Morgan Park Academy is seeking a dynamic, collaborative, and innovative 4th grade teacher to join our Lower School faculty for the 2017-2018 academic year. MPA’s mission is to engage the whole child, inspire the independent learners, and prepare the global leader of tomorrow to make a positive difference in the world. Rooted in the Whole Child philosophy and guided by Responsive Classroom principles, our teachers create a warm and nurturing student-centered environment in which students thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. A mutual respect between teachers and students exists, and our teachers view parents as partners.
Lower School teachers must be comfortable providing a curriculum based on the following:
Group and individual learning objectives and academic instruction plans
Varied assessments to measure learning outcomes
Process over product approach to curriculum development
Anti-bias, multicultural learning experience
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in elementary education from a four-year accredited institution and two to five years of teaching experience. We are seeking candidates who are passionate about their desire to teach, lead by example and modeling, eager to embrace and advance the mission of the school, and able to contribute to a teaching partnership and to the direction of the school.
Interested candidates should submit an application, resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Due to the volume of applications that we receive, no phone calls please.
Founded in 1873, Morgan Park Academy is a
coeducational, college preparatory, independent day school dedicated to preparing students to pursue the highest levels of educational excellence with an emphasis on independent thinking and scholarship.
We reflect a wide array of diversity and apply a global lens to curriculum to prepare students to act as leaders in the dynamic world of the future. ...We also expect students to live up to the highest standards of human values. Our track record shows that Morgan Park Academy students consistently achieve success in college and embrace leadership roles throughout their lives.
Our highly motivated faculty is complemented by a stimulating, time-tested curriculum. We have some of the smallest class sizes among the top schools in Illinois. The strengths of Morgan Park Academy according to a survey of our parents and students are:
Small class sizes.
Commitment to learning.
Diversity of student community.
The individual attention students receive.
A fully-integrated academic program.
The friendly atmosphere.
Morgan Park Academy provides an engaging, personal learning experience for students from Preschool through High School.