Tenacre Country Day School is seeking FMLA coverage for our kindergarten beginning in late October 2021. At Tenacre, students and staff make a commitment to each other to work hard, to find joy, and to be kind. We strive to nurture and challenge each child, every day, and we endeavor to be a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and just school where all members of the community are celebrated. Through small, flexible groupings, we get to know each child’s strengths and growing edges, and we design lessons and activities across the curriculum to support positive learning outcomes. All of our students experience broad curricular offerings including science, Spanish, art, music, P.E., technology, and library in addition to their core homeroom experiences. Homeroom teachers work in close partnership as a grade-level team to coordinate curriculum and plan lessons. Collaboration and professional development across the staff fosters a passion for teaching. Dedicated to the elementary years, Tenacre is a vibrant school full of the energy and excitement of young children learning.
Lead instruction of reading, writing, math, and social studies
Co-plan lessons with Kindergarten teaching partner
Coordinate with specialist teachers
Communicate student progress to families
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned including and not limited to: lunch duty, recess coverage, attending staff meetings
Tenacre seeks and welcomes candidates who will add to our community’s diversity in all ways, including but not limited to racial, ethnic, religious, gender, ability, socio-economic, and LGBTQIA identity.
Knowledge of curriculum development and differentiated learning
Strong early literacy background with knowledge of phonics instruction
Familiarity with the following programs: Responsive Classroom, Singapore Math, Lively Letters and Handwriting Without Tears (training will be provided as needed)
Ability to work collaboratively with teaching partner in executing curriculum development and establishing routines within the classroom
About Tenacre Country Day School
Tenacre School is a small, co-educational day school for children in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Six. Our mission is to "nurture and challenge each child, every day." Tenacre enrolls 194 students in Pre-Kindergarten through 6th Grade, and has a teaching staff of 35, including special subject teachers for science, Spanish, art, technology, library, music, P.E., and Spanish. Tenacre also has resource teachers for reading and math to maintain small group learning. Supporting the operation of the school are the academic, admission/enrollment, business, and development offices.
Tenacre has a warm, welcoming work environment. All staff are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities throughout the year, from community service projects with students, or acting in an annual faculty/staff play, to talking with the students about a hobby or trip during an assembly, or even attending "tadpole graduation" with third graders in the spring! Everyone on the staff works to enhance the learning experience of the children from direct teaching, to maintaining the facilities, to providing a nutritious lunch each day. All staff are considered valuable members of the Ten...acre community.
The following are some of the benefits offered by Tenacre:
Health insurance - Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Pension - John Hancock with a match of 7-10% based on years of service, Dental, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account for medical and dependent care expenses, and Professional development opportunities and graduate work assistance
Equal Opportunity Employer
We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any non-job related physical or mental disability. We welcome candidates who will increase our diversity, and we encourage candidates of color to apply.