Holton-Arms School invites applications for the position of 4th Grade Homeroom Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. The school seeks candidates who have a keen ability both to challenge students to reach new potentials, and to provide the nurturing support and positive learning environment that students need. Professionalism, flexibility, and excellent communication skills with colleagues, parents, and students are highly valued at the School. The candidate also should have at least 3-5 years elementary school experience in developing math and social studies curriculums. Experience with Responsive Classroom is preferred. In addition, the successful candidate will work with the 4th grade team to develop an authentic, student centered, interdisciplinary program for students. Collegiality and an eagerness to collaborate with colleagues on advancing the school’s strategic initiatives are essential.
We use the Everyday Math curriculum, and the fourth grade social studies curriculum is an integrated global education program. This program focuses on the seven elements of culture and taught through the study of African ethnic groups, China, and India. The ecosystem of the Central American rainforest is studied as is the impact global warming has on this environment.
Successful candidates will have Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Elementary Education, and will be able to contribute to the school's extracurricular programs.
Founded in 1901, Holton-Arms is an independent girls school with 665 students in grades 3 through 12, located on a 57-acre campus in Bethesda, MD, a suburb of Washington. We are a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff reflecting the population of the metropolitan Washington, DC area. We offer a comprehensive benefit package with a competitive salary.
If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:
ATT: Human Resources
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
The Holton-Arms School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, or sexual orientation in the administration of its hiring, educational policy, admissions, financial aid practices, or of its athletic and other school-administered programs.