Dwight is an International Baccalaureate School presently seeking a full time Lower School teacher from August 2019 – December 2019. This teacher will report directly to the Head of Lower School.
Qualified candidates should be able to:
Demonstrate knowledge of content units and a wide range of instructional pedagogies,
Apply knowledge of varied approaches to learning in instruction, lesson planning, and assessment.
Teachers must utilize technology effectively and where appropriate
Communicate with parents as appropriate, about the instructional program, student progress, both academic and developmental.
Requirements for this position are the following:
A./B.S. degree or equivalent degree or educational qualification from an accredited college or university
At least two years full-time teaching experience in public or independent schools
Ability to commit to integrated curriculum
Strong skills in elementary education, including meeting the social and emotional needs of children
Experience and interest in working with the latest technologies
Commitment to diversity, collegiality, curriculum design, anecdotal record keeping, portfolio development, documentation and transdisciplinary teaching
Strong oral and written communication skills
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to Martha Hirschman, Head of Lower School, at firstname.lastname@example.org with the heading “Lower School Teacher.”
Dwight School’s goal is to achieve and maintain equal employment opportunities. It is also the policy of Dwight School to maintain a work environment free from discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, marital status or other status protected by federal or state law, with regards to any term or condition of employment.
About Dwight School
Dwight is dedicated to igniting the spark of genius in every child. Kindling their interests, we develop inquisitive, knowledgeable, self-aware, and ethical citizens who will build a better world.
To foster the next generation of global leaders who can thrive anywhere in the world.
Our Three Pillars
Dwight embraces the individuality of each learner, as no two students are the same. Dwight supports these student journeys through a robust academic curriculum and after-school programs. Dwight makes it a priority to focus on and develop each child’s spark of genius. Whether connecting a student with an exceptional mentor, designing tailor-made enrichment, crafting a special study abroad opportunity, or providing an innovative program or tutorial, Dwight recognizes and fosters each student’s gifts and talents.
Dwight’s community is a family of diverse individuals whose collective goal is to build a better world. The power of our learning environment is enhanced by connecting and valuing the different contributions and talents of all members. Through unlimited service, leadership, programmatic, and scholarship opportuni...ties, we inspire students to find their own unique paths to action.
Dwight’s mission, vision, and pillars extend globally across our network of schools and is supported by the International Baccalaureate ethos. Students develop a sense of themselves, as well as the world around them. Dwight opens students’ hearts and minds through challenges and opportunities, inviting students to build bridges within and between cultures.