Fort Worth Country Day is seeking a highly qualified, experienced and dynamic teacher to serve as a Kindergarten Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Reporting to the Head of Lower School, we are seeking applicants who will be actively engaged and involved beyond the classroom as a member of a family-centered, independent school community.
Fort Worth Country Day earned the distinction of being ranked one of the Best Companies to Work for in Fort Worth for 2018.
Responsibilities included, but not limited to:
Reporting to the Head of Lower School, the Kindergarten Teacher will teach language arts, mathematics and social studies within a thematic-based curriculum that integrates the arts and technology
Fostering the development of the whole child by guiding and supporting the social, emotional, physical, intellectual and ethical development of our students
Serving on committees and possible involvement in coaching, club sponsorship and/or summer and after-school enrichment programs
The ideal candidate will also have:
Experience with differentiated instruction, the reading/writing workshop, flexible groupings and interactive instruction that is mindful of learning styles
The ability to form collaborative and supportive working relationships with their grade-level team members as well as subject specialists
A growth mindset
Strong ethical principles
Excellent communication and classroom management skills
An obvious passion for teaching young children
The ability to adapt activities for different learning styles and abilities
Experience in elementary education; preferably with interdisciplinary teaching
A Bachelor’s Degree or higher; Master’s Degree preferred
All employees of FWCD must:
Model the core values (Respect, Responsibility, Kindness, Courage, Integrity and Scholarship)
Exhibit generous community spirit, professional flexibility, a sense of humor and a positive attitude
Collaborate and work well with students, parents and colleagues
Execute duties in a positive and punctual manner
Be an enthusiastic lifelong learner driven toward professional self-improvement and personal growth
About Fort Worth Country Day
Fort Worth Country Day is an Equal Opportunity Employer that maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with respect to all applicants for employment. All employees are expected to have a thoughtful approach to intercultural communication and inclusion of underrepresented groups.
Fort Worth Country Day is a coeducational, independent college-preparatory school with approximately 1065 students in grades Junior K through 12. The 104-acre campus offers excellent facilities for academics, arts, and athletics. Faculty and administration nurture a collegial professional environment in which innovation is encouraged. Opportunities for ongoing professional development are exceptional. Fort Worth Country Day is proud of its school community where students, parents, faculty, staff, and administration join together to develop an effective and enjoyable place to teach and learn.
Fort Worth ranks as one of the top 20 largest cities in the United States and is known for its vibrant arts, music, and cultural life. The Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan region is home to over 6.5 million people. More information about the School and Fort Worth community is available at www.fwcd.org.