Join a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the Westminster’s mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service. In developing the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators like you to prepare our students to be lifelong learners, well equipped to address local and global challenges.
Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, from academics to the arts and athletics, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming--and we need you to help us!
Westminster stands ready to support you with exceptional resources, including a Center for Teaching that provides workshops, cohorts, coaching and resources to help you be your best. At Westminster, you are more than just an academic expert; you make a difference in the lives of students and colleagues--and they, in turn, make a difference in yours.
Anticipated start date: August 3, 2020
Supervisor: Head of the Lower School
Position Status: This position is a salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 10-month position.
In addition to experience and a strong educational background, successful candidates demonstrate a love of working with children, an engaging teaching style, the ability to interact well with parents and colleagues, and a willingness to create and promote an inclusive learning environment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Partnering with another lead teacher in the classroom
Creating differentiated learning experiences aligned with assessments
Teaching an intentional social and emotional learning curriculum
Contributing to interdisciplinary curriculum design and student support strategies
Participating in the Lower School PLC (Professional Learning Community)
Ensuring student safety by supervising recess, lunch, and transitions
Providing feedback on and evaluation of students for Admissions
Attending scheduled committee and faculty meetings, both during and after-school
Contributing to the larger school community through coaching or sponsoring
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment. It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE/M/F/D/V.
Travel is primarily local during the regular business day. Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to become CPR and First Aid Certified. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.