Job Opportunities

*The Nightingale-Bamford School is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws which prohibit discrimination in employment due to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, arrest record, and other protected categories.

 

Class III Homeroom Teacher

Collaborate with other members of the grade team to maximize the benefits of the program, including: the other lead teacher to plan for consistency in the overall curriculum and implement, monitor and improve the program.

Qualified candidates will possess, at minimum, an undergraduate degree and five years of teaching experience. This position requires a dynamic, collaborative partnership with other homeroom teachers, so good humor, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to share ideas and curricula is essential.

 

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated collaboration with colleagues, including grade level partners, as well as specialty teachers. In addition, he or she will have a proven record in teaching reading, English and mathematics, utilizing differentiated instruction. Knowledge of elementary developmental stages in general, and third grade in specific, is required.

 

 

Full-Time Middle/Upper School Mathematics Teacher

The Nightingale-Bamford School seeks a full-time Mathematics teacher for the Middle and Upper Schools. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics or a related field, experience teaching at the secondary level, and the ability to teach the full range of courses from Pre-Algebra through AP Calculus. Qualified candidates should possess intellectual curiosity, strong communication and collaboration skills, the ability to create an inspired classroom, a commitment to fostering the integration of technology in the learning process, and a sense of humor. The candidate should be committed to helping girls to build confidence in their math skills and in the kind of thinking that goes into the application of math in an experiential environment.

 

Dean of Classes IX–X

The Nightingale-Bamford School, an academically rigorous college preparatory K–12 school for girls, is seeking a dynamic and dedicated full-time faculty member for a position as a class dean in the Upper School. The dean will act as the primary advocate for all students in Classes IX and X and will be responsible for the following:

  • Organizing student life activities and overseeing the academic progress of students in Classes IX and X
  • Working with a variety of constituents including parents, teachers, school counselors, and others to support each student
  • Managing student behavior and minor disciplinary infractions as outlined in the Upper School student handbook
  • Advising student council
  • Assisting with the Upper School advisory program
  • Monitoring students’ social-emotional well-being as a member of the wellness team
  • Planning and implementing orientation and transition programming for Class IX
  • Assisting with course selection under the guidance of the director of college counseling and the head of Upper School
  • Collaborating with the dean of Classes XI and XII and the head of Upper School to create an inclusive and positive learning environment for all students
  • Teaching one course
  • Acting as an Upper School advisor
  • Serving as an administrative presence at student events, performances, parent programming, and admissions events, as well as on class trips

We are seeking an educator who will bring passion and commitment to student growth with a sense of humor and an understanding of adolescent development; as stated in our mission, our commitment to the success of every girl is absolute. Candidates for this position must have excellent written and verbal skills and enjoy problem solving. Preference will be given to those candidates who have at least five years of experience teaching, counseling, and/or working in student life; interest in coaching is a plus.

The deadline for submission is April 11, 2014.

 

Dean of Classes XI–XII

The Nightingale-Bamford School, an academically rigorous college preparatory K–12 school for girls, is seeking a dynamic and dedicated full-time faculty member for a position as a class dean in the Upper School. The dean will act as the primary advocate for all students in Classes XI and XII and will be responsible for the following:

  • Organizing student life activities and overseeing the academic progress of students in Classes XI and XII
  • Working with a variety of constituents including parents, teachers, school counselors, and others to support each student
  • Serving on the Upper School Honor Council and managing student behavior and minor disciplinary infractions as outlined in the Upper School student handbook
  • Monitoring students’ social-emotional well-being as a member of the wellness team;
  • Planning and implementing programming for seniors and assisting with graduation planning
  • Assisting with course selection under the guidance of the director of college counseling and the head of Upper School
  • Collaborating with the dean of Classes IX and X and the head of Upper School to create an inclusive and positive learning environment for all students
  • Teaching one course
  • Acting as an Upper School advisor
  • Serving as an administrative presence at student events, performances, parent programming, and admissions events, as well as on class trips

We are seeking an educator who will bring passion and commitment to student growth with a sense of humor and an understanding of adolescent development; as stated in our mission, our commitment to the success of every girl is absolute. Candidates for this position must have excellent written and verbal skills and enjoy problem solving. Preference will be given to those candidates who have at least five years of experience teaching, counseling, and/or working in student life; previous college counseling experience is a plus and interest in coaching is welcomed. 

