High Point Academy, a kindergarten-8th grade independent school nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in Pasadena, is seeking a full-time 4th grade classroom teacher for the 2019-2020 school year.
Candidates should have classroom experience at the elementary and/or middle school level, experience in differentiated instruction and the use of technology to enhance the student experience, and strong oral and written communication skills. The school seeks candidates with a strong academic background, a commitment to ongoing professional development and lifelong learning, and a genuine fondness for working with students. We strongly prefer teachers with a California or out-of-state teaching credential.
Teachers at High Point are highly skilled, and we seek teachers to join us who:
Hold a bachelor’s degree (required); advanced degrees/certification
Are collegial and collaborative in their interactions with colleagues
Are able to demonstrate success partnering with parents to support the educational needs of their students
Possess a growth mindset and a love of learning, patience, and highly developed writing and organizational skills
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume
High Point Academy awakens the joy of learning in each child. The school provides a nurturing environment that enables each student to flourish academically, emotionally, morally, physically, and socially. The challenging curriculum provides a traditional and balanced approach to ensure that students acquire tools for analytical thinking. With faculty and family support, students develop the ability to pursue and organize knowledge throughout a lifetime.