The Greenwich Country Day School seeks a Head Teacher - Grade 3 to join our Lower School team.
Lower School Head Teacher - 3rd Grade Classroom
Job Responsibilities Include:
Lesson planning and teaching of the mapped curriculum
Selecting appropriate materials and resources to enhance curriculum
Regular communication with parents and administration
Assessment of all students’ progress in both written and verbal reports
Coordinating DLP recommendations
Supervising students on the playground, hosting a lunch table
Maintaining neatness, organization, and decoration of classroom
Mentoring assigned co-teacher/ utilizing him or her effectively to enhance classroom environment
Master’s Degree preferred; Bachelor’s required
Relevant coursework in elementary education
Minimum experience of 3 years working with children this age
Ability to develop trusting, supportive relationships with students
Dedication to and belief in the philosophy and values of GCDS
Ability to work as member of the grade-level team
Willingness to take on multiple roles within the school
Openness to professional and personal growth
Creativity, flexibility, and patience
Ability to communicate clearly
Must have an inexhaustible source of energy and sense of humor
With an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity, GCDS does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, gender, or other characteristic.
Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to
Susan Fahey Khanna Director, Recruitment and Outreach firstname.lastname@example.org
The Greenwich Country Day School
The Greenwich Country Day School is an independent, co-educational day school with over 900 students in grades N-9, and a faculty and staff of over 200. Founded in 1926, GCDS is a traditional, family school, fostering academic excellence. The school is situated on 92 acres in central Greenwich, CT.
The Greenwich Country Day School has an inst...itutional commitment to the principles of diversity. GCDS does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, gender, or any other characteristic.
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