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Landmark HS is hiring Special Education, Social Worker, School Aide and Parent Coordinator

 

About Landmark

Landmark High School is located in the Bayard Rustin building on 18th street and 8th Avenue in Manhattan. Founded in 1994 as one of the first small, non-traditional high schools in New York City, Landmark has stayed true to its progressive roots. We are first and foremost a collaborative and diverse community of learners. Our teachers work diligently to create project-based curricula that challenge students intellectually and prepare them for college and careers. We nourish a strong sense of community and we encourage independence, mastery, and empowerment. Our students graduate ready to navigate the world and succeed in future endeavors. At Landmark, we value the building of strong relationships between students and staff. Our school has a strong restorative justice program. Our advisory program helps to cultivate a family-like environment in the school because every teacher serves as an advisor to approximately fifteen students. 

 

Special Education 

Landmark has an integrated collaborative teaching (ICT) model, where gen ed and special ed teachers work together to plan, teach and assess all their shared students. Applicants must be NYS certified and eligible to teach in NYC. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess:

- commitment to helping a diverse group of students meet ambitious goals

- desire to collaborate closely with colleagues

- willingness to act as an advisor for 15-18 students

- strong classroom management skills

- culturally responsive and anti-racist pedagogy

 

Social Worker

School social workers have the opportunity to engage and support students in real-time as they navigate challenges at school. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about helping students reacclimate to school after all the trauma and disruption of the pandemic, mediate conflicts with peers and teachers, and persist through academic challenges, as well as leading individual and groups counseling sessions.

 Applicants must be NYS certified and eligible as a school social worker in NYC. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess:

- commitment to helping a diverse group of students meet ambitious goals

- desire to collaborate closely with colleagues

- ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

- strong clinical skills

- familiarity with Restorative Justice approach

School Aide

School aides have the opportunity to engage and support students in real-time as they navigate challenges at school. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about creating a warm, welcoming environment, helping students reacclimate to school after all the trauma and disruption of the pandemic, and helping students deescalate when they are in conflict or upset.

- commitment to helping a diverse group of students meet ambitious goals

- desire to collaborate closely with colleagues

- ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

- ability to build strong relationships with students 

Parent Coordinator

The parent coordinator is the primary point person for families, facilitating communication between school staff and families to provide the best possible support for students and resolve any concerns. The parent coordinator also helps connect families to school and community resources. The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Strong problem-solving, organizational and communication skills

  • Commitment to helping a diverse group of students meet ambitious goals

  • Desire to collaborate closely with colleagues

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to build strong relationships with students and families

  • Fluency in Spanish

Learn more about us and the positions on our website: landmarks.org/hiring

To apply: Please email hiring@landmarkhs.org