Title: Maternity Leave Kindergarten Teacher Position
Requirements: Master’s Degree or equivalent in teaching
Reports to: Lower School Division Head and Head of School
Primary Responsibilities: Classroom instruction in Kindergarten classroom; development of curriculum, materials and resources; integration with Kindergarten curriculum areas and teachers; collaboration with colleagues to design experiences for students; communication and partnership with parents.
Hours/Classification: Full Time, Exempt, Requesting for December 3, 2018 through June 14, 2019
The Hamlin School seeks a Kindergarten teacher to fill in during a maternity leave. This teacher will support and implement the school’s Mission and Creed. There is a commitment to passionate engagement with both the art and science of teaching. Hamlin teachers are caring, compassionate, collaborative, and are dedicated to the education of girls and to the integration of 21st century essential capacities into lesson design. While literacy and numeracy instruction are the primary responsibility of the teacher, the social/emotional curriculum is also an area of direct instruction and holds a place of prominence in Kindergarten classrooms.
Teach with an understanding of the growth and development of Kindergarten girls
Provide instruction in language arts, mathematics, social studies, social/emotional
Assume primary responsibility for instruction and care for a homeroom of girls
Work collaboratively with co-teachers to provide small group instruction
Implement curricula as identified in the Curriculum Guide
Communicate and collaborate with other faculty and staff regarding each girl
Assess student progress using a variety of methods
Communicate regularly with parents about the program and student progress including parent conferences, report cards, open house events or curriculum showcases
Attend Grand Rounds for collaborative discussion and sharing of student concerns
Identify materials, resources and technology needs for program
Include use of appropriate technology tools and resources for instruction
Create and update web page (s) and blog (s) as required (currently monthly and weekly)
Participate actively in faculty meetings, admissions and other school events
Pursue relevant opportunities for professional growth and development
Supervise students in other roles such as recess, lunch, field trips, etc.
Perform other duties consistent with the above responsibilities
About The Hamlin School
The Hamlin School seeks employees who will support and implement the school’s educational mission and live the ethical values expressed in the Hamlin Creed: compassion; courage; honesty; respect; and responsibility. Hamlin employees strive to be self-aware, caring, collaborative, flexible, committed to their professional growth, and dedicated to excellence in education for girls.