Current Available Positions

Music Teacher

School: Swift School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Certifications:
Bachelor's degree or higher in music education
Orff or Kodaly Level 1 Certificate prefered

Qualifications:

Teaches skills in music understanding/appreciation, harmony, explorations in music and choral music.

Plans/executes a balanced music program and organizes class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.

Encourages students to develop individual musical skills to the greatest extent possible.

Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of students.

Maintains care/responsibility for school-owned music, musical instruments and equipment.

Collaborates with Division Directors in creating musical programs for school assemblies, open house, parent meetings and seasonal programs.

Incorporates differentiated instruction utilizing multi-sensory techniques to engage students.

Utilizes questions and discussions that promote critical thinking.

Uses effective instructional strategies including assessment of student learning.

Communicates effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.

Shares responsibility for grade level and school-wide activities.

Demonstrates strong classroom management skills.

Dedication to professional growth opportunities.

Serves the mission of the Swift School as an ambassador and participate in community building.

Supports the school and its leadership.


Contact name: Roni Battoglia
Contact email address: rbattoglia@theswiftschool.org


Middle School Life Science Teacher

School: Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Mount Vernon Presbyterian School seeks an innovative and collaborative Middle School Life Science teacher for the 2018-19 school year. Versatility, collaboration, and openness to innovative instructional practices are essential. Availability to sponsor athletic, artistic, or academic teams/clubs is preferred.
Faculty at Mount Vernon are inquisitive, nurturing, flexible, and creative. They model lifelong learning for their colleagues and students. They involve themselves in areas of the School beyond their classroom walls. The teacher is responsible for fulfilling all of his/her responsibilities in accordance with the mission and philosophy of the School.

This individual will:
- Report directly to the Head of Middle School and work closely with the MS Head of Learning and Innovation and the Dean of Student Life and Operations
- Be a curious and collaborative educator, dedicated to facilitating and encouraging the growth of students and colleagues
- Provide meaningful instruction in a Middle School Life Science course using a variety of research-based and innovative teaching methods
- Collaborate with faculty across disciplines to facilitate interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and project-based learning experiences
- Possess strong character with an absolute drive for excellence, a team-oriented spirit, and a commitment to meeting the learning and social-emotional needs of students
- Demonstrate a high level of competency in multiple Mount Vernon Mindsets (Collaborator, Communicator, Creative Thinker, Ethical Decision-Maker, Innovator, and Solution Seeker).
- Embody and advance the mission, vision, and norms of the School

General Teaching Responsibilities:
- Knowledge of the curriculum (subject-specific and interdisciplinary connections) of courses being taught and of those throughout the program
- Design and execution of well­-planned lessons with appropriate connections within and outside of the classroom (with a focus on integration of subject areas, problem solving, and application)
- Timely maintenance of accurate and comprehensive records of each student’s performance and progress
- Care and nurture for the social and emotional needs of each student
- Effective, proactive, and timely verbal and written communication with students and parents pertaining to a child’s progress and needs as well as general information
- Maintenance of an organized, inviting, and student-centered learning environment
- Collaboration with colleagues in lesson planning as well as work on school­wide goals
- Active search and participation in professional growth opportunities
- Creation of differentiated lessons to match the needs of each student in the classroom
- Participation on Research, Design, and Iteration teams and faculty meetings working toward school­wide goals
- Participation in duties (e.g. lunch, enrichment and carpool) and others as assigned

Current Pedagogical Influences include:
Project-Based Learning
Understanding by Design
Stanford University Design Thinking
Harvard Graduate School of Education Project Zero and Visible Thinking Routines
Comprehensive focus on knowledge, skills, and dispositions
Neuroscience and human development

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in science education, life science, or a related field; teaching experience; proficiency and facility with technological tools and platforms.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.


Contact name: Apply Here:
Contact email address: https://mountvernonschool.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx


Lower School Kindergarten Assistant

School: Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Kindergarten Assistant - Part-Time

Mount Vernon Presbyterian School seeks an innovative and collaborative Kindergarten assistant teacher for the 2018-19 school year. Versatility, collaboration, and openness to innovative instructional practices are essential.

Part time position
Hours are 7:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
A college degree in Education or a related field is preferable.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Support a positive classroom culture that embodies our school norms
- Work in a collaborative learning community, employing a growth mindset and participating in ongoing professional development during the school year and summer
- Intentionally infuse skills that foster communication, creative thinking, solution-seeking, ethical decision making, collaboration and innovation into building strong habits of the Mount Vernon Mind
- Assist in planning, preparing, and organizing materials for learning
- Assist in all aspects of student supervision to promote safety
- Complete in-service training and professional development programs as specified
- Willingly step into the lead role when needed
- Carry out all responsibilities associated with teaching the assigned class(es)
- Participate in department, faculty, team, and grade-level meetings as called
- Fulfill additional duties as assigned

SKILLS
The assistant teacher should have excellent communication skills, and be patient and energetic. Assistant teachers are expected to be able to give and receive instruction, as well as work independently.

A qualified applicant should be a dynamic, passionate teacher who is willing to experiment, work collaboratively with his or her lead teacher and the Lower School team, and have a desire to find ways to reach all styles of learning through differentiated instruction, student-centered teaching, positive classroom management and imaginative assessment methods.


Contact name: Apply Here:
Contact email address: https://mountvernonschool.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx


Spanish Teacher

School: Atlanta Girls' School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Atlanta Girls' School is the only independent nonsectarian school for girls in Atlanta, serving girls in grades 6-12. AGS authentically lives its mission of Inspiring Girls to Lead Lives of Purpose. Current enrollment is 250 students. Atlanta Girls' School provides a challenging college-preparatory program in a learning environment designed to foster the full potential of each student and to enable her to become a vital contributor to our complex global society.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The faculty member will be employed full time, working such hours and carrying out such duties as are normally associated with an educational position (including classroom and non-classroom duties). All faculty members must hold a Bachelor's degree and have 3-5 years of teaching experience. A Master's degree in the content area is preferred. Department Chair positions require a Master's degree, 5-7 years of teaching experience, and demonstrated management and leadership skills in a similar or related role.

Applicants should have demonstrated success in working effectively with students, parents, and colleagues and have a commitment to best practices in teaching and learning. Strong communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills, as well as creativity, are desired to join a highly relational and dedicated faculty. Experience in an all-girls' school environment is highly desirable. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and statement of educational philosophy to the attention of Sandy Barner (sbarner@atlantagirlsschool.org).

Reports to: Middle School Division Director

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

o Teach up to five course sections or the equivalent of beginning to advanced Spanish
o Plan and prepare lessons and instructional strategies which support the mission
o Serve as an advisor to a group of 8-12 students
o Attend all required meetings, keep all records, and prepare and file all reports as required and directed by the school
o Create a learning environment that is clean, attractive, safe, positive, caring, and fosters active involvement of all students
o Collaborate within and across departments to enhance the vision of the program
o Integrate technology meaningfully in lessons and units of study
o Apply interdisciplinary learning and differentiation across the curriculum
o Actively engage in the life of the school community and extra-curricular programs
REQUIREMENTS

" Bachelor's Degree and 3-5 years teaching experience
" Master's degree in content area preferred
" Excellent oral and written communication skills
" Strong organizational skills
" Ability to collaborate, problem-solving skills, and creativity
" The position requires the physical and sensory abilities necessary to work in a Middle and Upper School teaching/learning environment, sitting at a desk and moving around the classroom and common areas inside and outside of the school and occasionally lifting up to 30 lbs.
" Employee must have a valid Georgia driver's license or the ability to obtain a valid Georgia driver's license

The Atlanta Girls' School participates in E-Verify to confirm authorization to work.


Contact name: Sandy Barner
Contact email address: sbarner@atlantagirlsschool.org


School Nurse 2018-19

School: High Meadows School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

The school nurse is responsible to develop, implement, and manage a school health program for a student and staff population. Responsibilities include program management, nursing services, collaboration, health education, and professional practice within the Georgia laws Scope of an RN. Hours 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Reports to Director of Support Services. This is a 10-month position approximately 191 days each school year.

Specific Accountabilities

• Obtain Care Plans for students with significant health issues before each new school year. As appropriate, disseminate information from Care Plans to faculty/staff.
• Address any health-related issues, concerns, or injuries of students/faculty/staff. Assist students/faculty/staff in taking over-the-counter medications per specific instructions outlined in the Policies, Procedures, and Standing Orders. Record all encounters in EMR. Complete an Accident Report for significant injuries/events. Notify parents of injuries and significant events.
• Collect students’ daily and “as needed” medications and complete necessary paperwork according to the policy on collection and consent for medications found in the Policies, Procedures, and Standing Orders. Assist students taking daily, emergency, and “as needed” medications.
• Assist in the health education for fifth and eighth grade students.
• Maintain Automatic External Defibrillators on campus and CPR certifications for staff
• Dispenses medication and administers first aid. Assume total health care to children while at school.
• Assemble Go-Bag First Aid for distribution to all homerooms.
• Input, update and maintain cumulative medical and immunization records annually.
• Stay up to date with Georgia laws and implementation thereof for the school.
• Implement policy on exclusion and readmission of students in connection with infections and contagious diseases.
• Attend staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required; e.g. Wellness & Campus Safety.
• Comply with any reasonable oral or written directive of the Executive Director, Director of Finance and Operations, or other appropriate administrator.
• Inventory/order necessary supplies for health center.
• Follow written protocol with nurse or doctor consultant for all Health Center procedures.
• Prepare for substitute help when absent.

Requirements/Qualifications

• Registered Nurse with current, Georgia nursing license (BSN preferred).
• Must be certified instructor for CPR/AED/BLS/First Aid or obtain within first 90 days of employment.
• Must enjoy children and be able to work well with others in displaying warmth, empathy and caring while working autonomously.
• Member of GASN preferred.
• Strong Assessment skills and understanding of the developmental levels of the pediatric population PS-8th grades/ages.
• Must have experience in keeping charts/records and ability to learn data entry into software systems such as Blackbaud.
• Familiar with MS Office and MS Outlook.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals and legal documents. Ability to understand common inquiries or complaints and to clearly and effectively respond and present information to children, faculty, staff, parents, and health care providers.
• Cooperate with school personnel in identifying and meeting social, emotional, and physical needs of school children.

For full job description, visit www.highmeadows.org About Us, under non-teaching positions. Please submit cover letter, salary expectations and resume to Jane Murphy, HR Manager, jmurphy@highmeadows.org. No phone calls or campus visits please.


Contact name: Jane Murphy, HR Manager
Contact email address: jmurphy@highmeadows.org


Middle School Learning Coach

School: Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Mount Vernon Presbyterian School seeks a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative Middle School Learning Coach for the 2018-19 school year. This person will support all learners to be seekers and explorers by partnering with grade-level teams to guide both curricular initiatives and innovations as well as student services. Versatility and openness to innovative instructional practices are essential. Availability to sponsor athletic, artistic, or academic teams/clubs is preferred.

Faculty at Mount Vernon are inquisitive, nurturing, flexible, and creative. They model lifelong learning for their colleagues and students. They involve themselves in areas of the School beyond their classroom walls. The teacher is responsible for fulfilling all of his/her responsibilities in accordance with the mission and philosophy of the School.

This individual will:
- Report directly to the Head of Middle School and work closely with the MS Head of Learning and Innovation, Dean of Student Life and Operations, and Director of Academic Resources
- Be a curious and collaborative educator, dedicated to facilitating and encouraging the growth of students and colleagues
- Provide meaningful instruction in executive function and Study Skills courses using a variety of research-based and innovative teaching methods
- Model interdisciplinary, learner-centered, curiosity-driven learning experiences
- Collaborate with the team of MS teachers and schoolwide learning coaches to build and model innovative instructional approaches and student support services
- Build teacher capacity by collaborating and coaching, pushing into classrooms and planning periods
- Participate in co-teaching experiences
- Collaborate with faculty across disciplines to facilitate interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and project-based learning experiences
- Collaborate with teachers, parents, and outside providers to support students’ individual needs through small-group instruction, student progress monitoring, student support accommodations, and parent/tutor support in conjunction with the classroom teacher
- Document and communicate important milestones in students’ learning journeys
- Possess strong character with an absolute drive for excellence, a team-oriented spirit, and a commitment to meeting the learning and social-emotional needs of students
- Demonstrate a high level of competency in multiple Mount Vernon Mindsets (Collaborator, Communicator, Creative Thinker, Ethical Decision-Maker, Innovator, and Solution Seeker).
- Embody and advance the mission, vision, and norms of the School

General Teaching Responsibilities:
- Knowledge of the curriculum (subject-specific and interdisciplinary connections) of courses being taught and of those throughout the program
- Design and execution of well­-planned lessons with appropriate connections within and outside of the classroom (with a focus on integration of subject areas, problem solving, and application)
- Timely maintenance of accurate and comprehensive records of each student’s performance and progress
- Care and nurture for the social and emotional needs of each student
- Effective, proactive, and timely verbal and written communication with students and parents pertaining to a child’s progress and needs as well as general information
- Maintenance of an organized, inviting, and student-centered learning environment
- Collaboration with colleagues in lesson planning as well as work on school­wide goals
- Active search and participation in professional growth opportunities
- Creation of differentiated lessons to match the needs of each student in the classroom
- Participation on Research, Design, and Iteration teams and faculty meetings working toward school­wide goals
- Participation in duties (e.g. lunch, enrichment and carpool) and others as assigned

Current Pedagogical Influences include:
Project-Based Learning
Understanding by Design
Stanford University Design Thinking
Harvard Graduate School of Education Project Zero and Visible Thinking Routines
Comprehensive focus on knowledge, skills, and dispositions
Neuroscience and human development

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in education, child development, or related field; classroom teacher and teacher-leader experience; deep knowledge of curriculum, child development, learning differences, and gifted education; proficiency and facility with technological tools and platforms.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.


Contact name: Angel Kytle
Contact email address: akytle@mountvernonschool.org


Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 students in grades K3-12 that offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The school’s mission is to seek “excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each student.” Situated on a picturesque campus of 152 acres, Athens Academy admits students from diverse social, economic, religious, and racial backgrounds--all of whom benefit from a challenging academic program, a vibrant arts program, competitive athletics, and a variety of service opportunities. Athens Academy faculty and staff members are dedicated professionals who are not only experts in their respective fields of study, but are also sensitive to the gifts and challenges of individual students.

The Position:
Athens Academy seeks a highly organized, versatile, enthusiastic and professional administrative
assistant/receptionist with a positive attitude. The full-time position will be responsible for front desk reception duties and supporting the day to day operation of the Business Office. Competitive candidates will demonstrate superior communication skills, technological competence and a sincere interest in working closely with all members of the school community to support the mission of Athens Academy.

The Administrative Assistant/Receptionist will:
• Provide excellent customer service to the school community.
• Greet visitors and answer phone calls in positive professional manner.
• Be responsible for maintaining campus phone system
• Maintain school emergency notification system
• Be responsible for office administrative duties

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until May 21, 2018.
A complete packet will include the following components:
• Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position
• Resume
• Names of three references and contact information

Mail to:
Alan Weiler
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
aweiler@athensacademy.org
706-549-9225

Thank you for your interest in Athens Academy.

