Careers

When you work at ISB, you join a community of energetic, experienced education professionals who are open-minded and deeply invested in their work.

We want teachers and administrators who reflect our mission: adventurers, innovators, and caring communicators who strive to make the world a better place.

ISB supports this relentless commitment to innovation with robust access to professional learning, structured collaboration, and time to prepare.

Open positions:

Director of Admissions

The Director of Admissions and Enrollment is responsible for student recruitment and retention, student records and management of all admissions-related programs and activities. The Director of Admissions and Enrollment is directly responsible for designing and building an admissions program, the systems necessary to carry off the functions of the office, and the outreach and admissions campaign determined to be in the best interests of the school.

The Director of Admissions and Enrollment supervises the staff in the Admissions and Enrollment Department. The Director of Admissions and Enrollment reports to the Head of School and works with all constituents – students, parents, and teachers - at the International School of Brooklyn community in support of the school’s mission.

Candidates should have a strong background in student recruitment and outreach as well as managing an Admissions Office. Candidates should also feel comfortable leading and supervising a small team, enjoy interacting with students and families and collaborating with other departments within the school.

Key responsibilities include:
Student Recruitment and Outreach

  • Work with the Advancement Office to create and execute an admissions outreach plan, including materials/publications, ongoing communications, open houses, tours, and school fairs
  • Oversee play-based assessments and class visits
  • Conduct student and parent interviews
  • Chair the Admissions Committee and serve as a member of the Tuition Assistance Committee
  • Maintain memberships in admissions-related professional associations
  • Maintain contact with external organizations regarding recruitment and enrollment
  • Oversee parent, student, alumni and staff volunteering for admissions events
  • Attend meetings and manage paperwork related to the French Bourse system

Admissions Office Management

  • Work with the Business Office to create and maintain an admissions budget
  • Maintain the admissions section of the website
  • Manage the admissions module of the database
  • Maintain statistics on all aspects of the admissions and re-enrollment process from year to year (enrollment, retention, tuition assistance, etc.)

Enrollment and Student Records Management

  • Oversee the student records work – attendance, student files, transcripts, etc. – and the re-enrollment contract process

Other

  • Prepare enrollment reports for the Board of Trustees and Finance Committee
    Attend Board of Trustees meetings, as required, to provide periodic admissions updates

Position Requirements:

  • Proven experience leading an admissions department
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Solid communication, management and organization skills
  • Marketing sensibility, preference for proven outreach and recruitment campaigns
  • Mature technology skills with Veracross or similar database systems
  • Bilingual Spanish/English or French/English
  • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate programs

Applying to this position:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV to: jobs@isbrooklyn.org.  Please indicate “Director of Admissions” in the subject line.

Lower School and Middle School PE Teacher (Spanish)

International School of Brooklyn, a language immersion and International Baccalaureate school, is looking for a native Spanish-speaking Physical Education Teacher to teach Physical Education in the Lower and Middle Schools.
ISB has an inquiry-based program that seeks to infuse students’ PE experience with exploration and inquiry. Teaching PE in the Lower School requires that the PE teacher work in close collaboration with classroom teachers to help develop and implement interdisciplinary projects.
Position Requirements:
Candidates should be native Spanish speakers, enjoy a collaborative work setting, and have experience putting in place an Physical Education environment that fosters individual creativity, as well as teaches PE foundational skills. Candidates should have at least two years of teaching experience in a school setting.

Applying to this position:
Interested candidates should email letters of interest and resume to Delphine Michaud and Miriam Butterman at jobs@isbrooklyn.org. Please make sure your email includes the phrase “Spanish PE Teacher” in the subject line.

Middle School Individuals and Societies (Humanities) Teacher

ISB is searching for  a Middle School Individuals & Societies (Humanities) teacher. The candidate must have taught in a similar position previously, preferably in a Middle School context. The position also includes some EAL support responsibilities. Teaching in this subject area is conducted in English.

Position Requirements:
A passion for teaching Middle School students is a must. Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program an advantage.

Applying to this position:
Interested applicants should send cover letter and CV to Miriam Butterman at jobs@isbrooklyn.org. Please indicate “Middle School Individuals and Societies (Humanities) Teacher” in the subject line.

Part-Time After School Instructor

ISB has an inquiry-based program that seeks to infuse students’ after-school experience with exploration and inquiry. Being an after-school instructor in the Lower School requires enthusiasm, ingenuity, and the capacity to engage with students in differing settings, including as a homework helper and as an advisor.

Position Requirements:
Candidates should have 2 years of experience leading groups of 20 students of varying ages. Candidate should be able to work with a range of students, ages 3 to 12, on tasks such as helping with homework, leading various activities, and resolving conflicts. Strong communication and organizational skills are a must. Candidate must be flexible with leading and supporting roles to ensure a strong group dynamic. Candidates should also enjoy a collaborative work setting and have experience leading 20-minute projects in fields such as art, science, and recreational sports.

Applying for this position:
Interested candidates should email letters of interest and resumes to jobs@isbrooklyn.org. Please make sure your email includes the phrase “Part-Time After School Instructor” in the subject line.

Part-Time School Nurse

ISB is looking for a part-time School Nurse who will be responsible for supporting the needs of the students, primarily with regards to medication administration, first aid and general health and wellness. The School Nurse will also responsible for managing student medical records in the school’s database. The School Nurse reports to the Director of Lower School and works with all constituents – students, parents, and teachers - in the International School of Brooklyn community and in support of the school’s mission. This is a part-time position with the potential to grow to full-time in the future. The hours are flexible, but Monday-Friday from 10am-2pm is preferred.

Position Requirements:
Candidates should be a Registered Nurse with at least 2 years professional experience (preferably in a school setting), CPR card, NYS RN license.

Applying to this position:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV to: jobs@isbrooklyn.org. Please indicate “School Nurse” in the subject line.

Lower and Middle School Substitute Teacher

ISB’s innovative and robust Nursery to 8th Grade program is a multilingual educational journey that develops students into driven explorers and passionate communicators. ISB is looking for educators with some availability during the year to substitute on an ad-hoc basis.

We are seeking candidates who are reliable and punctual in order to provide continuity and stability in our classrooms. Successful candidates will be self-starters with effective classroom management skills, strong leadership capabilities, and a passion for educating.

Position Requirements:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish, English/French preferred.
  • Experience working with school-age children
  • Must love to teach and educate young children
  • Flexible schedule (during during the school hours, (8:30am-3:30pm) or after-school hours (3:00pm-6:00pm)

Applying to this position:

Please submit your resume to jobs@isbrooklyn.org with Substitute Teacher in the subject line. Please include what days of the week you would be available, and if you are primarily available during the school day (8:30am-3:45pm), after school (3pm-6pm), or both.

 

Non-discrimination Statement

International School of Brooklyn is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, or marital status. We seek candidates who are committed to upholding our core values of diversity, international mindedness, community, global curriculum, inquiry-based learning, and language immersion. We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds and from individuals of all races, nationalities, identities, and beliefs. International School of Brooklyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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