Website: www.howardschool.org

School Profile: The Howard School educates students with language-based learning disabilities and learning differences through instruction designed to complement and address each student’s individual needs, and to help each student understand and advocate for his or her own learning process. The curriculum focuses on depth of understanding to make learning meaningful and therefore, maximize educational success.

Position Purpose: To support the Lead Teacher with work and activities inside and outside of the classroom, expanding opportunities for more individualized instruction and collaborative teaching. We seek an experienced educator to join an interdisciplinary team who is committed to collaboration, flexibility, humor, creativity, and best practices regarding student learning.

Teacher Characteristics:

  • Committed to designing and adapting instruction to meet a range of student learning needs and interests
  • Committed to multidisciplinary instruction, encouraging students’ creative expression, incorporating student interest and passions, and developing critical thinking
  • Curious about the world of ideas across multiple disciplines, and excited to teach across different disciplines.
  • Committed to and skilled in differentiation
  • Highly collaborative and excited about generating curriculum and assessment ideas in a team setting
  • Curious, creative, self-reflective, and willing to take initiative and run with new ideas
  • Clear and engaging communicator with children and adults

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least one year of experience with children and/or adolescents required; experience in a classroom environment preferred
  • Math and/or reading experience a plus
  • Computer skills including facility with Google Suite tools preferred
  • Ability to work with collegial teams
  • Ideal candidates have the attributes of flexibility, humor, collaboration, creativity, and passion for emerging research and pedagogy
  • Flexible teaching background and interest in teaching electives, coaching and/or advising clubs is a plus