Athens Academy is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution. In hiring, the school will select the best-qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


Contact name: Alan Weiler
Contact email address: aweiler@athensacademy.org


Administrative Assistant for Facilities and Operations

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 students in grades K3-12 that offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The school’s mission is to seek “excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each student.” Situated on a picturesque campus of 152 acres, Athens Academy admits students from diverse social, economic, religious, and racial backgrounds--all of whom benefit from a challenging academic program, a vibrant arts program, competitive athletics, and a variety of service opportunities. Athens Academy faculty and staff members are dedicated professionals who are not only experts in their respective fields of study, but are also sensitive to the gifts and challenges of individual students.

The Position:
Athens Academy seeks a highly organized, versatile, enthusiastic, and professional administrative assistant. The full-time position will be responsible for supporting the Facilities Department operations and team management. Competitive candidates will demonstrate superior communication skills, technological competence, and a sincere interest in working closely with all members of the school community to support the mission of Athens Academy.
The Administrative Assistant will:
• Work closely with the Facilities Department Chair to continually up-date goals, procedures and assessments for facilities, maintenance, custodial, and grounds areas of responsibility.
• Annually up-date the Facilities Notebook and related documents.
• Revise and utilize a Master Calendar of Facility Activities and Building use requests for athletic, campus-wide, and community events.
• Work with the Facilities Department Chair to schedule all annual federal, state, and locally required inspections and certifications for Athens Academy.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 4, 2018.
A complete packet will include the following components:
• Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position
• Resume
• Names of three references and contact information
Interested candidates are encouraged to send their materials to:
Jerris Hayes
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
jhayes@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Thank you for your interest in Athens Academy.

Athens Academy is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution. In hiring, the school will select the best-qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


Contact name: Jerris Hayes
Contact email address: jhayes@athensacademy.org


8th-12th Grade English Teacher

School: Atlanta Girls' School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Atlanta Girls’ School (AGS) is the only independent, nonsectarian, college-preparatory day school for girls in Atlanta. Currently, we serve girls in grades 6 through 12 and have an enrollment of 250 students. Founded in 2000, AGS authentically lives its mission of Inspiring Girls to Lead Lives of Purpose.

Atlanta Girls’ School provides a challenging college-preparatory program in a learning environment designed to foster the full potential of each student and to enable her to become a vital contributor to our complex global society.

Position Overview

The faculty member will be employed full time, working such hours and carrying out such duties as are normally associated with an educational position (including classroom and non-classroom duties). All faculty members must hold a Bachelor’s degree and have 3-5 years of teaching experience. A Master’s degree in the content area is preferred.

Applicants should have demonstrated success in working effectively with students, parents, and colleagues and have a commitment to best practices in teaching and learning. Strong communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills, as well as creativity, are desired to join a highly relational and dedicated faculty. Experience in an all-girls’ school environment is highly desirable. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and statement of educational philosophy to the attention of Sandy Barner at sbarner@atlantagirlsschool.org.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Experience teaching College-Preparatory English courses
Teach up to five course sections or the equivalent
Plan and prepare lessons and instructional strategies which support the mission
Serve as an advisor to a group of 8-12 students
Attend all required meetings, keep all records, and prepare and file all reports as required and directed by the school

Create a learning environment that is clean, attractive, safe, positive, caring, and fosters active involvement of all students
Collaborate within and across departments to enhance the vision of the program
Integrate technology meaningfully in lessons and units of study
Apply interdisciplinary learning and differentiation across the curriculum
Actively engage in the life of the school community and extra-curricular programs
REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years teaching experience (Master’s degree in content area preferred)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to collaborate, problem-solving skills, and creativity
The position requires the physical and sensory abilities necessary to work in a Middle and Upper School teaching/learning environment, sitting at a desk and moving around the classroom and common areas inside and outside of the school and occasionally lifting up to 30 lbs.
Employee must have a valid Georgia driver’s license or the ability to obtain a valid Georgia driver's license

The Atlanta Girls’ School participates in E-Verify to confirm authorization to work.


Contact name: Sandy Barner
Contact email address: sbarner@atlantagirlsschool.org


Lower School Teacher

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 students in grades K3-12 that offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The school’s mission is to seek “excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each student.” Situated on a picturesque campus of 152 acres, Athens Academy admits students from diverse social, economic, religious, and racial backgrounds--all of whom benefit from a challenging academic program, a vibrant arts program, competitive athletics, and a variety of service opportunities. Athens Academy faculty and staff members are dedicated professionals who are not only experts in their respective fields of study, but are also sensitive to the gifts and challenges of individual students.

The Lower School:
Lower School students (grades 1-4) at Athens Academy acquire a solid foundation in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies, while also learning about responsibility, collaboration, and self-expression. A science laboratory classroom with a specialist teacher, a media center with a story telling room, and a discovery center used for a variety of activities all support classroom instruction. Spanish, music, art, drama, and physical education classes are also woven into the fabric of the curriculum. Building upon traits developed as early as the Preschool, Lower School students are proud to uphold the concepts of mutual respect and kindness, as indicated by the “Kind Language Spoken Here” signs throughout the campus. The Lower School is composed of 250 students supported by approximately 30 teachers, assistant teachers, and instructional support staff.

The Position:
Athens Academy seeks a dynamic, creative, and collaborative full-time Lower School teacher, beginning in August 2018. The position requires a compassionate, energetic, and versatile individual to work closely with students, parents, fellow teachers, and administrators to support the mission of the school by promoting excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each child.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher.
• Three or more years of experience working with children at the elementary level.
• A genuine interest in working with this age group and engaging them in meaningful ways.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 4, 2018.
A completed packet will include the following components:
• Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position
• Statement of educational philosophy, including thoughts on opportunities for teaching and learning in today’s educational environment
• Resume or curriculum vitae
• Names of three references and contact information

Interested candidates are encouraged to send their materials to:
Mark Cunningham, Lower School Director
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
mcunningham@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Additional Information:
Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators. It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.
• Commitment to the school’s mission
• Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind
• Knowledge of subject matter taught
• Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances
• Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community
• Ability to lead and ability to work in a team
• Commitment to continuous professional improvement
• Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator
• Passion for subject matter taught
• Focus on family and community
• Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom
• Advocacy for individual students

Thank you for your interest in Athens Academy.

Athens Academy is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution. In hiring, the school will select the best-qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


Contact name: Jenny Richardson
Contact email address: jrichardson@athensacademy.org


Music Teacher

School: The Children's School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The Music Teacher is responsible for teaching the vocal and instructional music program, directing all-school music performances, and leading extracurricular after-school performance groups in chorus and instrumental music. Instruction focuses on instilling in students a love of music, an appreciation for music as a form of expression and communication, and the skills to create and express themselves musically. The music teacher exposes students to a wide range of musical genres, periods and styles to foster student appreciation and skill in vocal and instrumental composition and expression, musical theater and performance. A variety of instructional methodologies, innovative approaches, technology integration, cultural inclusion, and curriculum resources are expected to be used.

A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Music Education; a Master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of three years of experience as a Music Teacher in a similar classroom environment. Independent school experience at an elementary level is preferred. Ability to sing and proficiently play piano and various musical instruments is essential. Familiarity with Orff-Schulwerk methodology is a plus.

Evidence of a passion for engaging preschool, elementary and middle school students at a variety of levels to explore their gifts and discover their passion as musicians. Innovative teaching approaches, and integrating technology and cultural diversity into musical environments. Must have excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and classroom management skills.

To apply:

Please visit http://jobs.jobvite.com/careers/tcsatl/jobs?__jvst=Career%20Site


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Middle School Teacher

School: The Children's School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Middle Grades Lead Teachers
Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science

The Children’s School seeks innovative, collaborative, and creative teaching partners for its nationally recognized middle grades program to start August 2018. Successful applicants have a passion for their own areas of expertise in language arts, math, social studies or science, while sharing a passion for the interconnectedness of all disciplines and a desire to practice their craft in a fully integrated project-based model that is immersed in real-world community-based issues.

Middle Grades Lead Teachers are responsible for development and implementation of curriculum, student learning and success, and the documentation and reporting of student learning, in accordance with the mission and philosophy of The Children’s School (TCS).

The mission of The Children’s School is to enrich minds and inspire dreams. TCS is a progressive elementary/middle school serving students from age three through eighth grade in a diverse community in midtown Atlanta. Grounded in principles of excellence, inclusion, innovation, and play, our graduates are passion-driven young adults who lead lives of purpose in an interconnected world.

Note: Within the broader project-based structure, math and writing classes meet daily and each follow a nationally recognized scope and sequence. In addition to these skill-based classes, the teachers of math and writing plan with the team to integrate and apply those discipline across the broader project-based units.

We believe that:

Our diversity is our strength. We explicitly and intentionally create an environment of inclusion, belonging and cultural competence.
We as humans are animated by children, childhood and play.
Learning is most powerful through immersive, inquiry-based experiences.
Each child unfolds as a unique learner, and needs an environment that is responsive to their learning profile, passions and strengths.
Children need strong skills, knowledge and habits to understand their world, communicate their ideas, and to make an impact.
Each child must know his or her own voice, and have the communication skills to confidently make that voice heard, as well as the ability for deep listening to understand the voice of others.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree preferred or Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Middle Grades or Elementary Education. A minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Lead Teacher with children in a classroom setting, preferably at a similar age level. Proficiency in core subjects required. Demonstrated experience of integrating technology into the classroom.

Key Competencies:

Aligned philosophy and values
Child-centeredness
Authenticity
Contagious optimism and enthusiasm
Playfulness
Honesty and Integrity
Collaboration-mindedness. empathy, self-Awareness and reflective skills
Intrinsic motivation, initiative and high standards
Adaptation, resilience, iterative mindset and willingness to take risks, fail and recover
Critical Thinking, inquisitiveness and boundless curiosity and enthusiasm

To apply:

Please visit http://jobs.jobvite.com/careers/tcsatl/jobs?__jvst=Career%20Site


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Contact email address:


Spanish Teacher PreK through 5th 2018-19

School: High Meadows School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

High Meadows School is an independent, co-educational day school in Roswell, Georgia (a northern suburb of Atlanta) serving 375 children, preschool through eighth grade. The school’s innovative, inquiry-based, integrated curriculum emphasizes the love of learning, creativity, meaningful connections and environmental responsibility. The school is highly respected and consistently recognized for best practices by major educational organizations including the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB) and SAIS-AdvancED.

Our educators are experienced, energetic, and collaborative individuals who follow a constructivist, progressive educational philosophy which is student-centered and hold kids to high but reasonable standards. We look for educators who maintain excellence in relationships with families, work successfully within a team, and understand developmentally appropriate practices for students at different grade levels. At High Meadows, we believe that children possess a drive for cognitive, physical, and social engagement—a drive that is developed and enhanced by an environment that promotes academic challenge, creativity, personal responsibility, and a positive self-image.

Scope of Position:
The Spanish Teacher is responsible for student learning, classroom instruction, curriculum development and implementation, in accordance with the mission and philosophy of High Meadows School, in the specialty area of Spanish for students in multiage classrooms grades PK-5. The Spanish Teacher is also responsible for student assessment, narrative reports, parent communication (face-to-face, phone, digital), planning (within/outside of the PYP units of inquiry) and team meetings.

Components of Position:
• Teach diverse student population Spanish using developmentally-appropriate experiences, projects and lessons to enhance learning
• Teach conversational Spanish through the use of common phrases, vocabulary development, basic grammar, spelling and pronunciation
• Teach students about Spanish language, literature, culture, and history through the development of interactive and engaging lessons
• Create lesson plans using multi-sensory approach that includes movement, song, technology and literature to support vocabulary development
• Collaborate with homeroom teachers to develop Spanish curriculum that supports primary classroom content
• Utilize a variety of authentic assessment approaches to monitor and report student progress
• Go into primary classrooms to allow for a more immersion type of learning environment
• Support classroom teachers in promoting Spanish immersion in their classrooms by providing guidance, support materials and center-type projects that can be used in their classroom.
• Work independently to develop and implement curriculum
• Attend weekly meeting with Connection team to allow for support and collaboration of the arts in implementing a balanced curriculum
• Implement IB curriculum and develop lesson and unit plans
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, community
• Communicate with community about program, learning experiences and student progress
• Provide classroom management using Positive Discipline Model
• Perform any other related duties as assigned by Administrator

Minimum Education/Prior Experience/Qualifications Required
• Minimum of five current, consecutive years as a full-time, lead teacher in Spanish Education (Early Years and Elementary) or similar;
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Pre-K through 5th) with Spanish (P-12) Certification required;
• Preference given to those with Master’s Degree in Spanish Education which is strongly preferred
• Gifted and ESOL/ESL Certification a plus
• Current GA Teaching Certification preferred
• Training in Total Physical Response Theory preferred
• Experience as a constructivist educator in a progressive school setting preferred
• Experience teaching in multiage settings preferred
• Collaborative and interdisciplinary instruction experience
• Must be literate and fluent in Spanish both written and verbal

Please send cover letter, educational philosophy and resume to: Attn: Jane Murphy, HR Manager, jmurphy@highmeadows.org or fax, 770-993-8331.
(Only candidates meeting all the requirements above will be contacted. Please, no phone calls.)


Contact name: Jane Murphy, HR Manager
Contact email address: jmurphy@highmeadows.org


Middle School Drama Teacher

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 students in grades K3-12 that offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The school’s mission is to seek “excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each student.” Situated on a picturesque campus of 152 acres, Athens Academy admits students from diverse social, economic, religious, and racial backgrounds--all of whom benefit from a challenging academic program, a vibrant arts program, competitive athletics, and a variety of service opportunities. Athens Academy faculty and staff members are dedicated professionals who are not only experts in their respective fields of study, but are also sensitive to the gifts and challenges of individual students.

The Middle School:
Recognizing that Middle School students are in a rapid mental, emotional, and physical growth stage of life, Athens Academy emphasizes responsibility, creativity, independent thinking, personal values, and service to others. Middle School students (grades 5-8), begin to master broader and more rigorous aspects of learning that include written expression, vocabulary, problem-solving, research, scientific investigation, and teamwork. An emphasis on critical and creative thinking runs throughout the curriculum. Opportunities for public speaking, performing, publication, and athletic competition complement the challenging academic program.

The Position:
Athens Academy seeks a dynamic, creative, and versatile Middle School drama teacher, beginning in August 2018. Essential characteristics include love of children, energy, optimism, flexibility, the ability to work with others, a good sense of humor, and a firm foundation in drama education. We are looking for someone who is excited to become a part of our community and who enjoys and understands the middle school learner. The ideal candidate will convey a love of learning and instill in our students a curiosity about our world and the desire to apply what they learn to other disciplines and the world around them. Assignments will include drama instruction and productions in the middle grades while also working to support the Middle School team with activities ranging from carpool and lunch duty to involvement in learning team meetings. While not required, coaching or club sponsorship experience is always valuable in an independent school community.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 4, 2018.
A completed packet will include the following components:
• Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position
• Statement of educational philosophy, including thoughts on opportunities for teaching and learning in today’s educational environment
• Resume or curriculum vitae
• Names of three references and contact information

Interested candidates are encouraged to send their materials to:
Julie Brown, Middle School Receptionist
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
jbrown@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Additional Information:
Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators. It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.
• Commitment to the school’s mission
• Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind
• Knowledge of subject matter taught
• Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances
• Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community
• Ability to lead and ability to work in a team
• Commitment to continuous professional improvement
• Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator
• Passion for subject matter taught
• Focus on family and community
• Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom
• Advocacy for individual students

Thank you for your interest in Athens Academy.

