Upper Elementary English Language Arts Teacher

by | Mar 29, 2022 | Day School Faculty Positions, Teaching Positions

We are seeking a passionate and collaborative language arts teacher to join our Upper Elementary General Studies team. Essential duties include: (1) planning and preparation of materials, classroom instruction with an eye towards differentiated and progressive practices with ongoing student assessment and feedback; (2) regular communication with parents (3) active participation in curriculum development, pedagogy, and best practices.

Successful candidates will possess a growth mindset, emotional intelligence, self-motivation, curiosity and openness to new ideas, excellent oral and written communication skills, and comfort in a school setting where children’s learning and experiences are central to educational decisions.

Key Responsibilities
Teach a combination of general studies topics, including elementary language arts and social studies
Collaborate with a team of teachers to create classroom systems, facilitate team meetings, and liaise with parents
Differentiate instruction for a diverse group of learners in a progressive setting
Design and deliver curriculum using backward design
Assess student learning and create evidence-based goals

Master’s Degree
Experience working with students with disabilities
Training in Orton-Gillingham preferred
Minimum 2 years of teaching experience
Strong pedagogical skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Creative and dynamic educator

Please send a resume and cover letter that outlines your experience and interest in joining the Luria community to: Dana Keil, Lower School Director, danak@luria-academy.org

Contact Email:DanaK@luria-academy.org

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