Head Teacher Grades K-3 - Horizons Summer Program - Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University Fairfield , CT 06430

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

Head teacher for approximately 18 students during a six-week summer academic and enrichment program

Responsibilities Include

  • Head teacher for approximately 18 students during a six-week summer academic and enrichment program

  • Build strong and mutually respectful relationships with students and their families

  • Responsible for implementing curriculum and classroom assessments

  • Responsible for planning and differentiating instruction in different subject areas using a wide range of manipulatives

  • Maintain attendance records, work with Academic Director on lesson plans, teach lessons and provide evaluative feedback

  • Work with assistant teacher; oversee and supervise assigned interns and volunteers

  • Attend all field trips, participate daily in meals with students, attend Family Night, faculty meetings and other duties as assigned

  • Progress monitor and write end of summer reports on student strengths and areas for growth

  • Communicate weekly with families regarding student progress

  • Attend one week of orientation and set up prior to the start of the program

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2-4 years head teaching experience in a K-2 classroom preferred

  • Experience teaching a wide range of abilities and extending curriculum to meet the needs of all students and ability to foster a lifelong love of learning in children.

  • Strong commitment to the Horizons at SHU mission and interest in being involved in our community during the six-week summer enrichment program and through participation in year-round events.

  • Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred

  • Experience with project-based learning

  • Clear understanding of differentiated instruction

  • Effective oral and communication skills

  • Experience using technology to enhance instruction

  • Skills needed to mentor and supervise assistant teacher, intern and volunteers

Additional Information:

Seasonal, Family Night requires extended hours

Dates of Program:

Monday, June 22 - Friday, June 26 - Orientation and classroom setup (Teachers not finished with their school year responsibilities will be excused accordingly)

Monday, June 29 - Friday, August 7 - Six-week program (closed July 3rd)

Monday, August 10 - Tuesday, August 11 - Administrative days and take down

Application Instructions:

Please apply online, faxes and emails will not be accepted. A cover letter is appreciated.

Sacred Heart University is a space that respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live are encouraged.


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Head Teacher Grades K-3 - Horizons Summer Program - Sacred Heart University

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