Greens Farms Academy seeks a Lower School Lead Teacher to fill a one-year position for the 2020-21 school year. We are interested in candidates who have at least three years of experience; who possess a deep working knowledge of the social, emotional and academic needs of elementary children; who emanate joy in working with young people; and who are interested in alternative assessment, differentiated instruction, curriculum design, and innovation. The ideal candidate would also have a strong background in reading support, experience teaching Fundations (Wilson), and a master’s degree in learning disabilities or a related field.
For all positions, we look for candidates who enjoy working with colleagues in a collaborative environment, who are flexible, creative, and organized, who embrace lifelong learning, who will engage fully in the life of the school, and who are committed to fostering an inclusive community.
Greens Farms Academy is a PreK-12 co-educational day school of 715 students in the Greens Farms section of Westport, CT. We are a suburban school close to major transportation and a five-minute walk from the Greens Farms Metro-North train station. The campus sits on the Long Island Sound, a half-hour south of New Haven and an hour north of New York City by car or commuter train. Please visitwww.gfacademy.org for more information.
Interested candidates should email a resume, letter of interest, and references (if available) addressed to Jane Verlin, Interim Head of Lower School, to firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the position in the subject line.