The New Teacher Institute at Town School for Boys is seeking three full-time Lower School Resident Teachers for the 2018-2020 school years. Our two-year program emphasizes daily teaching, curriculum planning, and professional development. The NTI provides structured training for beginning teachers including frequent observations and feedback, meetings and workshops with the cohort, support from the Head Teacher, and total immersion in the school community.
Collaborate with the Head Teacher to implement curriculum and manage the classroom
Exercise sound judgment and decision-making
Apply feedback to teaching practice
Maintain established school procedures and a positive learning environment
Collaborate with other grade level classroom teachers
Perform other school related duties such as lunch and recess supervision
Attend grade level, faculty, and professional growth meetings
Report to the Director of the New Teacher Institute
Individuals with a strong interest in an elementary teaching career are encouraged to apply. Resident Teachers are paired with experienced Head Teachers for a rich learning experience. Each Lower School Resident Teacher teaches in one grade for the entire year, and there is a change in grade placement after the first year. Lower School Resident Teachers teach in grades K-4.
Town School seeks faculty and staff that reflect the wide range of diversity in the San Francisco Bay Area. We embrace and support equal opportunity for all people and encourage diverse candidates to apply. Our school commits to learning about and promoting cultural competency and cultural responsiveness.
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Since its founding in 1939, Town School is committed to providing a dynamic and engaging environment that suits the developmental learning needs of boys. An intensive academic program is supplemented by fine arts offerings and outdoor education trips that take advantage of the school's Bay Area coastal location. Town School values academic excellence, respect for self and others, diversity and inc...lusivity, service learning, and character development. Town places a high value on maintaining a creative, collegial atmosphere among faculty members. There is an expectation of continuous growth and improvement for all faculty and strong support for a wide range of professional development opportunities.