Are you passionate about teaching gifted young people the importance of teamwork, physical fitness, play, and wellness? Are you inspired by the chance to be an influential member of an innovative educational community?
We are looking for individuals who excel at flexible and creative thinking; who see themselves as learners rather than lecturers; who have excellent content mastery as well as solid teaching experience; who are enthusiastic, highly motivated, committed, and eager to join a community that is passionate about supporting gifted children.
You will be expected to provide instruction to students in grades Pre-K through 12 while fostering an effective, engaged, student-centered learning environment. Responsibilities will include:
Teaching physical education classes with a range of sports and activities
Teaching health and wellness classes to students of all ages
Facilitating play during recess, utilizing Grayson’s innovative Play Lab
Leading after-school athletic activities on a seasonable basis
Contributing to physical education and health curriculum
Supporting school culture and positive behavior
Opportunities for growth and leadership are significant as the school continues to expand in the very near future. This position also has the potential for summer programming at an additional stipend.
YOU MUST HAVE:
A Pennsylvania teaching certificate or private academic certification (may be in process; we will help qualified candidates obtain certification).
Up-to-date (less than 1 year old) clearances prior to beginning work, including Federal Criminal History, PA State Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Mandated Reporter training, TB test, Act 168, and any additional required clearances.
An appreciation of both the intellectual and the social-emotional needs of gifted children.
The ability to clearly articulate evaluations and opportunities for our students and school in both written and spoken communication.
IT WOULD BE AWESOME IF:
You have an interest in a diversity of sports and activities, from soccer, frisbee, and basketball to martial arts, archery, and outdoor education.
You have experience working with gifted children.
You have experience in Positive Behavioral Supports and Interventions.
You enjoy discussing the meaning of life, the universe, and everything with students of all ages.
The Grayson School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Grayson does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
About The Grayson School
The Grayson School is Pennsylvania's only independent non-profit school offering an accelerated academic program created specifically for gifted learners in grades PreK-12. Our innovative, research-based curriculum provides challenging academics, project-based learning, and individualized pacing in a safe and nurturing environment.