The Cooper School is a private, independent, non-sectarian school that values the participation of families from diverse backgrounds. At The Cooper School, learning is driven by a deep respect for children as innovators and explorers, curious scientists and mathematicians, imaginative authors and artists, and engaged change makers who have important ideas and theories that they express with purpose, meaning and joy. The faculty and staff of The Cooper School work together to ensure that the school lives up to this mission.
We are currently seeking a dynamic, innovative, and experienced First Grade Teacher to join our collaborative faculty. Responsibilities include instruction in all major curricular areas: reading, word study, writing, handwriting, mathematics, social studies and science. Regular communication via newsletters, phone calls or emails with parents is expected.
Please submit a cover letter and resume by email or mail to:
The faculty, staff and administration of The Cooper School are integral parts of the school’s community. Through their passion, dedication and commitment to the school’s mission, they create and support an environment where exceptional child-centered learning can occur.
The Cooper School is an equal opportunity employer.
M.A. in Education
Significant classroom teaching experience; 5 year preferred
Excellent verbal communication skills, superior organizational skills
Outstanding written skills for communication and for documentation, including writing narrative report cards
Knowledge about and experience with the developmental, social, emotional and cognitive issues of the primary early grades
Experience with reading and mathematical instructional strategies
Experience in and a commitment to developing one’s own cultural competency and seeking, continually, greater levels of diversity, equity and inclusion in practices and in curricula
Ability to work successfully with colleagues on a team
Flexibility, tact and grace in talking with parents
Ability to integrate subject matter
Familiarity with the tenets of progressive education
Additional salary information: Salary commensurate with background and experience; comprehensive benefits package.
About The Cooper School
The Cooper School is a private, independent, non-sectarian school that values the participation of families from diverse backgrounds. Founded in 2007, The Cooper School is a 501(c) 3 non-profit institution. A progressive school, The Cooper School offers and exceptional holistic education for children in grades K-5. Academic excellence, stewardship of the environment, activity and creativity are all hallmarks of The Cooper School Curriculum. The school is governed by a nine member board of trustees comprised of parents, community leaders, and school leadership.