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. 

Learning Specialist - Upper School

posted 11/30//2018

Start Date: January 7, 2019
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 the learner.

 

About the position:

For our Upper School Bridge Program and Achieve Program, Bay Ridge Prep seeks an experienced educator to work as a learning specialist for students with learning difficulties who are preparing for college. The students’ learning needs may include language processing difficulties, specific learning disabilities, executive function deficits, or other specific cognitive issues that can impact learning.

Specific activities of this position will include:

  • Teach small groups of students both basic and more advanced reading and writing skills.

  • Support classroom instruction in small group and individual contact by helping students complete papers and projects and prepare for exams.

  • Provide direct instruction to improve executive function skills in small groups in a mentoring class.

  • Provide students with accommodations (e.g., reader, scribe, extra time, etc.) as stipulated in their IEP or Section 504 Plan.

  • Help teach cognitive strategies and coordinate with other teachers to help these skills generalize to the classroom.

  • Engage in individual sessions with select students as needed.

  • Work with Bridge Program and Achieve Program staff to create appropriate goals based on each student’s unique reading and writing strengths and needs.

  • Assess the effectiveness of the interventions through regular progress monitoring.

  • Participate in meetings regarding students in the Achieve Program and Bridge Program as well as faculty meetings.

  • Serve as a mentor to select students in the program.

 
Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Education - focus in special education preferred.

  • Valid NYS certification in Special Education (Grades 7-12) or related field, or be eligible for such certification.

  • Understanding of the needs of students with learning disabilities.

  • Able to develop a good rapport with students with learning challenges.

  • Classroom teaching experience that includes work with students with learning difficulties.

  • Training in and experience with research-based strategies and interventions for reading and writing skills.  Preference for someone knowledgeable in one or more of the following reading interventions: Wilson, Orton-Gillingham, PAF.

  • Be experienced with classroom management techniques.

  • Knowledge of and experience with cognitive strategy instruction a plus.

 

 How to apply:

Qualified applicants should e-mail their résumé and statement of educational philosophy to jobs@bayridgeprep.org with the subject line “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.

 


Math Teacher - Upper School

posted 11/26//2018

Start Date: As soon as possible
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 math teacher to join its Upper School Math Department.

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.

Athletic Coaching Opportunities

Start Date: Varies depending on season
Stipend: 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 positions:
Bay Ridge Prep Athletics seeks talented and organized individuals to serve as coaches and assistant coaches during the 2018-2019 school year. The following opportunities are available:

  • Varsity Boys Basketball; Assistant Coach (November - February)

  • Varsity Boys Baseball; Head Coach (March - May)

  • Varsity Boys Baseball; Assistant Coach Coach (March - May)

  • Varsity Girls Tennis; Assistant Coach (September - October & March - May)

  • Varsity Boys Tennis; Assistant Coach (March - May)


In general, coaches must be available 4 - 5 days during the school week, between the hours of 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., to run practices, coach games and travel to/from games with students. Some games will require work beyond 6 p.m. due to travel.


Requirements:

  • Previous coaching experience, preferably in an independent or private school setting

  • CPR, First Aid, AED and Concussion Management certified

  • Ability to maintain a positive environment for students and other community members

  • Commitment to Bay Ridge Prep’s student-centered philosophy

  • Flexibility to work around the schedules of students with many interests

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to collaborate with fellow coaches and other school staff

  • Commitment to the social, emotional and cognitive needs of all students


How to apply:

Qualified applicants should e-mail their résumé to jobs@bayridgeprep.org with the subject line “Coaching” plus the name of the sport. 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 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

   

Bay Ridge Prep is an independent, private, co-ed, day school accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools. Serving students in Kindergarten thru Grade 12 from all across the New York City area, Bay Ridge Prep is located in Brooklyn and dedicated to enriching intellectual curiosity, creativity, and emotional intelligence through a student-centered community that values the unique talents and learning styles of each person.

 

 

About Us

Bay Ridge Prep is a co-ed, K-12 independent school in Brooklyn, New York, that is home to 400 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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