Classroom Teacher - The Masters School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: Preschool Teacher
Job Location: The Master's School
Beginning: Aug 24, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: The Masters School
West Simsbury, CT 06092
Telephone: 860-651-9361 EXT 5014
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Job Description:
The Master’s School seeks qualified, innovative, and energetic candidates looking to join a vibrant Lower School learning community.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to their own learning as well as effective teaching practices for preschool aged children.  In addition, candidates should have excellent communication and organizational skills, a deeply held passion for lifelong learning, and a belief that the process of learning is equally or more important that the product itself.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education with a concentration in related field
  • Current teaching license and/or Association of Christian School International (ACSI) certification a plus
  • Successful experience teaching and coordinating effective and guided learning for students in the preschool classroom
  • Administrative and organizational experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • A commitment to The Master’s School mission
Responsibilities:

Instruction
  • Effectively plan and facilitate comprehensive preschool learning
  • Create and implement effective instructional methods according to individual student needs and developmental stages
  • Maintain a clear scope and sequence
  • Set appropriate and meaningful student learning goals
  • Incorporate Biblical integration into the classroom curriculum
  • Engage students in the learning process
  • Utilize frequent assessments to guide learning and provide meaningful feedback
  • Effectively integrate educational technology with relevant learning experiences
Planning and Preparation
  • Demonstrate clear knowledge of elementary school content as well as associated pedagogy
  • Demonstrate knowledge of student development and associated applications
  • Prepare appropriate instructional outcomes for individual learners
  • Prepare and present effective, engaging, standards-based units and lessons
Classroom Environment
  • Create an environment of respect and rapport
  • Seek to cultivate a culture for learning
  • Effectively manage appropriate classroom procedures and behaviors
The Master’s School mission is to glorify Jesus Christ by providing an excellent education in a supportive environment in order to equip students to impact the world for Christ both now and in the future.  The Master's School is a non-denominational, Christian, college-preparatory day school enrolling boys and girls in preschool through grade 12.  Founded in 1970, The Master's School is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International. Enrollment typically is around 220 students, with classes averaging 15 students.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Any interested applicants should apply online at www.masterschool.org and send a resume and cover letter to search@masterschool.org.  
 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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