McDonogh School is seeking an energetic, creative and caring lower school teacher for August, 2020
Create a classroom atmosphere that promotes joyful learning and an inclusive, welcoming, purposeful school tone and culture. Training in the Responsive Classroom approach an advantage
Instruct students in literacy and math skills using the Reading and Writing Workshop models and Into Math program
Use technology (Smartboard, Elmo, i-Pads) effectively to enhance and extend instruction
A full job posting with position requirements can be reviewed here.
A minimum of 5 years teaching experience in an elementary school setting.
Formal training and qualifications in elementary or early-childhood education.
A positive disposition and ability to function within a highly motivated and fast paced team
A strong work ethic, and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion at all times
Excellent organizational skills
Experience successfully working with a culturally diverse staff & community
Must have proven problem solving skills, be self motivated, and adaptable
Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Internal Number: p96
About McDonogh School
McDonogh School is a community that finds joy in work, in play, and in the discovery and realization of personal potential. Strong, mutually respectful relationships among and between students and teachers inspire a passion for learning, a dedication to personal integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Embracing diversity of background, culture, and thought, the school builds upon its founder's original mission to provide a life-altering opportunity to develop in its students the will "to do the greatest possible amount of good."
Founded in 1873 and situated on an 820-acre campus, McDonogh is a day and boarding institution that employs 330 faculty and staff; serves 1,370 students in grades PK-12; has a substantial operating budget and endowment; and just completed a $75 million capital campaign, the largest of any independent school in Maryland. Long been recognized as one of the finest schools in the nation, McDonogh has a reputation for being highly innovative and "on the move."
McDonogh School strives to employ a faculty, administration, and staff exhibiting sound ethical standards and character traits such as moral courage and self-reliance, intellectual confidence ...and curiosity with a love of learning, and the ability to think critically, communicate effectively, and engage in a wide scope of educational, athletic, and artistic endeavors.
Members of the McDonogh community strive to have the highest of moral principles, and to exhibit cooperativeness, loyalty, open-mindedness, and sensitivity, as well as attention to physical, mental, and emotional health, growth, and well-being of self and others.