The deadline for submission is April 11, 2014.

 

Kindergarten Associate

Daily planning; leading pre-academic/academic groups; facilitating play and social skill development; implementing classroom management strategies; completing diagnostic assessments; and working in partnership with parents.

Associate or assistant teaching responsibilities include: leading small-group activities; preparing materials; and assisting with general classroom duties.

Science teaching
Report writing
Admissions team
Conferences (attend, take notes, and write up)
Professional development
Collect and track student data in order to make decisions about individual students and the program
Observe and record student day to day activities, behaviors, tendencies, etc.
Classroom management
Step into lead role when needed
Computer proficiency

College degree and early childhood or elementary experience required; Position and salary commensurate with certification and experience. Training and supervision provided on an ongoing basis.

Middle School Counselor

The Nightingale-Bamford School, where our mission dedicates us to educating the minds and hearts of our students, seeks a Middle School Counselor to serve on a creative, collaborative team.

We are looking for an experienced professional who will bring energy and enthusiasm to our middle school counseling and wellness programs.  The successful candidate will be someone who thoroughly enjoys the world of middle school students; their passion, energy, hilarity, curiosity and playfulness. We are looking for a commitment to creating and supporting a vibrant, healthy middle school community. 

 We need a flexible team member who is not only willing, but excited, to change directions as community needs arise This will include collaborative work with the upper school.  We are looking for someone who will bring an abundance of creative ideas about the healthy lives of our students and who wants to engage fully in an ambitious, hard-working community.

Education/Experience:

Masters level degree or higher

Three years post-graduate clinical/school experience required as well as NYS license or license eligible

Experience in an educational setting

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Provide individual counseling and referral for middle or upper school students as needed
  • Crisis management
  • Collaboration with Student Support team
  • Collaboration for coordination, development and teaching of the Middle School WISE program for social emotional learning. 
  • Development, planning and presentation of parent programming on relevant middle and upper school issues
  • Support and education for faculty on student behavioral and psychological concerns
  • Creation and administration of initiatives for community wellness
  • Commitment to engagement in The Nightingale-Bamford School community

Submissions are due by April 11, 2014

 

Coaching Positions

Openings for Varsity and Middle School coaches. Sports vary by season. Prior coaching experience a plus but not required. College level playing experience a plus. Competitive stipends available.

 

Modern Language Teacher

The Modern Languages Department at Nightingale seeks an enthusiastic, dynamic and collegial teacher of Spanish with native or near-native fluency who can teach a wide range of students at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels in both Upper and Middle School. The Department’s curriculum values all aspects of language learning, from oral and written expression to informed and ethical approaches to teaching cultural competencies. The ideal candidate for this position possesses a passion for languages and travel and embraces the multiplicity of ways in which language and culture intermingle and negotiate in the complex global environment of the world today.

All candidates for Nightingale teaching positions should demonstrate a sincere interest in understanding students and a facility for interpersonal communication. Nightingale’s community requires teachers to be supportive and compassionate while also rigorous and inspiring. Furthermore, faculty members of the Nightingale community are expected to participate in community activities, including advising groups, service opportunities and other extra-curricular events. Nightingale is a one-house school and faculty members are encouraged to teach across the school’s different divisions. A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is study is required; Masters and Ph.D. degree holders will receive additional consideration. Knowledge of French and experience with AP curriculum is desirable though not a necessity for consideration for this position. Nightingale is and Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested and qualified candidate may applying by filling out the application online by clicking below.

 

Lower School Math Coordinator

The Nightingale-Bamford School is looking for a Lower School Math Coordinator who would teach two math sections, oversee lower school math curriculum, and work with individual students. Applicants need to have at least a B.A., teaching experience in math, and curriculum development background.

 

 

Substitute Teacher Openings

The Nightingale-Bamford School seeks Middle and Upper School substitute teachers in the following subject areas:

  • History
  • Math
  • Science
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Mandarin

BA or BS in the subject area and teaching experience required.

 

 

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