Manhattan International Hiring for the Fall
Manhattan International is one of 27 International High Schools and a member of the NY Performance Standards Consortium.
We are now accepting resumes for immediate openings in the following areas:
ESL/Social Studies Teacher (Grades 9)
Literacy Teacher/Special Education (Grades 9-12, primarily grade 9)
We are dedicated to serving the academic and social needs of recently immigrated students and their families. We teach English through content, so every teacher is a language teacher regardless of content-area. Our approach to teaching is student-centered and project-based so our heterogeneous students can meet and exceed the requirements of traditional high schools in their new language.
Strong applicants for this teaching position will demonstrate the following abilities:
Design and teach curricula to heterogeneous classes of English language learners of many academic levels, languages, and cultures.
Link subject area curricula to the school’s themes and incorporate discussion of current events, hands-on experiences in the community, and meaningful connection to students’ interests and experiences.
Create project-based curricula and use performance-based assessments (familiarity with Mastery-based grading a plus).
Use inquiry-based approach to teach interdisciplinary classes.
Work in a close-knit team of 5-6 teachers of various disciplines to plan content and language instruction and create a supportive community for our diverse students. Also, work collaboratively with other teachers to design curricula and assessments, and to support each other in improving teaching practices.
Teach community building, identity development, reflective writing, and interest exploration.
Integrate technology into the classroom to support instruction as each classroom is equipped with a Smartboard, laptop cart and iPads. (1:1 iPad program as an Apple ConnectED School).
Participate in developing and implementing new ideas into the school. (We are a PROSE School)
Develop curricula that use the resources of NYC and gets students to apply their learning in real-world settings.
Be flexible and “wear more than one hat” (this is key in small schools).
Interested candidates should send credentials to: firstname.lastname@example.org