Randolph School is seeking an innovative lower school (K-4) teacher with a growth mindset. The primary responsibilities consist of teaching language arts, math, science, and social studies, along with social-emotional skills in a self-contained lower school class of approximately 18 students. The teacher in this position will work closely with grade level teams, media specialists, and library media center.
The ideal candidate will:
love and nurture children within a supportive and inclusive environment
inspire students to reach high standards
plan, supervise, and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum in accordance with the philosophy of Randolph School and in collaboration with other grade level teachers and specialists
create opportunities for differentiated learning that include remediation and enrichment
be knowledgeable about children’s social, emotional, and cognitive development
be a certified Responsive Classroom educator or familiar with the Responsive Classroom approach
be a trained Fundations educator or familiar with the Wilson Language curricula
demonstrate a history of collaborative relationships with parents and colleagues
maintain a neat, well-organized classroom
effectively monitor and manage student learning with effective systems and routines in place
use of a variety of methods to teach and evaluate student progress
demonstrate effective written and oral communication
share duties and responsibilities with other members of the Lower School faculty
understand and appreciate independent school philosophy
This teacher will participate collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff to promote the general well-being of the Lower School and the school community in a manner that supports and promotes the mission of Randolph School. The teacher will be expected to be actively involved in the school’s full program which may involve sponsoring a club, chaperoning field trips, serving on faculty committees and attending school events. Interest in and ability to contribute to the athletics and extracurricular programs will be a positive asset.
Education Qualifications: B.A. or B.S. in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education from an accredited institution; M.A. in education; current Alabama teacher certification preferred
As a member institution, Randolph School is committed to the principles of diversity as stated by the National Associate of Independent Schools (NAIS). In that spirit, Randolph School does not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, nation of origin, gender, or any other characteristic.
About Randolph School
Randolph School is a co-educational, independent day school of 1000 students located in Huntsville, Alabama. Founded in 1959, Randolph operates on two campuses, and offers a comprehensive K-12 education experience.