Fay School seeks a dynamic, flexible, and creative individual who loves teaching and understands how to engage elementary children in English language arts, social studies, and math teaching and learning. Building on Fay’s existing programs, this teacher will serve as a grade three homeroom teacher and will collaborate with colleagues to teach literacy, social studies, and math to students in grade three in the Lower School. This is a full-time position and is eligible for benefits. Campus housing is available.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience teaching elementary school children. A bachelor’s degree in elementary education or a related field is required; a master’s degree is strongly preferred. Fay School values teachers who believe in differentiated and developmentally-aligned approaches to teaching and learning, integrate instructional technology, understand the importance of cultural competency, and are attuned to the social and emotional growth of young students. Fay seeks candidates who will reflect and enhance the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our school community.
Preparing and delivering materials and lessons as scheduled
Assessing students’ performance by issuing effort grades and comments
Effectively using technology to enhance instruction
Understanding of a literacy continuum; behaviors and understandings
Understanding of the development of proficient readers and writers
Ability and willingness to facilitate literacy assessments
Understanding of mathematics curriculum; behaviors and understandings
Conducting parent conferences and communicating effectively with parents
Attending team and department meetings, and major school events as required
As a homeroom teacher, being a primary point of contact for communication with parents
Coaching athletics or leading afternoon student activities for two terms
Salary to be determined based on experience and education. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and list of three references via email with the subject line “Grade Three Teacher” to email@example.com.
FAY SCHOOL, 48 MAIN STREET, SOUTHBOROUGH MA 01772
Fay School admits students of any race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic background, or with any disability that can be reasonably accommodated by the School, to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at Fay School. The School does not discriminate on the basis of such factors in the administration of its educational policies, employment policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, athletics, or other school administered programs.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy: Diane Byrne, Director of Finance & Operations
For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at OCR@ed.gov or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.
About Fay School
Founded in 1866 and located in Southborough, Massachusetts, Fay School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school serving 495 students in Kindergarten through grade nine. The boarding program, for grades seven through nine, is an integral part of school life, uniting students from 17 countries in a lively, diverse, and truly multicultural community. The mission of Fay School is to nurture each child's potential through a broad, balanced, and challenging program that establishes the foundation for a meaningful life.