Harrisburg Academy is currently seeking a dynamic and experienced teacher to join our faculty as a maternity leave teacher for part of the 2020-21 school year. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Kindergarten from September until December. Harrisburg Academy teachers are also expected to attend faculty meetings and assist with school events. Experience with the International Baccealureate’s PYP, Lucy Calkin’s Reading and Writing Workshop, and Responsive Classroom is highly desired.
Experience in explicit math and reading instruction
Competence in connecting with students and creating a healthy classroom community
Competence in connecting with parents
Organized and purposeful about materials and lesson plans
Collaboration with faculty and administration
Excellence in classroom management techniques
Harrisburg Academy does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability and familial affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law. We seek candidates who hope to help foster a school environment where all people are valued and where all perspectives are respected and appreciated.
Current State Police, Child Abuse, FBI clearances, a physical, and a TB test are required. Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume by May 14, 2021. Please send all inquiries and application materials via e-mail to Kelly Rinehart, administrative assistant of the Early Childhood and Lower School division, at email@example.com.
About Harrisburg Academy
Established in 1784 by Harrisburg founder John Harris, the Academy is one of the first independent schools in America and the flagship private school in Central Pa. At Harrisburg Academy, an outstanding, forward-thinking, hands-on education is paramount with students engaged on a unique journey of self-discovery, academic achievement, and social growth. Students, preschool through high school, excel in a challenging and diverse curriculum, and are well-rounded scholars and creative artists, exceptional athletes and talented musicians, and globally-minded philanthropists. They benefit from the enormous advantages of a small learning community each and every day that offers stimulating growth to prepare them for 21st Century success to learn boldly and to think analytically, creatively, and innovatively. More information at https://www.harrisburgacademy.org/.
About Harrisburg Academy
Harrisburg Academy, a coed independent day school of 400 students, offers an academically challenging and globally minded interdisciplinary education. In our commitment to excellence, we provide tools, develop character, and teach skills that will prepare students to thrive in college and beyond, thereby contributing to the betterment of our global and local communities.