Athens Academy is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution. In hiring, the school will select the best-qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


Contact name: Julie Brown
Contact email address: jbrown@athensacademy.org


Preschool Assistant Teacher (K3)

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 students in grades K3-12 that offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The school’s mission is to seek “excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each student.” Situated on a picturesque campus of 152 acres, Athens Academy admits students from diverse social, economic, religious, and racial backgrounds--all of whom benefit from a challenging academic program, a vibrant arts program, competitive athletics, and a variety of service opportunities. Athens Academy faculty and staff members are dedicated professionals who are not only experts in their respective fields of study, but are also sensitive to the gifts and challenges of individual students.

The Preschool:
Athens Academy’s goal of nurturing secure, successful, well-adjusted, and happy students while challenging them to grow academically begins in the Preschool (half-day program in grades K3, K4, and Pre-first). The Preschool curriculum blends skill building, motor development, and creative activities, as well as free play. Benefiting from activities-based learning, children learn the foundations of reading, writing, and mathematics. Activities are carefully tailored to individual interests, abilities, and development. Preschool students at Athens Academy also benefit from hands-on activities in discovery centers, outdoor gardens, art rooms, music rooms, a dedicated media center, and a spacious playground, all in a state-of-the-art facility which opened in 2011. The Preschool is composed of approximately 120 students and 22 teachers, assistant teachers, and instructional support staff.

The Position:
Athens Academy seeks a dynamic and nurturing Preschool assistant teacher, beginning in August 2018. This is a part-time teaching position that requires a compassionate, flexible, creative, and energetic individual to work closely with students, teachers, parents, and administrators to support the mission of the school by promoting excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each child.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher.
• A genuine interest in working with this age group and engaging with them in meaningful ways.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 4, 2018.
A completed packet will include the following components:
• Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position
• Resume or curriculum vitae
• Names of three references and contact information
Interested candidates are encouraged to send their materials to:
Melton Weekley, Preschool Director
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
mweekley@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Additional Information:
Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators. It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.
• Commitment to the school’s mission
• Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind
• Knowledge of subject matter taught
• Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances
• Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community
• Ability to lead and ability to work in a team
• Commitment to continuous professional improvement
• Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator
• Passion for subject matter taught
• Focus on family and community
• Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom
• Advocacy for individual students

Thank you for your interest in Athens Academy.

Athens Academy is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution. In hiring, the school will select the best-qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


Contact name: Melton Weekley
Contact email address: mweekley@athensacademy.org


Preschool Science Teacher

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 students in grades K3-12 that offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The school’s mission is to seek “excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each student.” Situated on a picturesque campus of 152 acres, Athens Academy admits students from diverse social, economic, religious, and racial backgrounds--all of whom benefit from a challenging academic program, a vibrant arts program, competitive athletics, and a variety of service opportunities. Athens Academy faculty and staff members are dedicated professionals who are not only experts in their respective fields of study, but are also sensitive to the gifts and challenges of individual students.

The Preschool:
Athens Academy’s goal of nurturing secure, successful, well-adjusted, and happy students while challenging them to grow academically begins in the Preschool (half-day program in grades K3, K4, and Pre-first). The Preschool curriculum blends skill building, motor development, and creative activities, as well as free play. Benefiting from activities-based learning, children learn the foundations of reading, writing, and mathematics. Activities are carefully tailored to individual interests, abilities, and development. Preschool students at Athens Academy also benefit from hands-on activities in discovery centers, outdoor gardens, art rooms, music rooms, a dedicated media center, and a spacious playground, all in a state-of-the-art facility which opened in 2011. The Preschool is composed of approximately 120 students and 22 teachers, assistant teachers, and instructional support staff.

The Position:
Athens Academy seeks a dynamic and nurturing Preschool science teacher, beginning in August 2018. This is a part-time teaching position with the opportunity for full-time status with the addition of Stay and Play responsibilities. The position requires a compassionate, flexible, creative, and energetic individual to work closely with students, teachers, parents, and administrators to support the mission of the school by promoting excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each child.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher.
• Experience with outdoor education/experiential learning.
• Three or more years of experience working with children at the preschool level (preferred).
• A genuine interest in working with this age group and engaging with them in meaningful ways.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 4, 2018.
A completed packet will include the following components:
• Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position
• Statement of educational philosophy, including thoughts on opportunities for teaching and learning in today’s educational environment
• Resume or curriculum vitae
• Names of three references and contact information

Interested candidates are encouraged to send their materials to:
Melton Weekley, Preschool Director
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
mweekley@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Additional Information:
Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators. It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.
• Commitment to the school’s mission
• Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind
• Knowledge of subject matter taught
• Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances
• Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community
• Ability to lead and ability to work in a team
• Commitment to continuous professional improvement
• Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator
• Passion for subject matter taught
• Focus on family and community
• Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom
• Advocacy for individual students

Thank you for your interest in Athens Academy.

Athens Academy is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution. In hiring, the school will select the best-qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


Contact name: Melton Weekley
Contact email address: mweekley@athensacademy.org


Preschool/Lower School Counselor

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 students in grades K3-12 that offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The school’s mission is to seek “excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each student.” Situated on a picturesque campus of 152 acres, Athens Academy admits students from diverse social, economic, religious, and racial backgrounds--all of whom benefit from a challenging academic program, a vibrant arts program, competitive athletics, and a variety of service opportunities. Athens Academy faculty and staff members are dedicated professionals who are not only experts in their respective fields of study, but are also sensitive to the gifts and challenges of individual students.

The Preschool:
Athens Academy’s goal of nurturing secure, successful, well-adjusted, and happy students while challenging them to grow academically begins in the Preschool (half-day program in grades K3, K4, and Pre-first). The Preschool curriculum blends skill building, motor development, and creative activities, as well as free play. Benefiting from activities-based learning, children learn the foundations of reading, writing, and mathematics. Activities are carefully tailored to individual interests, abilities, and development. Preschool students at Athens Academy also benefit from hands-on activities in discovery centers, outdoor gardens, art rooms, music rooms, a dedicated media center, and a spacious playground, all in a state-of-the-art facility which opened in 2011. The Preschool is composed of approximately 120 students and 22 teachers, assistant teachers, and instructional support staff.

The Lower School:
Lower School students (grades 1-4) at Athens Academy acquire a solid foundation in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies, while also learning about responsibility, collaboration, and self-expression. A science laboratory classroom with a specialist teacher, a media center with a story telling room, and a discovery center used for a variety of activities all support classroom instruction. Spanish, music, art, drama, and physical education classes are also woven into the fabric of the curriculum. Building upon traits developed as early as the Preschool, Lower School students are proud to uphold the concepts of mutual respect and kindness, as indicated by the “Kind Language Spoken Here” signs throughout the campus. The Lower School is composed of 250 students supported by approximately 30 teachers, assistant teachers, and instructional support staff.

The Position:
Athens Academy seeks a dynamic and innovative full‐time Preschool/ Lower School counselor, beginning in August 2018. The position requires a compassionate, flexible, creative, and energetic individual to work closely with students, teachers, parents, and administrators to support the mission of the school by promoting excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each child. The PS/LS counselor will:
• Serve as a student advocate through individual, small group, and classroom counseling and mediation as determined by parents, teachers, or students themselves.
• Work closely with the division director(s) to develop programs related to character development, kindness, and technology safety.
• Collaborate with parents and school personnel to develop programs that support parents, enable effective parenting, keep parents well‐informed, and encourage volunteer involvement.
• Assist with planning and implementation of assemblies, crisis management plans, new student/family orientation, and service‐learning opportunities.
• Represent Athens Academy at local and regional conferences and meetings for independent school counselors.
• Participate in learning team meetings and follow up on student needs as determined.
• With support from the Director of Academic Affairs, coordinate the Lower School’s standardized testing program, including ERB, annual writing assessment, Otis‐Lennon, and learning styles.
• Partner with counselors in other divisions of the school to develop and fortify school‐wide programs focused on social and emotional wellness.

Requirements:
• Master’s degree in counseling.
• Three or more years of experience working with children at the preschool or elementary level.
• A genuine interest in working with this age group and engaging them in meaningful ways.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 11, 2018.
A completed packet will include the following components:
• Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position
• Statement of educational philosophy, including thoughts on opportunities for teaching and learning in today’s educational environment
• Resume or curriculum vitae
• Names of three references and contact information
Interested candidates are encouraged to send their materials to:
Jenny Richardson, Lower School Assistant
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
jrichardson@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Additional Information:
Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators. It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.
• Commitment to the school’s mission
• Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind
• Knowledge of subject matter taught
• Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances
• Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community
• Ability to lead and ability to work in a team
• Commitment to continuous professional improvement
• Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator
• Passion for subject matter taught
• Focus on family and community
• Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom
• Advocacy for individual students

Thank you for your interest in Athens Academy.

Athens Academy is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution. In hiring, the school will select the best-qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


Contact name: Jenny Richardson
Contact email address: jrichardson@athensacademy.org


Upper School English Teacher

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 students in grades K3-12 that offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The school’s mission is to seek “excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each student.” Situated on a picturesque campus of 152 acres, Athens Academy admits students from diverse social, economic, religious, and racial backgrounds--all of whom benefit from a challenging academic program, a vibrant arts program, competitive athletics, and a variety of service opportunities. Athens Academy faculty and staff members are dedicated professionals who are not only experts in their respective fields of study, but are also sensitive to the gifts and challenges of individual students.

Upper School:
Athens Academy’s Upper School is committed to providing the kind of high-quality education that prepares students to lead successful and productive lives not only in their future academic pursuits in colleges and universities across the nation, but also in their adult lives. The curricular structure challenges each individual, while our diverse extra-curricular offerings provide students the opportunity to be involved in activities in which they are interested. Talented and tireless teachers enable us to produce young men and women capable of handling the 21st century demands and challenges they will inevitably face.

The Position:
Athens Academy seeks a versatile, creative, and collaborative English teacher, beginning in the 2018-19 school year. In addition to being an exceptional teacher, the ideal candidate must be supportive, organized, and able to communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and administrators. Furthermore, the ideal candidate should have a record of demonstrated success in teaching and a commitment to supporting students and teachers in all areas of school life. While not required, coaching or club sponsorship experience is always valuable in an independent school community.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 11, 2018.
A completed packet will include the following components:
• Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position
• Statement of educational philosophy, including thoughts on opportunities for teaching and learning in today’s educational environment
• Resume or curriculum vitae
• Names of three references and contact information

Interested candidates are encouraged to send their materials to:
Judi Bowles, Upper School Assistant
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
jbowles@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Additional Information:
Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators. It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.
• Commitment to the school’s mission
• Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind
• Knowledge of subject matter taught
• Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances
• Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community
• Ability to lead and ability to work in a team
• Commitment to continuous professional improvement
• Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator
• Passion for subject matter taught
• Focus on family and community
• Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom
• Advocacy for individual students

Thank you for your interest in Athens Academy.

Athens Academy is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution. In hiring, the school will select the best-qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


Contact name: Judi Bowles
Contact email address: jbowles@athensacademy.org


Upper School Spanish Teacher

School: Athens Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The School:
Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 students in grades K3-12 that offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The school’s mission is to seek “excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each student.” Situated on a picturesque campus of 152 acres, Athens Academy admits students from diverse social, economic, religious, and racial backgrounds--all of whom benefit from a challenging academic program, a vibrant arts program, competitive athletics, and a variety of service opportunities. Athens Academy faculty and staff members are dedicated professionals who are not only experts in their respective fields of study, but are also sensitive to the gifts and challenges of individual students.

Upper School:
Athens Academy’s Upper School is committed to providing the kind of high-quality education that prepares students to lead successful and productive lives not only in their future academic pursuits in colleges and universities across the nation, but also in their adult lives. The curricular structure challenges each individual, while our diverse extra-curricular offerings provide students the opportunity to be involved in activities in which they are interested. Talented and tireless teachers enable us to produce young men and women capable of handling the 21st century demands and challenges they will inevitably face.

The Position:
Athens Academy seeks a versatile, creative, and collaborative Spanish educator, beginning in the 2018-19 school year. In addition to being an exceptional teacher, the ideal candidate must be supportive, organized, and able to communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and administrators. Furthermore, the candidates should have a record of demonstrated success in teaching and a commitment to supporting students and teachers in all areas of school life. While not required, experience with additional languages (specifically, French or Latin) and/or coaching or club sponsorship experience is always beneficial.

Application Process:
The school will accept materials from interested candidates until Friday, May 11, 2018.
A completed packet will include the following components:
• Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position
• Statement of educational philosophy, including thoughts on opportunities for teaching and learning in today’s educational environment
• Resume or curriculum vitae
• Names of three references and contact information

Interested candidates are encouraged to send their materials to:
Judi Bowles, Upper School Assistant
Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA 30606
jbowles@athensacademy.org
(706) 549-9225

Additional Information:
Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators. It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.
• Commitment to the school’s mission
• Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind
• Knowledge of subject matter taught
• Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances
• Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community
• Ability to lead and ability to work in a team
• Commitment to continuous professional improvement
• Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator
• Passion for subject matter taught
• Focus on family and community
• Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom
• Advocacy for individual students

Thank you for your interest in Athens Academy.

Athens Academy is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution. In hiring, the school will select the best-qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


Contact name: Judi Bowles
Contact email address: jbowles@athensacademy.org


Art Assistant / After-School Student Supervisor

School: Springmont
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Springmont, an independent, preK-8 school in Sandy Springs, seeks candidates for a full-time position as Art Assistant, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., and after-school student supervisor, 2:30 - 6:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Art Assistant works with students ages 5-14 alongside experienced Art Teacher. After-school responsibilities include serving snack, monitoring indoor and outdoor play, and guiding students’ social interactions and development of good sportsmanship for students ages 6-12. Candidates should enjoy working with children, have experience in classroom management, take direction well, follow through reliably and be strong communicators. Applicants should also be reliable, cheerful, warm, organized and flexible. Neat appearance and friendly, positive attitude are musts. Ideal candidates are budding art teachers with knowledge of art standards for elementary and middle school. Compensation is commensurate with experience, starting at $15/hour. Position begins July 30, 2018.

Interested candidates should email jobs@springmont.com, attaching a resume and including a cover letter in the body of the email. Only candidates of interest will be contacted.


Contact name: Julie Strickland
Contact email address: jobs@springmont.com


Executive Assistant to the Head of School

School: The Children's School
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

The Executive Assistant provides the Head of School with executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The position serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Head of School, and also serves as a liaison to the board of directors, executive team; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects on behalf of and as assigned by the Head of School. The Executive Assistant works independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.

The Executive Assistant must be creative and enjoy working within a school environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community oriented. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree is preferred and a minimum of 5 years of experience with executive level support, preferably in an independent school or non-profit organization setting. Proficient in Microsoft Office and tech-savvy.

Demonstrated ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including school community, board members, external partners and donors and achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment. Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions. Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability. Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.

Proven ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response.

Strong interpersonal skills, and expert level written and verbal communication skills. Must have a professional in-person and phone presence. Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail, delivering a quality work product in the presence of frequent interruptions and distractions.

