Long-term Substitute for First Grade Homeroom Teacher
Location: DC, Washington
Maret seeks a skilled and dedicated first grade homeroom teacher substitute to shadow and support the lead teacher of a class of twelve from Thursday, January 3 – Friday, January 26, 2024 and then take over as the sole teacher of the class from Monday, January 29 – Friday March 22, 2024. The homeroom teacher’s responsibilities are to teach language arts, math, and social studies. They work closely with their grade-level partner, the lower school math specialist, and the lower school learning/reading specialist to implement the first grade program using best practices. In addition, working in collaboration with resource teachers, homeroom teachers are expected to oversee the academic, social, and emotional life of each of their students.
Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment for equity and inclusion in their work. This position reports to the Director of Lower School.
The ideal candidate will have:
Knowledge of child development and a passion for teaching
Excellent classroom management skills
Experience differentiating instruction to support all learners
Strong writing/communication skills and proficiency in technology
The ability to foster meaningful connections with/among students and with parents/guardians
Experience as a lower school homeroom teacher (required)
Familiarity with Teachers College Reading and Writing Workshop, Fundations, and Everyday Math beneficial
Maret’s dynamic community and campus in the midst of Washington, DC, create a unique learning environment for students from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Expert teachers inspire students to think both creatively and analytically, seek out multiple perspectives, work hard, and make time for joy as they tackle our challenging curriculum or set out on a new artistic or athletic path. The school’s mission and core values guide all that we do and provide a strong foundation for lifelong learning, responsible citizenship, and achievement.
Our community strives for equity and inclusion in every aspect of school life. Maret School stands firmly behind the principle that the admission of students, the employment of faculty, the operation of programs, and the governance of the School be open to all who are qualified regardless of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, or creed. We believe that this principle is both firmly grounded in the spirit of American democracy and in keeping with the civil responsibilities of an independent school.
All adults on campus are role models for our students and are considered part of the faculty. Every Maret employee must abide by our code of conduct.
To apply, please send a cover letter and re?sume? BY EMAIL ONLY to email@example.com. Unfortunately, we will not be able to respond personally to every applicant. You will hear from us only if your experience matches our current needs.
Maret is a vibrant K-12 independent school in Washington, DC and enrolls 650 students. Maret is a mission-driven school that ignites our students' potential and builds community that is equitable and inclusive.