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Posted
February 15, 2019
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Position
3rd/4th Grade Humanities Teacher (Full-time)
Description
Are you a creative, innovative and caring educator seeking a position
not bound by the expectations of traditional education?

Helios School is an innovative, independent school community for gifted children in grades K-8 in Sunnyvale, CA. We are seeking flexible, high-caliber educators to join our faculty who have:

-A particular passion for literature and history
-Teaching experience and knowledge for promoting literacy across the disciplines
-A practice of life-long learning and continual professional development
-A desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
-A commitment to meet the needs of gifted children in an authentic and developmentally appropriate learning environment
-Flexibility and commitment to fostering a nurturing, creative and experiential environment that reinforces academic skills
-Ability to motivate and challenge students while maintaining a focused, orderly environment
-Ability to use an interactive, hands-on, project-based approach while promoting self-discovery and critical thinking
-Ability to use formative assessments to guide instruction and expectations
-Ability and interest to design and implement theme-based curriculum that engages young students
-A positive, passionate attitude with demonstrated professionalism, responsibility, and work ethic

Requirements:
-At least 2 years teaching experience in grades 3-7.
-A BA in Education, English, History, or the social sciences
-A strong understanding of gifted learners or a willingness to learn.
-Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills with children and adults.
-Currently eligible to be employed in the US.

Compensation: Benefits and competitive salary commensurate with education and experience.

Please submit a resume with a short cover letter expressing why you are seeking this position. Please include a brief description of your educational philosophy.
Send to: [email protected]
Contact
Patti Wilczek
[email protected]

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