The McGillis School, an established, independent K-8 school in Salt Lake City, Utah has an opening for a full-time Lower School KindergartenTeacher, beginning Fall 2018.
Successful candidates should have a degree in elementary education and some experience teaching young children. Candidates should be able to specifically provide evidence that they are current and competent in the theories and methods of instruction, particularly as they relate to literacy and math.
In addition to excellent teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to embrace fully and convey effectively the qualities described in McGillis’s Purpose-Mission-Values statement, Diversity statement, and Core Program statement.
If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit a resumé, cover letter (which includes a statement of educational philosophy) describing your qualifications and interest, one letter of recommendation, and two references to email@example.com:
The McGillis School
668 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Kindergarten Teacher Responsibilities:
Teach in a co-teaching partnership: Demonstrate effective collaboration and communication skills, flexibility, and share accountability of all teaching responsibilities
Develop daily, weekly, monthly lesson plans
Differentiate instruction within a heterogeneous classroom
Manage a positive and structured classroom environment
Apply numerous assessment techniques
Facilitate large and small group learning; provide students with individual assistance – inside and outside the classroom
Communicate with parents and colleagues consistently – may include email communication, phone calls, and face-to-face meetings
Monitor student safety at all times
Provide written progress reports three times a year
Plan and conduct Parent Conferences two times a year
Work collaboratively with the class teaching assistant; delegate classroom instructional tasks as needed
Attend weekly and monthly faculty meetings
Engage in professional development opportunities as suggested by administration or by seeking opportunities on one’s own
Conduct self in a professional manner at all times
Participate in co-curricular program opportunities (WOW, Family Groups, etc)
About The McGillis School
The McGillis School, located in Salt Lake City, Utah is an independent school serving approximately 440 students in grades K-8.