Berwick Academy, a PK-PG coeducational day school located in southern Maine seeks a Lead Kindergarten Teacher to join its Lower School. Berwick’s Kindergarten program is based on the whole child philosophy of creating a respectful and responsible learning community through exploration and discovery, involving meaningful social-emotional interactions, core academic readiness experiences and meaningful connections with a blend of special subjects. Central to the typical Kindergarten classroom experience is project-based learning and collaborative team-teaching with the assistant kindergarten teacher. Qualified candidates will have a passion for and experiences with Early Childhood Education, an eagerness to be part of a team-teaching experience, the ability to foster positive relationships with students and their families, and an interest in collaborating with Lower School through Upper School colleagues. Strong communication and writing skills are also qualities of a successful candidate. This position begins in the 2018-2019 academic year, though significant summer preparation will be a necessary component of school-year readiness. If interested, please send professional documents (cover letter and resume) by June 28 to Ryan Feeley, Assistant Head of School: 31 Academy Street, South Berwick, ME 03908 or email@example.com.
About Berwick Academy
Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, pre-kindergarten through grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves. Founded in 1791 and rooted in a tradition of college preparation, our culture of innovation prepares students for a complex and dynamic world.