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:

Admissions Associate

The Admissions Associate reports to the Director of Admissions and Enrollment and works with all constituents - students, parents, and teachers - in the International School of Brooklyn community to support the school’s mission. The Admissions Associate is responsible for supporting the work of the Admissions and Enrollment Office.

This position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, time-management and organizational abilities, and a high energy level. Candidates must be comfortable communicating and marketing ISB’s academic program and school culture. The ideal candidate must demonstrate a commitment to understanding language immersion and IB education.  Previous experience in admissions and working with admissions databases is preferred but not required.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Director of Admissions and Enrollment and Head of School to develop and execute an admissions plan that meets enrollment goals and appeals to a diverse pool of well-qualified applicants
  • Help guide families through their journey from inquiry through admission and enrollment
  • Help identify “right-fit” students and families through review of materials and interviews (as needed)
  • Answer inquiry calls and speak knowledgeably about ISB, including its mission, culture, and educational framework
  • Collaborate with Marketing Team on the design and decision-making related to all admissions and marketing materials (print and digital)
  • Help plan, schedule, set up, and execute admissions events, and attend school fairs
  • Lead tours for prospective families
  • Schedule tour and interview appointments and maintain the admissions calendars
  • Organize and assist with student visits and assessments (including assisting with the school’s Parent Ambassador program)
  • Update and maintain admission and enrollment database
  • Build relationships with parents and other community groups within ISB and beyond

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Flexibility to work long hours, occasional evenings and weekends during peak admissions season.
  • Ability to work in Spanish or French an advantage

Applying for this position:
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@isbrooklyn.org with "Admissions Associate" in the subject line.

Library Associate

The Library Associate helps with circulation desk responsibilities and library supervision, provides clerical and administrative support including ordering supplies, cataloging, processing new books, and is considered an integral part of the two-person library team with the head librarian. Successful candidates will be creative, curious, and detail-oriented with strong organizational, and communication skills, as well as have a strong work ethic and an ability to effectively work and multi-task in an active school environment.

The Library Associate will have great attention to detail, comfort and skill with computers, and the ability to work collaboratively and independently to:

  • Maintain a working knowledge of classic and current children’s and middle-grade literature
  • Serve as a resource for faculty, staff, and students for technology and research information
  • Maintain and update the library web-pages
  • Co-teach classes fixed classes (Pre-K-5) and flexible classes for grades 6-8
  • Supervise students and families visiting the library after-school and offering support and guidance to them, as necessary
  • Co-plan and help run library events, Book Fair Preview, Book Fair, etc.

In addition, the candidate will have demonstrated:

  • Good organizational skills
  • Enjoyment working with students in an educational setting
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High standards of professional conduct
  • A good sense of humor

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have/or be actively working towards an MLIS at an accredited ALA university and experience working in a school library and/or working with youth. This is a full-time academic year position of 40 hours per week.

Applying for this position:
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@isbrooklyn.org with "Library Associate" in the subject line.

Middle School French Teacher - History and Literature

International School of Brooklyn seeks a dynamic, hardworking, full-time Middle School French teacher to teach History and Literature in French for the 2019-20 school year and beyond. The ideal candidate must be a native French speaker who has studied history and literature and taught one or both subjects. The individual must also be someone who understands and enjoys young people (ages 11-14) and is a skilled teacher who can inspire them. Other ideal attributes include commitment, patience, positive energy, sense of humor, and clarity.

Description of Position:

  • Teach 6th Grade French Language and Literature, 7th Grade History (Individuals & Societies in French), 8th Grade History (Individuals & Societies in French)
  • Teach an ungraded elective class of the teacher's choice
  • Work with students who need extra help with French studies
  • 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 Literature, History, or related subjects
  • 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 send cover letter, resume, and references via this link.

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 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 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.

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