Founded in 1887, Head-Royce is an independent, non-denominational, coeducational college-preparatory, K-12 school, which offers a challenging educational program to educate the whole child. The mission of the school is to inspire in our students a life-long love of learning and pursuit of academic excellence, to promote understanding of and respect for the diversity that makes our society strong, and to encourage active and responsible citizenship. More information about the school can be obtained on our website: www.headroyce.org.
The Lower School fourth grade teacher is responsible for teaching a contained classroom of approximately 20 students. Fourth grade teachers are responsible for the curriculum in language arts, math, science, and social studies. In addition the fourth grade teacher is responsible for an integrated curriculum, which supports social, emotional and character growth, multiculturalism and ecoliteracy. The fourth grade teacher receives support but takes the lead in developing service learning curriculum and projects, field trips and a booth for the annual fair.
Lower School faculty are also responsible for extra duties including lunch duty, communicating with parents including two conferences a year, serving on committees and participating in the life of the community. The school seeks applicants who have a strong academic background, experience in multicultural education, an understanding of children, and a genuine fondness for working with students.
The successful applicant will have at least a Bachelor’s degree with a credential or Master’s in Education preferred. In addition, the candidate will have experience teaching elementary school children, and will have familiarity with the best pedagogical approaches to teaching in the upper elementary grades.
Head-Royce is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a competitive compensation package. The school provides a strong professional development program including funding for conferences, advanced education and other unique professional opportunities.
Applicants should send a cover letter and resume in PDF format to: Crystal Land, Assistant Head of School at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate “Fourth Grade” in the subject line of your email. No phone inquiries please. Head-Royce is an equal opportunity employer.