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Early Childhood Lead Teacher

Company: The Chestnut Hill School
Location: Chestnut Hill
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary: The Early Childhood Lead teacher is responsible for planning and implementing curriculum; assessing the educational development of their students; communicating with families; and supporting the mission of the school. -Position is salaried, full-time for the 2023-24 school year; start date - August 24, 2023.Responsibilities:

  • Support the mission of the school in all ways, by engaging and communicating effectively with staff and parents.
  • Possess and utilize knowledge of best practices in early childhood development, education, and diversity, equity and inclusion pedagogy to plan and execute engaging and rigorous instruction.
  • In collaboration with a co-teacher, plan and implement a well-balanced curriculum which includes daily activities designed to meet the needs of children consistent with early childhood theory and practice.
  • Teach early math and literacy skills using developmentally appropriate, research-based curricula.
  • Incorporate elements of inquiry and/or project-based learning into the curriculum.
  • Utilize observation and documentation to assess and monitor growth in all curriculum areas.
  • Develop and administer developmentally appropriate assessments to evaluate student progress toward learning objectives.
  • Communicate regularly with families concerning student progress and information about academic programming and classroom events.
  • Plan and conduct parent-teacher conferences.
  • Write narrative progress reports to record and communicate students' progress.
  • Support and supervise classroom interns or associate teachers, as applicable.
  • Participate in all-school activities, such as Admissions events, that take place during and outside of regular work hours.
  • Work with learning specialists to identify students requiring differentiation and implementing accommodations as necessary.Requirements:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience with project based learning preferred
    • Master's degree and/or comparable professional experience in education-related field
    • Experience working with students in early childhood
    • Proven ability to communicate, problem solve and collaborate effectively with colleagues
    • Commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse learning environment.The Chestnut Hill School Offers: -
      • Rich benefits including health, dental, vision care, disability and life insurance.
      • Retirement savings plan with school contribution after one year.
      • Professional development opportunities and training.
      • Easy access to public transportation (Chestnut Hill D Line stop) with paid MBTA passes.
      • A collaborative team approach and supportive work environment. -Applications -will be accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled. -The Chestnut Hill School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or family composition or any other status protected by applicable law in the administration of its employment, education, admission, financial aid, and other policies and programs.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: The Chestnut Hill School, Boston , Early Childhood Lead Teacher, Education / Teaching , Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

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