Website: http://www.brookstoneschool.org

Brookstone seeks to employ an Intermediate School teacher (4th and 5th grades) who is energetic, enthusiastic, and dedicated to a whole child approach.  An expert in both child development and the content and best practices appropriate for teaching adolescent learners is a must. In addition, a desire to be both innovative and accepting of the division’s approach to learning is essential. Collegiality and cooperation are hallmarks of the Brookstone Intermediate School teachers, as well as a proactive mentality and a commitment to being “all in” when needed. **Start date: January 3, 2022**

 

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Teaching and executing lessons for Language Arts & Writing (Background in social studies and science is a bonus) that fosters engagement, goal setting, and a love of learning; is familiar with the Being A Writer Curriculum
  • Differentiating instruction to meet the  needs of ALL students in the classroom; Plan for the different needs of students and seek support when needed
  • A focus on the academic and social-emotional experiences of students through intentional lessons on core values, individual development and leadership, and community commitment 
  • Effective use of technology to enhance student learning in the classroom and for virtual lessons; keeps abreast of changes in technological innovation as it relates to curriculum and instruction
  • Assess student performance, provide quarterly academic updates and grades and comments for report cards in a timely manner
  • Works collaboratively with parents to strengthen the educational experiences of the student; leading and facilitating parent conferences, keeping parents abreast of student progress, and establishing an overall positive rapport
  • Collaboration with division and department members in a respectful and professional manner; Actively participates in collaborative planning for both academic and social purposes
  • Demonstrate habits of being a lifelong learner which includes staying current with research and best practices and continuing professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learning. 
  • Supervision of clubs, class trips (possible overnight), and daily recess and lunch duties
  • Uses effective oral and written expression
  • Upholds and enforces board policy, administrative procedures, and school rules and regulations, and is supportive of them to the public
  • Make appropriate adjustments in the instructional program as required by the Head of Intermediate School

 

Education –  The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree or higher in Elementary Education or Masters in a related field with experience, certification, and/or undergraduate degree in elementary education, and at least  3 years experience teaching upper elementary grades or middle school. 



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