Reports to the Assistant Head of School or the Director of Curriculum and Student Support
Sequoyah's learning program schoolwide, and in each classroom, is developed through close collaboration with others. In the K-8 program, this collaboration includes Lead Teachers, Associate Teachers, the Assistant Head of School, the Director of Curriculum and subject-area Specialists.
Under the lead teacher’s direction, the Associate Teacher supports the development of the academic, social and emotional learning program in a mixed-age classroom. The associate teacher supports expectations and practices defined by Sequoyah’s mission and Habits of Mind. Associate teachers may be assigned teaching and clerical duties or other tasks by the lead teacher and/or the associate’s supervisor. Year to year individuals in this position may be placed in a different elementary school classroom.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Chaperone overnight camping trips
Provide a positive and safe environment for students physically and emotionally that reflects effective classroom management strategies
Promote good citizenship and mindful behavior among students
Support Lead Teachers as they
plan and implement curriculum
implement instructional strategies that meet the needs of all students
write curriculum updates
prepare for student-parent conferences
Look for opportunities to create emergent curriculum responsive to student interests and current events
understand individual students’ learning interests, strengths and needs
Support projects at the direction of the Lead Teacher
Support classroom community through use of online platforms
Represent the school in its values and mission.
Model professional and ethical standards and Habits of Mind when working with students, parents, teachers, administration and staff
Perform duties as assigned by the Lead Teacher or Supervisor
Assume responsibility for projects as assigned by the Head of School
Desired Expertise and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field
passion for learning and demonstrated interest in child development
3+ years of experience working with children
Strong written and oral communication skills
Detail-oriented and resourceful
Tactful and discreet
High-energy and enthusiastic about working in an academic atmosphere
Sequoyah School has a rich history of diversity and seeks candidates to enhance that tradition. Sequoyah offers competitive salary and benefits.
Interested candidates please send a resume and completed job application(PDF fillable form) attached to: