PreK Co-Teacher

Fayerweather Street School, Cambridge, MA

Accredited by AISNE

Fayerweather Street School is a PreK through 8th-grade co-educational program. Our mission supports our belief that young people are capable of developing the knowledge, skills, and awareness to flourish in a complex, diverse and increasingly interdependent world. It is the commitment of our teachers and their love for students that creates strong partnerships in the learning process. We believe that truly knowing each child is the heart of a great education. We strive to engage each child’s intellect, imagination and awakening sense of social responsibility, to help our students become confident, resourceful and enthusiastic learners. We are committed to building a diverse and welcoming community in which compassion, humor, and respect are woven throughout the curriculum and spirit of the day.

Fayerweather seeks a full-time PreKindergarten, Co-Teacher to begin in the fall of the 2019-20 academic year. This dynamic, experienced individual should demonstrate the following skills:

Working at FSS

  • be knowledgeable of the philosophy of progressive education
  • demonstrate knowledge and commitment to the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in an elementary/middle school

Teaching at FSS

Develop and implement a developmentally appropriate preschool program for young children.

  • Teach early math and literacy programs using developmentally appropriate, researched based curriculum
  • Plan and implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of our students.
  • Assist students with understanding and developing a value for people’s human differences
  • Actively ensure growth in every student by utilizing a variety of instructional techniques
  • Maintain classroom management conducive to learning
  • Complete progress reports for each student in January and June using school guidelines
  • Facilitate with co-teacher Fall and Spring parent conferences
  • Collaborate with Kindergarten and 1st/2nd Grade peers to develop and coordinate and plan curriculum
  • Increase professional knowledge by participating in professional development opportunities
  • Attend weekly staff meetings, as well as child study meetings pertaining to the social-emotional and cognitive well-being of students
  • Attend school events outside regular school hours including, but not limited to: curriculum night, new family/admissions events, admissions open house, and professional development sessions
  • Provide weekly and monthly schedules and lesson plans of activities

Requirements

  • 3 to 5 years of early elementary teaching experience
  • Bachelors degree in education or related subject area

Fayerweather values diversity in all aspects of school life and candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Please send a cover letter, resume and references to employment@fayerweather.org (State name and PreK Co-Teacher, in email header.) No phone calls.