The Elementary Homeroom Teacher embodies our mission and is passionate about working with our students and faculty. Lower School seeks an innovative and highly collaborative person to teach homeroom, preferably experienced in Grades 2-5. The primary role is to provide personalized, inquiry-based opportunities for students to develop understandings and skills necessary to function productively as problem-solvers in an ever-changing and technological world. This person needs to be passionate about inquiry-based, student centered learning and be committed to working as part of a team to foster positive attitudes towards self and society, as well as academics. The ideal candidate will continually evolve the designing, organizing and implementing of relevant curriculum in interdisciplinary ways.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
BA or BS in Elementary Education.
Completed or in-progress master’s degree in education is preferred, but applicants with extensive, successful teaching experience are encouraged to apply.
3 – 5 years teaching experience.
Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish objectives of the school program.
Knowledge and implementation of relevant technology.
Use computer for communication and instruction.
Attend meetings, inservice or trainings required of this position that may/may not be during hours.
Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer, hand-held learning devices and other office equipment, and reach with hands and arms.
Work in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
Be able to 20 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
Work in varied and extreme weather conditions, including extreme heat.
The above describes the general nature and level of work. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required as they are ever changing in a dynamic work environment.
If interested in applying for this position, please see MCDS Website for instructions.
Miami Country Day School is an independent, college-preparatory, day school founded in 1938, dedicated to the development of The Whole Child. The school is committed to providing a uniquely diverse and enriching educational experience that is designed to prepare each student for success in college and to make a difference in life. In rigorous pursuit of excellence, Miami Country Day School provides a caring learning community focused on unleashing the potential of every student, every day.
Location: 601 Northeast 107 Street, Miami, FL 33161
Our Students & Faculty: 1250 students representing diverse backgrounds and cultures; Lower School, PreK3 through 5th grade; Middle School, 6th through 8th grade; Upper School, 9th through 12th grade; 123 full-time faculty, 56% hold advanced degrees; 21% represents over thirty-two countries