Compensation commensurate with experience. Qualified and interested candidates apply at http://jobs.jobvite.com/careers/tcsatl/jobs?__jvst=Career%20Site


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Head Girls Soccer Coach

School: Landmark Christian School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Position: Head Girls Soccer Coach
Start date: August 2018/Immediately (Coaching responsibilities)
Requirements:
The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong personal Christian commitment, as well as a commitment to Christian education/athletics, by demonstrating a passion for the students/athletes, the subject matter, and Jesus Christ.
Bachelor’s Degree required for teaching positions within the school
Christian education teaching and coaching experience preferred.
Job Description:
While some may think coaching is time spent drawing up spectacular plays and preparing awe inspiring pre-game speeches that will have a team ready to defeat an opponent the size of Goliath, we understand that the true measure of a great coaching effort for Landmark Christian School is found in the countless hours spent setting Godly examples and speaking spiritual truth into the hearts of young students through the activity of athletics. The Head Girls Soccer Coach will have the responsibility of leading the vision of the middle through high school soccer teams at Landmark Christian School while working with the Athletic Department and carrying out the core values set forth by the school. The coach will assist the Athletic Director in finding and hiring qualified coaches and assistants at the varsity and sub varsity levels for the girls’ soccer teams. The coach will assist in constructing a competitive schedule of opponents for the non-region portion of the season schedule. Practice schedules and game strategy for the varsity team will fall under the responsibility of the varsity Head Coach, as well as helping oversee budget management and equipment care/inventory for the soccer program. In-season and off-season training and camps fall under the responsibility of the coach in accordance with the GHSA by-laws and Landmark Christian School athletics policies and procedures.
We have five main priorities through our athletics programs in addition to/support of our main core values of Landmark Christian School:
We want our athletes to grow in Christian character.
We want our athletes to become relentless competitors on the field/court and off the field/court.
We strive for excellence in techniques and fundamentals.
We want our athletes to understand the price that must be paid, the effort that must be expended, to win.
We want our athletes to learn to win and lose with grace and humility always exemplifying Christ’s love.
Position must include full-time teaching position unless retired from a school system.

Applications will be accepted until May 15, 2018. Please send applications/resume to drice@landmark-cs.org and etorrenga@landmark-cs.org .


Contact name: Emily Torrenga
Contact email address: etorrenga@landmark-cs.org


Middle School Spanish Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position:
Description:

Notre Dame Academy
Middle School Spanish Teacher
Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia.
The role of the Middle School Spanish Teacher is to incorporate curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons. Reports to the Lower & Middle School Principal. This is a full-time teaching position for the 2018-2019 school year.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Planning- Incorporates curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons, including measurable outcomes, a variety of instructional materials, planned activities and authentic assessments
• Student Evaluation- Provides fair, reliable and understandable grade structure, utilizes a variety of assessment techniques
• Records- Maintains accurate records of student achievement
• Referral- Refers students who are low/high achieving to Learning Specialist
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish or Foreign Language Instruction
• Previous teaching experience
• Middle School Teaching experience
• IB-MYP training preferred
Job Posting Contact Name and Title: Submit cover letter, resume and references to Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Manager. For additional information go to: www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.
Contact Email: employment@ndacademy.org
Job Posting date: 03/29/2018


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


MS French and Humanities Teacher

School: Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Mount Vernon Presbyterian School seeks an innovative and collaborative Middle School French and Humanities teacher for the 2018-19 school year. Versatility, collaboration, and openness to innovative instructional practices are essential. Availability to sponsor athletic, artistic, or academic teams/clubs is preferred.
Faculty at Mount Vernon are inquisitive, nurturing, flexible, and creative. They model lifelong learning for their colleagues and students. They involve themselves in areas of the School beyond their classroom walls. The teacher is responsible for fulfilling all of his/her responsibilities in accordance with the mission and philosophy of the School.

This individual will:
-Report directly to the Head of Middle School and work closely with the MS Head of Learning and Innovation and the Dean of Student Life and Operations
-Be a curious and collaborative educator, dedicated to facilitating and encouraging the growth of students and colleagues
-Provide meaningful instruction in Middle School French and Humanities courses using a variety of research-based and innovative teaching methods
-Collaborate with faculty across disciplines to facilitate interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and project-based learning experiences
-Possess strong character with an absolute drive for excellence, a team-oriented spirit, and a commitment to meeting the learning and social-emotional needs of students
-Demonstrate a high level of competency in multiple Mount Vernon Mindsets (Collaborator, Communicator, Creative Thinker, Ethical Decision-Maker, Innovator, and Solution Seeker).
-Embody and advance the mission, vision, and norms of the School

General Teaching Responsibilities:
-Knowledge of the curriculum (subject-specific and interdisciplinary connections) of courses being taught and of those throughout the program
-Design and execution of well­-planned lessons with appropriate connections within and outside of the classroom (with a focus on integration of subject areas, problem solving, and application)
-Timely maintenance of accurate and comprehensive records of each student’s performance and progress
-Care and nurture for the social and emotional needs of each student
-Effective, proactive, and timely verbal and written communication with students and parents pertaining to a child’s progress and needs as well as general information
-Maintenance of an organized, inviting, and student-centered learning environment
-Collaboration with colleagues in lesson planning as well as work on school­wide goals
-Active search and participation in professional growth opportunities
-Creation of differentiated lessons to match the needs of each student in the classroom
-Participation on Research, Design, and Iteration teams and faculty meetings working toward school­wide goals
-Participation in duties (e.g. lunch, enrichment and carpool) and others as assigned

Current Pedagogical Influences include:
-Project-Based Learning
-Understanding by Design
-Stanford University Design Thinking
-Harvard Graduate School of Education Project Zero and Visible Thinking Routines
-Comprehensive focus on knowledge, skills, and dispositions
-Neuroscience and human development

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in French, social studies, English or a related field; teaching experience; proficiency and facility with technological tools and platforms.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.


Contact name:
Contact email address: https://mountvernonschool.org/employment-opportunities/


Middle School Science Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy
Middle School Science Teacher
Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia.
The role of the Middle School Science Teacher is to teach science courses. Incorporates curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons. Reports to the Lower & Middle School Principal. This is a full-time teaching position for the 2018-2019 school year.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Planning- Incorporates curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons, including measurable outcomes, a variety of instructional materials, planned activities and authentic assessments
• Student Evaluation- Provides fair, reliable and understandable grade structure, utilizes a variety of assessment techniques
• Records- Maintains accurate records of student achievement
• Referral- Refers students who are low/high achieving to Learning Specialist
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Experienced Teacher
• IB-MYP training preferred
• Bachelor’s degree
• Middle School teaching experience
Job Posting Contact Name and Title: Please submit cover letter, resume and references to Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Coordinator. For additional information go to: www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment
Contact Email: employment@ndacademy.org
Job Posting date: 03/29/18


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Head Lacrosse Coach/Program Director

School: Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
Available Position: Teacher, Non-teaching Staff
Description:

We are a school of inquiry, innovation and impact. Grounded in Christian values, we prepare all students to be college ready, globally competitive and engaged citizen leaders.

Since 1972, Mount Vernon has grown as an independent school community serving students and families in Sandy Springs, Atlanta, and beyond.

Mount Vernon Presbyterian School seeks a dynamic and forward-thinking coach to join an already outstanding Athletics Department to serve in the role of Lacrosse Program Director and Varsity coach.

This individual will:
• Plan and manage the varsity team’s daily operations
• Oversee all developmental teams at Mount Vernon within the lacrosse program
• Develop and implement daily practice plans
• Possess great motivational and organizational skills
• Prepare for games and manage game day activities
• Establish a team culture, identity, strategy, and philosophy
• Implement skills and drills to reinforce proper techniques
• Work with assistant coaches on proper training and strategy
• Communicate and correspond with parents
• Serve as a positive role model while effectively motivating young men
• Help develop off-season conditioning and training programs
• Delegates appropriate work for assistant coaches
• Establish a good working relationship with teachers and help with student academic achievement
• Maintain a cooperative relationship with other coaches and have a willingness to share athletes throughout the year


Contact name: Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
Contact email address: https://mountvernonschool.org/employment-opportunities/


Tird Grade Lead Teacher

School: The Walker School, Inc.
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Job Title: Lower School Third Grade Lead Teacher
Reports to: Lower School Head
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status:Full-time, 10 months

Position Overview:
Lead teachers are inquisitive, nurturing, flexible, and creative. They model lifelong learning for their colleagues and students. They involve themselves in areas of The Walker School beyond their classroom walls. The lead teacher is responsible for fulfilling all of his/her responsibilities in accordance to the mission and philosophy of The Walker School and the shared vision for transformative, innovative learning in the Lower School. While serving in the Lower School, all teachers should model ethical and professional behavior, accept personal responsibility for his/her actions, and demonstrate a commitment to the school, its mission, and its policies.

The third grade lead teacher will work alongside a teaching assistant in a collaborative manner but will have the primary responsibility for planning, programming, teaching, evaluating, and reporting for all students in the homeroom class. Lead teachers work with a team of teachers – base classroom and co-curricular teachers – to create a child-centered environment for the students and a cooperative and positive adult working environment. The lead teacher is responsible for establishing relationships with students, encouraging them to communicate respectfully, and to optimally develop their problem-solving skills, abilities, interests, and enthusiasm for learning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Possesses strong knowledge of grade level curriculum and of those surrounding it
• Uses best practices in teaching and learning, focused on differentiated instruction to design and deliver instruction
• Presents well-planned lessons with appropriate work within and outside of the classroom (with a focus on integration of subject areas, problem solving, and application)
• Maintains accurate and comprehensive records of each child’s performance and progress
• Maintains and directs the appropriate behavior of students
• Cares and nurtures the social and emotional needs of each child
• Develops strong student relations and nurtures the whole child by effectively communicating through active listening and appropriate responses
• Demonstrates effective and timely verbal and written communication with parents pertaining to a child’s progress and needs as well as general information (through phone calls, emails, newsletters, website, conferences, and quarterly progress reports)
• Maintains an organized, pleasant, and inviting environment that supports active learning
• Collaborates with colleagues in lesson planning as well as grade-level and school-wide goals
• Participates actively in professional learning opportunities and demonstrates a growth, not fixed, mindset toward learning
• Integrates technology into the curriculum in a meaningful way that is suitable to the age and needs of the students and subject matter being taught
• Creates differentiated lessons to match the needs of individual students in the classroom as well as timely and effective communication with learning specialists working with children
• Participates on required school committees working toward school-wide goals
• Coordinates classroom-related activities and events (including field trips) that support grade-level or subject-specific curriculum
• Participates in associated duties such as carpool, lunch, and recess
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Lower School Head

Experience and Educational Background:
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree or higher with a concentration in elementary grades education. The ideal candidate will also be an educator who possesses knowledge of age-appropriate and skill-appropriate teaching methodology for elementary students and has experience with Singapore mathematics, reading and writing workshop, the Orton-Gillingham approach, and Responsive Classroom. Preference will be given to candidates willing to coach Middle or Upper School athletic teams (multiple positions are open each season).

Candidates should complete the online application on the Careers page at www.thewalkerschool.org and be prepared to provide a cover letter, resume, educational philosophy, and three professional references. Applications for this position will be accepted until Friday, April 13, 2018.


Contact name: Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@thewalkerschool.org


Middle School Teacher

School: Arbor Montessori School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Arbor Montessori School is accepting applications from candidates interested in working in its middle school/adolescent program (grades 7 & 8). Founded in 1970, the school is located in Decatur. We serve 270 children ages 18 months to 14 years. The adolescent program of 40 students is in its 20th year.

This position offers an opportunity to be part of a closely collaborative team of five guides in an adolescent program that deliberately applies the Montessori philosophy and tenets in a suburban setting. Adults and students function as a community of learners in an atmosphere of mutual respect and support. Students participate in every facet of a micro-economy, from production and exchange to marketing, advertising, customer service, and more. Driving this micro-economy are practical endeavors such as working in the garden, keeping bees, and preserving our watershed, which provide context and meaning for challenging academic work.

The position includes a very competitive salary plus benefits. Teachers have the opportunity to serve on the Board of Trustees on a rotating basis. Applicants should possess:
- A minimum of a BA or BS
- Math teaching experience preferred
- Should either have participated or be willing to participate in the AMI Montessori Orientation to Adolescent Studies in the near future

To find out more about our school, please visit our website at www.arbormontessori.org.


Contact name: David Tyler
Contact email address: davidt@arbormontessori.org


Library Media Specialist

School: Immaculate Heart of Mary School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The mission of the library media program is to promote literacy and create a centralized environment of learning, utilizing media and technology resources. The Library Media Specialist collaborates with the teaching staff in the development of student literacy through the administration of the library media program, provides specialized instruction to students, and oversees the selection, organization, utilization, and maintenance of library and information technology resources. The Library Media Specialist interacts daily with students, teachers, parents, administrators, and other staff. Candidates should preferably hold a media specialists degree and have experience in a school library setting. Interested candidates should forward a resume and cover letter to Kellie DesOrmeaux, Principal, Immaculate Heart of Mary School.


Contact name: Kellie DesOrmeaux, Principal 2855 Briarcliff Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Contact email address: kdesormeaux@ihmschool.org


Substitute Teachers (on-call)

School: High Meadows School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

We are looking for experienced, energetic, and collaborative individuals to join our team of outstanding substitute teachers serving all grade levels preschool through middle years, as well as those interested in substitute teaching for our connections classes (PE, Music, Theatre Arts, Visual Arts, Tech, Spanish, Library and Sustainability). We follow a constructivist, progressive educational philosophy which is student-centered, and we look for educators who hold kids to high but reasonable standards and work successfully within a team. (Preschool through 5th grade classrooms have two full-time teachers in each classroom; Middle Years has one teacher in each classroom; some connections classes have two full-time teachers, some do not. When you substitute teach in PS-5th grade classrooms and a few of the connections classes, you will be accompanied by another full-time, lead teacher.)

Essential Job Functions:
1. Follows instruction/lesson plans from classroom teacher.
2. Models professional teaching, learning, classroom management and supervision.
3. Responsible for student involvement, and models appropriate behavior for students.
4. Engages children as individuals in a way that allows them to grow in their own ability.
5. Models effective communication and relationship building with parents, students and colleagues.
6. Teaches, promotes and practices academic integrity.
7. Maintains confidentiality of all High Meadows School families and school information, as well as models and builds professional relationships with colleagues, parents, and staff at all times.
8. Starts the day with morning carpool and/or ends the day with afternoon carpool if classroom teacher was assigned to carpool.
9. Willing to be contacted at last minute.

Credential Requirements:
• Three to five years teaching experience (within past five years) as a teacher or similar experience with children
• Bachelor’s Degree in Education preferred
• Progressive Education experience preferred
• Current GA Teaching Certification preferred
• Collaborative and interdisciplinary instruction experience preferred

Knowledge and Skill Set Requirements:
• Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a passion and energy for teaching children.
• Must have a demonstrated ability to clearly communicate, collaborate, and work effectively in a partnership.
• Must understand academic, social, behavioral, and emotional development milestones of children.
• Must utilize positive discipline in a progressive educational setting.

Physical Requirements
This position requires physical mobility including climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking and hearing. In addition, the position may require running and/or the ability to lift or restrain a child. This position is subject to environmental conditions, as educational activities occur both inside and outside of the buildings.


Contact name: Jane Murphy, HR Manager
Contact email address: jmurphy@highmeadows.org


Computer Science Department Chair

School: Wesleyan School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Wesleyan School, an independent K-12 Christian school, is seeking a Computer Science Department Chair to begin August 1, 2018. The person in this position has responsibility for overseeing the instructional technology staff. This department chair serves on the Wesleyan Academic Council and teaches three or four classes (AP Computer Science and other High School technology electives). A master's degree or higher is required.

