Seven Arrows seeks a dynamic elementary Lead Teacher to start in August 2019. The Lead Teacher is responsible for supporting all facets of learning along with demonstrating a commitment to our school community and mission. Members of the elementary school are responsible for planning and delivering instruction that is attentive to individual students’ intellectual, social, and emotional growth. The Lead Teacher is supported by an Associate Teacher.
Plan and teach language arts, math and history curriculum
Apply a range of strategies to successfully manage a strength-based classroom
Differentiate instruction in alignment with our approach to personalized learning
Assist students in developing self-discipline and a sense of responsibility
Perform ongoing student assessment, write progress reports, and hold parent conferences
Work with grade level team on curriculum development and school initiatives, (e.g. UbD curriculum design, Design Thinking, and Makerspace integration)
Communicate with parents and professional colleagues on a regular basis
Integrate technology into the teaching-learning process
Participate in supervisory responsibilities as assigned
Attend weekly faculty meetings and participate actively in curricular discussions in an ongoing exchange of information, professional development and support with a closely-knit staff
Help supervise children during transitions and some specialty classes
Attend school related evening events and environmental programs
Enthusiasm for supporting the mission of the school
An unwavering commitment to students and the community
Enthusiasm for the opportunities and challenges inherent in working with upper school grade students
Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with students, colleagues and parents
Willingness to model professional and ethical standards
A commitment to professional development
A commitment to social emotional, and global/multicultural education
Bachelor's degree in education is required.
Minimum of 2 years working as an Associate Teacher or Lead Teacher
Demonstrates our core values : citizenship, gratitude and empathy, integrity, pursuit of excellence, respect and responsibility.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
About Seven Arrows Elementary School
Seven Arrows Elementary is a small, 20-year-old, independent K-6 school in Pacific Palisades, California. Small by design, our one-class-per-grade learning community ensures that each child is known and supported academically as well as in their own social/emotional development. The primary impetus for learning comes from within the child. It is our mission, therefore, to organize and structure our programs in such a way as to fully engage every student, while being sensitive to the rich diversity of learning styles, strengths, and interests. Our goals go beyond helping our students reach academic excellence. We strive for differentiated learning, multicultural awareness, and interconnectedness among students across grade levels. Our community of children, teachers, and parents strives to instill a respect for self, others, and the environment. We share a strong commitment to promoting positive change and peaceful coexistence in the world through the power of education. We incorporate progressive, proven, and research-based pedagogies to deliver a meaningful and joyful educational experience for each child, infusing rigorous academics with innovation, world culture, and the arts.