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Brooklyn Free School Guest Chemistry or Physics Teacher

Brooklyn Free School Guest Chemistry or Physics Teacher

Brooklyn Free School is seeking a guest chemistry or physics teacher. This science teacher will teach an eight week class to a small group of interested teens, March-April, 2017.  The class will meet twice a week, offering three hours/week instruction in the subject area.  Applicants must have experience teaching teens in formal or informal settings utilizing project based instruction and assessment.

The school is located in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY.  Teachers receive  $25/hour, plus appropriate compensation for supplies.  

Brooklyn Free School engages students and staff in democratic decision-making and problem solving. We honor student choice and facilitate student centered learning through play and exploration, constructivist teaching, collaborative course work and self-directed student initiatives. We support social and emotional development through conflict mediation, personal reflection, diversity awareness and community responsibility.  For more information visit our website: www.brooklynfreeschool.org

Brooklyn Free School is an equal opportunity employer.  We seek a staff that reflects the diversity of our community.  Candidates of color are encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Submit a single page cover letter, current resume, two references, including one from an educational supervisor, and any additional information you think we should consider in evaluating you as a candidate. Strong applications will succinctly address the following questions:

a. What makes you a strong candidate for the position?

b. What assets/skills/knowledge would you bring to this position?

c. What challenges do you anticipate and how do expect to address these challenges?

All materials and inquiries need to be submitted electronically as an attachment or in the body of an email to: hiring@brooklynfreeschool.org

The deadline to receive full consideration is Tuesday, February 14, 2017; early applications will be reviewed as they are received.

A hiring decision will be made by the end of February.