science with other academic subjects and music and the performing arts
Actively participating in Information Sessions with prospective parents to convey the experience and outcomes of a MUSE Academy education in a compelling fashion
Creating an environment that is student-centered, inquiry-based and allows students to reach their potential in all areas
We are looking for an exceptional individual to realize our ambitious vision for a brand new independent school within the context of a century-old music school located in the heart of Brooklyn’s cultural district. Qualifications include:
Proven excellence as an educator who can inspire and engage children
Capacity to assist in developing an innovative, integrated curriculum in collaboration with other teaching artists and academic faculty
Knowledge of Singapore math approach, pedagogy and instructional strategies
Capacity to accurately reflect on one’s practice and engage in a professional community that strives for continued excellence
Ability to convey a vision of the MUSE educational approach through strong oral and written communications skills
Reliable and empathetic educator for younger children
Ability to thrive in a startup environment
Performance will be evaluated on basis of tangible markers of success, including:
Contributing to and implementing a well-defined curriculum that draws upon best practices for math and science education
Achieving high levels of engagement from students, enabling them to develop to the fullest extent of their individual talents and passion
Capacity to set, monitor, evaluate and meet student outcomes for growth based on standards agreed upon by the team
Participating in an active professional development community that seeks to collaboratively implement best practices
Effectively managing responsibilities for both the classroom and school
Building lasting relationships with students and families
If you believe you are the right person, please forward a resume and cover letter indicating why you are a proper fit for the position.
Preferred education: Masters
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $55 per hour
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $55.00 /hour
teaching: 2 years (Preferred)
Overtime often available:
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math, science, grade school, kindergarten