Paideia is a K-12 college preparatory school in the Druid Hills area of Atlanta. The high school enrolls 460 students. The high school curriculum consists of extensive offerings in English, social sciences, mathematics, modern languages, natural and physical sciences, art and music. Class size averages fifteen students.
This 3/4 - time position includes, academic advising for 8 -10 high school students, weekly faculty/department meetings, and participating as a full member of the school community. High school learning specialists work with students individually and in groups to support their learning and development, confer with faculty members on issues of pedagogy and student support, and work with families to identify and implement accommodations inside and outside of the school setting. This position requires a full understanding of educational testing as the reading of these reports and dissemination of the information is imperative.
We are looking for a dynamic educator to join our student-centered learning community. Issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion are explored in every aspect of this school community and faculty members must be willing to lead in this area.
The position requires flexibility and confidence to interact with faculty, parents and students cooperatively to identify issues as well as solutions. Applicants must have a 4-year degree. A degree that emphasizes the child development and the learning process is preferred as is a Masters level degree. At least 3-5 years of school experience is also preferred.
For more information about Paideia or to apply for this position, please see the school’s web site at www.paideiaschool.org.
Additional Salary Information: This position could be 3/4th to full time.
About The Paidia
Paideia is a K-12 college preparatory school of 999 students in the Emory University area of Atlanta; the elementary school enrolls 333 students. The elementary program includes twelve full-day, self-contained classrooms grades K-6. There are two teachers in each class of twenty-six to twenty-eight children. Teachers work together as lead teacher and assistant or as two co-lead teachers. Other than classes with specialists including art, music, physical education, and library, children remain with their own teachers throughout the day.
We believe the constellation of relative strengths and weaknesses among any group of students can differ widely; teachers decide when and how to offer extra help, when and where to augment a task to provide extra challenge, and when and why to take a step back to allow a child to process information. Social development is an integral part of a child’s maturation. Teachers help children learn how to work together cooperatively and effectively.