Website OrchardOwl The Orchard School

A Private Independent School Inspiring Children Ages 3 - Grade 8

Position Summary

The Orchard School is seeking an innovative, dynamic, and collaborative upper elementary school teacher to join our faculty community beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year.   The successful candidate will put children at the center of their own learning, facilitate engaging hands-on project-based learning, and understand elementary children development deeply.  Orchard seeks an educator with a keen interest in technology and demonstrated experience utilizing it to engage students.  Ideally, the candidate would have a passion for diversity, equity, and social justice work and training.

Qualifications and Attributes

·      Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Elementary Education

·      A minimum of two years of upper elementary school classroom experience preferred

·      A commitment to progressive education

·      Understanding of learning styles and differentiated instruction

·      Ability to design hands-on, experiential learning activities that advance the targeted learning outcomes

·      Ability to work with technology to support, supplement and enhance teaching and learning

·      Affinity and enthusiasm for working with elementary children

·      Capacity to inspire others

·      Demonstrated history of energy and dynamism in the classroom

·      Excellent communication skills

·      Willingness to learn and improve professionally

·      Sound judgment and emotional maturity

·      Ability to collaborate and work with a team

·      Willingness to engage in all aspects of the Orchard community

Candidates should apply by sending a resume and cover letter to ehr@orchard.org.  Please place “SECOND” in the email subject line.

To apply for this job email your details to ehr@orchard.org