The Grayson School: Lower School Assistant Teacher
2020-2021 School Year
Are you passionate about kindling the spark in curious young minds? Are you inspired by the chance to be a member of an innovative educational community?
We are looking for individuals who excel at flexible and creative thinking; who see themselves as learners rather than lecturers; who are enthusiastic, highly motivated, committed, and eager to join a community that is passionate about supporting gifted children.
You will be expected to provide instructional assistance in small classes of Lower School students while fostering an effective, engaged, student-centered learning environment. Opportunities for growth and professional development are significant as the school continues to expand in the coming years.
YOU MUST HAVE:
Experience in elementary or early childhood education.
Up-to-date (less than 1 year old) clearances prior to beginning work, including Federal Criminal History, PA State Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Mandated Reporter training, TB test, Act 168, and any additional required clearances.
An appreciation of both the intellectual and the social-emotional needs of gifted children.
A true love of learning and commitment to professional development.
IT WOULD BE AWESOME IF:
You have experience working with gifted children.
You hold a Pennsylvania teaching certificate or private academic certification.
You have a secret superpower.
The Grayson School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Grayson does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
About The Grayson School
The Grayson School is Pennsylvania's only independent non-profit school offering an accelerated academic program created specifically for gifted learners. Our innovative, research-based curriculum provides challenging academics, project-based learning, and individualized pacing in a safe and nurturing environment.