Working closely with colleagues in the Lower School, the Third Grade Teacher will teach language arts, mathematics, and social studies to a self-contained class of up to 18 students to promote high levels of learning in an engaging and effective manner using a variety of instructional methodologies and curriculum resources.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience teaching first, second, and/or third grade within a culturally responsive classroom environment and with high expectations for student performance
A bachelor’s degree in primary education or a related field is required; advanced degree preferred
Proven ability to differentiate reading and math instruction to reach all levels of learners
Ability to integrate technology into the curriculum, utilizing SMART Board software, SeeSaw learning management systems, and other relevant platforms
Experience and collaborative spirit in developing ideas and teaching strategies with a grade-level team and other members of the Lower School, including Fine Arts, World Language, Library, Technology, Physical Education, and Science
Experience teaching with leveled reading materials, Everyday Mathematics (preferred), and standards-based thematic units, as well as current knowledge of children’s literature and formal/informal assessment strategies
Experience consulting with parents of high-achieving students and demonstrated ability to communicate student progress in academic and social-emotional domains, both in direct conversation and in writing
Proven positive working relationships with colleagues, students, and families
Proven organization skills & excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Member of K-4 academic department (combined math, language arts and social studies).
Participation in co- and extracurricular activities as needed.
Support the school, its mission, and its leadership.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School.
About Louisville Collegiate School
Louisville Collegiate School is a JK-12 independent day school located in the heart of historic Cherokee Park in Louisville, Kentucky.