ELEMENTARY TEACHER

Hawbridge School ( learn more )

Saxapahaw, North Carolina ( map )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3410170
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 4, 2020
  • Starting Date: August 2021

Job Description

The Hawbridge School – Lower School

Elementary Teacher (K-5)
Several new positions are available for the 2021-2022 school year.

Position Summary:
•plan engaging and age-appropriate instruction that fosters whole-child development
•facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills
•implement curriculum and connect instruction to the school mission and vision
•Initiate, facilitate, and fairly moderate classroom discussions or activities
•monitor student progress by gathering and analyzing data
•address student-specific learning and behavioral needs
•manage a flexible and safe learning environment
•communicate feedback to students, parents and administration regarding students’ progress toward goals

Qualifications:
1.A bachelor’s degree in education or a closely related field from an accredited program of study is required.
2.NC Elementary certification is required. NC Elementary and NC Middle School teaching licensure (or other dual certification) is
preferred.
3.Successful experience teaching in the elementary classroom is preferred, but not required.
4.Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
5.The ability to lead clubs or activities is desired.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1.Knowledge of best instructional practices and educational pedagogy, as well as the ability to differentiate instruction based on
individual student learning needs.
2.Knowledge of elementary school (K-5) curriculum and concepts.
3.Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the ability to make data-based decisions.
4.Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
5.Ability to effectively use instructional technology systems and relevant software applications.
6.Ability to organize and execute the essential duties and responsibilities of a teacher.
7.Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with students and parents/guardians.
8.Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
9.Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and professional relationships with team members, staff members, and
administrators.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
A.Develop and administer curriculum consistent with school goals and objectives.
B.Manage an organized and safe classroom environment that is conducive for individual and small group instruction, and student
learning.
C.Develop lessons and instructional materials that provide students with authentic learning experiences.
D.Assess student learning (ongoing), and differentiate instruction to meet individual student needs, including students with special
needs.
E.Use instructional technology to support instructional goals and engage students in the learning process.
F.Teach responsible citizenship and emphasize students’ character development.
G.Acquire the professional development necessary to maintain licensure.
H.Maintain a system for accurate and complete record-keeping (e.g. grades, attendance)
I.Encourage parental involvement in students' education and ensure regular and effective communication with parents/guardians.
J.Set high expectations for student conduct that supports a positive and productive classroom learning environment.
K.Collaborate with team members to evaluate and assess curriculum, and actively engage in data-driven discussions and
decision-making.
L.Supervise students in outdoor lessons and activities that take place out of the classroom.
M.Administer standardized tests, as directed, in accordance with NC testing programs.

Expected Impact:
•Facilitate the lower school’s opening and success
•Support all students’ learning and help them achieve to their best ability
•Be a positive and nurturing presence in The Hawbridge School community

Physical Conditions and Nature of Work Environment:
The Elementary Teacher (K – 5) performs most work at the Lower School. The work requires standing and sitting while providing whole group and small group instruction (both inside and outside the school building), lesson planning, administering and grading assessments, attending meetings, and engaging in professional development. Light physical work may require exertion of approximately 20 pounds of force.

Evaluated by: Lower School Director

Term of Employment: 10 months

Candidates that wish to apply should email a resume and cover letter to Daryl Feldman: dfeldman@hawbridgeschool.org
Visit thehawbridgeschool.org to learn more about The Hawbridge School.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 6
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Employer Description

    The Hawbridge School is a tuition-free public charter school serving students in grades 4-12. We encourage students from all North Carolina school districts to apply for admission.

    Located in a restored mill on the banks of the Haw River in Saxapahaw, we’re a leader in the outdoor classroom movement, and our highly qualified, deeply committed faculty includes scientists, mathematicians, a composer, writers, editors, performers, visual artists, graphic designers, and a local (very local) radio personality–all of them highly accredited and committed to research-driven education.

    Our faculty-designed Hawbridge Model involves differentiated, individualized instruction to foster academic, behavioral, emotional and social development; interdisciplinary teaching; place-based education; discovery-based learning; and most importantly, sustaining a community where everyone feels appreciated and included.

    We are excited to announce that mobilization on our “upper school” begins the week of September 21, 2020!

    The new school will serve grades 8-12 while the original building will house our “lower school” for grades K-7. The anticipated opening is August 2021. Learn more about us...


    Equal Opportunity Employer

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    Job Requirements

    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Daryl Feldman
    • 1735 Saxapahaw Bethlehem Church Rd
    • Saxapahaw, North Carolina 27340
    • Phone: 336-376-1122
    • Fax: 336-376-6996
    • Email: click here

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