Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills required for team teaching, colleague communication and parent contact. Teachers should be prepared to share instruction in the following subjects: a literature based reading program, a Singapore Math program, a creative and expository writing program and a social studies program. Specials outside of the homeroom include: P.E., library, Spanish, art, music, technology and science.
2 years of fairly recent classroom teaching experience in Grs. 3, 4, or 5
Master's Degree preferred
Strong oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of curriculum development and differentiated learning
Ability to use technology in the classroom
Benefits: 1 sick day for every 20 days of work. Personal Days are available under extenuating circumstances with direct permission of the Head of School.
Provide general classroom instruction in language arts, math and social studies
Keep detailed records about student progress
Write portions of student progress reports
Share in the correcting of assignments
Complete rotating assigned duties
Attend Staff Meetings and any grade-related meetings within the school day
Tenacre School is a small, co-educational day school for children in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Six. Our mission is "to nurture and challenge each child, every day." Tenacre enrolls 193 students in Pre-Kindergarten through 6th Grade, and has a teaching staff of 35. There are two teachers in every homeroom, plus special subject teachers for science, Spanish, art, technology, library, music, PE,... and Spanish. Tenacre also has resource teachers for reading and math, a learning consultant and a technology coordinator. We have our own custodial/maintenance staff and also have our own food service staff. Supporting the operation of the school are the academic, admission/enrollment, business and development offices.
Tenacre has a warm, friendly work environment. All staff are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities throughout the year, from community service projects with students, or acting in an annual faculty/staff play, to talking with the students about a hobby or trip during an assembly, or even attending "tadpole graduation" with the 3rd Grade in the Spring! Everyone on the staff works to enhance the learning experience of the children from direct teaching, to maintaining the facilities, to providing a nutritious lunch each day. All staff are considered valuable members of the Tenacre community.
The following are some of the benefits offered by Tenacre:
Health insurance - Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Pension - John Hancock with a match of 7 - 10% based on years of service, Dental, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account for medical and dependent care expenses, and Professional development opportunities and graduate work assistance
Tuition Remission - automatic coverage of 50% of the annual Tenacre tuition for each child attending. Plus, staff are eligible to apply for an additional award as determined by the annual SSS form
Equal Opportunity Employer
We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any non-job related physical or mental disability. We welcome candidates who will increase our diversity, and we encourage candidates of color to apply.