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Charles Armstrong School unlocks the unique potential of students with dyslexia and related learning differences, changing the trajectory of their lives.
Charles Armstrong School is the premier school for children with dyslexia and related learning differences in the San Francisco Bay Area and has a national reputation for excellence. Charles Armstrong School is a non-profit, independent, coeducational day school of approximately 240 students in grades 2-8. Charles Armstrong School is an equal opportunity employer.
The Lower School Science Teacher provides classroom instruction to 2nd-6th grade students at Armstrong. The candidate will possess a knowledge base and passion for teaching students with language based learning differences and a passion for teaching science. In the classroom, the teacher works to create an educational setting where students have the opportunity to fulfill their personal and academic potential. The teacher is responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program that maximizes student strengths and promotes academic success in accordance with Charles Armstrong methodology and mission.
Provide direct, differentiated instruction for students, focusing on 21st century skills like collaboration, critical thinking, and problem solving.
Identify, select, modify, and create instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and learning needs, in collaboration with grade level teammates and instructional coaches
Use classroom management systems that are focused on students’ social emotional needs.
Provide a positive environment in which students are able to engage actively in meaningful learning experiences.
Communicate and partner effectively with students, parents, teachers, and other professionals on a regular basis.
Model professional and ethical standards when working with students, families, and colleagues.
Preferred Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience:
Bachelor of Arts degree in Science, Education, or related field
Valid teaching credential
Two years of classroom teaching experience preferred
Experience with and understanding of elementary-age children and children with learning differences
Knowledge of California curriculum standards for science – NGSS Standards
Experience with technology – iPads; computers; SmartBoards
Charles Armstrong School offers
Competitive salaries commensurate with experience ranging from $70,000-$115,000
Comprehensive medical, dental and vision package, 403b plan
Professional development program, including Wilson Reading System training
Collaborative teaching environment with seasoned professionals
Direct resumes and cover letter to: Hiring Committee
Charles Armstrong School
1405 Solana Drive, Belmont, CA 94002