The Village School of Naples continues to grow and is now accepting applications for a a 4th/5th Grade Language Arts Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The Village School values inquiry-based, student-centered learning aimed to empower and inspire students to create solutions to challenges faced in an ever-changing world. This position will 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
Must have at least a four year degree, preferably in education and in the area to be taught.
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.
Must be able to articulate faith and support the school's Christian environment.
Physically, the position of teacher requires sitting, walking, standing, and ability to lift up to 10 lbs. without assistance.
About The Village School of Naples
The Village School of Naples is a private preschool through 12th-grade college preparatory school located in Naples, Florida. As the first independent STEAM school in Collier County, TVS is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in academics, technology, athletics, and the arts. TVS is devoted to the development of the whole child. Christian values guide a diverse TVS student body and prepare them with confidence and wisdom for what lies ahead. TVS added an Upper School in 2016 and will have its first graduating class in 2020. The Village School of Naples is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools.