Charlotte Latin School seeks a 1st Grade lead teacher. This is a full-time, 10-month position that will begin August, 2018.
Teach a student load of 24 with one part-time teaching assistant.
Create age appropriate lesson plans.
Attend and participate in curriculum meetings.
Participate in committee work, faculty meetings and carpool duty as scheduled.
Maintain and update the class web page.
Lead annual parent conferences and maintain weekly communication with parents throughout the year.
Coach or assist in coaching a sport or sponsor a student activity.
Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, or closely related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Experience as a lead teacher preferred.
Experience with Singaporian math approach preferred.
Proficient in teaching a phonics based reading curriculum.
Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management techniques.
Strong foundation in child development.
Devoted to meeting the needs of the whole child – academic, social, emotional and developmental.
Proficient in differentiating instruction.
Proficient with using technology as an instructional complement.
Experience teaching in an independent school preferred.
Exhibit a love of working with children in this age group.
Strong classroom management skills, commitment to safety and civility.
Strong desire to participate in the whole life of the school.
Exhibit willingness to grow with a hunger for learning new material and new ways of teaching.
Show a great deal of flexibility in working with colleagues and students and sharing classroom space.
Willing and able to resolve conflicts with colleagues, parents and between students.
The ability to build a strong rapport with colleagues and serve as a collaborative team player.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
About Charlotte Latin School
Charlotte Latin School values diversity. Charlotte Latin School is an effective learning environment that accepts all people. As a community of learners, the School believes that a deep understanding of differences is necessary to its overall mission. Charlotte Latin School prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status.
Founded in 1970, Charlotte Latin School is a fully accredited, college preparatory, coeducational, non-sectarian, independent day school, serving students in transitional kindergarten through twelfth grade.
Charlotte Latin School is an equal opportunity employer.