Science, Language & Arts, a progressive French and Mandarin immersion independent school in Downtown Brooklyn, is hiring a full-time head teacher with experience teaching in 1st-4th grades. 

This position leads a French immersion classroom. The ideal candidate is a native speaker of French, a trained teacher, and has at least 3 years of classroom experience. Our integrated curriculum has a strong emphasis on science and the arts through experiential learning, hands-on projects, games, and collaborative problem solving.


The following qualifications are required:

-Native fluency in French

-Bachelor's degree in education, child development, or other related field (or equivalent experience)

-At least two years' classroom teaching experience with children between the ages of 6 and 12

-Highly dynamic, hands-on style

-NOTE: NYS certification NOT required

Preferred Qualifications

-Master's degree in education or related field

-U.S. state certification for elementary grades

-Experience teaching with progressive methods (Bank Street, constructivist, Montessori, child-led / project-based, Freinet)

-Experience with differentiated learning

-Background in science, math, and/or art

Please e-mail a resume/CV and a letter describing your teaching style and philosophy to

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