Kindergarten Teacher Opening
  • Teacher

Nashoba Brooks School, Concord, MA

Accredited by AISNE

Apply here by submitting a cover letter and résumé to: Jane O’Connor, Assistant Head of Lower School.
 

Nashoba Brooks School is an independent school for boys and girls, age 3-Grade 3; girls, Grades 4-8 with an enrollment of 280 and growing. The school is committed to personal excellence in academics, athletics and the arts within its mission of preparing students for “…a life of continuous learning, accomplishment, and leadership in a diverse and changing world.” At Nashoba Brooks, we believe that diversity enriches and strengthens community and challenges individuals to become agents of change in creating a more fair and equitable world. 

Summary

Nashoba Brooks School seeks a full-time kindergarten teacher for the 2019-2020 academic year. This position is responsible for a homeroom of approximately ten boys and girls. Candidates for this position will demonstrate a passion for teaching young children as well as a deep understanding of the social, emotional, intellectual and physical development of five and six year olds. The successful candidate will possess the desire to work in a dynamic, student-centered school committed to continuous learning and excellence in 21st century education. A teacher at Nashoba Brooks models the mission of the School to create a student-centered, mission-driven learning environment for students.

Responsibilities

Nashoba Brooks teachers:

·  Work closely with teachers and administrative employees to support the educational, social and emotional development of students.

·  Communicate proactively with students and parents, including writing individualized student reports and participating in parent/teacher conferences.

·  Participate as an active member of a teaching team to support curriculum development and integration.

·  Work collaboratively with teaching team members, the learning specialist, and School counselor to identify and address student learning needs.

·  Model excellent problem solving and project management skills with a commitment to viewing challenges as problems that can be solved rather than obstacles that cannot be overcome.

·  Support effective communication and collaboration within the Lower School team.

Skills

Strong candidates will demonstrate:

·  Excellent knowledge in teaching to early elementary school aged children.

·  Excellence in integrated curriculum development, lesson planning, technology integration, and formative use of student assessments for kindergarten students.

·  Excellent written and oral communication skills, which include: an ability to write detailed comments on students’ progress reports, including the ability to communicate directly, effectively, respectfully and constructively with people of diverse backgrounds and experiences.

·  An ability to effectively differentiate curriculum to teach students with diverse learning styles.

·  Proactive teacher-parent interaction and communication.

·  A proven track record of efficient project management and problem solving skills with the ability to initiate and complete multiple tasks, independently or collaboratively, as required.

·  Proficiency with technology and technology integration to support learning.

 Qualifications

·  Bachelor’s degree with significant coursework in early childhood education required; master’s degree preferred.

·  Minimum of three years experience in early childhood teaching.

·  Commitment to ongoing professional development.

The successful candidate will model integrity, professionalism, curiosity, responsibility, creativity and respect for all persons, as well as a demonstrated commitment to advancing the School’s core values of integrity, collaboration, inclusivity, empathy, and resilience.

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and résumé to:

Jane O’Connor, Assistant Head of Lower School       

Email:  kteach@nashobabrooks.org