Founded in 1952, Norwood School is a coeducational, independent day school with approximately 450 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. The School sits on 38 beautiful and expansive acres in Bethesda, Maryland, less than six miles from Washington, D.C. As one of the finest PK-8 schools in the country, Norwood sets the bar high and is committed to educating the whole child in a student-centered, challenging, and nurturing environment. We are a diverse and inclusive community where the voice of every student is heard and where adults model a love for learning.
Norwood has an opening for an associate teacher. This is a full-time position beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year. Responsibilities include co-teaching homeroom-based classes that include reading, language arts, social studies, and math with a veteran homeroom teacher, coordinating with other fourth grade teachers, reporting on student progress, and various duties connected to serving as a full-time faculty member.
Ideally, applicants should have experience teaching elementary school courses. Experience with the Reading and Writing Workshop curriculum preferred. Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Mike Risen, Head of Lower School, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Norwood School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race,
About NORWOOD SCHOOL
Norwood School’s mission is to ensure that each of its students grows intellectually, morally, physically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually, while preparing to function productively and generously in our pluralistic society. Norwood’s challenging educational program and broad-based activities are designed to help students experience joy in learning, develop self-confidence, and learn respect for the rights and feelings of others. Embracing diversity is integral to the School’s tradition that both recognizes the worth of each member of the community and emphasizes the common values of academic achievement, mutual respect, cooperation, and personal responsibility.