Career Opportunities

We are seeking Elementary School educators that are highly skilled, effective, and cheerful, who care deeply about the education and well-being of the whole child. Individuals should have excellent classroom management skills and be experienced with the inquiry based, child-centered process. The successful applicant will enjoy working in a warm, family atmosphere in collaboration with other enthusiastic educators.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teaching with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively. Planning weekly units that are engaging and meaningful.
  • Working collaboratively with children in exploratory and STEAM project based learning.
  • Creating an inclusive environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students, and clear expectations for community behavior.
  • Fostering independent and creative thinkers who develop a Growth Mindset to become fearless learners.
  • Teaching K-5 advanced curriculum. 
  • Utilizing outdoor learning spaces (teaching garden, pond, orchard, forest) in lessons regularly. Utilizing technology in the classroom in meaningful ways that positively impact student achievement.
  • Working and communicating effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports, class newsletters, and school events.
  • Supporting and following the school polices.
  • Being a positive and contributing member of the professional community.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree or higher, and teaching credential

  • At least three years of prior experience as a successful lead classroom teacher is preferred
  • Collaborative work ethic
  • Love of Learning
  • Good sense of humor and warm demeanor
  • INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:
  • Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and a reference list with at least three names including the applicant's most recent supervisor to kaye-simmons@tatesschool.com and info@tatesschool.com.  Interviews are happening now.

ABOUT US:
Tate's School's mission is nurture and work with children in preschool - eighth grade to promote academic excellence, assist in their intellectual development, and mentor them in their moral evolution to the point that they are capable of becoming successful, productive, vibrant, accountable young men and women of sound of character and reputation. Tate's School is a private, independent school founded in 1968 that serves approximately 220 students. Tate's campus is filled with classrooms that feature exposed logs and wooden beams consistent with the warm, inviting, non-institutional style unique to Tate's School.  Join this exciting team!
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Job Type: Full-time

Required education:
· Bachelor's

Required experience:
· Prior Experience as a lead classroom teacher: 3 year

Required license or certification:
Teaching Certification for grades K-5