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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.

Facilities Associate

Description

 

International School of Brooklyn (ISB) is an independent, non-profit school that is known for its innovative and robust Pre-K 3–8th Grade French and Spanish language immersion program and International Baccalaureate curriculum. The ISB learning experience is driven by six core values: inquiry-based learning, diversity, global curriculum, language immersion, community, and international mindedness. Dedication to these values enables ISB to develop each student’s creativity, critical thinking, global citizenship, and intercultural understanding.

 

Job Description

 

ISB seeks a dedicated and mission-driven full-time Facilities Associate. This is an ideal position for someone who is excited about working in a school and has some experience in facilities, operations or maintenance in an education setting. Reporting to the Facilities Manager, the Facilities Associate will help keep the success of our students and staff as a focus by helping to maintain a clean and safe learning environment.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

 

  • Maintain the cleanliness and sanitation of classrooms, offices, furnishings, and equipment as well as school entrances and exterior walkways 
  • Perform general maintenance and repair tasks in a variety of areas and as assigned by the Facilities Manager and Director of Operations in accordance with all applicable codes and regulations.
  • Remove snow and ice by shoveling, plowing, and/or sanding walks all affected areas. Facilities Associate must be on stand-by during forecasted winter storms.
  • Monitor inventory of supplies and facilities equipment and working with Facilities Team to re-order supplies as needed 
  • Help improvement and seasonal maintenance during school breaks
  • Restock necessary supplies in bathrooms and common areas
  • Work with Facilities team to plan setup and breakdown for special events
  • Provide coverage for front desk and security when necessary
  • Assemble classroom furniture
  • Accept and coordinate deliveries
  • Perform assignments relating to insuring the school is able to safely open and function when assigned. This includes working cooperatively with other school staff during emergency operations and drills
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations or Facilities Manager

 

Demands of the Job

 

While performing the duties of this job, the Facilities Associate must regularly  lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, complete physical work for short periods during inclement weather, stand for extended periods of time, and travel up and down stairs. The Facilities Associate must also have the flexibility to work occasional weekends, evenings, and holidays.

 

Schedule

  • Monday – Friday, 11:00am – 7:00pm. Schedule is subject to change by direct supervisor.

Full Time Spanish Teacher for Leave Replacement

ISB seeks a Full Time Spanish Teacher for Leave Replacement

International School of Brooklyn (ISB) is an independent, non-profit school that is known for its innovative and robust Nursery–8th Grade French and Spanish language immersion program and International Baccalaureate curriculum. The ISB learning experience is driven by six core values: inquiry-based learning, diversity, global curriculum, language immersion, community, and international mindedness. Dedication to these values enables ISB to develop each student’s creativity, critical thinking, global citizenship, and intercultural understanding.

 Qualification requirements:

Candidates should be able to use their expertise in elementary education to confidently lead a 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. 

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 essential 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 to this position

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@isbrooklyn.org. Please reference “Lower School Spanish Teacher” in the subject line.

ISB’s First Common Read

This year, Librarian Maria Falgoust and MYP Coordinator and Middle School Language & Literature Teacher Katie Rogers teamed up to introduce the idea of a “common read” to the entire Middle School student body, as well as ISB’s faculty and staff. Over the summer, all chose to read either We are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World by Malala Yousafzai or Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

Adventures in Guadeloupe with the 7th Grade French Language Acquisition Class

This year, the French Language Acquisition class traveled to the French islands of Guadeloupe for the first time in ISB history! While visiting this beautiful archipelago, students attended language classes, stayed with host families, and went on incredible local excursions for an unforgettable French immersion experience.

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