Rectory School is searching for an experienced, motivated and passionate K-1 Classroom Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The K-1 Classroom Teacher is responsible for planning, implementing, and assessing the academic curriculum by embracing Rectory’s vision and utilizing current best practices in education; communicating with families about students’ progress; promoting equity and diversity; and supporting the mission of the school. The qualified candidate will possess a joyful spirit, strong pedagogical skills, deep content knowledge in literacy and numeracy, and a strong ability to establish a positive classroom culture where students do the work of the thinking.
Encourage children to question and explore the world in which they live.
Prepare weekly curriculum plans and experiences for your classroom, and makes sure that they accurately reflect the school’s mission and philosophy.
Provide individualized, small, and large group instruction in order to support the diverse needs of each child.
Show strong interpersonal and collaborative skills, and an interest to work closely with other colleagues, as well as independently.
Develop and maintain communication and a positive relationship with parents.
Attend all faculty, family and parent meetings as required.
Exhibit total commitment to maintaining high expectations for our children and the professional standards, policies and procedures of Rectory School.
Knowledge of child development
Bachelor’s degree in elementary education, Master’s degree is desirable
Elementary teaching certification
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
The K-1 Classroom Teacher reports to the Director of Elementary and will work closely with all other members of the Elementary team. Competitive compensation is commensurate with skills and experience.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Maria Carpenter, Director of Elementary, Rectory School, PO Box 68, Pomfret, CT 06258 or via email to email@example.com.
About Rectory School
Rectory School was founded in 1920 when the Reverend and Mrs. Frank H. Bigelow sought to create an individualized learning program for their son John. The benchmark program has developed into a distinct advantage of a Rectory education. Rectory has the capacity to meet the educational needs and aspirations of a wide range of students – from strong traditional learners to those who have inquisitive minds but need more academic support.
Rectory School’s 138-acre rural campus provides a scenic and secure home to approximately 270 students covering the ages from Pre-K to 9th grade. Rectory is a coeducational institution at all levels. The 5th – 9th grade junior school has approximately 210 students 147 of whom are boarding students. These students come to Rectory from all around the United States and from nine different countries. Average class size is 10 and the student teacher ratio is 4:1.