Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or related field

Minimum Experience: 3-5 years

Website: mountvernonschool.org

Description

Founded in 1972, The Mount Vernon School is a leading private school of inquiry, innovation, and impact. Anchored in Christian values — love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control — relationships at Mount Vernon are foundational to learning. Preparing students to be college ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders call us to lean into inclusion, diversity, equity, and action.

Creating and cultivating connections between all people, ideas, and sectors, the School welcomes all learners to wrestle with voices and perspectives that challenge our assumptions, biases, stereotypes, and privileges. Not allowing our differences to divide us requires each of us to engage in honest, vulnerable, and courageous conversations through empathy, reflection, examination, and action. Being real agents of change is a continuous journey.

Committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, our trust in each other strengthens our sense of identity, autonomy, and interdependence. As a school of inquiry, innovation, and impact, we are committed to creating and sustaining a school culture where all members feel valued and safe, sharing their authentic selves to design a better world…together.

Summary

The Mount Vernon School seeks an innovative and collaborative Early Elementary School Teacher. Candidates should have attained a degree in Early Childhood Education or Special Education; experience or a master’s degree or beyond is preferred. Versatility, collaboration, and openness to innovative instructional practices are essential.  Availability to sponsor athletic, artistic, or academic clubs is a plus.

We are a school of inquiry, innovation, and impact. Grounded in Christian Values, we prepare all students to be college ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders.

Role & Responsibilities 

  • Planning and facilitating learning experiences
  • Co-designing curriculum and assessment with the Head of Grade, Learning Coaches, Connections teachers, Experts in Residents, and External Experts
  • Curating comprehensive records of performance, progress, and goals through standards-based grading, ePortfolios, and conferencing
  • Communicating and collaborating with families, learning coaches, and outside providers
  • Maintaining and organizing an innovative and collaborative learning environment
  • Initiating professional growth opportunities
  • Participating in an all-school Research & Design Team
  • Adhering to responsibilities such as carpool duty, lunch and recess supervisions, field trip chaperoning, and faculty meetings
  • Contributing to School life beyond the classroom including Family Nights, arts and athletic events, and graduation

Requirements

  • Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or related field
  • Teaching Certificate
  • Classroom experience and proficiency with technological tools and platforms

The faculty and staff of The Mount Vernon School believe the fair and equitable treatment of employees is critical to fulfilling its mission and purpose. It is the policy of The Mount Vernon School to conduct business and provide equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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