Lower School - Classroom Teacher Fifth Grade 2018-2019
The Wardlaw+Hartridge School, located in Edison, New Jersey, seeks an experienced, dynamic, and resourceful classroom teacher for our Lower School Division, to teach 5th grade Humanities classes of English/Language Arts and Social Studies.
This faculty member will join a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community of skilled, dedicated teachers. Our teachers are committed to the School’s mission and vision, including a focus on values of global engagement, ethical conduct and pioneering thinking in a student-centered curriculum. The Wardlaw+Hartridge School hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse teachers to offer a rich and engaging curriculum, preparing our students to lead and succeed in a world of global interconnection. Those with a strong commitment to working as part of a thoughtful and reflective team in a semi-departmentalized model are encouraged to apply. More information about the Lower School program may be found on our website, whschool.org.
Successful candidates will have three or more years of experience in Lower School and will be able to demonstrate strengths in communication with parents, assessment and evaluation of students and execution of developmentally appropriate curricula.
Lower School teachers report to the Lower School Head and work closely with the faculty, support staff and parents. A Lower School teacher must be able to communicate well with both children and adults. Professionalism, a strong work ethic, flexibility, and a growth mindset are essential in this position.
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the school’s mission and core values of Integrity, Opportunity, Support, Diversity, Community, and Sustainability. Demonstrated success crafting curricula with a global perspective and framework.
A Bachelor's/Master’s Degree with a concentration in Elementary/Early Childhood and three or more years of teaching experience preferred.
Interested and qualified candidates should send a letter of introduction, resume, personal educational philosophy, and three references to: