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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Midday Teacher Middle School in New York, New York

Employer Name: Bank Street College of Education

Bank Street School for Children Midday Teachers, 2nd - 4th grade classrooms Start Date: ASAP / while posting is up Schedule for Midday Teachers: Part-time, daily (3-4 hours/day, up to 20 hours/week) Pay Rate: $20.00/hour Job Summaries: The Midday Teacher will provide classroom coverage while the head and associate teachers take turns going on their breaks and/or receiving time for prep and meetings. To do this, the Midday Teacher supports some of the daily classroom routines for a class, which might include transitions, lunch, recess, specials, and other activities according to the age-group and weekly schedule. Responsibilities can include setting up materials for children to use, preparing for snack and lunch, cleaning up from snack and lunch, and possibly working with small groups of children. Responsibilities: The Midday Teacher's responsibilities might include but are not limited to: - Participate as a member of a collaborative, cooperative classroom teaching team - sharing information and strategies to sustain a healthy classroom community - Work cooperatively with teachers to support and foster age-appropriate activities during specials, lunch, break times and work times - Build relationships with students so they treat each other well and stay on task - Use classroom management skills to periodically run and support an energetic classroom of children - Support students in moving safely through the hallways and in and out of the building during various times of the day - Participate in specials, including chorus, music, movement, gym, or library, and during these classes, actively support children and specialist teachers in ways that the classroom teachers and the specialist teacher help identify - Abiding by school regulations for health and safety during the 2023-2024 school year. All teachers help build a collaborative, cooperative, and reflective approach to working as a classroom teaching team. Qualifications: - High School diploma required and Bachelor's degree preferred - Experience managing and working in a classroom and teaching children preferred (experience working with 7-10 year old children children a plus) - Experience with progressive education preferred - Willingness to collaborate and work as part of a team, as well as develop skills in working with individual children, small groups, and the whole class *This is a one-year position for the 2023-2024 school year. Please submit your cover letter and resume to apply for this opportunity.