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Elementary School Head Teacher

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Position Summary and Overview

The Churchill School & Center, a K-12 school for students with language-based learning disabilities, is seeking an elementary school (Grades 1-5) head teacher for hire. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate commitment to Churchill’s mission and core values
  • Embrace and model Churchill’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 
  • Work collaboratively with cooperating team members, including but not limited to: related service providers, specialists, assistant teachers, etc. to plan and implement units of study, lessons, assignments, projects & activities
  • Plan and implement thoughtful lessons and units of study
  • Support students by 
  • Scaffolding in-class assignments, tasks and projects
  • Developing critical thinking, problem solving skills and tools to become self advocates and productive learners
  • Utilizing multimodal methods of teaching
  • Assess student work and participation both formally and informally 
  • Maintain class websites with course descriptions, pictures, etc.
  • Initiate and maintain communication with student families
  • Seek improved methods of teaching through professional development opportunities

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have...

  • BA or BS Degree (Degree in Elementary Education, Special Education or related field preferred)
  • MA or MS Degree (Degree in Elementary Education, Literacy/Reading or Special Education or related field preferred)
  • NYS Teacher Certification 
  • Three or more years of classroom experience building positive and appropriate relationships with young students
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to continue higher levels of education to obtain knowledge of effective teaching strategies and methodologies for working with children with language-based learning disabilities
  • Familiarity with Smartboards, Google Drive, and technology in the classroom
  • Interest in professional career development in the field of special education
  • Patience, flexibility, good organization skills, and a sense of humor

Position Summary and Overview

The Churchill School & Center, a K-12 school for students with language-based learning disabilities, is seeking an elementary school (Grades 1-5) head teacher for hire. 

Essential Duties and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    August 23, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

  •  Health Insurance, 
  • Dental Insurance, 
  • Vision Insurance, 
  • Life Insurance, 
  • 403b Plan, 
  • 403b Plan % Employer Contribution, 
  • Paid Time Off, 
  • Parental Leave, 
  • Flexible Spending Account, 
  • Health Savings Account, 
  • Professional Development Assistance, 
  • Bonus Pay, 
  • Waiting Period May Apply,
  •  Health Insurance, 
  • Dental Insurance, 
  • Vision Insurance, 
  • Life Insurance, 
  • 403b Plan, 
  • 403b Plan % Employer Contribution, 
  • Paid Time Off, 
  • Parental Leave, 
  • Flexible Spending Account, 
  • Health…

Location

On-site
301 E 29th St, New York, NY 10016, USA
Churchill School and Center

How to Apply

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send:

  • Current resume;
  • Cover letter and;
  • references 

in PDF format to: esresume@churchillschoolnyc.org. Candidates should make sure to outline all experiences relative to the position. Furthermore, Churchill works to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Please include your thoughts and experiences on the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in a school setting and offer an example of your work with students through an equity lens.

The Churchill School and Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, national or ethnic origin, ancestry or any other characteristic. Churchill is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from candidates of color, as well as candidates from under-represented groups.

Churchill Mission

The Churchill School and Center, a K-12 coeducational college-preparatory day school, is dedicated to working collaboratively with students, educators, and families to help children with language-based learning disabilities realize their full potential. By building upon their strengths, we provide a rigorous program that teaches children perseverance, resilience, and the importance of self-awareness and self- advocacy. We prepare our children to become courageous, confident, productive, and caring people who will embrace the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Tolerance, respect, and active engagement are hallmarks of our intentionally diverse community. The Churchill School and Center recognizes its responsibility to the wider educational community and is committed to remaining a leader in its field.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send:

  • Current resume;
  • Cover letter and;
  • references 

in PDF format to: esresume@churchillschoolnyc.org. Candidates should make sure to…

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