Woodlawn School is seeking an experienced full-time first grade teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. The ideal candidate is a nurturing and responsive classroom leader, who models lifelong learning and is passionate about teaching first graders. We are seeking candidates that have a keen sense of child development, thrive when differentiating instruction, and are interested in joining our project-based interdisciplinary team. The school seeks faculty members who are passionate about their respective areas of expertise, eager to collaborate with other teachers across disciplines, committed to ongoing professional development, and willing to contribute their talents and time to extra-curricular student programming and activities.
Founded in 2002, Woodlawn School offers a challenging, project-based academic experience to students in grades kindergarten through twelve. Situated on a scenic, 61-acre campus one mile north of Davidson, North Carolina, the school is easily accessible from Interstate 77 and the surrounding Lake Norman communities. The campus’s administrative center is the historic Woodlawn home, built in 1836 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The school is accredited by both the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS/AdvancEd).
The successful candidate will have:
*A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a elementary education, or a related field; master’s in education preferred
*Understanding of the developmental needs of lower school students
*High degree of flexibility and collaboration
*Interest in service learning and community building
*Three years or more of classroom experience in lower school education; preferred (K-2 previous teaching experience)
*Experience creating and developing curriculum for lower school students
*Excellent written and oral communication skills
*Understanding of independent school culture
About Woodlawn School
Woodlawn School is an independent, non-profit, co-educational K-12 school founded in 2002 and located just north of Davidson, N.C. Woodlawn offers a challenging, integrated academic experience and is committed to its mission to produce independent, lifelong learners who are responsible, contributing members of a diverse, global society. The school currently serves approximately 220 students and is located on a scenic 61-acre campus.