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Posted
March 30, 2019
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Position
Elementary School Teacher
Description
The Country School is seeking highly qualified Elementary School Teacher candidates for the 2019-2020 academic year beginning August 2019.The ideal candidate is a professional, experienced and a passionate educator with teaching experience at the lower school level.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Create age appropriate lesson plans

Attend and participate in curriculum planning

Participate in committee work, faculty meetings, parent meetings and additional duties as assigned

Lead parent conferences and maintain weekly communication with parents throughout the year

Work in a highly collaborative community to develop and implement a creative and challenging curriculum

Demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to, The Country School philosophy

Demonstrate commitment to social justice and working with a diverse community

Demonstrate thorough knowledge of subject matter and effectiveness in teaching

Demonstrate an ability to assess students at their appropriate developmental levels

Ability to differentiate for individual students based on their unique learning needs so students are appropriately engaged and challenged

Maintain and communicate high expectations and boundaries in a consistently kind, clear and respectful manner

Provide students with opportunities and support in the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills, the exploration of ideas, and the development of leadership qualities

Communicate with parents and students and the ability to collaborate with other members of the faculty

QUALIFICATIONS:

Demonstrated knowledge of sound pedagogical skills

Strong background in math and reading instruction at the lower elementary level

Experience and interest in differentiated instruction and a project-based, constructivist approach to teaching and learning

Highly developed writing and organizational skills

Background/interest/passion for teaching language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science in a self contained classroom

Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

Strong foundation in child development

Possess excellent classroom management skills

Have passion for personal and professional growth

3+ years teaching experience at the lower elementary level, preferably in an independent school

Bachelorís Degree in a related educational field required

Please email resume and cover letter to Rita Silva
Contact
rita silva
[email protected]

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