Coordinates and collaborates around N-2 curriculum including organization of curriculum reviews of major areas over time (math, including computational thinking, literacy, science, social studies, making).
Supports Learning Coordinator and Academic Specialists in math and literacy curriculums.
Documents arc of learning from the 3-year-old year through second grade.
Ensures smooth transition of students as they matriculate from grade to grade at ESH and into Lower School.
Participates in the hiring of all faculty and staff.
Works with the Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Dean of Students, N-2 to incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion goals throughout the program.
Supports developmentally appropriate pedagogy for each developmental stage.
Articulates coherence across classrooms and across age groups.
Supports Reggio principles in Nursery and Kindergarten.
Works with the community to articulate use of technology and arc of making.
Identifies and supports professional development and supports teachers in creating classroom environments that support teaching and learning.
Supports teachers in differentiated learning.
Supports and connects classroom projects and investigations.
Monitors and guides teachers in executing academic programs and curriculum. Assists faculty and students in managing academic expectations.
Collaborates across divisions to ensure consistent implementation of process and policy related to student discipline, instructional support, academic programming and co-curricular activities.
Performs other related work as needed.
Advanced degree in education or comparable experience.
Leadership experience in education.
At least three years of leadership experience.
Early childhood - 2nd-grade teaching experience.
Background working in a team setting.
Supervisory and evaluation skills in a unionized environment.
Leading, developing, and managing change management initiatives.
Familiarity with Reggio and project-based learning.
An understanding of Deweyâ™s philosophies and experiential learning.Â
Significant experience in creating, implementing, managing, and assessing educational programs.
Working knowledge with a wide range of students with diverse backgrounds such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, learning abilities, class, language, and nationality.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Use standard productivity software (Microsoft Office, calendar/scheduling software, etc.) and student database software.
Agile and flexible.
Interact with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and parents.
Knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion issues and dynamics in the classroom and in developing healthy, supportive relationships with all students.
Proficient in course subject matter.
Knowledge of instructional methodologies and progressive educational principles.
Expert knowledge in child development.
Develop curricula, lesson plans, and assessment tools.
Attention to detail.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Work independently and as part of a team.
Manage stressful situations.
Work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Understanding of adults, team dynamics, and relationships.
Passion for lifelong learning, ability to share curiosity with others.
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Brief statement of philosophy regarding: a) Ways in which your qualifications can help Lab achieve its goals of inclusivity, equity, and diversity; and b) Approach to teaching (required)
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