Gifft Hill School in beautiful St. John, USVI is looking for an outstanding prekindergarten teacher who can live our mission and vision of providing a dynamic, rigorous academic program that supports students with a range of learning styles and readiness levels; within a climate that fosters a love of learning, mutual respect, and the importance of personal responsibility. The ideal candidate will hold a degree in early childhood education, experience with children ranging in age from 3-6, and expertise in managing both small group and whole class instruction using sound instructional practices and positive, proactive classroom management strategies. He/she will demonstrate the capacity to teach in an interdisciplinary manner, to collaborate effectively with aids and specialists, and to maintain a high standard of personalized communication with parents. With the island as our classroom, teachers who seek to build a school community rich in daily experiences of discovery, and who can model adaptability and teamwork for their students will be a wonderful match to this position.
Candidates must be citizens of the United States, have valid permanent residency status, or hold current visas and permits allowing them to work in the USA.
Gifft Hill School is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Internal Number: Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
About Gifft Hill School
Founded in 1978, Gifft Hill School celebrates its 42nd year in 2020. As a strong-standing member of National Association of Independent Schools, this non-profit independent school provides education to students in preschool through 12th grade on the island of St. John, US Virgin Islands. Our mission is to educate, challenge, support and empower students; igniting their passion for learning in preparation for college, careers, and their roles as stewards of our island and global community.