Derby Academy, a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 co-educational day school located in Hingham, Massachusetts, seeks a Grade 3 Head Teacher beginning in August 2019. Rooted in the school’s motto, “Improve Both Mind and Heart,” Derby’s Lower School provides students with a joyful and rigorous academic environment. The head teacher will work with grade-level colleagues, including a shared teaching assistant, to deliver instruction in literacy, mathematics, and an integrated science and social studies program. The classroom culture is guided by the theory and practice of Responsive Classroom. A collaborative spirit and a growth mindset are essential for success in this role. The successful candidate will teach language arts, mathematics and interdisciplinary science and social studies topics.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education, elementary school teaching experience, experience in independent schools, excellent written and verbal communication skills, commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, ongoing engagement in professional development, and a passion for working with elementary-aged children required.
A competitive salary and benefits package includes generous funding of professional development.
Derby Academy is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive educational community and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, color, veteran status, physical ability, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. Derby Academy is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested candidates may email a letter of interest and C.V. to:
Director of Teaching and Learning
No phone calls, please.
About Derby Academy
Derby Academy is a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 co-educational day school located in Hingham, Massachusetts. Rooted in the school’s motto, “Improve Both Mind and Heart,” the school provides students with a joyful and rigorous academic environment.