Associate Teacher (Kindergarten) 

Associate Teacher (Kindergarten) 

Associate Teacher (Kindergarten) 

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Location: Brooklyn
Job Sectors: Education

Position Announcement : Associate Teacher (Kindergarten) 


Since its founding in 1965, Saint Ann’s has embraced a commitment to education for its own  sake, oriented to the capacities of each individual student and free of the encumbrances of formal  grading, prizes, and rankings. At the same time, we are unabashedly committed to excellence in  all that we do. The lives and achievements of our graduates speak powerfully to the potential of  an education based on these principles to ignite a passion for learning and to sustain creative  energy in every field of endeavor. We accomplish this by offering talented students instruction  shaped by inspired and dedicated faculty, who together form a true community of learners.  

With a faculty and staff numbering close to 300, and nearly 1100 students, Saint Ann’s is among  the largest and most selective independent schools in New York City. Occupying space in seven  separate buildings clustered in Brooklyn Heights, Saint Ann’s draws most of its students from  Brooklyn and Manhattan. Saint Ann’s is known for its commitment to an education that brings together passionate and talented teachers with gifted and motivated students; Saint Ann’s students excel in academic disciplines and the arts. Our faculty includes authors and scholars, artists, composers, performers, and filmmakers. Our parent body is accomplished, diverse, and committed to the unique educational mission of Saint Ann’s, and our alumni retain profound connections and loyalty to the School.  


In preschool through third grade, associate teachers work with head teachers in classrooms of  twenty students. In addition to helping their head teacher to run the classroom (leading meetings  and activities, assisting with the social and emotional crises of the under-ten set, reading to and  reading with the students, cutting, pasting, gluing, refereeing, encouraging), associates are  responsible for their own reading group and have the opportunity in the spring to design and  teach a curriculum of their choosing. We seek the curious, the artistic, the passionate. We offer  generous grants for educational assistance (up to $10,000/year). Teaching experience is not  necessary, but experience working with children is a plus. We are eager to meet candidates who love children and the written word. 


  • A passion for the arts.  
  • Stellar written and oral communication skills.  
  • Comfortable giving and receiving feedback.  
  • Reflective, compassionate, and curious.  
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.  
  • A playful, positive attitude and sense of humor.  
  • Bachelor’s degree  


Please submit a resume and a cover letter that speaks directly to the school’s mission to [email protected] Please visit our website,, for more information regarding our mission, vision, and history. Anticipated start date is late August 2022. Position open until filled.


Saint Ann’s School admits students of any race, color, religion, creed, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, to all the rights privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender (which includes a person’s actual or perceived sex, as well as gender identity and expression), age, marital status, disability, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, familial status, predisposing genetic characteristics, actual or perceived domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, caregiver status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, in carrying on its educational activities or in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, financial aid programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.


St. Ann's School

  • 129 Pierrepont Street
  • Brooklyn, NY 11201
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