Christina Seix Academy, an independent Pre-K to 8th grade school, is seeking experienced educators for the 2018-2019 school year to work with the Primary School Director and instructional team members to create a nurturing and effective learning community, utilizing our 70 acre campus and state of the art facilities. Bilingual educators, with a strong concentration in Spanish, are encouraged to apply.
Job responsibilities will include:
This position includes on-campus housing, when available;
Create positive, achievement-oriented and structured learning environment with high “joy-factor” so that students are excited about and invested in their academic excellence;
Set and hold students to extremely high academic and behavioral standards;
Build rapport with students and families outside of class;
Assume responsibility for every single scholar’s success by holding all students accountable during transitions, meals, trips, and other learning opportunities;
Collaborate with colleagues to ensure a rigorous, joyful, and safe environment across the entire campus;
Learn and implement the curriculum for assigned grade level;
Research and create lessons that complement/supplement the curriculum;
Track and assess student academic progress and attendance;
Individualize instruction to help each student achieve curricular objectives;
Provide students and caregivers with regular feedback regarding student performance and progress;
Generate informal and formal reports regarding student performance and progress;
Prepare students for formative and summative assessments;
Work collaboratively with and mentor Associate Teacher ;
Integrate and manipulate technology;
Work as a part of the Before and After Care team as assigned;
Lead and engage in learning activities in the co-curricular program
Physical and Emotional Demands: Work is active; it may require long periods of standing and walking, as well as occasional sitting, reaching at or above shoulder height, twisting, pushing/pulling and stooping/bending/lifting to perform activities with students and staff; must be able to work in an open-concept environment where noise and other activities may at times interfere with concentration. Must be able to alter plans/routines when unexpected, stressful situations and multiple interruptions occur without projecting stress/frustration that would adversely affect the work environment.
CSA, as a condition of employment, requires a comprehensive background check, including a drug-screening, prior to hiring. CSA is a drug-free environment, and random drug-screenings may be required of all employees after hiring.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Christina Seix Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, veteran or handicapped status in its hiring policies.
Interested individuals please send resumes, cover letters, educational philosophies and three professional references to the Primary School Director, Ivy Green Jones at email@example.com
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, activities, and skills required of a person in this position. Responsibilities, duties, activities, work hours and skills may change at any time with or without notice.
Degree: MA in Education Preferred
Experience Required: 3-5 successful years teaching
Additional Salary Information: Full benefit package, including a 401k
About CHRISTINA SEIX ACADEMY
The Christina Seix Academy is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit boarding Pre-K through 8th grade school serving children of single parent caregivers with acute financial need. Our vision as an organization is to provide a strong education, critical core values, and a safe environment, enabling students to become future leaders in their communities and beyond. The Academy is located in Trenton, New Jersey, approximately forty-five minutes from Philadelphia and one hour from New York City, and serves students within approximately 15 miles of campus, from Princeton to Pennsylvania. The Academy’s operational and educational philosophy places the school at the forefront of educational policy innovation. More information can be found at www.christinaseixacademy.org.