English/Language Arts, History/Social Studies, Math
4 Year Degree
Lead Teacher, Middle Grades (6th-8th)
Our community and curriculum intentionally reflect the world in which we live. In fact, our community is one of the most diverse among all of Atlanta’s and the nations’ independent schools. Our commitment to inclusion creates an environment where children and adults are free to be their authentic selves.
We embrace play in everything we do because it is essential to the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and cultural development of our young children and young adults. Our joyful and nurturing campus in the heart of Midtown Atlanta supports students to take risks and challenges them to make a positive impact on our ever-changing world.
We are seeking an experienced full-time Lead Teacher, Middle Grades to start August 2019. Candidates should have depth and experience in one of the core content areas (Science, Math, Language Arts or Social Studies), and a desire to work with their subject area in integrated, collaborative project-based units.
The Lead Teacher is responsible for student learning, classroom instruction, and curriculum creation/implementation, in accordance with the mission and philosophy of the School.
Day to day, a Middle Grades teacher will:
Communicate, collaborate, plan, and work effectively in teaching partnerships
Motivate, nurture, and challenge students
Play a meaningful role in each student’s daily school life
Establish and maintain a creative, self-directed and collaborative learning environment
Gathers formative and formal feedback about student progress to guide student learning and planning
The Children's School is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
We believe that in order for children to fully, sensitively and effectively engage in their communities, they must possess strong local, cultural and global competence. To that end, we learn from and enrich ourselves with multiple perspectives and welcome people of any country of origin, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender expression, gender identity, physical appearance, race, religious choice, family structure, sex, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.