The Lamplighter School seeks a dynamic, innovative, and experienced teacher for a Lower School mathematics class. We are searching for candidates who are passionate about teaching young children and have an understanding of independent education. We want teachers who strive for excellence and who actively participate in team-building models with students, parents, and colleagues.
Candidates should have experience with The University of Chicago’s Every Day Math program, and be familiar with Singapore Math and Marcy Cook. Understanding the developmental needs of eight and nine year olds is necessary. Lamplighter places values the use of cooperative learning and developmentally appropriate practices, and candidates should creatively and effectively apply these practices to his/her teaching. Positive, frequent communication with families and colleagues is necessary.
This position reports to the Assistant Head for Academics who works closely with other faculty to create a supportive atmosphere and academic program that promotes critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration.
A master’s degree and at least three years of teaching is preferred. Excellent command of English language is required. Criminal background check is required. . To apply download the Faculty Application. Send the completed application, along with all support materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Only those selected to interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
About The Lamplighter School
Lamplighter is dedicated to igniting the potential of each child. Focused on students in Pre-Kindergarten through fourth grade, young children are engaged in the joy of learning through intellectual discovery in a nurturing, inclusive, and collaborative environment. At Lamplighter, the student is central and our faculty is extraordinarily skilled at working side by side to nurture each child’s natural curiosity. Lamplighter offers limitless possibilities for learning, including opportunities to solve real problems, develop STEM skills, and benefit from our outdoor environmental science building, barn, and gardens. Students at the School emerge as risk takers, problem solvers, and confident leaders. Founded in 1953, today’s 12-acre campus has an enrollment of 450 students. Lamplighter delivers serious education wrapped in the wonder of childhood.