About The Logan School: The Logan School for Creative Learning was founded in 1989 with the mission of providing an experience-based educational opportunity for gifted children of all backgrounds that allows each child to develop individually to her/his full potential. The school enrolls approximately 245 students from four through fourteen years of age. The core of our program features individual student units. Unit topics are chosen by each student and the teacher then helps design an individual unit of study.
Please take the time to learn about Logan through our website: www.theloganschool.org. We ask that you address your interest in our educational approach in your cover letter.
Position: Advanced School (7-8 grade) Core Teacher (1.0 FTE)
About the Position: The Logan School for Creative Learning is accepting applications for an Advanced School (7th/8th grade) Core Teacher opening starting with the 2017-2018 school year. This teacher will work with an associate teacher and the school’s other educators to provide a Logan educational experience for approximately 23 students in mixed-age classroom Responsibilities include developing an individualized curriculum for each student and leading two extended overnight trips each year.
The ideal candidate will hold an earned college degree and will be an experienced teacher. Candidates should be familiar with the needs of gifted students, and have a strong understanding of child-centered education and the value of hands-on learning activities.
Candidates must have the skills necessary to perform the following tasks at a high level of proficiency:
Run a classroom in a manner consistent with Logan’s philosophy.
Plan and oversee individual student curriculum units, including coordinating individual student unit trips with unit trip teacher
Plan and implement a class unit and other activities that provide students the opportunity to work together and to integrate subject matter
Provide opportunities for exploration and problem solving
Monitor academic skill levels of students
Provide opportunities for choice
Provide guidance in the areas of emotional and social growth
Lead day-long and extended (overnight) field trips with the students
Communicate with parents regarding student progress
Communicate with non-core teachers regarding students
Participate in faculty meetings
Supervise a full-time associate teacher
Perform miscellaneous other duties, as assigned by the Head of School
Additional Salary Information: Salary depends on experience