Lesley Ellis School Positions

Lesley Ellis School, an independent school from preschool-Grade 8, seeks candidates with a strong commitment to progressive education, excellent academic preparation, student-centered classrooms and antibias curriculum. We are looking for individuals who will bring expertise and enthusiasm to teaching and have the desire to work closely with co-teachers and specialists to ensure an enriching and challenging school experience. 

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

 

Deanne Benson
Head of School, jobs@lesleyellis.org
No phone calls please

 

Lesley Ellis School is an equal opportunity employer.

 

For additional information please visit our website at www.lesleyellis.org.


Lesley Ellis School is a program of Schools for Children, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization based in Winchester, Mass.

 

Available Positions

Available Positions

Upper Elementary Teacher, School-Year Position

Lesley Ellis School Seeks Upper Elementary Teacher, School year position

 

Start date: August 31, 2020

 

Lesley Ellis School (Preschool-Grade 8) seeks candidates with a strong commitment to progressive education, excellent academic preparation, student-centered classrooms and anti-bias curriculum. We are looking for an individual who will bring expertise and enthusiasm to teaching and have the desire to work closely with the teaching team to ensure an enriching and challenging school experience. Strong candidates will have substantial upper elementary teaching experience, ideally in independent schools. An advanced degree is preferred, but not required. All candidates should possess a demonstrable passion for teaching, excellent communication skills, and the ability to engage and intellectually excite students in their pursuit of learning.

 

Responsibilities Include

 

Working collaboratively with co-teacher to plan lessons, design programs and implement curriculum

Teaching all general subjects using a variety of instructional methods

Overseeing all organizational and general communication aspects of the classroom

Providing positive guidance techniques to maintain a child-centered, developmentally based classroom environment

Establishing relationships with all students that are based on respect for individual learning styles, developmental stages and temperament

Assessing each student’s academic and social progress, preparing bi-annual progress reports, and meeting with parents at least twice yearly to discuss growth

Demonstrating respect for diversity among faculty and student body and promoting a classroom environment which values diversity and pluralistic worldview

 Serving as a full community member by attending faculty meetings, participating in events outside of school hours, volunteering for committees, and participating in admissions activities

 

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in elementary education preferred
  • Three years teaching experience
  • Commitment to progressive, multicultural, anti-bias education

 

Competitive salary and benefits.

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three letters of reference to: Deanne Benson, Head of School jobs@lesleyellis.org

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