Watkinson School, offering inventive teaching to Hartford and surrounding communities since 1881, seeks a summer-only full-time elementary school teacher. SPHERE is a non-profit, five-week program for 80 Hartford and East Hartford youth entering grades 1-5 on the campus of Watkinson School.
Classes are aligned with the Common Core State Standards which includes teaching literacy, math, science, reading, and technology. Successful applicants will demonstrate creative approaches to instruction and a commitment to reaching all students. Applicants must possess enthusiasm for working in a dynamic environment, teaching heterogeneously grouped classes and developing and sustaining positive relationships with parents, students, colleagues, and other summer program staff.
A bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and proven successful experience teaching at this level is required. In addition to classroom teaching responsibilities, this position includes supervising high school student counselors assisting in the classroom and occasionally moderating an afternoon activity.
Watkinson School is an equal opportunity employer and an open and affirming community. We seek candidates of diverse backgrounds. This position commences on June 24th and concludes on July 31st and is a summer-only position. If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation.