The McGillis School, an established, independent K-8 school in Salt Lake City, Utah has an opening for a full-time Homeroom Teacher (grades K-2), beginning Fall 2020.
Reporting to the Lower School Director, we are looking for a passionate teacher who brings creativity and innovation to their teaching practice.Class size is between 10-13 students. Candidates should be comfortable instructing and engaging students both in-person and online.
In addition to excellent teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to fully embrace and effectively convey the qualities described in McGillis’s Purpose-Mission-Values statement and Diversity statement.
Collaborate with grade-level team members to coordinate all aspects of the academic curriculum including language arts, mathematics, social studies, social-emotional learning, and project-based work.
Differentiate instruction within a heterogeneous classroom.
Create and manage a positive and structured classroom environment.
Conduct ongoing formative student assessment to guide and plan instruction so that students reach their full potential.
Facilitate large and small group learning; provide students with individual assistance – inside and outside the classroom.
Communicate proactively and routinely with families; conference with families twice yearly and as needed throughout the year; writing progress reports each trimester.
Team with administrators, learning specialists, and specialist teachers to support students throughout the day.
Supervise recess and lunch according to duty schedules, monitor student safety at all times.
Attend weekly and monthly faculty meetings.
Engage in professional development opportunities as suggested by the administration or by seeking opportunities on one’s own.
The ideal candidate will:
Have a degree in education and a minimum of three years of teaching elementary school.
Be current and competent in the theories and methods of instruction, particularly as they relate to literacy and math.
Be culturally competent and able to build an inclusive and equitable community.
Have a nurturing, supportive, and clear tone with students.
Have experience meeting a wide range of student learning styles and needs via multiple modalities.
If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter with at least three professional references to email@example.com:
Laura VanTyne The McGillis School 668 South 1300 East Salt Lake City, UT 84102
About The McGillis School
The McGillis School, located in Salt Lake City, Utah is an independent school serving approximately 440 students in grades K-8.