Career Opportunities


Bay Ridge Prep invites qualified candidates to apply for the following positions.  Please submit résumés and cover letters via e-mail only using the instructions provided in each job description.  No phone calls or faxes, please. 

Lower School Assistant Teacher

Start Date: August 2017

Salary: Commensurate with experience

About our school:


Bay Ridge Prep, a NYSAIS-accredited, independent, college preparatory school, is dedicated to  enriching the intellectual curiosity, creativity, and emotional intelligence of each person. 


About the position:

Primary Purpose: Assisting Head Teachers in an elementary setting to meet the educational, emotional, and social needs of children.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with the teacher to facilitate activities for all children both indoors and outdoors;

  • Exhibits a genuine nurturing, caring attitude to all children.

  • Maintains a positive, calm attitude and a soft voice

  • Maintains a cooperative attitude of working together with the teacher, volunteers, parents, and program specialists in planning and implementing activities.

  • Assists teacher to implement the developmental assessment for each child to determine the child’s strengths and areas in which each child may need help.

  • Plans with and assists the teacher in preparing materials and supplies in advance for activities.

  • Becomes familiar with the teacher’s written lesson plans, the daily schedule, methods for recording attendance, and all other daily duties of the teacher.

  • Assumes the teacher’s role in leading selected activities during designated parts of the class-day on a periodic basis for training purposes.

  • Assumes the teacher’s full role in the absence of the teacher.

  • Assists the teacher in safeguarding all classroom supplies and equipment.

  • Attends all professional development opportunities as provided by Bay Ridge Prep.

  • Performs any other task deemed necessary by the teacher and/or administration.


Qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. from an accredited college or university required
  •  Excellent rapport with children
  • Strong work ethic
  • Sense of humor
  • 2 years teaching experience in elementary education in public and/or independent schools
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Commitment to the social, emotional, and cognitive needs of all children


How to apply:

Qualified applicants should e-mail their résumé and statement of educational philosophy to jobs@bayridgeprep.org with the subject line “Lower School Assistant Teacher”. No phone calls or faxes, please.

Due to the high number of résumés received for each job posting, we are unable to respond to each inquiry. The school administration will determine which candidates have a strong potential to join our staff and will make direct contact with those candidates.

We appreciate your interest in Bay Ridge Preparatory School, an equal opportunity and inclusive employer that does not discriminate on any basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

Lower School Head Teacher (Leave Replacement)

Position Dates: August 2017 - TBD

Salary: Commensurate with experience

About our school:


Bay Ridge Prep, a NYSAIS-accredited, independent, college preparatory school, is dedicated to  enriching the intellectual curiosity, creativity, and emotional intelligence of each person. 


About the position:


Strong Lower School teacher applicants possess demonstrated competence in:

  • Establishing multi-sensory, hands-on learning environments encouraging risk-taking, experimentation, and critical thinking where children are encouraged to be both independent and dependable
  • Planning daily Reading Workshops incorporating read-alouds, guided reading, word study, and independent reading with individualized reading goals
  • Facilitating Writing Workshops based on literature immersion, keeping a writer’s notebook and publishing cycles
  • Utilizing a balanced approach to Mathematics allowing students to develop an understanding of mathematical concepts and skills using non-routine, real-world tasks which incorporate a variety of mathematical strands
  • Planning integrated, experience-based social studies/ science curricula responsive to children’s developmental interests that emphasizes the interconnectedness of the human and natural world
  • Collecting and analyzing data from a variety of student assessments to increase student achievement and enhance professional practice
  • Building strong home-school relationships through clear and relevant homework assignments, weekly newsletters
  • Effectively collaborating with colleagues and administration regarding teaching and learning


Qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. from an accredited college or university required; Masters degree strongly preferred
  • 2 years teaching experience in elementary education in public and/or independent schools
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Commitment to the social, emotional, and cognitive needs of all children


How to apply:

Qualified applicants should e-mail their résumé and statement of educational philosophy to jobs@bayridgeprep.org with the subject line “Lower School Head Teacher”. No phone calls or faxes, please.

Due to the high number of résumés received for each job posting, we are unable to respond to each inquiry. The school administration will determine which candidates have a strong potential to join our staff and will make direct contact with those candidates.

We appreciate your interest in Bay Ridge Preparatory School, an equal opportunity and inclusive employer that does not discriminate on any basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

Math Teacher (Upper School)

Start Date: August 29, 2017
Salary: Commensurate with experience

About our school:

Bay Ridge Prep, a NYSAIS-accredited, independent, college preparatory school, is dedicated to enriching the intellectual curiosity, creativity, and emotional intelligence of each person.

