Job Duration: Long-term substitute position starting in January 2022

Minimum Education: Bachelor's in Education

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position is responsible for instructing students in an independent school environment. Creates lesson plans, administers praise and constructive criticism, instructs students on subjects within the curriculum outlined for the particular grade level, and creates a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional program.

RELATIONSHIPS:

The position will work closely with the administrative team, faculty, parents, and students to accomplish the essential duties and responsibilities noted below.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (THIS LIST REPRESENTS HIGHLIGHTS):

  • Lead the delivery and development of the reading and writing curriculum for students in grades 4-5.
  • Integrate technology meaningfully in lessons and units of study
  • Work with classroom teachers and division heads to plan and provide intervention and accommodations to students with documented learning disabilities.
  • Communicate proactively with families
  • Collaborate with school colleagues on cross-disciplinary projects and curriculum alignment
  • Actively engage in the life of the school community

PREFERRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education or related field.
  • Five or more years of classroom teaching experience
  • Trained in Orton-Gillingham
  • A valid Teaching Certificate
  • Ability to build rapport with mini-middle school-aged students and their families
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information regarding students, employees, and others.
  • Ability to support the social-emotional learning needs of upper elementary school-aged children
  • Ability to work with a creative, collaborative team
  • Ability to take initiative and problem solve job-related issues.
  • Ability to describe problems and work orally or in writing to the supervisor as required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
  • Ability to take initiative and problem solve job-related issues.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
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