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Posted
March 6, 2019
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Position
2nd Grade Teacher
Description
Mark Day School
Independent, Co-educational K-8

2nd Grade Teacher
Full Time Position Beginning August 2019

Mark Day School seeks a collaborative and self-motivated 2nd Grade teacher. The successful applicant for this position will help advance the school’s mission with positive energy, creativity, dedication to a diverse community, love for children, a strong work ethic, and a willingness to collaborate in partnership with the 2nd Grade teaching team and the wider school community.

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
• Relevant teaching and SEL experience
• Knowledge of and experience with relevant technology

Opportunities and Responsibilities:
• Create and maintain an inclusive classroom for a diverse community of learners.
• Form supportive relationships with students and families.
• Differentiate curriculum to appropriately challenge a wide variety of learning styles and abilities.
• Model personal standards of excellence: warmth, clarity of expectations, consistency and accountability.
• Balance traditional skill building (i.e. math facts, reading fluency and writing conventions) with 21st century approaches to learning.
• Provide appropriate, narrative feedback on work.
• Use relevant technology to support or enhance learning.
• Work with learning specialists and parents when necessary to design individualized programs for students who require specialized support.
• Collaborate with the wider community to enhance the students’ experience.
• Communicate regularly with students, parents, and colleagues regarding students’ progress and needs.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to Thad Reichley, Head of Lower School, at [email protected]

More About Mark Day School
Mark Day School has established a consistent practice of thoughtful innovation in its curricular program, focusing on current century skills and concepts including four cross-curricular literacies: Cross-Cultural Literacy, Media and Information Literacy, Ecoliteracy, and Social, Emotional, and Ethical Literacy. Highlights include the NAIS Leading Edge Award-winning Media Literacy program; well-established local and global partnerships with the Canal Alliance of San Rafael, eSibonisweni School and Kliptown Youth Program in South Africa, Beijing #2 Experimental Primary School in China, and Pan American School in Costa Rica, among others; iPads in the third and fourth grades; a one-to-one laptop program beginning in sixth grade; Mandarin and Spanish language beginning in kindergarten; a commitment to differentiation across the school; and more.

Mark Day School is a vibrant and diverse community, and all community members continue to work towards the furthering of an inclusive and supportive school. The school is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and multiculturalism. Mark Day School’s salary and benefits are very competitive by both NAIS and regional standards. For more information about Mark Day School, please visit our website (www.markdayschool.org).

Interested candidates should visit our website and send a letter of interest and resume via email to [email protected] We will begin getting in contact with strong candidates immediately upon receiving materials.
Contact
Thad Reichley
[email protected]

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