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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:

Technology Director

Start date: July 1, 2019
The Technology Director reports to the Director of Operations and Advancement and is responsible for managing the daily operations of ISB’s technology as well as overall technology strategy in support of the faculty, staff, and administration. This includes: managing the infrastructure, short and long term planning, purchasing, end-user support and training, vendors and outside services management, and data management. The Technology Director is a member of the Technology committee, will work closely with the Technology Integrator and advise on classroom technology, curriculum, and software. The successful candidate has excellent written and verbal communications skills, is highly organized, and can successfully manage multiple projects at once. They should be comfortable working with all departments in a school environment including Admissions, Advancement, Academics, and Business Office and should understand these departments processes, workflows, norms and goals.

The Technology Director's responsibilities include:

  • Managing the configuration, installation, maintenance and ongoing support of the school’s network infrastructure including:
    Physical and virtual servers (Windows, Linux, VMware)
  • Network devices such as firewalls, switches, and wireless access points
  • All software services such as DNS, DHCP, Active Directory, File and Print Services
  • Managing ISBs GSuite for Education and Active Directory systems, including user management, security, training, and support
  • Managing outside vendors such as ISPs, Print and Copy Services, security services and various other MSPs to ensure proper operations

Managing ISBs Student Information System (Veracross):

  • Support all users across all departments in day-to-day operations
  • Ensuring proper deployment of yearly admissions and re-enrollment cycles, reports and transcripts, scheduling, and fundraising
  • Plan, deploy, and support new services as needed
  • Ensuring proper data entry and “cleanliness” of data
  • Ongoing training for new staff, as for existing staff as new features are released

Other Responsibilities

  • Planning, purchasing, deployment, maintenance, training, and support of all faculty, staff, and admin desktop, laptops, and tablets
  • Installation, support, and training of all classroom technology such as interactive projectors, Apple TVs, speakers, and other peripherals
  • Management of 1-1 laptop program in the middle school, including purchasing and deploying new laptops, end-user technical support, accurate record keeping, and warranty replacements
  • Maintaining accurate, up-to-date and complete documentation of the school network, hardware, servers, systems, and recovery processes
  • Management of E-Rate and FAMIS purchasing
  • Long and short term planning of technology purchases, upgrades, and system maintenance, including the creation and implementation of a multi-year technology plan
  • Management of various other systems such as our MDM platform, Papercut Print Server, and Anti-Virus software
  • A/V setup and operation during special events (which sometimes occur outside of normal working hours)
  • Management of keycard and door access systems
  • Management of security cameras and DVR
  • Supporting families in their use of ISB data systems such as the website and Veracross

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field
  • Five plus years working in a school technology department.
  • Organized self-starter who enjoys assisting faculty and students with their learning.
  • Experience with databases, network administration (including wireless and firewalls), G Suite for Education administration, and information technology resources and services is important.
  • Strong familiarity with typical school hardware (desktops, laptops, printers, interactive projectors,) and typical software (Apple platform, G Suite including Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides, Microsoft Suite, web-based applications, licensing, databases, etc.)

Please submit a cover letter, current resume, and three references using our application form.

Full-Time 5th Grade French Head Teacher

Candidates should be able to use their expertise in elementary education to confidently lead a 5th grade classroom. Teachers at ISB are expected to work collaboratively in lesson planning to implement a strong and engaging PYP curriculum. Candidates should hold a degree in Education and have at least two years of head teaching experience in a Lower School setting.

Position Requirements:

Candidates should enjoy creating learning experiences designed to nurture the development of the whole child in a strong collaborative work environment. Ideal candidates will enjoy using a wide array of resources to build rich learning experiences while integrating multiple approaches to ensure differentiation. Experience working with elementary aged children with an ability to display effective classroom management is important in this role.

Duties include teaching reading, writing, social studies and math in French and providing academic support. Teachers in this role should enjoy working closely with a support team within the classroom and have excellent communication skills. Knowledge of PYP and experience in a language immersion program is a plus.

Applying for this position:
Interested candidates should email cover letters, CV, and a list of 3 references in one PDF document to Delphine Michaud at jobs@isbrooklyn.org.

Full-Time Learning Support Specialist (Kindergarten-3rd Grade)

The Learning Support Teacher works closely with the Coordinator of Support Services, faculty and the administrative team. The LS Learning Specialist supports Lower Elementary school students with learning strategies, organization, and academic needs; provides individual or small group instruction as appropriate; and serves as a resource for faculty.

Position Requirements:
Candidates should enjoy creating learning experiences designed to nurture the development of the whole child, enjoy a strong collaborative work environment, enjoy using a wide array of resources to build rich inquiry and learning experiences, and have experience integrating multiple approaches to ensure diverse learning styles are well supported.

