SUMMARY: The job of the teacher in The Village School is best described as supervising the education of the students in his/her classroom. Teachers contribute to the department’s ongoing discussions about interdisciplinary S.T.E.A.M. and project-based learning, creating opportunities for student research and experiential learning.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plan and carry out dynamic lessons
Plan for differentiation of curriculum to meet student needs
Plan learning environment with a variety of learning styles in mind
Model Christ Skills, emphasizing this conduct model in all areas at all times
Sustain ongoing communication between parents and school
Maintain accurate and up-to-date records for each student
Maintain learning management system with up-to-date information
Support the mission and vision of the school’s learning philosophy
Supervise an assistant when appropriate
Attend required faculty meetings
Maintain and follow daily routines and schedules
Hold parent-teacher conferences as needed, at least once a year
Other duties may be assigned by the Head of School or Principal
All teachers must have at least a four year degree, preferably in education and in the area to be taught. Teachers must demonstrate a strong support for the stated learning philosophy of The Village School. Workshops and extra study may be required to ensure a thorough understanding of the philosophy. Understanding of 21st century classroom practices and interdisciplinary connections is required. Spoken and written language skills must be strong and representative of an educated professional. Technology skills must be strong and representative of an educated professional. Technology skills are required to both teach students in the classroom, as well as to maintain records and communications. Teachers must be able to articulate their faith and support the school’s Christian environment. Physically, the position of teacher requires sitting, walking, and standing.
About The Village School of Naples
At The Village School, we believe it takes a village to raise a child.
Our Mission: To provide an environment that EMPOWERS and INSPIRES students to think and CREATE solutions to challenges in an ever-changing world.
Our Philosophy: The Village School uses project-based learning in a rigorous academic environment to enable students to work collaboratively, think critically, and problem solve with purpose, while instilling Christian values in their lives.