Old Trail School in Bath, Ohio is seeking a full-time Grade One teacher for the 2020-21 school year. The successful candidate will manage their own classroom and be responsible for 16-20 children each year. The ideal candidate will maintain a positive and professional atmosphere in the classroom through enthusiastic and authentic modeling and by promoting the work, happiness, and self-esteem of every student. It is the expectation that the candidate will create and maintain current and detailed lesson plans, provide ongoing communication with parents in person and via software tools used, and be a role model for the School’s core values: Respect, Responsibility, Goodness, and Service.
Other duties may include coaching a sport, proctoring study halls, or supervising break and recess duties.
Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree with a major or minor in Education or an appropriate field. Applicants should have 3-5 years of teaching experience, either in the classroom or in non-traditional educational settings (camps, outdoor centers, etc.) They should have awareness and professional knowledge of early literacy and math, Reggio Emilia approach, project/problem-based learning, and child development. Most importantly, applicants should have a love of working with children, in a collaborative, upbeat, and positive environment.
Additional Salary Information: CLASSIFICATION: FULL-TIME, EXEMPT; SALARIED WITH BENEFITS
COMPENSATION: COMPETITIVE WITH AREA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
About Old Trail School
Old Trail School is an independent, coeducational day school located within The Cuyahoga Valley National Park, 25 miles south of Cleveland, Ohio and 15 miles north of downtown Akron. Old Trail School serves 500 students from toddler thru eighth grade. The School offers a nurturing and academically challenging program to students and families in a five-county region that emphasizes excellence in academics, athletics and the arts. As the only independent school in the United States inside of a national park, Old Trail values its commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship.
Old Trail students and faculty live by the core values of respect, responsibility, goodness and service.