Hamden Hall Country Day School (Hamden, CT), a PS - Grade 12 private school serving 575 students, is seeking a full-time Associate Teacher to work in the Grade 1 classroom with the Lead Grade 1 Teacher. This position is most suited for someone with an educational background in the K - 2 environment.
Assist classroom teacher(s) in performing specific duties as assigned or undertaking specialized tasks.
Assist in providing individual and small-group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils' intellectual abilities.
Assist in establishing and maintaining standards of student behavior.
Prepare instructional materials.
Assist the classroom teacher in creating an environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
Alert the teacher to special needs of individual students.
Provide escort and assistance to children as necessary.
Perform a variety of tasks such as photocopying, room decorating, laminating, etc. as required.
Supervise student arrival and dismissal.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with teachers, parents, students and colleagues.
Perform other tasks as required.
BA or BS degree in Elementary Education.
Elementary classroom experience preferred.
About Hamden Hall Country Day School
Hamden Hall Country Day School is a PreSchool - Grade 12 co-educational Day School located in Hamden, CT.
Enrollment is approximately 575 students from over 35 communities. Faculty is comprised of eighty-five full and part-time teachers. Three-quarters of the faculty hold advanced degrees. The student/faculty ratio: 7 to 1 and the average class size: 13.
The campus is comprised of twelve acres located in Hamden, Conn., a residential community adjacent to New Haven. Eight major buildings including a science center, theater, and art studios including areas for ceramics, digital photography, and video production; three technology centers, library, and music suite with choral and instrumental practice rooms and classrooms.
Thirty acre athletic complex one mile north of the main campus. The Beckerman Athletic Center is a $12.5 million, 65,000-square-foot facility opened in December 2009. Includes natatorium, three basketball courts with an elevated jogging track, fitness center, multipurpose aerobics room, locker rooms, student lounge, and study center.