About the position:
Bay Ridge Prep seeks a talented high school math teacher. Experience teaching Common Core Geometry, Common Core Algebra 2 and advanced math courses is preferred. Bay Ridge Prep teachers are advanced educators who have an understanding of emotional intelligence, recognize the individual learning styles of each student, and create positive and mature learning environments.

Requirements:

  • Masters Degree from an accredited college or university strongly preferred
  • Strong collaborative working skills with fellow teachers across disciplines
  • Commitment to the social, emotional and cognitive needs of all students
  • Previous teaching experience preferred, especially in an independent school or private school setting

How to apply:
Qualified applicants should e-mail their résumé and statement of educational philosophy to jobs@bayridgeprep.org with the subject line “Upper School Math ”. No phone calls or faxes, please.

Due to the high number of résumés received for each job posting, we are unable to respond to each inquiry. The school administration will determine which candidates have a strong potential to join our staff and will make direct contact with those candidates.

We appreciate your interest in Bay Ridge Preparatory School, an equal opportunity and inclusive employer that does not discriminate on any basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

French Teacher (Upper School)

Start Date: August 29, 2017
Salary: Commensurate with experience

About our school:

Bay Ridge Prep, a NYSAIS-accredited, independent, college preparatory school, is dedicated to enriching the intellectual curiosity, creativity, and emotional intelligence of each person.

About the position:
Bay Ridge Prep seeks a talented educator that is fluent in the French language and has a deep understanding of the customs and traditions of French speaking nations and cultures. Bay Ridge Prep teachers are advanced educators who have an understanding of emotional intelligence, recognize the individual learning styles of each student, and create positive and mature learning environments.

Requirements:

  • Masters Degree from an accredited college or university strongly preferred
  • Strong collaborative working skills with fellow teachers across disciplines
  • Commitment to the social, emotional and cognitive needs of all students
  • Previous teaching experience preferred, especially in an independent school or private school setting


How to apply:
Qualified applicants should e-mail their résumé and statement of educational philosophy to jobs@bayridgeprep.org with the subject line “Upper School French ”. No phone calls or faxes, please.

Due to the high number of résumés received for each job posting, we are unable to respond to each inquiry. The school administration will determine which candidates have a strong potential to join our staff and will make direct contact with those candidates.

We appreciate your interest in Bay Ridge Preparatory School, an equal opportunity and inclusive employer that does not discriminate on any basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

LOWER & MIDDLE SCHOOLS
  • 8101 Ridge Boulevard
  • Brooklyn, New York 11209
  • Tel: 718.833.9090
  • Fax: 718.833.6680
UPPER SCHOOL
  • 7420 Fourth Avenue
  • Brooklyn, New York 11209
  • Tel: 718.833.5839
  • Fax: 718.833.1043

About Us

Bay Ridge Prep is a co-ed, K-12 independent school in Brooklyn, New York, that is home to 390 students and over 100 faculty spread across two buildings.  With a student-centered environment and fresh approach to education, Bay Ridge Prep provides an enriching academic experience in a socially mature environment.

Admissions

Bay Ridge Prep is selective in admissions and prospective students go through a formal application process.  What we look for most in an applicant is a student who will benefit from our programs and make a positive impact on our community.

Academics

Bay Ridge Prep students get their first taste of hands-on learning in Kindergarten, when they become owners and operators of their own bakery.  By high school, they are deeply engaged in courses like Science, Research & Design - a three-year class that offers the opportunity to conduct original, independent research.

Arts

Led by experienced arts educators with advanced degrees in art, music and theater, the arts program recognizes that creative expression is a vital and integral part of a student’s development.

Athletics

Home to nine championships in the last seven years, Bay Ridge Prep Athletics offers students an opportunity to explore physical challenges and develop leadership and teamwork skills.

Student Life

Student life is more than just classes, clubs and team sports.  Bay Ridge Prep is proactive in making every day life for students engaging, positive and enjoyable. 

Giving

Giving to Bay Ridge Prep has a profound impact on the daily lives of our students and helps give the school's administration the flexibility and financial resources to address spontaneous needs in and out of the classroom such as undertaking new programs and facility upgrades.

Alumni

Bay Ridge Prep Alumni can be found everywhere.  Our newest alums are at some of the best colleges and graduate programs in the country and older alums are professionals in the fields of medicine, law, media, education, finance and more.

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