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Interdisciplinary Project Teacher (STEAM), Grades 6-11

Avenues São Paulo


Job Details

Role Start Date

1 August 2024

Applications Close

30 April 2024

Min. Qualification

Bachelor Degree

Min. Experience

3 Years

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About Avenues
Begin by thinking of Avenues New York, Avenues São Paulo, Avenues Shenzhen, Avenues Silicon Valley, Avenues Online. Avenues is one school with many campuses, providing transformative, world-focused learning experiences to students around the globe. Avenues prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining a global curriculum based on language immersion and interdisciplinary learning with a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.

Secondary Division
The Middle and Upper Grades are where our ambitious goals for Avenues graduates, defined in our mission statement, are most comprehensively realized. While in grades 6-12, we prepare students for a globally connected, innovation-driven, and largely unknown future. Our students will be: accomplished in all the academic skills you would expect, at ease beyond their borders, and confident because they excel in a particular passion.

The Opportunity
Avenues uses an inquiry based, interdisciplinary, project-based pedagogy and curriculum, providing multidisciplinary instruction in reading, writing, math, history/culture, science and social-emotional skills. Teachers foster student growth in a myriad of ways through personalization, inquiry, problem- based, challenges-base, project-based exploration, hands-on application, problem-solving and critical thinking. The classroom community cultivates a compassionate learning environment where students are equal and engaged in authentic learning experiences.

What Will You Do?
- You will bring a sense of adventure, a strong background in experiential student-centered and project-based learning, and a growth mindset
- You will engage productively in interdisciplinary translation and synthesis, as part of a multidisciplinary team in order to develop deeper understanding of concepts
- While teaching specialization and content expertise is expected, you see yourself as a teacher of interdisciplinary experiences as you will participate in the design and
delivery of projects, lessons, and activities outside of your comfort zone and content area
- You will develop students’ project management, organizational, and research skills necessary to conduct inquiry, problem, project or even phenomena based
interdisciplinary learning
- You will communicate clearly, kindly, and effectively with students and their families in support of student growth and success
- You will collaborate intensively with colleagues to continually deepen student learning

Who Are You?
- You love the practice of teaching and the act of learning
- You find joy in building and fostering positive relationships with and among early adolescents in the middle grades and early high school years
- You are filled to the brim with curiosity about how children - and adults - learn
- You view the role of a teacher as a mentor, a coach, a guide, a facilitator, an inspiration
- You embrace and welcome ambiguity and are comfortable in the face of uncertainty - you find beauty in organized chaos
- You seek to answer questions with better questions and drive learners toward independence and self-advocacy
- You have professional fluency in English and have a strong ability to develop students into passionate, curious, and skillful readers, writers and communicators in English

What We Offer
- Unparalleled career growth opportunities across multiple campuses around the world, including a well-defined career pathway
- The thrill of a start-up, where everyone helps to build and improve, within an organization with global reach, ample resources and proven results
- Frequent feedback, ongoing coaching and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
- Competitive rewards package, wellness resources, relocation support (as needed), and other benefits to best support you and keep you healthy and happy
- A beautiful, uplifting, student-centric school environment
- A chance to change the world of education as part of a global community spanning three continents

To Apply
Please read first about Avenues: The World School and our distinctive approach, and consider whether our mission and approach would be a good fit for you:

Apply through the Careers section of the Avenues website ( Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why this role at Avenues São Paulo would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions.

Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.

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