Head Teacher 3rd/4th grade

Job Title: Head Teacher 3rd/4th grade 

Organization Name: The Embankment School 

Job Description: Please include information on responsibilities, qualifications required, application deadlines and how to apply. 
   The Embankment School is seeking an experienced and motivated Head Teacher for the 2019-20 school year. The ideal candidate should be dynamic, creative, and experienced in collaborative team teaching. A Head Teacher will work with approximately eight to ten students and their families. Head teachers are responsible for planning and implementing instruction across all content areas, and they must work collaboratively with the administration. A Master's degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education and several years of head teaching experience are preferred; a Bachelors degree in Education is required. Additionally, candidates must demonstrate a warm and enthusiastic personality with excellent interpersonal skills. 

   The position is full-time and begins the last week of August of 2019. 

   Master's degree required in education, teaching or a related field 
   5+ years of head teaching experience preferred 
   Experience with The Reading and Writing Project from Teachers College 
   Experience with a variety of strategies and approaches to literacy and math instruction 
   Experience in developing social studies curricula with a hands-on, developmentally appropriate focus 
   Strong communication skills and the ability to confidently discuss social and academic development 
   Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together 
   A deep dedication to learning and developing as an educator 
   Resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning 

   APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 21, 2019 
   Applicants should email resume, cover letter, references and educational philosophy to CAREERS@EMBANKMENTSCHOOL.COM