Sacramento Country Day School, the regional leader in PK-12th grade independent school education since 1964, seeks a Second Grade Teacher to add to our excellent faculty.
A full time member of the Lower School Faculty, our next Second Grade Teacher will exhibit most of the following skills and traits: •An interest in collaborating in curriculum development and engaging in best practices •An overtly warm and welcoming style with students and parents •A deep knowledge of the developmental needs of young children •Cultural competency and the ability to interact with a diverse community with empathy •Experience differentiating curriculum to meet the individual needs of students •Degree in Child Development or similar and credential •Joy in working with children and making learning fun •Expertise in the teaching of reading and literacy •A minimum of 3 years experience working as a lead teacher in a primary grade level in an independent school setting •Experience with Everyday Math a plus
Country Day School embraces the ideals of a liberal arts education. We encourage our students to develop the full range of their capabilities – intellectual, physical, creative, social, and moral, and we cultivate in them the habits and skills that will enable them to lead fulfilling lives. Sacramento Country Day School teachers are active in the school community, many serving as advisors, trip chaperones, and coaches. The ideal candidate will add strength to a wide range of programs and embrace a diverse and powerful learning community. SCDS is an inclusive community and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.
Mission Sacramento Country Day inspires intellectual discovery and engages a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately.
Minimum 3 years lead teaching experience (independent school preferred)
BA and credential (any state)
About Sacramento Country Day School
Sacramento Country Day School, the leading elementary, middle, and secondary school in Sacramento and throughout the region, inspires intellectual discovery and engages a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately. Country Day's core values, as outlined in our mission statement, include: Intellectual Discovery, Diversity, Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Compassion. Serving 485 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, Country Day is located in Sacramento, California, between San Francisco and Lake Tahoe, with both roughly 90 minutes away.