Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
The Newman School's faculty and staff are at the heart of what drives us. Whether it's teaching an engaging course, coaching a sport or activity, or leading a service group, Newman's faculty and staff inspire their students by example and through sharing their own passions. By joining our faculty and staff, you become part of a welcoming community which strives to live our motto each and every day - "cor ad cor loquitur" - "let heart speak to heart."
The Newman School is an International Baccalaureate World School - our teachers are educators who follow the IB framework, which focuses on project-based learning and promoting international mindedness. Beyond regularly supporting students in their learning, we also aim to foster an environment which allows our students to thrive and ultimately become the best versions of themselves. Students leave our school as people ready to go and make an impact on the world.
Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers and others
Positive attitude and collaborative outlook
Ability to differentiate instruction for all learners
Proven ability to develop and deliver successful academic programs
Recent and relevant professional development in teaching and learning
Proven ability to work in a diverse, international academic environment
Experience working in an IB Diploma school
Experience supervising student activities
Experience working with standards-based grading
Plan, map and effectively implement rigorous, differentiated, and inquiry-based lessons that challenge students to think critically and are in alignment with course standards and prescribed curriculum.
Create a safe learning environment with an atmosphere of trust and respect.
Use a wide range of summative and formative assessment strategies consistent with course content and objectives.
Communicate and liaise on a regular basis with fellow department members with regards to planning, assessment, and curriculum mapping.
Communicate and liaise with other school colleagues on issues including discipline and academic student concerns.
Take an active role in pastoral care of class groups including an Advisory to promote social and emotional health and development.
Attend and constructively contribute to faculty meetings.
Assist in supervision of student breaks and other duties.
Maintain up-to-date records of assessment, attendance, planning, and communication with parents.
Establish links with the parent community to ensure that parents are kept well informed about student progress.
The Newman School invites and employs qualified candidates of any race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, handicap status, national origin or ethnicity to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to all employees at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, handicap status, national origin or ethnicity.