We're a community of educators dedicated to helping students develop a passion for learning while empowering them to become open-minded, principled citizens in a global community. Whitby’s staff and faculty are passionate about teaching because we ourselves are passionate about learning.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Our Lower School seeks an experienced, innovative classroom teacher to join our dynamic and collaborative faculty in the Lower School. This is an exciting opportunity for a professional learner to contribute to the Whitby School Vision and Mission through your commitment to our students, your colleagues and our community.
We are seeking a candidate excited to share responsibility with a co-teacher in a grade 3 or grade 4 classroom (tbd). Whitby offers a differentiated and inquiry-based program. The successful candidate will promote a “hands on” and “minds on” culture of thinking, stimulate inquiry and use a range of teaching and assessing strategies effectively. Knowledge and experience of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program would be a distinct advantage.
Holds a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education
Has a minimum of three years’ experience
Willingness to engage in professional development both inside and outside of the regular teacher calendar.
Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background check.
Experience teaching with technology
About The Whitby School
A Whitby education is about allowing students to define success on their own terms by inspiring their love of learning, broadening their sense of responsibility, developing their critical thinking skills and empowering them to take action in a global community. These are the ideals that we value and they inform our teaching, learning and curriculum development each and every day.
Whitby is recognized by three accrediting bodies - the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools (CAIS). We think this is pretty amazing. This ensures we remain focused on our mission and progressive in our continued commitment to provide an exceptional learning continuum for our students.
Whitby is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information on Whitby School visit www.whitbyschool.org.