Website NCCL School (Newark Center for Creative Learning)

Small Classes. Big Ideas.

NCCL School is seeking an innovative, dynamic, collaborative 5th-8th grade teacher who will be responsible for teaching math, science, and team teaching social studies. This is a unique, exciting opportunity for a passionate teacher who views a child’s social and emotional development as important as academic development and has a strong desire to work in a well-established institution that remains true to its progressive roots.

Founded in 1971, and located in Newark, DE, NCCL School (Newark Center for Creative Learning) is an independent, progressive elementary and middle school with an enrollment of 80 students, kindergarten through 8th grade. Small, multi-age classes are led by expert teachers (10:1 ratio). Graduates leave as creative
problem-solvers prepared to thrive in our complex, 21st-century world. Our Mission is to provide a rich academic and cultural foundation, which ensures the joy of discovery in each child and fosters curious, creative, critical thinkers.

We are looking for someone with a math and science background who is energetic, patient, and flexible. Our ideal candidate has a desire to teach and learn in a progressive school and connects with a progressive philosophy. Has a strong understanding of mathematical concepts and the ability to anticipate and respond
to children’s varied levels of math understanding. Candidate has the knowledge and ability to develop and implement curriculum, as well as trust in a student centered learning environment. Has an interest in community building and thrives on collaboration. Candidate is willing to take risks and make mistakes. Has a strong growth mindset, good sense of humor, and a love for the outdoors. Possesses outside interests that will enrich our program which will be welcomed and encouraged.

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