Catlin Gabel School seeks to employ the best qualified individuals from available applicants and to provide them with opportunity for advancement in a manner that does not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal equal employment opportunity laws or regulations. The school also believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to its success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.
Position Title: Third Grade Teacher (One-Year Temporary)
Department: Lower School
FTE: 1.0 (Exempt)
Reports to: Lower School Head
The Lower School Homeroom Teacher instructs students in all subject areas including math, reading, writing, social studies, handwriting, spelling, social skills, and moral development. The teacher assesses the students’ progress and reports to the parents on a regular basis. This position will take place during our 2017-2018 school year.
- Develop curriculum and coordinate scope and sequence with other grade levels.
- Assess student learning on an ongoing basis, and use this information to inform instruction.
- Ability to differentiate instruction.
- Plan for a lead effective lessons in reading, writing, math and social studies.
- Co-plan math lessons with math specialist.
- Instruct and assess students in positive environment.
- Willingness to work with specialist teachers to plan for curricular integration (with science, art, music, health, languages, etc.)
- Use a variety of methods to teach.
- Willingness to apply individualized strategies for students with learning differences.
- Willingness to self-reflect and be open to feedback from others.
- Supervise students during non-class times
- Supervise two recesses per week.
- Develop, plan and supervise field trips (both local trips and up to week-long overnights).
- Plan and instruct Experiential Days and service learning.
- Screen prospective Lower School students and participate in Lower School Admissions Open House.
- Maintain frequent contact with parents including weekly classroom newsletters, e-mails, meetings, Back-to-School Night, informal conversations, etc.
- Write parent conference notes in the fall, facilitate student-led conferences in the spring, and write end-of-year narrative reports.
- Work in a cooperative manner with the grade level team teacher, teaching intern, and the teacher’s assistant.
- Serve as a mentor teacher to University of Portland interns.
- Maintain classroom web page and online curriculum map.
- Ability to use technology to enhance instruction in developmentally appropriate ways.
- Pursue professional development opportunities.
- Seek opportunities to expand the limits of one’s own professional knowledge and ability. Support the School’s commitment to diversity and multicultural education.
- Serve on committees and engage in group work as necessary.
- Participate in the fall Admissions Open House and winter Admissions Day, screening prospective students.
- Attend after-school activities and programs (i.e. Revels and Spring Fest).
- Participate in the Lower School overnight retreat at the start of the school year.
- Attend weekly faculty meetings on Wednesdays and community meetings on Friday afternoons.
- Complete required H.R. trainings each year (CPR, first aid, mandatory reporting, handling of hazardous materials, etc.)
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE APPLY AND VISIT AT: https://catlin.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=154