Rippowam Cisqua School, located in Mount Kisco, New York, seeks a Lower Campus (Grades Pre-K through 4) head teacher. The head teacher is responsible for the overall academic experience of one section of a grade, as well as the supervision and mentoring of an assistant teacher. The head teacher, in partnership with the assistant teacher, is responsible for Language Arts, social studies, mathematics, and other general topics. Students are in specialist groups for Spanish, science, physical education, and art.
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, although a master’s degree or higher in a field that directly correlates to teaching and learning is highly preferred. Rippowam Cisqua School is also seeking experienced candidates who understand the unique nature of independent schools. Candidates who represent traditionally underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, candidates should submit the documents below to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Cover letter indicating specific interest in the head teacher position
A list of references (no contact will be made without candidate approval)
The start date for the position is August 2018.
About Rippowam-Cisqua School
Rippowam Cisqua School is a PreKindergarten through Grade 9 independent country day school with Campuses in Bedford and Mount Kisco, New York. RCS serves approximately 400 students from 48 surrounding communities in New York and Connecticut. The Lower Campus, located in Mount Kisco, serves PreKindergarten through Grade 4, and the Upper Campus, located in Bedford, serves Grades 5 through 9.
Rippowam Cisqua School ignites learning in PreKindergarten through Grade 9 students so they believe in their infinite abilities, lead with the skills to bring their ideas to life, and enter the world knowing their futures are limitless.
With an immersive curriculum that specializes in the magic of these wonder years, a teaching philosophy based on strong teacher/student bonds, and an engaging program resolute in creating a growth mindset, RCS students develop the social, emotional and intellectual skills young minds need to embrace new challenges and ideas, confidently problem-solve, and make smart choices to chart their own path.