Falk School, a coeducational K-8 laboratory school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time, dynamic kindergarten teacher for the next academic year, beginning August 2020.
Salary range is competitive and commensurate with experience. Falk School, which is affiliated with the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh, offers excellent benefits.
Candidates should have successful teaching experience in a kindergarten or an elementary classroom setting and experience in unit planning in all relevant content areas. Candidates must demonstrate sensitivity to children’s differences and needs while also understanding the importance of developing strong working relationships with families. Candidates must exhibit an authentic passion and enthusiasm for progressive education, and understand and appreciate the value of inquiry and exploration. They must be self-motivated, life-long learners who are willing to work in an intellectually demanding setting with high-expectations. The position involves working in close collaboration with colleagues in kindergartens with a co-teaching model, so strong communication skills with an openness to ideas and perspectives are essential.
To apply go to https://www.join.pitt.edu under faculty position no. 19009405. For full consideration, submit (1) a letter of application, (2) a resume, (3) an educational philosophy that includes ideal classroom experiences in kindergarten, (4) three letters of recommendation, (5) official transcripts, (6) PA instructional certificate or equivalent. Inquiries about the position can be sent to Ms. Jill Sarada, firstname.lastname@example.org or Tina Mattis, email@example.com. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2020, and continue through April 1, 2020, or until the position is filled.
Offer of employment is contingent on candidate satisfactorily obtaining and passing the following prior to commencement of appointment: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check. Also, as required by Act 168 of 2014, candidate must satisfy the requirements stated on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Form.
A Master’s Degree and a degree in elementary education or equivalent coursework are required. Broad experience is advantageous, as partnering across disciplines and grade levels is valued at our school. Highly creative work experience in the field of elementary education is an asset.
About Fanny Edel Falk Laboratory School
Fanny Edel Falk Laboratory School is a coeducational K-8 laboratory school affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.