Marymount seeks an experienced and motivated 5th Grade Co-Lead Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. This position requires a great degree of collaboration with a partner 5th grade teacher thus a strong ability to work in sync with others is a must.
The candidate should demonstrate the ability to provide a student-centered classroom environment and positive learning experience, differentiate curriculum to meet the needs of all learners, as well as foster intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills
Knowledge and understanding of and commitment to the school’s Mission, Vision & Core Values
Bachelor’s degree in Education required; Master’s degree, preferred
State of California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, preferred
One to three years teaching experience at the elementary school level, preferably in an independent school setting
Capable of teaching all subject areas (Reading, Writing, Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies) either in person or remote demonstrating a mastery of current pedagogy
A strong background in curriculum development and current best teaching practices, classroom management, socio-emotional learning and assessment
Strong knowledge of how to accommodate lessons and assessments for students with identified learning differences
Conversant in 21st century education practices
Proficiency in Google Suite and Google Apps for Education
Experience teaching with commonly available educational software
Experience with a variety of technology in the classroom such as computers (Mac), digital projectors, document cameras, Interactive Whiteboards, and iPads
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills
Strong public speaking skills
Ability to interact with students, parents, faculty and staff
Flexibility in working with a variety of faculty across divisions on faculty committees
Strong ability to work collegially with faculty and support team
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Support the development of students’ social and emotional skills and create a safe learning environment for a variety of learning needs
Teach the core subject area(s) in a creative manner utilizing problem solving strategies, project-based learning, design thinking and critical thinking skills
Create units of study in all curricular areas and across curricular areas and provide lesson plans in advance of absence
Maintain a current understanding of best practices in the all subject areas and have an understanding of the developmental needs of the age group of students in order to differentiate instruction for a variety of learners
Assess student learning and provide parents and administrators with timely, written and oral reports that explain in detail how a child is progressing in the various areas of their educational experience
Ensure the safety and security of students at all times while in teacher’s care
Maintain a visually-attractive and organized classroom and learning environment for the students, including maintaining bulletin boards in the classroom
Collaborate with teachers within the division and cross-divisionally
Provide student supervision such as Lunch, Recess, Early Arrival and Dismissal – on a rotating basis
Model appropriate behavior in speech and actions
Be evaluated throughout the year through informal and formal classroom observation
Participate in the “life of the school” through service projects, assemblies, admissions events, mission related professional development and advancement events
Help move the initiatives of the School forward by serving on committees and lending expertise and voice
Attend professional development days, faculty and level meetings
Seek and take part in professional learning opportunities to enhance professional knowledge and educational training
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work in school environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts
Occasionally bend, stoop, and squat
May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time
Be able to occasionally lift up to 40 lbs.
Willing to work some evening and weekends for school related events or projects
The above description covers the most significant duties performed, but does not exclude assignments not mentioned.
This position is a permanent, full-time position. Pay is competitive and is commensurate with education, experience, and skills.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, educational philosophy statement, teacher certifications (if applicable), and copy of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work, and direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or 805-569-1811 ext. 106.
Marymount does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnic origin, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or economic or social circumstances.
Additional Salary Information: Pay is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.
About MARYMOUNT OF SANTA BARBARA
Marymount of Santa Barbara invites all families seeking a quality, high school-preparatory education for their child. Marymount of Santa Barbara offers a challenging academic curriculum balanced with social, emotional, and ethical dimensions of learning. Our students thrive in an open, respectful and supportive environment, which allows them to individually and collectively discover and celebrate the similarities and differences of all, fosters their intellectual curiosity, shapes them into responsible, compassionate, intelligent leaders and prepares them for the next phase of their journey in a diverse and complex world.
Employees at Marymount are devoted to the School and to its students and their families. Teachers relish the freedom to create their classroom and work environments. Faculty and staff alike are encouraged and empowered to use their creativity to engage with students and each other to enjoy an environment that promotes life-long learning for all.
Marymount of Santa Barbara is fully accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools, and a member in good standing with the National Association of Independent Schools, and Educational Records Bureau.... Marymount of Santa Barbara also holds memberships with CSEE (Center for Spiritual & Ethical Education, AISAP (Association of Independent School Admissions Professionals) and The HEADS Network.