Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field required; post-graduate degree preferred

Minimum Experience: 3+ years of teaching experience with children ages 4-6

Website: triangledayschool.org/

Triangle Day School is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and dedicated Kindergarten teacher to join our early childhood education team. With our school being in a period of great growth, we are looking for someone to bring energy and fresh ideas to our community.

TDS is committed to leadership in multicultural education and a culturally diverse faculty and staff. The school therefore seeks applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported. A strong applicant should be patient, kind, flexible, and enjoy working on a team, as our teachers work closely with one another and contribute greatly to the wider TDS community. We value faculty who are involved in school life within and beyond the classroom, such as coaching or directing an extracurricular club, to enrich our vibrant community.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials, providing individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student
  • Deliver instruction in an engaging, age appropriate manor, prioritizing student engagement and student needs
  • Collaborate with the Kindergarten teaching team to implement innovative curricula in which academic and social-emotional growth are considered
  • Create a warm and loving classroom environment that is conducive to learning
  • Establish and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom
  • Identify pupil needs and cooperate with administration, specialists, and teaching assistants in assessing and aiding in bringing students to their full potential
  • Communicate effectively with parents through weekly newsletters, conferences, and report writing
  • Engage in regular supervisory duties including recess and lunch
  • Attend regular faculty and grade-level meetings
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school and through self-selected professional growth activities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field required; post-graduate degree preferred
  • 3+ years of teaching experience with children ages 4-6
  • Passion for nurturing the curiosity and creativity of students
  • Eagerness to collaborate with colleagues across divisions and departments
  • Familiarity with instructional technology, both for teaching and communication
  • Creativity to make daily tasks interesting and enjoyable for children to help them learn new skills
  • Resourcefulness to help explain information in a way that matches the student’s learning style
  • Excellent communication skills with people of different ages and backgrounds, from parents and children to colleagues
  • Patience to remain calm and positive while working with children of different developmental backgrounds
  • Attention to detail to spot when a child is having difficulty with something or needs assistance

Additional Details:

  • Ten-month year (August-June)
  • Salary in accordance with certification and experience
  • School hours run Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Benefits: health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, and 401(k)
  • Funds available for self-driven professional development
  • TDS requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any boosters recommended and available to the general public, absent eligibility for medical or religious exemptions.
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