All interested candidates must complete the online faculty application from the Wesleyan employment page, https://www.wesleyanschool.org/page/about/employment.

Wesleyan’s desire is to have faculty who give witness to the children through lives led and through sharing their own faith journey with students. Wesleyan School also seeks scholars who demonstrate the joy of life-long learning. The hiring process involves a need for mutual commitment to educational philosophy and the school's Christian mission.


Contact name: Ramona Blankenship
Contact email address: rblankenship@wesleyanschool.org


Network Administrator/Desktop Support

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:
Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


School Counselor – PT 2018-19

School:
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Swift School is an independent school serving grades 1-8 located in Roswell, GA 20 minutes north of Atlanta. Serving a population of approximately 240 students, Swift’s mission is to prepare students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences to be successful in life. Our core values include community, excellence, individuality, nurture, and potential. Our teachers are passionate about teaching children with learning differences. We recognize that each child is unique, and our teaching approach, time frame,and expected outcomes reflect the student’s individuality. Given that students have a variety of needs, our teachers and administrators often interact with external support professionals to ensure the best overall academic plan for each student. A School Counselor supports the social, emotional, and academic success of all students through the implementation of a comprehensive school counseling program.

Qualifications:
A master’s degree or higher in school counseling or a related field
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a related position
Employing organization skills, computer literacy, and knowledge of developmental guidance philosophy and leadership skills to serve a learning support team.

Responsibilities Include:
Serve as member of the Learning Support Team
Provide individual and small group counseling to students as necessary and work collaboratively with the teachers and administration to expedite services to students
Plan and routinely deliver SEL lessons in classrooms to all students in grades 1-8 where content includes conflict resolution skills, consequences for actions, social development skills, human interaction skills, and other necessary content
Develop and administer programming that meets the needs of students dynamically
Assist the faculty and administration in the delivery of accurate, comprehensive, and timely information relevant to student learning and educational outcomes
Build relationships with referring psychologists and make appropriate referrals to outside specialists as necessary
Participate in conferences with parents and faculty members as necessary
Protect the confidentiality of students and student records according to school policies
Participate in professional development offered by professional associations
Provide the faculty with professional development workshops
Communicate effectively with all constituents including the dissemination of information relating to the school counseling program
Perform other duties as assigned by division directors and the associate head of school for student affairs
Support the school and its leadership


Contact name: Roni Battoglia
Contact email address: rbattoglia@theswiftschool.org


Upper School French Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The role of the Upper School French Teacher is to teach courses across multiple levels. Incorporates curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons. Reports to the Upper School Principal. This is a full-time 10 month position.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Planning- Incorporates curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons, including measurable outcomes, a variety of instructional materials, planned activities and authentic assessments
• Student Evaluation- Provides fair, reliable and understandable grade structure, utilizes a variety of assessment techniques
• Records- Maintains accurate records of student achievement
• Referral- Refers students who are low/high achieving to Learning Specialist
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Bachelor’s Degree, preference given to Master’s Degree
• Previous teaching experience in secondary setting
• Experience in teaching IB
• A respect for the teachings of the Catholic Church
• Experience using instructional technology

To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume and references to: Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Manager at employment@ndacademy.org. For additional information go to: www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.

Job Posting date: 02/14/2018


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Physical Plant Manager

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Direct, coordinate and evaluate the program for facilities, including building, equipment and vehicle maintenance, grounds operations, custodial services, security services and construction project management
• Performs maintenance and repair duties as needed
• Supervise day-to-day departmental work activities by delegating, assigning and prioritizing workflow; monitor operating standards and quality control
• Maintain control of and schedules for preventive maintenance for all facilities and related services
• Establish and promote a safe environment by performing safety audits, employee training and inspections, and by maintaining open- channels of communication
• Work closely with the Operations Team relating to event planning, campus safety and security
• Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable law
• In consultation with the Director of Operations, recruit, hire, and evaluate personnel
• Assist Director of Operations to plan, budget, schedule, and oversee, facility modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, layouts, and contracts for construction and acquisition
• Plan, budget and oversee campus- wide sustainability programs
• Inspect construction and installation progress to ensure conformance with established specifications, code and applicable governmental regulations
• Create and administer portions of the operating budget directly assigned to facilities
• Work closely with the Director of Operations in the planning and implementation of capital projects
• Address concerns and resolve problems
• Remain current with industry standards relating to facilities management
• Represent Notre Dame Academy in the external community through participation in conferences and professional organizations
• Perform special duties as assigned by the Director of Operations
• Maintain communication with County and City agencies as necessary to obtain jurisdictional approvals, permits and inspections necessary for the implementation of capital projects and facilities maintenance
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• A bachelor’s degree in facilities management or related field, or a certificate in construction or facilities management from an accredited college or university
• Preference will be given for experience working in educational environment
• Experience working with fire and safety codes
• HVAC, plumbing and/or electrical experience required
• Experience driving small, on-CDL busses preferred
To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume and references to: Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Manager at employment@ndacademy.org.
Job Posting date: 02/09/2018


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Upper School Band Director

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy
Upper School Band Director
Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia.
The role of the Upper School Band Director is to direct and manage the overall program of instrumental music for the school as well as provide students with an opportunity to participate in extracurricular band activities for students grade 6-12. Reports to the Upper School Principal. This is a full-time 10-month position.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Planning- Incorporates curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons, including measurable outcomes, a variety of instructional materials, planned activities and authentic assessments
• Student Evaluation- Provides fair, reliable and understandable grade structure, utilizes a variety of assessment techniques
• Records- Maintains accurate records of student achievement
• Methods of Instruction- Plans and uses appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials and equipment that reflects understanding of the learning styles and needs of students
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Bachelor’s Degree in related field required.
• Master’s Degree preferred
• Previous teaching experience in a secondary setting
• Experience in directing bands
• A respect for the teachings of the Catholic Church
• Experience using instructional technology
• Some evening presentations and concerts required
Job Posting Contact Name and Title: Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Manager
Contact Email: Submit cover letter, resume and references to employment@ndacademy.org. Go to www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment for more information.
Job Posting date: 02/8/2018


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Elementary School Teacher(s)

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy
Elementary School Teacher(s)
Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia.
The role of the Elementary School Teacher, grade K-5, is to teach, design and implement a program for instruction, and assess achievement. Reports to the Principal. This is a full-time 10 month position, beginning August, 2018.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Instruction-Establish methods of instruction, develop and execute unit lessons, create interdisciplinary lessons, meet needs of individual learners
• Planning-Incorporate curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons
• Assess Achievement- Communicate expectations, utilize various assessment techniques, monitor progress, refer students to learning specialist as needed
• Maintain Communication with parents and instructional team members
• Professional Development- Participate in professional development, in-service meetings and professional growth opportunities
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Experienced Teacher
• IB training preferred
• Bachelor’s degree
• Elementary teaching experience
Job Posting Contact Name and Title: Submit cover letter, resume and references to Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Manager to employment@ndacademy.org.
Job Posting date: 02/07/2018


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Advancement Associate

School: The Westminster Schools
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Job Title: Advancement Associate

Westminster is a Christian, independent day school for boys and girls, which seeks to serve students who are bright, motivated, curious, and nurtured by challenge in an environment that develops leaders of conscience who will be a positive force in the world. The School was founded in 1951 guided by a mission to prepare students for college and for life. With a current enrollment of approximately 1,860 students in grades Pre-First through Twelfth, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the key dimensions of their growth – academic, physical, and spiritual.

Westminster is a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the School’s mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service. Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming supported by a wealth of resources.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Advancement Associate will join a highly collaborative team to provide comprehensive administrative support for our Advancement operations with a focus on Advancement Services. The successful candidate is eager to learn about all aspects of a development operation and is detail-oriented, collaborative, and can comfortably and successfully manage several tasks simultaneously. The Advancement Associate will create redundancy for the Office for Institutional Advancement’s (OIA) day-to-day priorities and projects, specifically around gift processing and data integrity. The ability to interact confidently with Westminster volunteers and donors and to maintain strict confidentiality is required.

Supervisor: Director of Advancement Services
Position Status: This position is a salaried, non-exempt, full-time, regular, 12-month position.
Hours of Work: Days of work are Monday through Friday and the core hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required as job duties demand.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

• Assist the Gift Management Specialist on all aspects of gift processing, including gift entry, receipting and stewardship letters
• Ensure pledges and gifts are acknowledged accurately and in a timely fashion
• Assist with Honor/Memorial stewardship communications
• Assist with management of the School’s matching gift program
• Interface with the Business Office regarding gift entry, gift posting, fund creation, gift restrictions, and reconciliation
• Serve as a point of contact for donors regarding gift information
• Run reports to review data integrity and ensure necessary corrections are made on regular basis
• Document, maintain and regularly update OIA policies and procedures
• Add new constituent records to the database as needed, analyze information and populate all appropriate data fields where information is available
• Compose general correspondence and provide support for Advancement operations
• Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s degree required.
• One to two years of experience in a non-profit or education environment.
• Very strong computer skills, including high competency in Microsoft Office software and databases. Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred.
• Polished oral, written, telephone, and e-mail communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with a variety of constituencies.
• Self-starter with ability to work independently and take initiative to meet deadlines for both short and long-term projects in a time-sensitive and fluid environment with attention to detail and accuracy.
• Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member and manage multiple projects at once.
• Curious and committed to ongoing growth, professionally and personally.
• Commitment to the mission of The Westminster Schools and willing to serve as an ambassador for the School both internally and externally.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and may walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.

TRAVEL

Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

Note:  This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification.  This position description should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in this position.  Nothing contained in this this position description restricts Westminster’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.


Contact name: Andrea Pender
Contact email address: https://westminsteratl.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=219


Lower Division Associate Teacher 2018-2019

School: Swift School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Swift School is an independent school serving grades 1-8 located in Roswell, GA 20 minutes north of Atlanta. Serving a population of approximately 240 students, Swift’s mission is to prepare students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences to be successful in life. Our core values include community, excellence, individuality, nurture, and potential. Our teachers are passionate about teaching children with learning differences. We recognize that each child is unique, and our teaching approach, time frame,and expected outcomes reflect the student’s individuality. Given that students have a variety of needs, our teachers and administrators often interact with external support professionals to ensure the best overall academic plan for each student. A Lower Division Associate Teacher is responsible for organizing and implementing the instructional program assigned that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with Swift School policies.

Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree or higher required with preference given to degrees in education-related fields
Teacher certification preferred but not required

Responsibilities Include:
-Supports instructional activities planned and designed by the Lead Teacher that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaning and appropriate learning experiences
-Identifies and adapts curriculum to meet the needs of students as directed by the Lead Teacher
-Responsible for the classroom when Lead Teacher is unavailable.
-Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate
-Maintains effective and efficient record keeping procedures according to school policy
-Creates and fosters relationships, both orally and in writing, with all constituents of the school on a regular basis and as required by school policy
-Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment and seeks the support of the human resources available within the school
-Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with all constituents of the school
-Participates in professional development opportunities offered by the school
-Sets goals that are aligned with Swift’s mission and values
-Consistently meets professional obligations such as: meeting various deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating efforts and timely attending required meeting
-Serves the mission of the Swift School as an ambassador and participates in community-building
-Perform other duties as assigned by division director and the associate head of school for student affairs


Contact name: Roni Battoglia
Contact email address: rbattoglia@theswiftschool.org


Lower Division Lead Teacher 2018-2019

School: Swift School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Swift School is an independent school serving grades 1-8 located in Roswell, GA 20 minutes north of Atlanta. Serving a population of approximately 240 students, Swift’s mission is to prepare students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences to be successful in life. Our core values include community, excellence, individuality, nurture, and potential. Our teachers are passionate about teaching children with learning differences. We recognize that each child is unique, and our teaching approach, time frame,and expected outcomes reflect the student’s individuality. Given that students have a variety of needs, our teachers and administrators often interact with external support professionals to ensure the best overall academic plan for each student. A Lower Division Lead Teacher is responsible for organizing and implementing the instructional program assigned that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with Swift School policies.

Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree or higher required with preference given to degrees in education-related fields
A minimum of 2 years teaching experience
Teacher certification preferred but not required
Experience teaching structured literacy (Orton Gillingham Approach, Wilson)

Responsibilities Include:
-Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaning and appropriate learning experiences
-Identifies and adapts curriculum to meet the needs of students
-Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate
-Maintains effective and efficient record keeping procedures according to school policy
-Creates and fosters relationships, both orally and in writing, with all constituents of the school on a regular basis and as required by school policy
-Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment and seeks the support of the human resources available within the school
-Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with all constituents of the school
-Prepares and delivers student assessment data effectively according to school policies
-Participates in professional development opportunities offered by the school
-Sets goals that are aligned with Swift’s mission and values
-Consistently meets professional obligations such as: meeting various deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating efforts and timely attending required meeting
-Serves the mission of the Swift School as an ambassador and participates in community-building
-Perform other duties as assigned by division director and the associate head of school for student affairs


Contact name: Roni Battoglia
Contact email address: rbattoglia@theswiftschool.org


Lower School First Grade Associate Substitute

School: Pace Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Pace Academy, one of Atlanta’s top Independent Schools, seeks a highly energetic and excellent teacher as a First Grade Associate long-term substitute lead teacher beginning late March through May 2018. Joining one of Atlanta's finest Lower School faculties, the teacher will become part of educating the whole child. The teacher must demonstrate enjoyment in working with lower elementary age students.

Responsibilities:
• Assists in teaching the core curricula subjects
• Follows course objectives and outline for course of study in conjunction with other Lower School Faculty, following curriculum as set by the current teacher.
• Participates in faculty and professional meetings
• Will attend parent meetings and assist with school sponsored trips.
• May perform supervisory duties, which include early morning duty and/or instruction in a specific learning area.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree required.
• 1-2 years experience teaching children ages 5-7 strongly preferred.
• Private school experience preferred.

Applicants can learn more about the Lower School at
http://www.paceacademy.org/academics/lower-school

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Contact name: Elaine Hecht
Contact email address: Jobs@paceacademy.org


Lower School Librarian

School: Pace Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The Pace Academy Lower School seeks an experienced K-5 librarian for the 2018-19 academic year. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of innovation and collaboration, extensive teaching experience, and the desire and leadership capacity to create an environment in which student engagement and creative problem-solving thrive through the library program.

The successful candidate will continue to build an enriching program that integrates with the Lower School curriculum and school-wide initiatives such as global leadership and character education. The librarian eagerly collaborates with classroom teachers as well as specialists in the areas of technology, Design Thinking, art, etc. The librarian must be an energetic, dynamic, and inquisitive individual with enthusiasm for exploring and implementing new technologies and teaching methods aligned with 21st-century learning. Flexibility and curiosity are key characteristics, as well as a love of children, a good sense of humor, and an extensive knowledge of children’s literature.

