This opening calls for specific teaching qualifications set by the school.
Catlin Gabel believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to the school’s success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his or her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.
Position Title: Lower School Homeroom Teacher EXEMPT
Department: LOWER SCHOOL
Reports to: Beginning and Lower School Head
The Homeroom Teacher provides instruction in all subject areas including math, reading, writing, social studies, handwriting, spelling, and social-emotional development. The teacher assesses students’ progress and reports to parents on a regular basis.
The Lower School is housed in a building designed to provide a comfortable, spacious, and attractive atmosphere for learning. The homeroom teacher is expected to be on campus from 8am-4pm each school day and to attend other functions as designated. Teachers are expected to travel to retreats, conferences and workshops as well as accompany students on various experiential activities and overnight field trips throughout the year. There are some mandatory evening and weekend commitments.
The homeroom teacher has daily contact with children, parents, teachers, and administrators. Some interactions include confidential information.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
*** Equal employment opportunity and treatment shall be practiced by Catlin Gabel School regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status or disability, if the employee, with or without reasonable accommodation, is able to perform the essential functions of the position ***
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