Are you passionate about kindling the spark in curious young minds? Are you inspired by the chance to be an influential member of an innovative educational community?
Our fast-growing school is looking for individuals who excel at flexible and creative thinking; who see themselves as learners rather than lecturers; who have excellent content mastery as well as solid teaching experience; who are enthusiastic, highly motivated, creative, and eager to join a community that is passionate about supporting gifted children.
You will be expected to provide core instruction to elementary students while fostering an effective, engaged, student-centered learning environment. Opportunities for growth and leadership are significant as the school continues to expand.
The Grayson School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Grayson does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.
YOU MUST HAVE:
Experience in elementary or early childhood education.
A Pennsylvania teaching certificate or private academic certification (may be in process; we will help qualified candidates obtain certification).
Up-to-date (less than 1-year-old) clearances prior to beginning work, including Federal Criminal History, PA State Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Mandated Reporter training, TB test, Act 168, and any additional required clearances.
An appreciation of both the intellectual and the social-emotional needs of gifted children.
A willingness to differentiate for a variety of learners.
The ability to communicate clearly in both written and spoken communication.
IT WOULD BE AWESOME IF YOU HAVE:
An advanced degree in education or related field.
Experience working with gifted children.
Experience with Positive Behavioral Supports and Interventions.
A joyful attitude toward discussing the meaning of life, the universe, and everything with children.
About The Grayson School
The Grayson School is Pennsylvania's only independent non-profit school offering an accelerated academic program created specifically for gifted learners in grades PreK-12. Our innovative, research-based curriculum provides challenging academics, project-based learning, and individualized pacing in a safe and nurturing environment.