Manhattan School for Children was founded in the early 1990s through a cooperative effort of parents, teachers and staff members of NYC’s Community School District 3. It is a school of choice, open to children who are zoned for District 3. Since that time, MSC’s educators and parents have worked to build and maintain a school community in which students of different racial/ethnic, socio-economic, as well as physical and academic abilities, come together to celebrate multiple ways of knowing the world and each other. Our student-centered, project-based pedagogical focus and instructional program is unique and grounded in the philosophy of a “community of learners.” We believe that all children are gifted in multiple ways, and we organize the curriculum thematically using an open-ended, inter-disciplinary project-based approach that allows students to demonstrate their talents while learning from each other. In this way, we respond to each child’s unique developmental needs while encouraging a meaningful learning process.
PS 333, the Manhattan School for Children, welcomes applications from educators eager to work at a progressive, student-centered public school on the Upper West Side. MSC is a district-wide non-zoned school with attention to student-focused education. Our mission is to maintain "a school community in which students of different racial/ethnic, socio-economic, as well as physical and academic abilities, come together to celebrate multiple ways of knowing the world and each other." We are especially looking for applicants who align with this philosophy, and who: -value inclusiveness, diversity and practice culturally responsive teaching -have experience teaching in a diverse environment – practice restorative justice - can plan and implement clear, effective lessons that meet students where they are - hold a valid NYS certification in subject area. The ideal teachers for our school and community are: -open-minded -lifelong learners -creative -adaptable, resilient, and willing to grow -effective classroom managers -patient and passionate about their work -team players. And have: -experience with anti-bias training -strong management skills -strong communication skills that can be put to use talking to administration, parents, and students confidence in their beliefs -executive functioning skills -a good sense of humor.
All benefits available to NYC Department of Education employees, as well as United Federation of Teachers benefits.