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 Learning Specialist (One Year Leave Replacement)

posted: 02/09/2018

Start Date: August 28, 2018
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 Learning Specialist (One Year Leave Replacement) who will provide direct reading and mathematics instruction to students with diagnosed language-based learning disabilities in our Lower School. Our learning specialists serve on a team with other dedicated teachers who are passionate about helping children meet their potential and feel good about their progress. This is an ideal position for  someone with a commitment to special education, a can-do attitude, and a sense of humor.



  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Special Education (Master’s is preferable)

  • New York State Teaching Certification in Special Education

  • Experience teaching Orton-based reading curricula

  • Experience interpreting neuropsychological reports and IEPs.

  • Strong work ethic

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills

  • Ability to contribute positively to our school's program and culture


How to apply:

Qualified applicants should e-mail their résumé and statement of educational philosophy to with the subject line “Lower School Learning Specialist”. 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.

  • 8101 Ridge Boulevard
  • Brooklyn, New York 11209
  • Tel: 718.833.9090
  • Fax: 718.833.6680
  • 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.


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.


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.


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.


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 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.


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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