Isidore Newman School seeks an experienced educational leader and student advocate to serve as its Assistant Head of Lower School for the 2020 – 2021 school year. Faculty and staff at Newman believe in the importance of strong relationships and high expectations for teachers and students. We develop high trust and healthy boundaries with students and colleagues. We push students and colleagues to achieve academically and professionally and grow personally. We believe that students learn best when they are actively engaged in purposeful and appropriately challenging lessons structured by educators who have expertise in the stages of development for elementary students and in best practices in elementary pedagogy. Educators interested in this position should submit a cover letter, an updated resume or CV with all relevant experience, and a statement of educational philosophy. Materials should be submitted via the school’s job application portal on the school website: https://newmanschool.applicantpro.com/jobs/1312219.html
The qualified applicant will have ample teaching and leadership experience, preferably at the lower school level. He/she will have both the desire and skill set to form meaningful relationships with students and teachers while maintaining high expectations for teaching and learning. Expertise in curriculum development and review is essential. Excellent communication skills, high emotional intelligence, resourcefulness, and creativity are desired qualities for the position.
About Isidore Newman School
Founded in 1903, Isidore Newman School is a co-educational independent school that serves high-achieving and highly motivated students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, as well as infants through young children in Green Trees, a premier early childhood division of the School. Located in the heart of Uptown New Orleans, blocks away from Tulane and Loyola University, Newman is the only co-educational, non-sectarian, independent day school in the city of New Orleans. Our School enjoys a national reputation for excellence and achievement in academics, athletics and the arts with our students matriculating to the most selective colleges and universities in the country.