Tower School seeks teaching faculty and staff who demonstrate an interest in participating fully in the life and activities of a highly creative and joyful elementary and middle school, and will contribute to furthering Tower’s mission. Successful candidates will exhibit a great work ethic, a good sense of humor, strong written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to inspire young people.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Together with the other Club T.E.D. teachers, manages Club T.E.D. routines and manages students effectively
Prepares motivating and stimulating activities that reflect knowledge of Tower’s curriculum, child development, and student interests and abilities
Encourages an inclusive classroom setting that accepts the diverse perspectives and backgrounds of the students and elicits a greater understanding of the world
Updates curriculum and materials as needed
Club T.E.D. Environment:
Creates and maintains an after school environment that is motivating, clean, organized, and age appropriate
Sets and maintains clear expectations for behavior and routine
Communicates effectively with parents, colleagues, and administrators as needed
Helps to maintain an accurate and organized system for monitoring student attendance
Helps to maintain substitute plans and engages substitutes in advance when possible
Demonstrates a willingness to learn, grow, and improve as a teacher
Attends and participates as possible in full, divisional, and departmental/team faculty meetings
School and Community:
Maintains a positive attitude and approach
Represents Tower School in a positive and mature manner throughout the greater community
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Experience working with elementary-aged children required. Experience working in a school setting preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the individual must be able to walk frequently. The individual may frequently be required to bend or stoop. The individual may frequently be required to lift objects up to 10 pounds.
Please send your resume to Liz Buchan, Head of Lower School, Tower School, 75 West Shore Drive, Marblehead, MA 01945 or email materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Tower School
An independent day school located in Marblehead, Massachusetts, serving Pre-K through Grade 8