We are currently seeking candidates for the 2017-2018 school year. The Kindergarten teacher will create a nurturing, safe environment for our young children, providing instruction in reading, math and handwriting. The ideal candidate will have experience in a Kindergarten classroom, a strong knowledge of child development, knowledge of differentiation and inquiry-based learning, a natural aptitude for cultivating positive relationships with students and families, and will also be flexible, collaborative, a team player, a lifelong learner, and possess a true love, as well as passion for young children and their educational success. This candidate will also possess the qualities inherent in our core values of courage, teamwork, respect, integrity, passion and kindness.
Education/Experience Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education or a related educational field. At least 2 years’ experience in an elementary classroom.
Manage a classroom of 18-20 students.
Provide tutorials as necessary for students in need of extra academic support.
Communicate regularly with parents of students via letters, email, phone, and /or conferences.
Attend weekly grade level team meetings as designated by the grade level lead.
Attend mandatory faculty meetings and other events.
Maintain a positive attitude and conduct oneself professionally with respect to students, faculty, parents and the community.
Other duties, as assigned by the Head of Lower School.
Ability to work nights or weekends as needed
Flexible, result oriented, self starter
Proficient in Microsoft office
Able to manage multiple tasks and priorities
Effective problem solving and analytical ability
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to meet deadlines
Ability to work in a team environment
A Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education or a related educational field, Masters preferred. 1-3 years experience in an elementary classroom.
Established in 1969, Cannon School is an independent, nonsectarian, college preparatory day school located on a beautiful 65-acre campus 20 miles from Charlotte, N.C. Enrolling approximately 983 students from six counties in grades Junior Kindergarten-12, Cannon is the fourth largest independent school in the greater Charlotte area. Cannon School seeks to prepare students for a world that promis...es to be unpredictable. In classroom learning, character building activities, and extra-curricular involvement, teachers, advisors, and coaches work to instill in students Habits of Mind that are reflective, meta-cognitive, self-governing, and strategic along with Habits of Spirit that encourage flexibility, curiosity, creativity and risk-taking.