This position reports to the Director of Libraries. The staff includes one library assistant and two-dozen library volunteers. The librarian’s focus is on teaching and special programs; the assistant handles technical services. The Lower School is made up of 366 students in grades Pre-First through five. There are three classes per grade for a total of 18 classes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Guided by the school’s mission “to create prepared, confident citizens of the world” and the libraries’ scope and sequence, the librarian will ensure that students know how a library works and understand research fundamentals, while fostering a love of books and reading. Specific duties include:

• Oversees all aspects of managing the Lower School Library.
• Creates a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere.
• Works closely with faculty to incorporate library services and resources into classroom assignments.
• Provides individual and group instruction to teach research skills (meets with each class once per week).
• Provides assistance to help students and faculty in accessing, evaluating and using information.
• Assists students, faculty and staff in the use of library resources.
• Plans and conducts programs and activities, including storytelling, book talks, multimedia programs, author visits, book fairs, etc.
• Coordinates library displays in conjunction with library lessons and events, the Lower School Noble Knights character-education program, seasonal events, global initiatives, etc.
• Selects, receives, and organizes materials and equipment.
• Assures timely opening and closing of library and administration of the circulation desk.
• Prepares and administers budget for media center.
• Trains and supervises student assistants and library volunteers.
• Investigates technologies that will improve services and works with the technology team in planning, implementing and integrating technology in the library.
• Serves on school-wide committees and participates in community projects relating to the library and the school.

QUALIFICATIONS
Master's degree from an American Library Association accredited program, strongly preferred.
Five years related experience teaching in and supervising an elementary school library required.
Strong sense of humor, flexibility, and desire to work with elementary age children is required.
Attendance at evening and weekend functions is occasionally required.

Excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, employer provided life
insurance, and a generous 403(b) employer match. Applicants can learn more about the Lower School at
http://www.paceacademy.org/page/academics/lower-school-library

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

ABOUT PACE ACADEMY
Founded in 1958 in Atlanta, Ga., Pace Academy serves 1,115 students in grades Pre-First through 12. The co-educational, college-preparatory day school strives to create prepared, confident citizens of the world through rigorous academic experiences, innovative global leadership programs, character education and close student-teacher relationships. Pace Academy’s student-teacher ratio is 9:1, and class sizes average 15 students. The school adheres to Judeo-Christian values and encourages students to THINK BIG. www.paceacademy.org


Contact name: Elaine Hecht
Contact email address: Jobs@PaceAcademy.org


Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school located in Duluth, Georgia.
The role of the Father Colin Program Teacher is to provide an individualized education to students with learning differences and oversee day-to-day implementation of the instructional program. Reports to the Principal. This is a full-time, 10-month position beginning August 2018.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Establishes methods of instruction to educate students with learning disabilities, other health impairments and other learning differences
• Plans instruction to promote student mastery of prerequisite skills and knowledge
• Prepares written lesson plans to support instructional objectives of Notre Dame Academy standards
• Reviews and utilizes resources that match learner needs and reflect scientifically based research on effective instruction
• Ability to teach skills for reading and writing proficiency/literacy across all content areas
• Ability to assess achievement of students
• Ability to enforce the rules and policies of the school, communicate with parents on a regular basis and participate in service and professional development activities
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Certification- Special Education certification and Middle School certification preferred
• Training in teaching exceptional children required including: experience in special education, professional development in teaching students with learning differences or training in specialized instructional strategies/programs
• Knowledge of learning disabilities, other health impairments and high functioning autism spectrum preferred
• Knowledge of assistive technology helpful. Must be comfortable using technology
Job Posting Contact Name and Title: Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Manager. Please submit cover letter, resume and references.

Job Posting date: January 25, 2018


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Orton-Gillingham Tutor

School: Wesleyan School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Wesleyan School is seeking applications for a qualified Orton-Gillingham practitioner to provide on campus reading remediation to identified students. This practitioner would be responsible for working one on one with students before, during, and after school using the Orton-Gillingham approach to focus on the specific learning needs of individual learners. This part-time independent contractor would also have some flexibility with scheduling. The practitioner will collaborate with a team of Orton-Gillingham specialists as well as Wesleyan faculty members.

Interested candidates must submit an online application, https://www.wesleyanschool.org/page/about/employment.


Contact name: Nancy Jones
Contact email address: njones@wesleyanschool.org


K-3rd INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER FOR RRFTS on the COX CAMPUS

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

ATLANTA SPEECH SCHOOL
K-3rd INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER FOR RRFTS on the COX CAMPUS

A program of the Atlanta Speech School, the Rollins Center for Language & Literacy is dedicated to the mission of training and supporting teachers of young children in the area of language and literacy development. We synthesize the nation’s best research in this area and translate it into best practices teachers can put in place right away. Through our on-site live work and online campus, we offer ongoing mentoring and coaching to teachers with the goal that by 2020, ALL children are on a path to reading proficiently by the end of third grade. Our online Read Right from the Start on the Cox Campus courses are available free of charge (readrightfromthestart.org).

WHO ARE WE SEEKING?
The Rollins Center is currently seeking a creative, experienced instructional designer with a focus on education (Kindergarten through 3rd grade). S/he will embrace the Rollins 2020 goal and have a clear vision of how this role directly supports the effort. The ideal candidate will have a background in education, a passion for online learning, and a strong conviction about its power to change adult behavior. S/he should be able to meld minds with subject matter experts and team members.

POSITION SUMMARY
Working under the supervision of the Rollins Assistant Director for Academics, Data, and Evaluation and the K-3rd Content Coordinator, the K-3rd Instructional Designer conceptualizes and creates online professional development content that will enable Kindergarten – 3rd grade teachers to become more effective in their work. The K-3 Instructional Designer works closely with other content and online team members to design and develop innovative coursework and related educational resources that bring critical content to life for our online learning community. In close collaboration with our subject matter experts and using a custom eLearning platform, S/he will write, edit, revise, and produce instructional content that emphasizes adult learning concepts and interactive learning practices, and integrates graphic and instructional design principles.

The instructional designer will have a vision for the product and creative ideas for how to transform content into engaging online experiences for the target audience. In this effort, the K-3rd Instructional Designer will work collaboratively with our subject matter experts to drive the scripting/design process through various iterations and reviews, to ensure content accuracy and inclusiveness. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to create original work that will inspire and benefit teachers of young children and will make an impact in the landscape of language and literacy professional development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Collaborate closely with subject matter experts to identify and develop learning goals and objectives
• Apply innovative instructional design methods to design and develop interactive learning experiences
• Support all aspects of the instructional design process, including defining, developing, implementing, and revising, instructional materials and assessments.
• Using established formats, develop content outlines and scripts for learning modules
• Write and incorporate training reinforcements
• Develop, maintain and organize educational resources for online Resource Library
• Develop presentation slides
• Create/write content for social media, e.g., blog posts
• Collaborate in the development of assessment tools to measure learner satisfaction, comprehension, and application of strategies and knowledge
• Analyze data/feedback on course assessments and make recommendations for change and improvements
• Identify new trends and adopt new approaches as needed
• Identify ways to improve teacher learning experiences, including through the use of community discussions, training reinforcements, webinars, and communication

What might projects look like? Examples of the work
• Develop instructional content for a specific online unit
• Develop powerful assessments
• Develop reflection and community questions
• Create new resources related to language and literacy development
• Create online adaptive learning reinforcements using Intercom technology

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

REQUIRED Skills/Qualifications:
• Master's degree in Instructional Design, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Technology
• Background in education strongly preferred
• 3-5 years of professional experience in online instructional design, using technology to develop meaningful educational and training content
• Experience teaching in K-3rd classrooms or knowledge of education space strongly preferred
• Knowledge and deep understanding of instructional design and adult learning principles
• Knowledge of developing learner engagement and knowledge/skill transfer activities
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Self-starter who can excel in a highly iterative and deadline driven environment
• Strong team player who is able to share knowledge and contribute ideas but also able to execute on another’s vision
• High degree of flexibility and good humor!
• Extraordinary organization skills with strong attention to detail
• Ability to work on multiple projects
• Willingness to work collaboratively with others to accomplish tasks and deadlines in a teams based environment
• Ability to quickly understand target learner population’s characteristics and needs, and reflect those in the design of products

Additional requirements
• Must provide samples of previous project work

Compensation and Benefits:
This is a 220-day, full-time school position, offering a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance. The Speech School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; complimentary meals during working hours; and accrued sick leave.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience.

To Apply:
To ensure that your application is considered, please submit all of the following documents by February 14, 2018:
cover letter, resume, and college transcript. In addition, please provide a written statement describing how your skills, talents, and expertise in instructional design would support the Rollins Center in reaching its 2020 goal of ALL children being on a path to reading proficiently by the end of third grade (please limit to 500 words).

Email: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Early Learning Instructional Designer for RRFTS on the Cox Campus

Please no phone inquiries.


Contact name: Human Resources - Subject line: Early Learning Instructional Designer for RRFTS on the Cox Campus
Contact email address: Email: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org


Director of Communications

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Director of Communications: The Atlanta Speech School

The Atlanta Speech School is currently seeking an exceptional leader for the position of Director of Communications.

The Atlanta Speech School has evolved over its 79 years into the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy – earning a rising national reputation as the educational equivalent of a teaching hospital. The School attracts a staff of the most gifted and committed teaching professionals who apply the research of the nation’s leading brain development and educational experts to achieve transformational language and literacy outcomes for children through its four school divisions, five clinical programs, and Rollins Center for Language & Literacy (“Rollins Center”) professional development program. The School has never turned away a child in need of services based on his or her family’s financial circumstances. All of the School’s efforts are interrelated and intentional, creating a circle of impact that is continually refined and strengthened across all programs. Our mission is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy.

Our Rollins Center, through its onsite coaching and its free, universally accessible online Cox Campus, provides professional development for early childhood and early elementary teachers across Georgia and in all 50 states. Now impacting 25,000 teachers and their more than 250,000 children, the Rollins Center is driven by the expectation that in partnership with over 100 public and private agencies, by the year 2020, every child in Georgia will be on a path to read proficiently by the end of third grade and every early childhood educator in Georgia will have the capacity to prepare every child to be on this path.

Please visit our website for further information: www.atlantaspeechschool.org. Please also view our three-minute videos addressing the country’s illiteracy crisis: The Promise www.2020promise.org regarding early childhood education and Every Opportunity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxyxywShewI that reflects how this same promise must extend into the early elementary years of education. Every Opportunity, that we released last month, recently went viral across the country and around the world with over 70 million views.
POSITION SUMMARY:

The Director of Communications is responsible for all marketing, communications, and public relations of the School locally and nationally. The Director will be an effective and relentless spokesperson for all programs of the School and will passionately and precisely communicate with a wide range of audiences. The position requires the ability to think and plan strategically while managing daily operations. Collaboration with students, families, staff, board members, volunteers, stakeholders and community partners is essential as is the ability to embrace and advance the School’s commitment to diversity and to work independently on major projects.

The position of Director of Communications, a valued member of the Leadership Team, offers ongoing responsibilities and opportunities to promote the mission of the School and communicate its impact upon thousands of children and families across Atlanta and beyond. Meeting our mission creates countless new possibilities for children and adults. Proficiency in language and literacy creates a highly positive change in the course of children’s lives and transforms their futures. We are seeking the person who will help expand our reach and deepen understanding of the powerful impact of this work.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

• Create, implement and measure the success of comprehensive marketing, communications and public relations programs that will enhance the School’s image and position within the marketplace and the general public, facilitate internal and external communications, and help extend the reach of the School’s expertise by supporting the School’s vision to serve as the educational equivalent of a teaching hospital
• Create and execute social media strategy
• Write and manage production of publications, eNewsletters, blogs and collateral materials
• Work with community organizations, academic institutions, and government entities to advocate for the School and its mission and to build partnerships to effect large scale change
• Work closely with Leadership Team, School and Program Directors, and other stakeholders to identify key communications priorities and opportunities to advance the Atlanta Speech School mission
• Take inventory of strategic communications vehicles in place to determine efficacy to create momentum and awareness, and develop and implement communications best practices to meet the evolving needs of the School.
• Ensure that the School’s philosophy, mission and vision are practiced throughout the organization
• Work with agency partners to oversee completion of website redesign and subsequent content strategy and updates. Requires a clear understanding of search engine optimization (SEO). Knowledge of and/or familiarity working with the WordPress CMS desired.
• Coordinate media interest in the Atlanta Speech School and ensure regular contact with target media and appropriate response to media requests
• Lead projects as assigned, such as cause-related marketing and special events
• Manage the School’s crisis communications plan as a member of the Safety Committee

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

• Minimum of 5 years of experience in the design and execution of marketing, communications and public relations activities with demonstrated success, preferably in the not-for-profit sector
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, public relations preferred
• Proficiency in a variety of forms of communication with special emphasis on strategic content development and marketing, state of the art use of social media, video, web design, and technology
• Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills
• Strong creative, strategic, analytical, and organizational skills
• Ability to foster productive relationships with a wide range of people
• Ability to manage multiple projects at a time

BENEFITS:

Salary is commensurate with experience. This full-time position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; complimentary meals during working hours; and accrued vacation and sick leave.

TO APPLY:

Please provide a cover letter, resume and writing sample (as described below) and sample of your work (this may include a link to a website or video).

As Director of Communications you are charged with creating a written message to community leaders, faculty of schools and universities, colleagues, supporters, and skeptics, to accompany the video “Every Opportunity.” Your message will communicate the essential elements and impact of the work of the School and will make the difference between the reader watching and acting upon the video or deleting it. The message is limited to 300 words. For further background on this subject, please see the interview on August 27 of our Executive Director on CNN HLN regarding the video https://www.facebook.com/WeekendExpressHLN/?fref=ts

CONTACT:
Iris Goodson
Director of Human Resources
hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Director of Communications


Contact name: Iris Goodson -Director of Human Resources-
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject line: Director of Communications


EARLY LEARNING (Birth to 5) INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER FOR RRFTS on the COX CAMPUS

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

ATLANTA SPEECH SCHOOL
EARLY LEARNING (Birth to 5) INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER FOR RRFTS on the COX CAMPUS

The Rollins Center for Language & Literacy, a program of the Atlanta Speech School, is dedicated to the mission of training and supporting teachers of young children in the area of language and literacy development. We synthesize the nation’s best research in this area and translate it into best practices teachers can put in place right away. Through our on-site work and online campus, we offer ongoing mentoring and coaching to teachers with the goal that by 2020, ALL children are on a path to reading proficiently by the end of third grade. Our online Read Right from the Start on the Cox Campus courses are available free of charge (readrightfromthestart.org).

WHO ARE WE SEEKING?
The Rollins Center is currently seeking a creative, experienced instructional designer with a focus on early learning (birth to 5 years). S/he will embrace the Rollins 2020 goal and have a clear vision of how this role directly supports the effort. The ideal candidate will have a background in education, a passion for online learning, and a strong conviction about its power to change adult behavior. S/he should be able to meld minds with subject matter experts and team members.

