Responsible for instruction in math and one other core academic discipline in addition to extra duties and responsibilities related to student supervision and enrichment. The School will consider both full and part time applicants, with benefits available for full time teachers.
Candidates must have excellent communication skills and command of subject matter while possessing compassion in dealing with parents, other instructors, and children in school settings. Maintaining classroom structure, exercising good judgment, setting good examples for students, and complying with school standards as they relate to faculty conduct are all essential. Involvement in student life is an expectation of all teachers including, but not limited to, lunchroom and carpool duties and field trip/class trip participation.
1-3 year’s teaching experience; independent school experience preferred.
Interest in leading extra-curricular activities and/or athletic coaching preferred.
Plan, prepare, and deliver instructional activities and lesson plans.
Maintain nurturing classroom environment.
Participate in professional development and stay current with educational trends.
Use School-provided software to communicate student progress.
Utilize multi-modal methods for teaching different kinds of learners.
Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational and cultural backgrounds of the students served.
Engage in professional coaching with program coordinators to ensure initiatives and annual goals are being met.
Prepare and distribute required reports.
Regularly communicate student needs and performance to administrators and parents.
Manage student behavior in the classroom by invoking approved disciplinary procedures.
About Jewish Middle School
Akiva Community Day School is a Kindergarten through 6th grade school that is dedicated to providing its students with the opportunity to learn about, analyze, and develop their identity as Jews and Americans in the world. Located in Nashville, TN, the school is dedicated to academic excellence in both General and Judaic Studies.