Fort Worth Country Day seeks an intermediate teacher (3rd grade) for the 2018-2019 school year. FWCD seeks applicants who will be actively engaged and involved beyond the classroom as a member of a family-centered, independent school community.
Teachers are responsible for fostering and nurturing the intellectual, physical, social, ethical and leadership development of their students. Teaching responsibilities include language arts, mathematics, and social studies within a thematic-based curriculum that integrates the arts and technology. Responsibilities beyond the classroom include service on committees and possible involvement in coaching, club sponsorship, and/or summer and after-school enrichment programs. Teachers are expected to maintain collaborative and supportive working relationships with their grade-level team members as well as subject specialists.
Teaching candidates should possess a growth mindset, strong ethical principles and communication skills. Experience with differentiated instruction, the reading/writing workshop, and a progressive, interdisciplinary teaching philosophy required.
Additionally, FWCD seeks applicants with the following personal qualities:
Excellent motivation and problem-solving skills
A generous spirit and positive attitude
Excellent classroom management skills
An obvious passion for teaching
The ability to demonstrate a wide range of presentation techniques in order to adapt activities for different learning styles
An ability to demonstrate commitment to student success by offering extra help hours
A willingness to integrate him or herself into the life of the school
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Fort Worth Country Day
Fort Worth Country Day is an Equal Opportunity Employer that maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with respect to all applicants for employment. All employees are expected to have a thoughtful approach to intercultural communication and inclusion of underrepresented groups.
Fort Worth Country Day is a coeducational, independent college-preparatory school with approximately 1072 students in grades K through 12. The 104-acre campus offers excellent facilities for academics, arts, and athletics. Faculty and administration nurture a collegial professional environment in which innovation is encouraged. Opportunities for ongoing professional development are exceptional. Fort Worth Country Day is proud of its school community where students, parents, faculty, staff, and administration join together to develop an effective and enjoyable place to teach and learn.
Fort Worth ranks as one of the top 20 largest cities in the United States and is known for its vibrant arts, music, and cultural life. The Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan region is home to over 6.5 million people. More information about the School and Fort Worth community is available at www.fwcd.org.