School in the Square (S2)

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S2 aims to prepare adolescents so they can respond flexibly and creatively to opportunities and challenges in their lives and communities

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  • 6-8
  • Manhattan

What makes us unique
S2 provides a sustainable, progressive, rigorous, learning community in which students thrive physically, emotionally, and academically and adults grow through rich and robust professional learning. Educators model and cultivate in students habits of mindfulness and inquiry.
Ideal candidate fit
You both love AND respect children and are committed to working towards equity for all. You yearn to join the team of a new progressive learning community. You cultivate collegial relationships through open dialogue, engender trust through collaboration and sharing of effective
Your ability to organize your classroom for learning and plan effectively allows students to do their best work. You are able to use data to inform instruction and meet the needs of all learners. You cultivate collegial relationships through open dialogue and collaboration.

Our Students

85% Low income

99% of Color

17% ELL

15% Special needs

Our Faculty

33% of Color

60% > 3 yrs exp