About The Logan School: The Logan School for Creative Learning was founded in 1989 with the mission of providing an experience-based educational opportunity for gifted children of all backgrounds that allows each child to develop individually to her/his full potential. The school enrolls approximately 245 students from four through fourteen years of age. The core of our program features individual student units. Unit topics are chosen by each student and the teacher then helps design an individual unit of study.
Please take the time to learn about Logan through our website: www.theloganschool.org. We ask that you address your interest in our educational approach in your cover letter.
About the Position: The Logan School currently has an opening for an Associate Teacher at all levels. The Associate works with a Lead Teacher in a mixed-age classroom.
Status: Associate Teacher is a salaried, exempt 1.0 FTE position.
Direct Supervisor: Lead teacher
Overall Responsibilities May Include:
Teaching (dependent on age level):
Collaborating with Lead teacher to execute individual and small group lesson plans
Facilitating student learning with regards to social and emotional lessons
Assessing student's social, emotional and academic needs and collaborate with Lead teacher to leverage student strengths and support areas of need
Collaborating with students to create individual units of study
Creating and leading math lessons, assign and grade homework and create and grade tests without direct supervision of the lead teacher. May be responsible for their own math groups.
Supervising students as they are working on individual work
Leading or assisting with reading/book groups
Leading or assisting with writing workshops and other language arts workshops and lessons
Integrating math, reading, writing, etc. into student lessons
Planning and Assessing:
Agenda conferences: support students on-on-one with their weekly work schedule
Units: prepare, brainstorm, develop, monitor and assess student work throughout the year
Conduct research, organize papers, collect resources, shop for materials for individual and class unit work
Observe and take notes on student progress, behavior and/or difficulties to report back to lead teacher so they can use this information to provide feedback to students and parents as well as to help best support the student in their work
Brainstorm with lead teacher on unit ideas and how best to work with individual students
Work with lead teacher on student feedback forms
Gather resources for unit work
Respond to student journals and reflections
Edit and give comments on student writing/papers
Supervising and Supporting:
Assist lead teacher with classroom management or in some cases, be in charge of classroom management so lead teacher can focus on other teaching responsibilities
Take over class as needed when lead teacher is unavailable
Support lead teacher and EE teachers with class management on field trips
Supervise students at lunch and recess
Problem solve with teacher and students to support individualized learning
Provide social and emotional support to students. Act as a mentor.
Attend parent/student/teacher conferences and other parent meetings
Attend all required staff meetings and school-wide events
Collaborate with lead teacher on student feedback forms and idea generation for unit support
Go on overnight trips as required by the age group
Other duties as assigned by lead teacher or dean
Bachelor's Degree in a field related to education
Excellent written communication skills and attention to detail
Mac and/or Windows computer literate
Ability to drive a small school bus
Hold or be able to acquire medication delegation certification.
Hold or be able to acquire CPR certification
Undergo and pass a background check, DMV check and drug screening test as requested
Compensation: Salary is $30,000 to be paid over a full year (August-July). Benefits offered include employer-paid health insurance, paid time off, retirement plan matching contributions and a flexible benefits program. Contact the Business Office for a full benefits description and eligibility requirements.
Application Procedures: To apply, send résumé, cover letter specifying age level preferences, statement of educational philosophy, and references to Markus Hunt, Head of School at firstname.lastname@example.org. NO CALLS PLEASE.
Equal Opportunity Employer The Logan School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status
Must list your age preference in your cover letter
Additional Salary Information: includes full benefit package
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