Epiphany School, a private, independent PreK-5 school, is currently seeking a Lower School Division Head for the 2018/19 school year and beyond. The Lower Elementary Division Head is responsible for oversight of all curricular and non-curricular activities involving students and faculty in the lower elementary division. In this role, you would act as the educational leader of the division, and be responsible for its operations, direct the activities of the instructional and non-instructional staff in performance of their duties. The Lower Elementary Division Head will collaborate with the Upper Elementary Division Head and Head of School, as the academic management team, in fulfilling the mission of the school.
What you will enjoy about this role:
In collaboration with academic management, faculty, and staff, establish the academic programs, social emotional curriculum, and the academic schedule.
Actively promote teachers’ professional growth; support and mentor teachers in meeting their professional goals.
Communicating – formally and informally – the division’s programs, expectations, behavioral guidelines, and other information to faculty, staff, students, and families.
Reviewing student assessments, progress reports, and student achievement data to understand the status and progress of student achievement.
Meeting with families individually regarding student progress and behaviors.
Observing, supervising, and evaluating the lower elementary faculty in development and implementation of curriculum that aligns with the school’s scope and sequence.
In collaboration with academic management team, identify and plan faculty meetings, in-service days, and other teacher training needs.
Working in one of the premier elementary schools in Seattle with a rich history for attracting excellent students.
Working on a beautiful campus in a quiet sought after neighborhood
If you are a passionate educator looking to work in a collaborative environment, we want to meet you!
Our excellent medical benefits include vision, dental, flexible spending account, long term disability and life coverage's. We offer competitive wages, commensurate with education and experience. In addition, our teachers enjoy paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, and personal days, 403b plan with a matching contribution.
How to apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, educational philosophy and list of references to firstname.lastname@example.org Please reference the job title (Lower School Division Head) in the subject line. No phone calls please.
Advanced degree in education, curriculum and instruction, administration, or related field
Minimum of seven (7) years of elementary classroom teaching experience (lower elementary preferred)
Minimum of three (3) years of faculty leadership experience
Proven success at working collaboratively in educational leadership
Dynamic instructional leader with a solid understanding of the developmental and curricular needs of PreKindergarten through Second Grade students
Ability to multi-task and to maintain professionalism in a creative and changing environment.
Must be empathetic, motivated, organized, strategic, and process-oriented.
Must have experience in the integration of technology in teaching practice.
Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills; good presentation skills.
Computer savvy in Windows/ Mac environment, including MS Office 365.
Must be smart, warm, motivated, organized, and process-oriented.
About Epiphany School
Epiphany School, a NWAIS Accredited School Pre-K through 5th grade, prides itself in offering a strong academic program, set in traditional classrooms with inspiring teaching and a spirit that fosters family involvement in the education of children.
Epiphany teaches its children mastery of fundamental skills and concepts, especially in language arts and mathematics. Small classes are enriched by specialists working in the following areas: language arts, math, science, technology, drama, French, Latin, music, visual arts, library/information skills, and physical education. Epiphany School's Learning Skills Specialists seek to support the differentiation of instruction and ensure that children with diverse learning needs succeed in a rigorous academic environment.