Educational Background and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in special education or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least two years of experience as a learning specialist or in a related role.
  • Familiarity with legal responsibilities of independent schools related to IEP and 504 plans.
  • Ability to collaborate with faculty, staff, admin, and parents.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing.

Applying for this position:
Interested candidates should email Cover letters, CV and a list of 3 references in one PDF document to jobs@isbrooklyn.org.

Full-time Middle School Music and Theater Teacher

The ideal candidate is one who understands and enjoys young people (ages 11-14) and is a skilled music and theater teacher who can inspire students to love music and theater. Other ideal attributes include commitment, patience, positive energy, sense of humor, and clarity.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Performance classes, which include music and theater instruction and activities
  • Direct Middle School musical, play, and other performances
  • Co-direct (or assist with) the Lower & Middle School Band
  • Serve as advisor (homeroom teacher)

Position Requirements:

  • Teaching experience, preferably in the independent school world; experience teaching in an IB school is a plus
  • Degree in music/theater or related subjects or significant experience/skill in these areas
  • Supportive, student-centered approach and ability to differentiate instruction
  • Team player
  • Desire to mentor students in an advisory role outside the classroom
  • Model and promote integrity

Applying for this position:
Interested candidates should apply here.

Full-Time Middle School English Teacher

The ideal candidate is one who understands and enjoys young people (ages 11-14), who loves English literature and writing, and who inspires students to love them as well. Other ideal attributes include commitment, patience, positive energy, a sense of humor, clarity, and impeccable writing skills.
The teacher should be capable of teaching 6th, 7th, or 8th Grade English. The individual will likely teach four sections – with no more than three preps and serve as an advisor (homeroom teacher) each day.

Position Requirements:

  • Classroom teaching experience; experience in an IB school is a plus
  • Degree in English or related subject or significant experience/skill in English
  • Supportive, student-centered approach and ability to differentiate instruction
  • Team player
  • Desire to mentor students in an advisory role outside the classroom
  • The teacher should model and promote integrity

Applying for this position:
Interested candidates should apply here.

Full-Time Preschool French Teacher

Candidates should be able to use their expertise in preschool education to confidently lead a classroom in French. Teachers at ISB are expected to work collaboratively in lesson planning to implement a strong, creative and engaging curriculum suitable for preschool children. Candidates should hold a degree in Education, have at least two years of head teaching experience in a Preschool setting and be a native French speaker.

Position Requirements:
Candidates should enjoy creating learning experiences designed to nurture the development of the whole child in a strong collaborative work environment. Ideal candidates will enjoy using a wide array of resources to build rich learning experiences while integrating multiple approaches to ensure differentiation. Experience working with preschool aged children with an ability to display effective classroom management is important in this role.

Teachers in this role support thoughtful and intentional opportunities for child-initiated play, hands-on learning, and the co-construction of learning between teachers and young learners. Knowledge of Primary Years Programme (International Baccalaureate) is a plus.

Applying for this position:
Interested candidates should email letters of interest and resumes to Rosa Torres at jobs@isbrooklyn.org.

Middle School Counselor and High School Placement Coordinator

The Middle School Counselor and High School Placement Coordinator responsibilities include:

  • Meeting with students as necessary, maintaining an open door for student walk-ins
  • Meeting regularly with Division Head, learning specialists, and faculty to discuss student academic, social, and emotional needs
  • Overseeing the high school application process
  • Meeting with students and parents to advise on high school process
  • Working with homeroom advisors to help them coordinate life-lesson instruction

Position Requirements:

  • Experience as School Counselor, School Social Worker, or School Psychologist
  • High School Placement experience required, with knowledge of public and private high school application process desirable
  • Experience working closely with faculty and parents

Applying for this position:
Interested candidates should apply here.

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.

Substitute French 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/French
  • Experience working with school-age children
  • Must love to teach and educate young children
  • Flexible schedule 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 French 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.

Substitute Spanish 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
  • Experience working with school-age children
  • Must love to teach and educate young children
  • Flexible schedule 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 Spanish 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.

Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action Policy 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.

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.

The 4th Grade Greek Odyssey Sleep Under: An Epic Night at ISB

Did you know that George O’Connor’s graphic novel series, The Olympians, is the most popular series in the ISB Library? This inspired the Library team and the Middle School Booklets Club to host an immersive extravaganza that would transport 4th Graders to Ancient Greece!

Literacy Week 2018

Amid the frenzy of Election Day and Parent Teacher Conferences, the ISB community came together to transform the gym for the 14th Annual Multilingual Book Fair: a forest of enticing French, English and Spanish literature, and to celebrate Literacy Week. The enthusiasm for the events stretched far and wide.

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