New Roads is a K-12 college-preparatory, independent school in Santa Monica, California. At the heart of New Roads’ philosophy is the belief that all children deserve access to education that places traditional academic pursuits in contemporary context, engaging students’ hearts and minds to prepare for the challenges of our ever-evolving world. Unique among private schools, New Roads strives to have a student body and faculty that reflect the diversity of Los Angeles by prioritizing socio-economic, racial and cultural diversity. Weaving together the kaleidoscope of communities that makes up Los Angeles, we inspire our students to become creative thinkers, committed citizens, and compassionate human beings.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide ongoing academic, socio-emotional, and/or behavioral support at the direction of the Kindergarten Lead Teacher
Work one-on-one or with a small group of students.
Responsible for assigned supervision duties
Responsible to assist in planning and implementing class lessons as needed.
Assist with the instruction of small groups, individual students and the class as a whole to support students
Maintain a climate of trust and mutual respect, which encourages students to risk asking questions, expressing their opinions, and making mistakes necessary to learning process.
Demonstrate excellent organization, time management and follow-through skills
Exhibit the ability to work as part of a team
Attend all meetings
Demonstrate commitment to social justice and working with an array of different values and people of a variety of backgrounds.
Experience and/or interest in differentiated instruction, project-based, constructivist approach to teaching and learning, as well as portfolio, authentic, and performance assessment.
Desire to collaborate across disciplines
Passion for teaching and understanding of and respect for students’ individual learning styles
Passion for personal and professional growth
Communicate respectfully, thoughtfully, sensitively to parent/ guardians with an awareness of different families cultures, values and needs.
Show concern for and nurture the student’s intellectual, social, emotional, ethical, and aesthetic development.
Show a commitment to supporting the holistic development of the student, both inside and outside of the class
Perform additional duties, as needed and assigned
Degree in education or have completed student teaching.
Minimum of two years teaching experience at the elementary school level
Excellent organization, communication and writing skills
Excellent classroom management skills
Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
Applicants should have a progressive, creative approach to teaching, and strong classroom management skills.
Demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to, New Roads philosophy and approach to education
How to apply:
Please complete online application and upload cover letter along with your resume at: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/index.php?/job/apply&clientkey=B58F74479D3E4429894E592A78B88B09&job=17455&jpt=