Current Available Positions

Music Instructor

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 200 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 Music Instructor encourages students to grow in their enjoyment, appreciation, and performance of music through a variety of planned music experiences. Which may include singing, moving to music, playing of instruments and listening and performs other duties directly related to this job description.

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

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


Admissions Coordinator for the Wardlaw School

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

ATLANTA SPEECH SCHOOL
ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR FOR THE WARDLAW SCHOOL

Start Date: August 2018
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 Wardlaw School for children with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities is currently seeking an outstanding professional to serve as Admissions Coordinator.
Wardlaw School:
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.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Wardlaw School is seeking an Admissions Coordinator, under the direction of the Director of Admissions, to provide administrative assistance, manage the admission process for applicants from initial inquiry to enrollment, oversee the admission database, and provide statistical analysis.

Essential Job Duties:
General & Administrative
• Provide in-depth information regarding the School (differences in programs and clinical services) and the Wardlaw School program paradigm (student profile, placements per grade level, student ratios, demographics, school schedule, tuition cost, financial aid, transportation, etc.)
• Promptly answer telephone calls and emails by providing relevant and accurate information
• Create statistical reports for Admissions Committee meetings, Wardlaw School directors and Board of Directors
• Review and reconcile receipt of proper payments for Georgia Special Needs Scholarship
• Maintain online admission tour schedule and tours, and coordinate applicant placement screenings
• Perform other duties as assigned

Skills/Qualifications
Experience
• At least 3 years of experience working in college or school admissions office preferred
• Administrative assistant or office manager experience
• Strong organizational skills
• Demonstrated ability to work proficiently in various software applications, including MS Word and Excel
• Database and spreadsheet experience required
• Experience with or willingness to learn industry-specific software (RenWeb)
• Bachelor’s Degree required

Soft Skills
• People person with a servant’s heart
• Attention to detail with a great sense of urgency
• Active listening skills with a vision for the future
• Anticipate needs of the department
• Self-starter who sees the big picture
• Adept at displaying grace under pressure
• Must have the ability to communicate accurately and clearly both orally and in writing
• Persistence with professionalism

Problem Solving Skills
• Excellent problem solving and people skills for collaboration
• Customer service oriented “can do” approach to work
• Ability to work independently with confidence

Planning and Time Management Skills
• Extreme attention to detail with superior organizational skills, thoroughness and accuracy
• Focused
• Project and process management

Technology Skills
• Microsoft Office 365 skills required
• Must have formal training in office procedures and use of office equipment

Compensation and Benefits: This is a 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 onsite during working hours; vacation and accrued sick leave.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience.
To Apply: To ensure that your application is considered, please submit cover letter and resume by July 31, 2018
Contact:
Iris Goodson
Director of Human Resources

Email: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Admissions Coordinator- Wardlaw School

Please no phone inquiries.


Contact name: Iris Goodson Director of Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject line: Admissions Coordinator- Wardlaw School


Music and/or Drama Teacher

School: Cumberland Academy of Georgia
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Cumberland Academy of Georgia is seeking a Music and/or Drama teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. Cumberland Academy of Georgia serves grades four through twelve, approximately 1oo students, and specializes in the needs of students with high functioning Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, LD, ADD, and ADHD. Cumberland's academic and social curriculum encourages the development of life skills essential in becoming independent and self-sufficient adults.

Qualified candidates should possess a Bachelor's degree in Education, Music, or Theatrical Arts. Experience teaching students with special needs is a plus. 

The ideal candidate would be one who is energetic, creative, and patience. The class size is small, 8-10 students. Music or drama classes will meet either daily Monday - Thursday or bi-weekly, for 50 minutes. The class would be a general music setting or a improvisational setting for drama. There is an expectation for the program to have a performance aspect to it, culminating in a production. The incorporation of musical theater would be welcomed.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Doug Long, Principal, at doug.long@cumberlandacademy.org.


Contact name: Doug Long
Contact email address: doug.long@cumberlandacademy.org


Substitute Teacher

School: Swift School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Swift School serves students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences in grades 1 through 8. Swift welcomes applicants for both the Lower and Middle Divisions. Experience and teacher certification are preferred. Please send a cover letter and resume to Roni Battoglia.


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


Alumni Annual Giving Manager

School: The Lovett School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Position Summary: The Lovett School, an independent K-12 day school in Atlanta, GA, seeks an Alumni Annual Giving Manager to begin June 2018. The Alumni Annual Giving Manager is responsible for engagement and solicitation efforts with our 6,000+ alumni in support of the goals of Lovett’s True Blue Annual Fund. Interested candidates should have strong experience in program management and relationship-building, ideally at an independent school or university. 

