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Position: Full:Time Head Classroom Teacher
DESCRIPTION OF SCHOOL
We are a small (230 students), independent, non:profit, non:graded elementary school established in 1971. We are a pluralistic school; we believe an elementary schools job is to uncover the genius within each child. Students learn in a wide variety of ways and at differing rates in a school that values diversity. We offer children a strong academic curriculum made relevant to each childs life experience. We seek to develop the whole child, striking a balance between academic and social skills. We are an equal opportunity employer.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
* Plan and teach curriculum to children in a non:graded class (about a two:year age range) with a team teacher
* Work closely with other faculty and staff
* Provide a skill concentration (art, language arts, math, music, science, social studies, etc.) that would be an addition to the facultys talent pool and enrich the school
* Share supervision of activities outside the classroom and work to generate new projects and direction for the multicultural school community
* Provide continuous student assessment, write mid:year and year:end progress reports, and hold teacher:student:parent conferences
* Attend weekly faculty meetings and participate actively in curricular discussions in an ongoing exchange of information and support with a closely:knit staff
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES NEEDED
Teaching in a non:graded setting requires much knowledge of child development. One must be able to adjust curriculum to the cognitive level of each child and provide a wide range of materials for the varying levels of student ability. To conference successfully with parents in such a school, one must have good communication skills, and a thorough understanding of the curriculum and each students circumstances. A familiarity with many ways of approaching a subject, and a willingness to develop ones own materials and to learn new ways, are very important. Other qualities needed are a good sense of humor and organization, flexibility, self:motivation, and confidence. A PS1 teacher needs to be a team player who exhibits a sense of stewardship in the work setting.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SALARY
A minimum of two years prior experience, excluding student teaching, in teaching elementary school is essential. A California or other state teaching credential is preferred but is not required. Experience in non:graded schooling will be given preference. Excellent stamina, creativity, honesty, a generous heart, and a willingness to seek continuing education in the field are valued qualities. This position is competitively compensated with benefits. Salary is dependent upon personal qualifications and experience.
MISSION STATEMENT
We are a diverse community committed to an ever:evolving model of pluralistic elementary education. On a path to self:knowledge, students engage and become the best versions of themselves. They develop critical academic and interpersonal skills to be confident and passionate contributors to an increasingly connected world.



Company Description:/h3:
DESCRIPTION OF SCHOOL
We are a small (230 students), independent, non:profit, non:graded elementary school established in 1971. We are a pluralistic school; we believe an elementary schoolA 128; s job is to uncover the genius within each child. Students learn in a wide variety of ways and at differing rates in a school that values diversity. We offer children a strong academic curriculum made relevant to each childs life experience. We seek to develop the whole child, striking a balance between academic and social skills. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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• Location: San Fernando Valley

• Post ID: 111129178 sanfernandovalley
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