Williamsburg Northside School is comprised of three engaging divisions serving students ages 3 months through 11 years old. The Infant & Toddler Center (3 mos.- 2 years), The Preschool (2- 4 years), and The Lower School (Prekindergarten- 5th Grade). In the fall of 2018 we will expand to serve students through 14 years old as the middle school division opens at our 299 North 7th Street location.

Each year we welcome dedicated and thoughtful educators and personnel to our faculty and staff. Potential employees of our program should understand and embrace the mission and Core Values of the school. We look for employees who are energetic, thoughtful, team players, and we strive to build a faculty and staff that reflect the diversity of our city.

Williamsburg Northside School is an equal opportunity employer and recruits and hires without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Lower School

Pre-Kindergarten Head Teacher

Williamsburg Northside School is seeking an experienced Pre-Kindergarten teacher for a full-time, maternity leave position starting in April, 2018. Williamsburg Northside is an independent school, serving children from 3 months through Grade 5. New staff members join a team of dedicated educators and passionate children and families.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in early childhood education
  • Teaching experience

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience planning and implementing a creative and inspiring curriculum with
  • knowledge of Project Based Learning
  • Possess positive classroom management skills
  • Be able to meet the diverse needs of all of his/her students
  • Maintain a beautiful classroom with documented learning visible throughout
  • Be able to collaborate with colleagues, parents, and administration
  • Take pride in professional, polished written and verbal communication
  • Be flexible and possess a sense of humor

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: wnsemployment@willnorth.org with the subject heading: Pre Kindergarten Head Teacher

Middle School

Computer Science Teacher - Part Time

Founded in 1999 Williamsburg Northside Schools is private, independent school located in the culturally dynamic and diverse Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Today WNS offers two distinct programs in neighboring locations serving students nursery through fifth grade.

Starting in September 2018 Northside is expanding. A new middle school beginning with fifth and sixth grades is opening and ultimately expanding through to the eighth grade by 2020.

The position

WNS is seeking a part-time computer science teacher for grades 5 and 6 committed to inquiry, rigor and student collaboration. As a founding member of the middle school team this position requires interest in curriculum development and working collaboratively.

Start Date – July/August 2018

Responsibilities

  • Teach fifth and sixth grade computer programming utilizing best practices.
  • Collaborate across subject areas.
  • Communicate student progress clearly and effectively to students, parents and faculty
  • Advise or assist with a club or activity
  • Attend at community events throughout the school year
  • Participate in ongoing professional development

Qualifications

  • Experience teaching programming, preferably in a middle school or upper elementary setting
  • Familiarity teaching programs such as Scratch, Finch Robot, Python and Java
  • Commitment to progressive education practices and hands-on, inquiry-based approach
  • B.A. in a computer science content area preferred.
  • Familiarity and interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) integration

Please send resume and cover letter to: wnjobs@willnorth.org

Williamsburg Northside operates under the MetSchools umbrella, a network of private schools in New York City.

English Teacher - Grades 5-6

Founded in 1999 Williamsburg Northside Schools is private, independent school located in the culturally dynamic and diverse Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Today WNS offers two distinct programs in neighboring locations serving students nursery through fifth grade.

Starting in September 2018 Northside is expanding. A new middle school beginning with fifth and sixth grades is opening and ultimately expanding through to the eighth grade by 2020.

The position

WNS is seeking an experienced middle school English teacher for grades 5 and 6 committed to teaching strong literacy skills. As a founding member of the middle school team this position requires interest in curriculum development and working collaboratively.

Start Date: August 2018

Duties

  • Teach sections of fifth and sixth grade English .
  • Employ progressive pedagogy including inquiry, collaborative projects, and student engagement.
  • Incorporate literacy goals and research skills.
  • Collaborate across disciplines.
  • Communicate student progress clearly and effectively to students, parents and faculty
  • Advise a group of 10-12 students
  • Advise or assist with a club or activity
  • Attend at community events throughout the school year
  • Participate in ongoing professional development

Qualifications

  • Experience teaching English with a strong emphasis on literacy skills, preferably in a middle school or upper elementary setting
  • Commitment to progressive education practices and hands-on, inquiry-based approach
  • B.A. in an appropriate content area required. Masters’ degree preferred.

Please send resume and cover letter to: wnjobs@willnorth.org

Williamsburg Northside operates under the MetSchools umbrella, a network of private schools in New York City.

Math Teacher - Grades 5-6

Founded in 1999 Williamsburg Northside Schools is private, independent school located in the culturally dynamic and diverse Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Today WNS offers two distinct programs in neighboring locations serving students nursery through fifth grade.

Starting in September 2018 Northside is expanding. A new middle school beginning with fifth and sixth grades is opening and ultimately expanding through to the eighth grade by 2020.

The position

WNS is seeking an experienced middle school math teacher for grades 5 and 6 committed to inquiry, rigor and student collaboration. As a founding member of the middle school team this position requires interest in curriculum development and working collaboratively. We utilize Singapore Math so familiarity and interest in that pedagogy is preferable.

Start Date – August 2018

Duties

  • Teach fifth and sixth grade math using the Singapore Math Curriculum
  • Collaborate with the members of the math department and grade level teams
  • Communicate student progress clearly and effectively to students, parents and faculty
  • Advise a group of 10-12 students
  • Advise or assist with a club or activity
  • Attend at community events throughout the school year
  • Participate in ongoing professional development

Qualifications

  • Experience teaching math, preferably in a middle school or upper elementary setting
  • Commitment to progressive education practices and hands-on, inquiry-based approach
  • Familiarity with Singapore Math
  • B.A. in a math content area required. Masters’ degree preferred.
  • Familiarity and interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) integration

Please send resume and cover letter to: wnjobs@willnorth.org

Williamsburg Northside operates under the MetSchools umbrella, a network of private schools in New York City.

Science Teacher - Grades 5-6

Founded in 1999 Williamsburg Northside Schools is private, independent school located in the culturally dynamic and diverse Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Today WNS offers two distinct programs in neighboring locations serving students nursery through fifth grade.

Starting in September 2018 Northside is expanding. A new middle school beginning with fifth and sixth grades is opening and ultimately expanding through to the eighth grade by 2020.

The position

WNS is seeking an experienced middle school science teacher for grades five and six who is committed to inquiry-based lab science. As a founding member of the middle school team this position requires interest in project-based learning, curriculum development and collaboration.

Start Date – August 2018

Duties

  • Teach sections of fifth and sixth grade science on our alternate-day schedule
  • Collaborate with the members of the science department and grade level teams
  • Contribute to the development of an exciting lab-based curriculum utilizing Next Generation Science Standards.
  • Maintain lab materials and ensure safety precautions are followed by students.
  • Communicate student progress clearly and effectively to students, parents and faculty
  • Advise a group of 10-12 students
  • Advise or assist with a club or activity
  • Attend at community events throughout the school year
  • Participate in ongoing professional development

Qualifications

  • Experience teaching science, preferably in a middle school setting
  • Commitment to progressive education practices and hands-on, inquiry-based approach
  • B.A. in a science content area required. Masters’ degree preferred.
  • Familiarity and interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) integration

Please send resume and cover letter to: wnjobs@willnorth.org

Williamsburg Northside operates under the MetSchools umbrella, a network of private schools in New York City.