Primary Responsibilities:
Active member of both the annual fund team and the alumni engagement team, responsible for the planning, execution and growth of Lovett’s True Blue Annual Fund outreach to our alumni community.
Serve as key liaison between annual fund and alumni teams to ensure coordination of shared priorities.
Collaborate with Annual Giving and Alumni Directors on strategy to achieve alumni annual fund dollar and participation goals. Generate metrics to regularly assess progress towards those goals.
Generate timely and periodic communication related to assessment measures and lead collaborative efforts to adjust strategy, as needed, in order to meet annual giving goals.
Research alternative, successful giving strategies from other educational institutions, especially in the areas of reunion giving, young alumni, and student giving. Recommend promising options to colleagues for consideration, and, as appropriate, lead implementation of those strategies.
Lead the assessment, planning, and implementation of annual Day of Giving in collaboration with the development, alumni, and communications teams, as well as alumni annual giving volunteers.
Generate and update Raiser’s Edge queries, exports, and reports for alumni annual fund analyses and to support Advancement Services’ data integrity efforts.
Develop and execute alumni-focused annual giving collateral, solicitations, messaging, and social media posts in collaboration with the Annual Giving, Alumni Programs, and Communications teams.
Identify lead alumni donor & volunteer prospects.
Cultivate and steward relationships with alumni body, donors, and volunteers through attendance at key alumni meetings, events, and opportunities for personal interaction.
Serve as primary liaison to and steward of alumni annual fund volunteers and donors.
Assist with True Blue Annual Fund volunteer activities, including but not limited to meetings, training, phone/text-a-thons, and reunion giving appeals.
Collaborate with Parent and Leadership Annual Giving Manager to ensure coordinated efforts on behalf of True Blue.
Engage in other alumni and development duties as mutually agreed upon by Annual Giving and Alumni Directors.
At various times throughout the year, this position will work outside of regular business hours for various job-related functions. As much advance notification as possible will be provided for these events.


Contact name: Elizabeth Pearce
Contact email address: elizabeth.pearce@lovett.org


Middle School/High School Spanish Teacher

School: Pinecrest Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Pinecrest Academy (www.pinecrestacademy.org), located in Cumming, GA is seeking applicants for a full time Middle School/High School Spanish teaching position for the 2018-19 academic year. At Pinecrest Academy, we believe a complete education must address the formation of both the student's mind and character. The rich content of our liberal arts-based curriculum allows our students to discover the world around them, think critically about it, and meet the challenges of life. Our program of personal formation in the Catholic tradition cultivates the character and personal development of our students in parallel with their academic development.

Ideal candidates will have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree (preferably a Master's), at least 3 years experience teaching high school Spanish, and hold a valid teaching certificate. They must be innovative and enthusiastic with their approach to teaching. Practicing Roman Catholics are strongly preferred. Experience and willingness to coach a major sport is a major plus. A competitive salary/benefit package is available.


Contact name: Rose Mary Herbert
Contact email address: rherbert@pinecrestacademy.org


High School Math Teacher

School: Pinecrest Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Pinecrest Academy (Cumming, GA) is seeking positive, enthusiastic, and engaging teacher applicants to fill the position of High School Math Teacher beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year.

At a minimum, candidates must:

Hold a degree in Mathematics,
Hold a valid teaching certificate,
Have experience in teaching Math at the high school or collegiate level,
Demonstrate ability to teach all levels of Math ranging from Algebra 1 through Calc BC
Demonstrate excellent organizational skills
Have excellent integrity and demonstrate sound moral character and initiative,
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of curriculum development and program evaluation, organization of the content field, effective instructional strategies, classroom management, learning assessment and diagnosis, and research related to learning,
Exhibit enthusiasm and interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents, and the community,
Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using proper grammar and vocabulary,
Demonstrate the ability to use electronic equipment for word processing, data management, information retrieval, visual and audio presentations, and instruction.

The ideal candidate will also be a practicing Roman Catholic, who embraces the mission and philosophy of Pinecrest Academy. Ability to coach a sport is a plus. A competitive salary/benefit package is available.


Contact name: Rose Mary Herbert
Contact email address: rherbert@pinecrestacademy.org


High School Principal

School: Pinecrest Academy
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Pinecrest Academy in Cumming, GA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of High School Principal starting in the 2018-2019 academic year. The principal is responsible for creating and facilitating a safe environment conducive to quality teaching and learning, fostering a community of faith and learning based on Gospel values and Catholic teaching, supervising faculty and staff, and maintaining a close relationship with the Lower and Middle School Principals to ensure that policies and procedures are carried out in an efficient and uniform manner across the entire school. The High School Principal position reports to the Headmaster.