POSITION SUMMARY
Working under the supervision of the Rollins Assistant Director for Academics, Data, and Evaluation, the Early Learning Instructional Designer conceptualizes and creates online professional development content that will enable teachers of children birth to 5 to become more effective in their work. The Early Learning Instructional Designer works closely with other content and online team members to design and develop innovative coursework and related educational resources that bring critical content to life for our online learning community. In close collaboration with our subject matter experts and using a custom e-learning platform, he/she will write, edit, revise, and produce instructional content that emphasizes adult learning concepts and interactive learning practices, and integrates graphic and instructional design principles. Priority deliverables include revisions and improvements to existing coursework, development and insertion of training reinforcements, and development of related course resources. The position has the potential to include development of new coursework and alternative delivery methodologies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Collaborate closely with subject matter experts to identify and develop learning goals and objectives
• Apply innovative instructional design methods and strategies to design and develop powerful interactive learning experiences
• Support all aspects of the instructional design process, including defining, developing, implementing, and revising instructional materials and assessments.
• Make revisions to existing online Preschool/Pre-K courses/supporting materials that will result in improved course effectiveness
• Develop, maintain and organize educational resources for Resource Library
• Create/write content for social media, e.g., blog posts
• Assist in the development of assessment tools to measure learner satisfaction, comprehension, and application of strategies and knowledge
• Analyze data/feedback on course assessments and make recommendations for change and improvements
• Identify new trends and adopt new approaches as needed
• Identify ways to improve teacher learning experiences, including through the use of community discussions, training reinforcements, webinars, and communication

What might some projects look like? Examples of the work
• Review existing Preschool/Pre-K courses currently on the Cox Campus
• Modify/make adaptations to existing course, to enhance learner experience
• Update assessments, add reflection and community questions, insert training reinforcement messaging
• Review resources in the Resource Library on Cox Campus to check for quality, alignment, and consistency in formatting
• Create new resources related to language and literacy development to support teachers of children birth to 5 years
• Continuously create online adaptive learning reinforcements using Intercom technology
• Assist in developing a script for a new course

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

REQUIRED Skills/Qualifications:
• Master's degree in Instructional Design, Curriculum and Instruction, or Instructional Technology
• Early childhood (Birth to 5) education background, including teaching experience, strongly preferred
• 3-5 years of professional experience in online instructional design, preferably, developing online training content
• Knowledge of instructional design, curriculum development, and adult learning principles
• Knowledge of developing learner engagement and knowledge/skill transfer activities
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to independently manage work schedule in a fast-paced production-centered environment
• Ability to work both independently and collaborate as part of a team
• Ability to follow detailed instructions and/or act on feedback, meet tight deadlines and balance multiple high-priority and ongoing deliverables
• High degree of flexibility and good humor!
• Extraordinary organization skills
• Willingness to work collaboratively with others to accomplish tasks and deadlines in a teams based environment
• Ability to quickly understand target learner population’s characteristics and needs and reflect those in the design of all products

Additional requirements
• Must provide samples of previous project work

Compensation and Benefits:
This is a 220-day, full-time school position, offering a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance. The Speech School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; complimentary meals during working hours; and accrued sick leave.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience.

To Apply:
To ensure that your application is considered, please submit all of the following documents by February 14, 2018:
cover letter, resume, and college transcript. In addition, please provide a written statement describing how your skills, talents, and expertise in instructional design would support the Rollins Center in reaching its 2020 goal of ALL children being on a path to reading proficiently by the end of third grade (please limit to 500 words).

Email: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Early Learning Instructional Designer for RRFTS on the Cox Campus

Please no phone inquiries.


Contact name: Human Resources-Subject line: Early Learning Instructional Designer for RRFTS on the Cox Campus
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org


College Counselor

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Notre Dame Academy
College Counselor
Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia.
The role of the College Counselor is to assist 9-12 graders with college planning, college applications and personal resumes, college admissions timelines and college visitation strategies. Leads parent –teacher conferences. Reports to the Upper School Principal. This is a full-time 10-month position effective August 1, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assists 9-12 graders with all aspects of college planning
• Advises students and parents regarding various national testing options, timelines and strategies
• Assists with college applications, essay development and personal resumes
• Assists students with development of timelines for the college admissions process
• Provides direction regarding college visitation strategies
• Assists in interview skill development
• Provides direction regarding course selection and extracurricular selection
• Writes student recommendations
• Assists students with identifying scholarship options and the application process
• Leads parent-teacher conferences and presentations
• Coordinates on-site college visits
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Master’s degree in School Counseling
• Experience in college counseling
• High School experience with college applications and writing recommendation letters required
• Experience with national testing such as PSAT, AP Exams the ACT Aspire a plus
• A respect for the teachings of the Catholic Church

Job Posting Contact Name and Title: Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Manager
Contact Email: Submit cover letter, resume and references to employment@ndacademy.org. For additional information go to: www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.
Job Posting date: 12/8/2017


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: ddoverspike@ndacademy.org


Upper School Mathematics Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Upper School Mathematics Teacher
Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia.

The role of the Upper School Mathematics Teacher is to teach courses across multiple levels, incorporate curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons, and report to the Upper School Principal. This is a full-time 10-month position, effective August 1, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Planning- Incorporates curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons, including measurable outcomes, a variety of instructional materials, planned activities and authentic assessments
• Student Evaluation- Provides fair, reliable and understandable grade structure, utilizes a variety of assessment techniques
• Records- Maintains accurate records of student achievement
• Referral- Refers students who are low/high achieving to Learning Specialist
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Bachelor’s Degree, preference given to Master’s Degree (in Mathematics Education)
• Previous teaching experience in secondary setting
• Experience in teaching IB
• A respect for the teachings of the Catholic Church
• Experience using instructional technology
Job Posting Contact Name and Title: Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Manager
Contact Email: Submit cover letter, resume and references to employment@ndacademy.org
Job Posting date: 02/12/2018


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: ddoverspike@ndacademy.org


Director of Communications

School: The Howard School
Available Position: Administrator, Non-teaching Staff
Description:

The Director of Communications will lead, plan, direct and implement overall strategies for all communications and marketing on behalf of The Howard School in order to raise visibility, advance its brand, and articulate clear messaging to internal and external constituencies. Leads the generation of online content that engages the community audience and leads to measurable action. Manages the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic material, including the website, to ensure current and consistent information is being shared and updated through article links, stories, newsletters and events). Coordinates all communications with all divisions of the school and manages the master communications calendar. Develops a community ambassador and brand program.

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities:
• Plan and implement, in cooperation with the Director of Advancement and the Director of Admissions, a comprehensive long-range marketing and communications plan including outreach into the community and internal and external communications. Review, evaluate, and update this plan as needed. Represent the school and be an active participant in the community.
• Handles all communications for The Howard School, following the established communications plan. Working with the Advancement Coordinator, develops editorial calendars for multiple platforms, oversees all social media, printing, poster output, and other communications related tasks. Provides oversight, working with the Advancement Coordinator, and in conjunction with the Director of Admissions and the Board of Trustees, to create an overall marketing plan for the school. Promotes the School image in the community.
• Develop and manage an integrated online presence on social media platforms.
• Update and implement existing Communications plan working with all divisions of the school to ensure a clear message and process.
• Manage media relations, including writing and distributing press releases and cultivating relations with local media.

JOB DESCRIPTION
• Attend and photograph on- and off-site School events; maintain the archival photo library for all Howard School events. • Review the production of all school publications, event invitations and programs, Parents Association materials, etc. • Collaborate with Admissions Office on admissions-themed advertisements, marketing materials, events, tours, informational sessions and relationships with other schools.
• Produce, the Insights Annual Report and the monthly Howard Highlights newsletter, and develop and approve emails to go out to the community and maintain consistency in marketing plan.
• Oversee the maintenance of the School website, along with the Advancement Coordinator, Assistant Head of School and the Director of Assistive and Instructional Technology.
• Maintain relationships with website vendors, photographers, graphic designers and printing firms.
• Maintain common editorial and graphic standards across School publications for branding reputation and integrity.
• Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.

Non-Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Any tasks as assigned by Head of School or Director of Advancement and/or her/his designee.
Physical Requirements:
Audible hearing and voice. Lifting up to 75 lbs. (special events set-ups), kneeling, bending and stooping.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five (5) years Communications and Marketing experience required.
• Experience in independent school setting preferred.
• Technical skills that support the essential job duties and responsibilities as described above.
• Ability to write, edit and design for departmental publications.
• Demonstrated experience with photography, videography, website content management and design, and social media marketing.
• Proven track record as an independent and goal-oriented manager with a dedication to meeting deadlines
• Ability to write for multimedia.
• Knowledge of appropriate standards and formatting for online media.
• Ability to use current computer software and e-mail systems.
• Public speaking experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent organizational skills.

The School may revise this job description at any time. It is not a contract of employment. All employment at the School is at-will, such that employment may be terminated by either party at any time


Contact name: Claudia Ramos
Contact email address: cramos@howardschool.org


Long-Term Substitute Kindergarten Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Teach, design and implement a program for instruction. Incorporates curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons, including measurable outcomes, a variety of instructional materials, planned activities and authentic assessments. Reports to Early Years Campus Principal. This is a Long Term Substitute teaching position, February-April 2018.

To apply: submit cover letter, resume and references to employment@ndacademy.org

For additional information go to www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Technology Integration Specialist

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position:
Description:

Atlanta Speech School: Technology Integration Specialist

Start Date: August 2017

The mission of the Atlanta Speech School is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. The School is now the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy, with four schools, five clinics, summer programs and a professional development center. Each day extraordinarily dedicated and talented individuals make profound differences in the lives of the children and adults we serve here and across our state in partnership with other organizations. Please visit our website for a closer look at our work: www.atlantaspeechschool.org

The Atlanta Speech School is currently seeking applicants for the position of Technology Integration Specialist for the 2017-18 school year. The candidate will embrace our goal of becoming leaders in integrating technology into our classrooms and equipping students with the adaptive tools needed to support their learning when they transition to new schools. Continual professional growth and reflection are important characteristics to lead our instructional technology program.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties of the Position:

 Demonstrate familiarity with methods for integrating technology into the school curriculum as well as methods for measuring student outcomes;

 Display familiarity with assistive technology methods, software, and interactive learning approaches for students with learning disabilities;

 Establish an instructional technology curriculum based on and aligned with content standards and consistent with national technology standards;

 Ensure that instructional practices related to technology instruction are consistent with the unique needs of children with hearing loss, dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities, and speech-language disorders; as well as with preschool children

 Develop professional learning activities that include in-class demonstrations, web-based tutorials, didactic lessons, web-based resource center, and other accessible methods of instruction for teachers;

 Stay abreast of key learning theories and research trends as well as methods of integrating technology into classroom instruction, and adaptive technology methods;

 Provide technical assistance and collaborate with coordinators and teachers to determine effective digital tools and resources for all learners;

 Develop a long-range strategic plan to guide technology integration program development;

 Serve as chairperson of the School’s Technology Committees;

 Maintain budget for software, curriculum, and other technology-related resources, and consultation with the Technology Director recommend hardware; and

 Model and facilitate the safe, legal, and ethical uses of technology and digital information.

Qualifications and Requirements:

 Master’s Degree in Education with experience in technology integration in schools, curriculum design, and instructional technology preferred, or a Masters Degree in Instructional Technology

 Consideration will also be given to other candidates who have five or more years of experience in curriculum design, technology integration in schools, and instructional technology

 A current Georgia teaching certification, professional licensure or comparable credential in specialty field is preferred

 Computer knowledge of Windows (XP to Current) and Macintosh (8 to current), HTML, and Basic Networking. Strong background in Microsoft Office, Crystal Reports, Graphics Editing Software

 Experience creating, managing and editing video media, podcasting, and video capture software (e.g., Camtasia)

 Understanding of social networking and the integration of social networking in the classroom and parent communication technology

 Familiarity with assistive technology software packages such as Dragon Naturally Speaking and Read Write Gold

 Experience working with and developing material for Learning Management Systems

 Strong verbal and written communication skills

 An appreciation for working in a collaborative environment


BENEFITS
Salary is commensurate with experience. This full-time position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; complimentary meals during working hours; and accrued personal and sick leave.

TO APPLY
Please submit all of the following documents by July 14, 2017 to ensure that your information is considered: cover letter, resume, college transcript, and written submission describing how your particular skills, talents, and/or expertise could be beneficial to the Atlanta Speech School (please limit to 500 words).

CONTACT
Iris Goodson
Director of Human Resources
hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Technology Integration Specialist

No phones calls, please
The Atlanta Speech School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


Contact name: Iris Goodson- Director of Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject Line: Technology Integration Specialist


Middle School Science Teacher

School: Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School, a Catholic pre-K through eighth grade school located in Brookhaven, seeks a full-time middle school Science Teacher with a current Georgia teaching certificate. Master’s degree is preferable. Teaching responsibilities would include science for sixth, seventh, and eighth grade. Please apply via email with a cover letter and detailed resume to lcordell@olaschool.org. No phone calls please.


Contact name: Mrs. Lisa Cordell
Contact email address: lcordell@olaschool.org


Substitute Specialist

School: The Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Substitute Specialist: The Atlanta Speech School

Start Date: August 2017
The Atlanta Speech School has evolved over its 78 years into the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy – earning a rising national reputation as the educational equivalent of a teaching hospital. The School attracts a staff of the most gifted and committed teaching professionals who apply the research of the nation’s leading brain development and educational experts to achieve transformational language and literacy outcomes for children through its four school divisions, five clinical programs, and Rollins Center for Language & Literacy (“Rollins Center”) professional development program. The School has never turned away a child in need of services based on his or her family’s financial circumstances. All of the School’s efforts are interrelated and intentional, creating a circle of impact that is continually refined and strengthened across all programs. Our mission is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Please visit our website for further information: www.atlantaspeechschool.org.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Atlanta Speech School is seeking an organized and dependable Substitute Specialist to begin August 2017. As a school that always challenges itself to grow in our ability to achieve our mission, we seek a candidate who embodies that same spirit of curiosity and tolerance, commitment to excellence, and ability to both innovate and execute. All work is accomplished in the context of reflecting the highest standards in advancing the mission, values, and principles of the Atlanta Speech School.
The Substitute Specialist is responsible for filling temporary classroom vacancies when teachers are absent. It demands ongoing communication with substitute and classroom teachers to ensure that assignments and the classroom experiences are optimal for students. Providing each substitute teacher an orientation to the School and to his/her assigned classroom is a responsibility that is critical to the successful transition to the classroom. Managing the electronic communication system and training teachers and substitute teachers in its use are other key responsibilities of this position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Fill the role of substitute teacher as first response to absences
• Manage the system for coordination and assignment of substitute teachers, including the AESOP system
• Maintain a pool of active, high quality substitute teachers
• Assign substitute teachers to fill all classroom needs
• Provide orientation to all substitute teachers
• Train new and current staff on AESOP system
• Ensure ongoing communication with substitute and School teachers in order to maintain an efficient and effective system
• Inform relevant coordinators of substitute teacher assignments in their respective departments
• Provide reports and feedback to teachers and coordinators
• Assist substitute teachers to obtain classroom materials if no lesson plans are available
• Maintain records for each substitute that will include, at minimum, attendance logs and feedback regarding his/her work performance

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
• Demonstrated successful classroom experience, preferably with children with special needs
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Great interpersonal and organization skills
• Excellent computer skills
• Demonstrated ability to work independently

SALARY: Salary is commensurate with experience.
BENEFITS:

This 190-day, full-time position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; subsidized meals during working hours; and accrued sick leave.

TO APPLY:

Please provide a cover letter, resume, certification, transcripts, and writing sample via e-mail by June 2, 2017. The writing sample should describe what you consider to be essential qualities that a teacher must possess in order to be effective. The sample should be no more than 500 words.

CONTACT:

Iris Goodson
Director of Human Resources
hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Substitute Specialist

The Atlanta Speech School, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, or disability.


Contact name: Iris Goodson- Director of Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject Line: Substitute Specialist


After Care Support (Part-Time)

School: The Howard School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The After Care Support will create a dynamic, safe and enriching program after the school day hours. The Facilitator will supervise student recreational activities, provide mentoring for homework and facilitate enrichment activities.

2:00 – 5:30 PM, Monday – Friday, following the school calendar. (Flexible as needed)

Please see http://www.howardschool.org/employment for a complete job description, essential functions and qualifications.


