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February 28, 2020
Elementary School Teachers
Mirman School seeks experienced Elementary School Teachers.

At Mirman School, we work collaboratively to support our unique population of highly gifted learners. We have a firm commitment to educating the whole child, and nurturing talents in all dimensions ó academic, kinesthetic, and artistic. By fully integrating a commitment to inclusivity as well as a strong social emotional learning curriculum, we challenge our students and each other to be dynamic problem-solvers and thoughtful citizens of this increasingly complex society.
Mirman School actively seeks to enhance and support diversity and inclusion within its community, and is an equal opportunity employer.

Mirman School encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

Essential Job Functions

Utilize best instructional practices, methods, materials and technology
Cultivate and model a respectful, safe, creative, and invigorating classroom
Evaluate student work, using both formative and summative assessments, benchmarks and other assessments to guide instructional planning and promote student success
Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with other teachers and assistant teachers throughout all grade levels on campus to strengthen community and student experience
Relate well to students, parents, and staff
Demonstrate a strong understanding of the academic, social, and emotional development of highly gifted children
Work effectively with Head of Lower School and other faculty members
Demonstrate effective use of classroom materials and technology to enhance learning
Strong understanding of independent school methods and ability to effectively integrate best practices of NAIS and CAIS
Effective use of Google suite and other required school technology. Technologically literate and comfortable with acquiring new technology skills.
Demonstrate a strong understanding and usage of multiple forms of assessment in informing and driving instruction
Demonstrates culturally competent skills in educational program design and delivery

Demonstrate effective and respectful management of classroom culture using social-emotional learning skills and strategies, such as Responsive Classroom
Demonstrate ability to build immediate and loving rapport with children of all ages; including a passion for teaching and working with students from all communities
Exhibit the qualities of an adult learner dedicated to their professional growth
Provide leadership and serve as a mentor
Exhibit enthusiasm and commitment to the vision, mission and guiding principles of the school
Exhibit a sense of humor and commitment, high ethical professional standards, equity perspective
Demonstrate excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated collegiality
Demonstrate excellent organization, time management and follow-through skills
Exhibit the ability to work as part of a team

Job Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university
Masterís degree in education preferred
3-5 years of successful teaching as a lead teacher
Independent school experience preferred
Experience with working with highly gifted children preferred
Experience with Reading and Writing Workshop, Responsive Classroom, and conceptual based math pedagogy preferred
Appropriately credentialed
Jodi Jacobsen
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