Ridgefield Academy has an opportunity for a lower school teacher to cover a leave of absence from August 28, 2018 - November 21, 2018. This is a five day assignment with the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
All lower school faculty are expected to create a flexible educational program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation in accordance with each student’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and other faculty and staff members. This is to be accomplished through the use of a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, discovery, etc. along with the use of computers, SmartBoard, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement lessons and other class activities.
The successful candidate must have proven classroom experience teaching in the lower school. In addition, he/she must possess a strong love for children and a willingness to work as part of a team to create positive learning communities within the classroom that acknowledge and respect children’s social and emotional interactions and growth.
The selected candidate will be expected to have:
A proven ability to appropriately utilize a variety of teaching methods and resources for each area taught and communicate with and obtain feedback from students in a manner that enhances student learning and understanding;
An understanding of the principles of student growth, development and learning
The ability to manage the educational setting in a manner that promotes positive student behavior and a safe and healthy environment;
The ability to work productively with colleagues, parents and community members
Please send resumes, including cover letter and salary requirements to Carol Forth, Human Resources Director, 223 West Mountain Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877, email@example.com
About Ridgefield Academy
Ridgefield Academy is an independent day school in Ridgefield, CT with students in Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Our Landmark Preschools have programs for children ages one - five at our Ridgefield, Redding and Westport, CT locations and Bedford, NY.
For additional information, please visit our website at www.ridgefieldacademy.org or landmarkpreschool.org