English/Language Arts, History/Social Studies, Other
St. Michael’s Country Day School is a non-profit, independent PS to 8th grade day school in Newport, RI. The school has opened a search for a 5th/6th grade teacher for the 2016-2017 school year.
St. Michael’s Country Day School provides a dynamic curriculum that is built on excellence and inspires students to:
Learn with confidence
Lead with character
Achieve lasting success
The school is searching for a History/English teacher for students in grades 5 and 6. As our first priority is for an outstanding History teacher, we can be flexible in how to shape a full time position for the right candidate.
The Search Committee is looking for candidates who can demonstrate:
A strong understanding of the cognitive and developmental needs of middle school students;
Leadership skills for students, faculty, and parents in an independent school setting;
An ability to work collaboratively with colleagues;
Strong verbal and written communication skills;
An understanding of, appreciation for, and commitment to 21st century learning skills;
An ongoing personal commitment to professional development.
Applicants should submit:
a cover letter explaining interests and qualifications;
three references including names, email addresses, and phone numbers;
St. Michael’s Country Day School has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity. In that spirit, the School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.
Teacher candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and some teaching experience. Candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills as well as an aptitude and commitment to technology.