Games & Movement Teacher
Games and Movement Teacher (K-8th grade)
Northeast Woodland Charter School is seeking a part time games and movement teacher beginning summer 2022.
General Statement of Responsibilities:
Our school is seeking a dynamic candidate who will be working as part of a collaborative team with class teachers educating kindergarten through 8th grade students. The ideal applicant will be an experienced elementary and middle school games and movement teacher who is able to work with students with a variety of learning styles and different levels of skill and ability.
Responsibilities include planning and teaching each class twice a week where classes are designed to support the overall student’s development and encourage a love of movement. Essential to this role is working with parents establishing respectful communication and relationships. Specialty teachers will also serve the school through committee work and other administrative responsibilities as well as through close collegial work with the faculty.
Nature of this position: Northeast Woodland Public Chartered School is the first Public Waldorf charter school in the northeast offering K-8 and will be officially opening its doors in September 2020. This is a very exciting time for the Mount Washington Valley area as Waldorf education has proven itself to be a successful educational approach over the last 100 years and will now be available to any family who desires it.
Skills and training:
Have received at least a bachelor’s degree at an approved higher education institution
Hold an appropriate license with all required endorsements as approved by the NHDOE or be on track to complete an alternative licensure within 3 years of hiring
Have received a certificate in Waldorf education or have experience as a teacher in a Waldorf school or demonstrate commitment to completing Waldorf teacher training within 4 years of hiring
Demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission, pedagogy and methods of Waldorf education
Possess a clear and demonstrable concern for the children to be taught;
Have experience in teaching, with an ability to demonstrate excellence in the integration of arts, movement, and project-based learning into the classroom;
Be able to differentiate instruction based on the needs of students;
Understand how to use formative and summative assessment to inform teaching practice;
Have excellent communication skills and an ability to work well with colleagues, administration, and parents
Be willing to seek additional training and certification, such as the requirements set forth in NCLB for “Highly Qualified” teachers; and
Seek continual learning and self-development.
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