Qualified candidates will possess:

Demonstrated leadership skills,
Passion for Catholic education,
Commitment to increasing student learning,
Knowledge of high school curriculum and instruction.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and conflict-solving skills
Organizational vision,
Excellent managerial skills.

The successful applicant must be process oriented, have the ability to successfully multi-task, and capacity to take on a variety of roles and responsibilities. Ability to work effectively with technology and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher is required.

Candidates must be practicing Catholics in good standing. Prior, successful administrative experience, preferably in Catholic schools, is required. Candidates should hold or be working toward an advanced degree in school administration, leadership, or a related field. Possession of administrative certification is preferred. Salary depends on credentials and experience - and will be competitive.


Contact name: Rose Mary Herbert
Contact email address: rherbert@pinecrestacademy.org


Substitute Teacher

School: The Howard School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Essential Functions
The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the
following functions/tasks:
• Maintains and respects confidentiality of student and school personnel
information
• Maintains a discipline and classroom control that fosters a safe and
positive environment for all students and staff in accordance with the
School policies
• Ensures the adequate supervision to assure health, welfare, and safety of
all students
• Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students,
equipment, materials, and facilities
• Reports to office upon arrival at school; requests clarification of school
rules and procedures, if necessary
• Reports all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to
the appropriate authority immediately or as soon as is reasonably possible
• Implements lesson plans, while ensuring the integrity of academic time
and in a manner which motivates students to learn and participate
• Organizes students for effective instruction
• Dismisses all students from the classroom before leaving the building
• Collects and places students’ papers in regular teacher’s desk
• Returns instructional materials, equipment, and keys to proper place
• Determines if his/her services will be required for the next school day
• Complies with and supports school and division regulations and policies
• Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities
• Performs other related duties as assigned by Principal(s) in accordance
with school/division policies and practices.

Qualifications/Skills
• Must be able to follow oral and written directions and have the ability to
establish effective working relationships with staff and students.
• Ability to maintain effective classroom management strategies.
• Bachelor degree or higher.
• Standard Teacher Certificate prefer
• Ability to read and implement instructional plans. Ability to correspond
with parents and administration. Ability to effectively present information
and respond to questions from administration, parent, students, staff
members, and the general public as requested.
• Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts.
• Ability to solve practical problems.
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral,
diagram, or schedule form.
• Ability to maintain effective relationships with students, parents, peers
and administration. Skilled in oral and written communication.
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.

Application:
If interested in applying for this position, submit a cover letter and resume.


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


After Care Support (Part-Time)

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

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities:
1. Coordinates with aftercare staff to maintain program consistency and
manage day-to-day activities.
2. Ensure all school policies are being followed and maintain reporting and
safety systems.
3. Meets with assigned teacher mentor twice a month and participates in the
classroom two afternoons a month or as possible.
4. Supervises and assists students during carpool transition until the time
students are picked up from School.
5. Maintains and respects confidentiality of student and school personnel
information.
6. Maintains a discipline and classroom control that fosters a safe and positive
environment for all students and staff in accordance with the School policies.
7. Ensures the adequate supervision to assure health, welfare, and safety of all
students.
8. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students,
equipment, materials, and facilities.
9. Develops a daily program agenda for After-care students to follow.
10.Works with students in whole groups, small groups or individually.
11.Prepares for classroom learning experiences by organizing appropriate
materials.
12.Facilitates planned activities for groups of 2-10 students including but not
limited to, games and indoor/ outdoor recreation, arts and crafts and
cooking.
13.Assists students with homework assignments and other special projects
14.Reports all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to
the appropriate authority immediately or as soon as is reasonably possible.
15.Monitors and/or maintains classroom guidelines, safety policies and school
policies.
16.Reinforces disciplinary policies and procedures.
17.Escorts and/or accompanies students, per procedures, during emergency
situations.
18.Maintains weekly attendance sheets.
19.Attends weekly meetings and/ or as needed.
20.Performs other duties as assigned
21.May drive the school bus
22.Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job

Physical Requirements:
Audible voice and adequate hearing and vision are required in order to supervise
the students. Sufficient mobility and agility needed to interact with children.
Typically sustained physical activity, such as hiking and other activities encountered
in outdoor and physical education. Bends, stoops, and crouches on a regular basis.
Ability to lift a small child up to 75 lbs. when necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Minimum Qualifications:
At least one year of experience with children and/or adolescents required;
experience in a classroom environment in a supporting role preferred. Math and/or
reading experience a plus. Basic computer skills (typing, Microsoft Word and
Internet) helpful.


