Summary: Supports the fundamental educational mission of the school by teaching core subjects such as Mathematics, Language Arts, and Social Studies as well as additional subjects and/or skills to students
School: Shore provides a challenging educational program for children from PreK through Grade 9. We seek to create a stimulating learning experience for our students, recognizing the various developmental stages of children as they grow. Working in partnership with the family, Shore encourages academic, personal, creative, and physical development consistent with each child’s potential. Faculty members are committed to establishing teaching styles that allow students to become critical thinkers who possess self-confidence and personal integrity. We believe in communicating standards of performance and behavior so children can become reliable citizens who take responsibility for their actions. We encourage them to find strength in diversity, appreciate differences, and recognize the need for mutual respect among all individuals. By developing a willingness in each child to take appropriate risks in a supportive learning environment, we inspire in our students a genuine love of learning.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
Plan, organize, implement, and supervise a developmentally appropriate, interdisciplinary, concept-based, and culturally sensitive upper elementary program
Provide appropriate differentiation to support individual learners in the classroom
Mentor a Teaching Assistant, providing supervision and training
Work collaboratively with other faculty and in accordance with the Shore curriculum
Develop positive relationships with children and their parents
Develop daily lesson plans
Assess the development and needs of individual children on a regular basis and communicate progress to parents and the Head of Lower School
Organize and maintain a healthy, safe, and multicultural learning environment
Maintain verbal and written communication with parents using a variety of modes including technology
Maintain discipline in classroom as well as monitor and enforce the school’s Community Code
Envision, coordinate, and supervise class field trips
Write narrative reports on students two times each year and conduct parent-teacher conferences two times each year
Participate in pertinent department, division, and all-employee meetings
Interpret Shore policy to parents
Perform necessary duties and implement schedules in collaboration with other faculty members
Participate in professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops for the purpose of professional development
Keep abreast of current research and practices in elementary education, child development, and equity and justice issues
Maintain necessary records
Counsel and advise students on social and academic concerns
Perform related duties such as supervising and/or sponsoring one or more student activities or student organizations
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job, unless those accommodations would impose an undue hardship upon the school.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works
in outside weather conditions
The employee may have to ascend and descend stairs
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
The employee must regularly lift and/or move 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds
Interested applicants kindly submit electronic copies of a cover letter, resume, and the names and
contact information of three references to:
Sara Knox, Head of Lower School
Shore Country Day School
545 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915
An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Shore Country Day School (the “School”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The School of ers equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment and all employees without regard sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, military service, application for military service, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. An applicant who does not meet the minimum qualifications of the position(s) for which the applicant applies will not be considered for employment. If you need reasonable accommodation to complete this application, interview for the position, or otherwise participate in the hiring process, please notify us.
Qualification Requirements: 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 to perform these essential duties. This list is intended to be illustrative, but not exhaustive.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited four-year college or university
Ability to effectively listen, respond, and present information to students, parents, school employees, and the general public
Ability to project a positive and professional image at all times
Other Skills and Abilities:
Exhibits strong organizational skills, demonstrates innovative thinking and takes initiative
Has knowledge of current curricular and instructional practice
Has knowledge of and ability to use technology in support of teaching
About Shore Country Day School
Shore Country Day School serves 400 children on a beautiful campus located just north of Boston. Founded in 1936, Shore is known for offering the area's best elementary education. The faculty and staff at Shore are proud of the joyful environment that is enjoyed by both children and adults.
Shore Country Day School pursues diversity in all aspects of its community. Shore admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, or sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, disability, genetic information (including genetic predisposition or carrier status), national and ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, or military service in the administration of its educational policies, employment policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs. Shore seeks and supports diversity in its professional faculty and staff.