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German-speaking PreK Teacher at GSM

Website German School Manhattan

Job description:
Effective immediately, the German School Manhattan is seeking Native German speaker PreK teachers to fill vacancies in its full German immersion preschool.

About GSM:

German School of Manhattan opened on September 5th, 2018 for its first ever kindergarten class. Enrollment is currently open for grades Preschool (3- and 4-year olds) through -4th grade. The Tribeca location at 74 Warren Street is easily accessible by most subway lines, making this school ideal for all Manhattan neighborhoods.

GSM will grow one grade per year into a full Pre- and Lower School program, covering curricular requirements for both the German “Grundschule” and the American elementary school. The curriculum and approach align with other bilingual programs, such as the German School Brooklyn (www.germanschoolbrooklyn.org), which provides the ongoing track into Middle School and High School.

Our Mission:
GSM is a bilingual school for a multicultural world. Our child-centered curriculum provides a joyful learning environment to encourage and shape future global citizens. We provide our children with a strong foundation to be future thoughtful leaders in their communities.

From day one, GSM cultivates care and respect for our own and others’ learning, emotions, bodies, and environment. Teachers expose children to different cultures and ways of thinking, they encourage questions, connections and creative thinking, and provide a safe setting to explore the world. Children at GSM are community-minded and take deep pride in themselves and their fellow students.

Most importantly, GSM strives to foster each child’s natural joy, openness, and curiosity. Encountering new knowledge and being challenged is fun, and we want our children to enjoy every day at school and to be excited about all that they will learn.

About the Position(s):

The German Department of the German School Manhattan is looking for qualified preschool teachers (German language native speakers) with at least 2 years of relevant teaching experience.

Preschool teachers will work in close collaboration with Kindergarten teachers to create and optimized learning environment for the PreK class. Qualified candidates will take over a small group as class teachers and head teacher and will be responsible to teach German subjects according to a framework curriculum set by the school.

This is a great opportunity for a driven individual to take over lead of a larger class in the next school year (Fall 22). A love working with young learners and openness to different languages, teaching approaches and cultures is a must!

Salary will be commensurate with scope of position and corresponding experience.

GSM is a diverse and inclusive working environment and an equal opportunity employer. The school does not discriminate based on gender, sex, race, ethnicity, religion, or disability. All candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applicant must be legally allowed to work in the U.S. (work permit, Green Card, citizenship).

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

COVID-19 considerations:
The school is open under strict safety precautions that can be found on our website www.germanschoolmanhattan.org

To apply for this job please visit germanschoolmanhattan.org.

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