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


Physical Education Teacher K-12/ Coach

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy
Physical Education Teacher K-12/Coach
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 Physical Education Teacher is to teach, design and implement a program for instruction, and assess achievement for all grades and abilities. Reports to the Athletic Director. 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 of various physical abilities
• Planning-Incorporate curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons
• Assess Achievement- Communicate expectations, utilize various assessment techniques, monitor progress
• Maintain Communication with parents and instructional team members
• Professional Development- Participate in professional development, in-service meetings and professional growth opportunities
• Ability to coach various lower, middle and upper school sports and develop programs
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Experienced Teacher
• Bachelor’s degree
• Experience as Head Coach Varsity Girls Basketball and experience coaching Volleyball preferred
To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume and references to Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Manager: employment@ndacademy.org. 5/25/2018. For more information go to: www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment


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


DHH Full-time Assistant Teacher: Katherine Hamm Center

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

DHH Full-time Assistant Teacher: Katherine Hamm Center
Start Date: August 2018
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 Katherine Hamm Center program is currently seeking applicants for the position of full-time Assistant Teacher for the 2018-19 school year. The Katherine Hamm Center program provides early intervention and preschool services through a Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) program for children who are deaf and hard of hearing (DHH). This position reports to the Program Director and follows the School Calendar.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Be present in the classroom unless the teacher requests otherwise;
• Follow the teacher’s lesson plan;
• Be knowledgeable of each student’s goals (e.g. language, speech, auditory, etc.);
• Stimulate the development of each student’s goals (e.g., language, speech, auditory, etc.);
• Provide feedback to the classroom teacher on his/her observations of students;
• Assist students in following programs, strategies, exercises, and materials identified/developed and introduced by the teacher;
• Assist with follow-up instruction for small groups or individuals;
• Help support large-group instruction as needed;
• Ensure that only one person is speaking at a time (e.g., avoid talking while the teacher is talking);
• Assist in implementing the teacher’s behavior management plan using the same emphasis and techniques;
• Assist the teacher in the preparation of material, including making, gathering, or copying teaching materials, and preparing classroom/bulletin board displays;
• Carry out the activities that are assigned by the classroom teacher;
• Help prepare and clean up after activities;
• Participate in the assistant teachers’ duty schedule as assigned by the Program Coordinator (e.g., recess duty, nap duty, enrichment, etc.);
• Assist in supervising students’ arrival and departure;
• Escort students to places in the building (e.g., bathroom, media center, etc.);
• Assume the activities of the classroom teacher when the classroom teacher is absent (i.e., the substitute will perform the assistant teacher’s duties and the assistant teacher will assume the classroom teacher’s role).

Qualifications and Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required.
Knowledge or experience with child language development.
Knowledge or experience with children who are deaf or hard of hearing preferred.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates will be given preference.
Among the many programs at the Atlanta Speech School, children and adults with hearing loss and language processing difficulties are served. Therefore, the clarity and accuracy 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.

SALARY: Salary is commensurate with experience.

BENEFITS:
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; subsidized meals during working hours; and accrued sick leave.
TO APPLY: Please provide a cover letter and resume and writing sample via e-mail by May 30, 2018.

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

Subject line: Katherine Hamm Center Full-time Assistant Teacher

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 Subject line: Katherine Hamm Center Full-time Assistant Teacher
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org


Kindergarten Assistant Teacher for Children with Language-Based Learning Disabilities: The Wardlaw School

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher for Children with Language-Based Learning Disabilities: The Wardlaw School

Start Date: August, 2016

Reports to: Wardlaw School Directors

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 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.

The Wardlaw School for children with language-based learning disabilities is currently seeking an outstanding professional to serve as kindergarten assistant 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 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 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.

Essential candidate qualities, preferences, and skills:
• Caring, positive attitude and a desire to work with young children
• Able to set priorities and to remain flexible in response to changing needs
• Maintain a daily schedule that balances instructional and administrative tasks
• Work as part of a collaborative team in support of lead teachers, reading teachers and speech-language pathologists
• Experience with young children in an educational environment

Requirements:

The job requires excellent oral communication skills, physical stamina and a desire to learn. An undergraduate degree from an accredited university
• Exceptional ability to relate to the needs of kindergarten children
• Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
• Experience with young children in an educational environment
• Strong verbal communication ability
• Physical stamina
• Desire to learn
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to provide an appropriate speech and language model for developing children
Responsibilities and duties:
• Assist the lead teachers in the Wardlaw School to implement instructional plans for 18 kindergarten students who have mild to moderate language-based learning disabilities.
• Support the work of these teachers through preparation of instructional materials, data gathering and organizational tasks.
• Interact with kindergarten students by providing additional individualized or small group learning support.
• Assist teachers to gather data regarding student performance. Occasionally implement instruction for a group of 9-18 students for periods of time by following a teacher- designed lesson plan
• Supervise groups of K-3 children during lunch and recess
• Work individually with children under the direction of the lead teacher to facilitate academic progress
• Communicate with parents as needed during pick up and drop off
• Prepare instructional materials, assist with assembly of bulletin boards, organize paper work
• Participate in ongoing development opportunities provided by the school
• 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; and accrued sick leave.

