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Horizons at Foote School Head Teacher

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Horizons at Foote Head Teacher – Grades 3, 4, 5 (ELA Co-Teaching) & Middle School (6-8th) ELA Instructor

June 21 - August 10, 2020

Position Summary: 

Horizons at Foote is looking for an experienced, dedicated, nurturing and enthusiastic teacher with the ability to foster a lifelong love of learning in children. The successful candidate will be a team player who has experience teaching a wide-range of abilities and extending curriculum to meet the needs of all students. In addition, he or she will have a strong commitment to the Horizons at Foote mission and interest in being involved in our community during the six-week summer enrichment program and through participation in year-round events. This position requires an ongoing commitment to Horizons students and families and a keen interest in professional development for areas of growth. The ideal candidate will learn and grow with the organization. We are planning for in-person programming using applicable CDC guidelines.

General Description:

  • The lead educator for approximately 16 students during a six-week summer academic and enrichment program
  • Build strong and mutually respectful relationships with students and their families
  • Responsible for planning and instruction of different subject areas using a wide range of teaching aids
  • Maintain attendance records, write lesson plans, teach lessons and provide evaluative feedback
  • Work with the assistant teacher; oversee and supervise assigned interns and volunteers
  • Attend all field trips, participate daily in meals with students, assist students during swim lessons, attend Family Night, faculty meetings and other duties as assigned
  • Attend one week of orientation and set up prior to the start of the program
  • Attend pre-planning workshops prior to June 21st with Executive Director and the Academic Director

Dates of Program:

  • Monday, June 21 – Thursday, June 25- Orientation and classroom setup
  • Teachers not finished with their school year responsibilities will be excused accordingly
  • Monday, June 28 - Friday, August 6 - six-week program
  • Monday, August 19 - Tuesday, August 10 - administrative days and break-down of classrooms

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 2-4 years head teaching experience in a K-8 classroom preferred
  • Experience with project-based learning
  • A clear understanding of differentiated instruction
  • Effective oral and communication skills with parents
  • Experience using technology to enhance instruction
  • Skills needed to mentor and supervise assistant teacher, intern, and volunteers
  • Committed to summer learning and can be available each summer to grow with cohort class

Horizons at Foote Head Teacher – Grades 3, 4, 5 (ELA Co-Teaching) & Middle School (6-8th) ELA Instructor

June 21 - August 10, 2020

Position Summary: 

Horizons at Foote is looking for an experienced, dedicated, nurturing and enthusiastic teacher…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    June 21, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 31, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Up to $6,600$6600 includes: Prep Days, Pre-Planning Days, Six weeks of teaching, and attending a few events throughout the year

Level of Language Proficiency

  • English
  • Bilingual a plus, but not required
  • English
  • Bilingual a plus, but not required

Location

On-site
New Haven, CT, United States

How to Apply

Individuals interested in being considered for this position should send:

  • Current Resume
  • Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
  • Educational Philosophy
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • List of Three References

To: Kelonda Maull, Executive Director at kmaull@footeschool.org. Please put “Summer Head Teaching Position” in the subject line.

Individuals interested in being considered for this position should send:

  • Current Resume
  • Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
  • Educational Philosophy
  • Letter of Recommendation…

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