National Presbyterian School, an independent co-educational elementary (Nursery – Grade 6) day school located in Washington, DC, is seeking a full-time Second Grade Teaching Associate for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Associate Teachers work in collaboration with lead teachers to plan and implement whole group, small group, and individual instruction in the areas of literacy, mathematics, and social studies. Associate Teachers work in partnership with the lead teachers to enhance the overall educational experience by fostering students’ academic, ethical, social, and emotional development in accordance with the National Presbyterian School mission, philosophy, and core values.
Associate Teachers participate fully in the life of the school and assist lead teachers in all aspects of teaching, including classroom management, observing and assessing student progress, preparing written report card comments, and participating in parent-teacher conferences. Associate Teachers also engage in daily planning with homeroom teachers, attend grade level and faculty meetings, serve on assigned content area or school life committees, provide coverage for classes, and assume duties related to lunch, recess, and dismissal.
Throughout the year, Associate Teachers are provided opportunities to participate in both school-based and off-site professional development. They also meet with administration to set long and short-term goals, and reflect on their progress and overall instructional practice.
National Presbyterian School is an independent, co-educational 300+ student elementary (N-6th Grade) day school located in Upper Northwest Washington, DC. Founded in 1969 as an educational mission of the National Presbyterian Church, National Presbyterian School is a traditional, elementary school dedicated to educational excellence in an ecumenical Christian environment. A loving and inclusive co...mmunity, NPS strives to help children develop intellectual, spiritual, and personal foundations that will serve them throughout their lives.