To Apply:

Please submit all of the following documents by July 18th to ensure that your information is considered: cover letter, resume, copies of certificates and/or licenses, college transcript, and written submission describing how your particular skills, talents, and/or expertise could be beneficial to the Wardlaw School (please limit to 500 words).

Please no phone inquiries

CONTACT: Send, fax, or email resume and accompanying documents to:
Director of Human Resources
Confidential Fax: HR Director 1-888-972-3942
Email: hr@atlspsch.org


Contact name: Director of Human Resources
Contact email address: Email: hr@atlspsch.org


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

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

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

Start Date: August 2018

The Atlanta Speech School is currently seeking an exceptional individual for the position of Reading Specialist for the Wardlaw School.
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. Through four distinct academic programs, the School provides on campus an unmatched educational experience for more than 400 students each year. Another 1,000 individuals of all ages are served through our five clinical programs. Our Rollins Center for Language & Literacy provides professional development for early childhood and early elementary teachers across Georgia and beyond, now impacting more than 10,000 children annually and rapidly extending its reach. All of the Speech School’s efforts are interrelated and intentional, creating a circle of impact that is continually refined and strengthened across all programs. Please visit our website for further information: www.atlantaspeechschool.org and be sure to watch our three-minute Promise video www.2020promise.org.

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 part time.

BENEFITS:
Salary is commensurate with experience.

This part-time school position. Benefits include complimentary meals during work hours and accrued sick leave.

TO APPLY:
Please submit all of the following documents by May 30, 2018 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: Part-time Wardlaw Reading Specialist

Please no phone inquiries


Contact name: Director of Human Resources Subject line: Part-time Wardlaw Reading Specialist
Contact email address: Email: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org


Associate Director of Admission

School: The Lovett School
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

The Lovett School
Associate Director of Admission
Job Description

Reports to:                 Director of Admission and Enrollment Management

Work Schedule:        12 month, full time

Basic Function:         As the first contact prospective families may have, this position requires complete knowledge of the school, its mission, and the many nuances of the three divisions. Offer outstanding customer service by having full knowledge of the admission process.

Primary Responsibilities:
Represent the school and its program to prospective families through meetings, tours, fairs, and other community events.
Counsel prospective families as they work through the admission process.
Have the ability to articulate the School’s mission as it relates to the admission process.
Plan, implement and attend all admission events throughout the year. Assign the support staff’s responsibilities for admission events. These primarily weekend events include interview days for all grades, grade specific parent information meetings, school wide open houses, student visitation days, and any other admission related gatherings on and off campus.
Have a comprehensive understanding of the Lower, Middle, and Upper School programs.
Compile and present applicant profiles to admission committee members.
Be a positive, supportive member of the admission team.

Position Requirements (knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform satisfactorily in the position):
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
Valid Georgia Driver’s License.
Five to seven years of experience in an independent school setting or five years of progressive experience in the field of Admissions.
The drive, organization, and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment and a willingness to do what it takes to get the job done.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including large-group settings, to facilitate effective communication with students, parents, and colleagues.
A strong desire to work in a collaborative office, employing a growth mindset and working effectively in a diverse team.
Superior client service skills, internally and externally.
Excellent listening skills.
Expert knowledge of Google platform, Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.
At various times throughout the year, the employee is required to work outside of regular business hours for job-related functions. The employee will receive as much advance notification as possible for these events and is required to attend them as part of their essential duties.
Ethical behavior, professionalism, and respect for diversity.

Physical Demands:
NOTE: The Lovett School employment process includes a post-offer drug (hair) test and background check. See the employment application for more information.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, and talk or hear. The position requires frequent typing, at times for long periods of the day.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Please apply directly at https://lovett.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=356


Contact name: Janie Beck
Contact email address: janie.beck@lovett.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.

Apply Here: http://bit.ly/MVPS-Jobs


Contact name: Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
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


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


Contact name:
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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:


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 Soccer Coach

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

Position: Head 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.

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


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


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


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: 05/25/2018. For more information go to: www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.


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 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


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