Contact name: Claudia Ramos
Contact email address: cramos@howardschool.org


K-6 Afterschool Coordinator

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

K-6 Afterschool Coordinator

Start Date: August 2017
The Atlanta Speech School has evolved over its 78 years into the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy – earning a rising national reputation as the educational equivalent of a teaching hospital. The School attracts a staff of the most gifted and committed teaching professionals who apply the research of the nation’s leading brain development and educational experts to achieve transformational language and literacy outcomes for children through its four school divisions, five clinical programs, and Rollins Center for Language & Literacy (“Rollins Center”) professional development program. The School has never turned away a child in need of services based on his or her family’s financial circumstances. All of the School’s efforts are interrelated and intentional, creating a circle of impact that is continually refined and strengthened across all programs. Our mission is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Please visit our website for further information: www.atlantaspeechschool.org.
The After School Program is seeking a self-motivated and enthusiastic Afterschool Coordinator who will advance the mission of the School by his/her work. This is a part-time position (27 hours per week) Monday – Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Friday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The person selected for this position will be responsible for conducting and supervising social/recreational/educational programs. Additionally, the Afterschool Coordinator will be in charge of class preparation, updating the School’s website, and communicating with parents of children enrolled in the After School Program.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

A bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Physical Education, Elementary Education or related fields is required. Must have the ability and desire to partake in lively discussion and engagement with school age children, while fulfilling responsibilities in accordance with the after school program policies. Previous teaching experience with school age children is preferable.
Among the many programs at the Atlanta Speech School, children and adults with hearing loss and language processing difficulties are served. Therefore, the clarity of an applicant’s speech and language may be part of the hiring decision as they relate to performing the essential functions of the position.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Oversee and manage the day-to-day logistics of the after school program
• Demonstrate robust and active engagement with children during all after school activities
• Engage parents of students as students enter and leave the after-school program
• Participate in After School classes
• Plan and prepare materials for classes
• Supervise all activities to ensure safety at all times
• Maintain a safe and class-ready environment
• Assist in outdoor playground supervision
• Assist in homework supervision
• Organize materials at the end of the day
• Update and maintain the after school portion of the website
• Maintain certification in Pediatric First Aid and CPR
• Complete in-service training and professional development programs
• Demonstrate proficiency in the use of spreadsheets, email, social media, word processing, and presentation computer programs

SALARY: Salary is commensurate with experience.
BENEFITS:
This is a part-time position. Benefits available to part-time staff include cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services and meals during working hours; generous holiday schedule; and accrued sick time.

TO APPLY:
Please provide a cover letter, resume, certification, transcripts, and writing sample via e-mail by May 12, 2017. The writing sample should describe what you consider to be essential qualities that an Afterschool Coordinator must possess in order to be effective and examples in which you have demonstrated these qualities. The sample should be no more than 600 words.

CONTACT:
Iris Goodson
Director of Human Resources
hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Afterschool Coordinator


Contact name: Iris Goodson- Director of Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject Line: Afterschool Coordinator


Reading Specialist for Children with Language-Based Learning Disabilities

School: Atlanta Speech School- The Wardlaw School
Available Position:
Description:

The Atlanta Speech School

Reading Specialist for Children with Language-Based Learning Disabilities: The Wardlaw School

Start Date: August 2017

The mission of the Atlanta Speech School is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Established in 1938, the Atlanta Speech School serves children and adults with speech, hearing, language, or learning disabilities through clinical and educational programs, in addition to providing professional development for teachers and educators in partner schools and preschools. All of our programs are built upon a foundation of caring instruction, based on proven research, and strengthened with a depth of academic and clinical knowledge. We encourage applications for employment from professionals seeking meaningful careers and who are committed to the mission, values, and principles of the School.

The Wardlaw School for children with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities is currently seeking an outstanding professional to serve as a reading specialist in our multi-disciplinary, collaborative educational environment. www.atlantaspeechschool.org.
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Wardlaw School is dedicated to serving children with average to very superior intelligence and mild to moderate language-based learning disabilities including dyslexia (reading disability). Children accepted into the Wardlaw School may exhibit underlying auditory and/or language processing problems that make it difficult for them to learn in their present educational setting. Our students are between the ages of 5 and 12 years old and are in kindergarten through 6th grade. Wardlaw School students typically have a diagnosis of dyslexia or “red flags” for dyslexia. They may also have difficulty understanding and/or using spoken language, expressing themselves through written language, or experience mathematical difficulties.

The Wardlaw School employs passionate professionals who strive to be leaders in their field and who are committed to excellence in the education of all children. Knowledge and understanding of research-based practices in the areas of language development, reading and math are the cornerstone for all that we do. We seek to hire innovators and thinkers who choose to work in an environment where they can truly make a difference in the life of a child. The Wardlaw School encourages all of its students, educators, specialists and clinicians to be engaged, perpetual learners.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION:
A Master’s degree in learning disabilities, reading or special education is required. In addition, all candidates should possess or be eligible for a current Georgia teaching certificate, eligibility for Georgia certification and/or certification from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association as appropriate. An understanding of the interaction between language and learning is expected and training in at least one multi-sensory reading method is required. Experience is preferred. The Wardlaw School is dedicated to ongoing staff development and provides opportunities for individuals to add to their repertoire of skills and methodology. We are looking for professionals who seek to be the best in their field and who enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment. Opportunities are available to present locally and nationally.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF THE POSITION:
• Plan and implement a remedial program of reading instruction for three groups of students enrolled in our full time program. Children in our program have a diagnosis of dyslexia and/or related language-based learning disabilities. Children are grouped by age, reading level and approach. Group size ranges from two to six. Our staff is trained in a variety of reading approaches and instructional decisions are made based upon a child’s learning profile and diagnostic teaching.
• Provide individual remediation to students identified as needing an increased level of instructional intensity and frequency.
• Administer standardized and informal tests to monitor progress
• Complete the reading section of two written reports per school year and participate in parent-teacher conferences as appropriate.
• Work within a collaborative framework maintaining communication with team members including your students’ lead classroom teachers, parents, director, speech-language pathologist.
• The position is full time (5 days per week 7:45-2:45)
BENEFITS:
Salary is commensurate with experience.

This 187-day, full-time school position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; complimentary meals during work hours; and accrued sick leave.

TO APPLY:
Please submit all of the following documents by March 15, 2017 to ensure that your information is considered: cover letter, resume, copies of certificates and/or license, college transcript, and written submission describing how your particular skills, talents, and/or expertise would be beneficial to the Wardlaw School (please limit to 500 words).

Email: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org
Subject line: Wardlaw Reading Specialist

Please no phone inquiries

The Atlanta Speech School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


Contact name: Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject line: Wardlaw Reading Specialist


Full-Time Classroom Teacher

School: Atlanta Speech School-Wardlaw Upper School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The Atlanta Speech School
Full-Time Classroom Teacher in the Wardlaw Upper School
for Children with Language-Based Learning Disabilities

Start Date: August 2017
The mission of the Atlanta Speech School is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Established in 1938, the Atlanta Speech School serves children and adults with speech, hearing, language, or learning disabilities through clinical and educational programs, in addition to providing professional development for teachers and educators in partner schools and preschools. All of our programs are built upon a foundation of caring instruction, based on proven research, and strengthened with a depth of academic and clinical knowledge. We encourage applications for employment from professionals seeking meaningful careers and who are committed to the mission, values, and principles of the School. Please learn more about us at www.atlantaspeechschool.org.
The Wardlaw School for children with dyslexia is currently seeking an outstanding professional to serve as classroom teacher in our multi-disciplinary, collaborative educational environment.
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Wardlaw School is dedicated to serving children with average to very superior intelligence and mild to moderate dyslexia (reading disability). Children accepted into the Wardlaw School may exhibit underlying auditory and/or language processing problems that make it difficult for them to learn in their present educational setting. Our students are between the ages of 5 and 12 years old and are in kindergarten through 6th level. Wardlaw School students typically have a diagnosis of dyslexia or “red flags” for the disorder. They may also have difficulty understanding and/or using spoken language, expressing themselves through written language, or experience mathematical difficulties.
The Wardlaw School employs passionate professionals who strive to be leaders in their field and who are committed to excellence in the education of all children. Knowledge and understanding of research-based practices in the areas of language development, reading and math are the cornerstone for all that we do. We seek to hire innovators and thinkers who choose to work in an environment where they can truly make a difference in the life of a child. The Wardlaw School encourages all of its students, educators, specialists and clinicians to be engaged, perpetual learners.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION:
A Master’s degree in learning disabilities, reading, speech/language pathology, or special education is required. All candidates should possess or be eligible for a current Georgia teaching certificate, eligibility for Georgia certification and/or certification from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association as appropriate. An understanding of the interaction between language and learning is expected and training in at least one multi-sensory reading method is desirable. Experience is preferred. The Wardlaw School is dedicated to ongoing staff development and provides opportunities for individuals to add to their repertoire of skills and methodology. We are looking for professionals who seek to be the best in their field and who enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment. Opportunities are available to present locally and nationally.
Among the many programs at the Atlanta Speech School, children and adults with hearing loss and language processing difficulties are served. Therefore, the clarity of an applicant’s speech and language may be part of the hiring decision as they relate to performing the essential functions of the position.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF THE POSITION:

 Plan and implement a remedial program of instruction for a class of nine or ten children, each with the diagnosis of mild to moderate dyslexia or language-based learning disability. Instructional emphasis and goals are derived from students’ psycho-educational evaluations and diagnostic teaching.
 Complete two written reports per school year and lead three parent-teacher conferences.
 Serve as the case manager for each student in the class to secure other services provided by the school or by referral to outside sources.
 Work within a collaborative framework with the Speech/Language Pathologist for your class to establish and implement appropriate language goals for each student within the class setting.
 Establish an effective means of communication with parents.
 Maintain student files.
 The position is full time (5 days per week 7:45-2:45)

BENEFITS:
Salary is commensurate with experience.

This 190-day, full-time school position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; complimentary meals during work hours; and accrued sick leave.
TO APPLY:
Please submit all of the following documents to ensure that your information is considered: cover letter, resume, copies of certificates and/or license, college transcript, and written submission describing how your particular skills, talents, and/or expertise would be beneficial to the Wardlaw School (please limit to 500 words).

Email: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org
Subject line: Wardlaw 3rd-5th Grade Classroom Teacher

Please no phone inquiries.


Contact name: Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject line: Wardlaw 3rd-5th Grade Classroom Teacher


Principal of the Elementary School

School: The Epstein School
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Summary: The Epstein School, a highly-recognized Independent Jewish Day School serving the metro Atlanta area, welcomes your application for Principal of the Elementary School.

School Background: The Epstein School – Solomon Schechter School of Atlanta – is a preschool – 8th grade Independent Jewish Day School serving 500 students. Each student is challenged and prepared to become a confident and engaged learner, and a knowledgeable and passionate leader of our local and global communities. We are committed to high quality educational practices and a collaborative team approach, and utilize differentiated instruction to meet the needs of a wide range of learners. We are dedicated to realizing the potential of our students in the arena of 21st century skills and teaching them the enduring value of richly reading a wide range of texts. Our bilingual program utilizes the proficiency model of language learning, and seamlessly integrates technology as one of many educational tools. We are an inclusive community guided by the principles and values of the Jewish people. Building on the strengths of the past, this is an ideal time to join our leadership team and help shape our school's future.

Position Scope and Responsibilities: The Principal of the Elementary School will be a member of the educational leadership team that includes the other two division Principals; Principal of Digital Learning and Technology; Principal of Learning, Teaching and Innovation; and the Head of School. The Principal of the Elementary School, working in collaboration with members of the professional community, will be responsible for:
• Leading and managing the day-to-day operations of the division with empathy, skill, compassion, humor, and a commitment to the greater good
• Leading all constituencies in creating a positive, nurturing learning environment that respects both the needs of the individuals and of the community by building a culture of trust, partnership and support
• Connecting authentically and joyfully with students, understanding the importance of each student being known and supported, and supporting the needs of a diverse student population
• Partnering effectively and genuinely welcoming input from a wide spectrum of perspectives to make clear, thoughtful decisions that are skillfully communicated
• Leading with vision and creativity in the resolution of issues, realization of initiatives and in forwarding of the school’s mission
• Clearly articulating and skillfully communicating the vision of the school and decisions made to inspire both internal and external constituents
• Serving as a resource, support, and guide to faculty on their work with children and families, curricular matters, and their ongoing growth as professionals
• Empowering faculty to innovate and make decisions that align with the student's needs and the school's approach
• Working with the faculty to ensure effective and consistent communications with the parents of each and every student
• Appreciating, welcoming and supporting the parents’ role in their children’s learning and growth and overseeing the support of individual students and their parents on matters of concern
• Collaborating with teachers and the educational leadership team to ensure that the educational program is coherent, continues to develop, is aligned across the school, and meets the needs of all students
• Working with the leadership team to create, modify, and implement faculty evaluation, support and induction programs that seek to ensure teachers are striving towards excellence and have the resources to succeed
• Partnering with school leadership to develop and implement a budget that balances the multiple needs of the division

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have/be:
• A leader who projects a compelling personal presence and engenders support through his/her knowledge, experience, creativity, vision, dedication, and guidance
• Be a visible presence in all areas of the school and enthusiastically represent it within the larger community
• An individual of high integrity and earned reputation who understands the importance of honor, commitment and confidentiality
• An experienced, energetic educational leader who is capable and committed to building and stewarding strong relationships and a committed learning community
• A good listener and communicator who is intuitive, thoughtful, considerate, compassionate, and strives to build relationships with others
• A life-long learner driven by curiosity, appropriate risk-taking, resilience, and possessing a growth mindset who is able to cultivate those characteristics in others

To apply: Send email to hiring-ESPrin@epsteinatlanta.org with a copy of your resume, cover letter, list of 3 professional references, and sample of writing focused on education. Competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage candidates with diverse experience or background to apply.


Contact name:
Contact email address: hiring-ESPrin@epsteinatlanta.org


Speech-Language Pathologist

School: Porter Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Part-time Speech-Language Pathology position is available at Porter Academy, a small school for children aged 4-14 with learning or developmental differences. You will be responsible for evaluating students (using SCAN:3-C, PPVT, EVT, and clinical observations), developing individual student goals, planning and implementing group-based speech-language interventions, and tracking student progress on goals throughout the year. The hours are Monday through Thursday 9:30-2:00, and the position is available immediately.


Contact name: Barbara Richard
Contact email address: brichard@porteracademy.org


Classroom Substitute

School: Springmont School
Available Position:
Description:

Springmont is currently accepting resumes for Classroom Substitutes to work with children in our Toddler (18 months – 3 years), Primary (3-6 years), Elementary (6-12 years) and Middle School (12-14 years) classes. Prior experience working with children of various ages is essential and a working knowledge of Montessori education is preferred. Flexibility is a must.

Springmont is a non-sectarian, accredited day school serving 260 students ages 1½ to 14 located on six wooded acres in north metro-Atlanta. Recognized as a premier independent, progressive school with a legacy of more than 50 years, we serve a unique and distinctive mission, and our graduates matriculate to competitive private area high schools. Springmont proudly employs a dedicated and experienced faculty and staff and offers on-going professional development, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance and retirement opportunities.

Springmont School provides equal employment opportunity without regard to an applicant’s race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, religion, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. Springmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If interested, please contact us at jobs@springmont.com. Please attach your cover letter and resume. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


Contact name:
Contact email address: jobs@springmont.com