General Studies Teacher

Location: Encino, CA 91436
Position 5th Grade General Studies Teacher
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Degrees: BA, MA
Organization Type Education & Schools

Teacher Position Available- 2022-2023 School Year

Valley Beth Shalom Harold M. Schulweis Day School, a K-6 Solomon Schechter elementary school with approximately 230 students, offers a forward-thinking education and enriching foundation for life’s journey. Students thrive in an environment that focuses on academic excellence, emotional intelligence, technology leadership, arts and athletics, strong Jewish values, a dynamic community, and personal growth. Students reach their learning potential guided by talented teachers through differentiated, individual learning approaches and small group instruction.

5th Grade General Studies Teacher- Full time, general studies position available beginning in August 2022. Technology skills sufficient to support a one to one iPad/Chromebook program, as well as experience both with in person and hybrid learning required. Teaching credential and experience in elementary grades required.

Teaching responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

• Work with a partner/team/assistant to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum in reading/language arts, math, and social studies for individuals, small groups, and an entire classroom of children.
• Promote learning in the areas of academic, social-emotional, and physical development and motivate children to actively participate in the learning process. Assess and provide differentiated instruction for individual differences among students.
• Communicate openly with teammates, administration, and support service team regarding shared classroom responsibilities, delivery of curriculum, and individual student and parent needs.
• Communicate clearly and honestly in verbal, electronic, and written form with parents, administrators, and colleagues about curriculum, children, and child development issues.
• Demonstrate professionalism through reliability, punctuality, cooperation, organization, participation in meetings, and staff development opportunities, as well as maintain personal integrity and a respectful attitude in professional relationships.
• Keep current in contemporary pedagogical thinking, strategies, and techniques through reading of professional journals and attendance at professional conferences, workshops, and courses.
• Integrate schoolwide themes with classroom themes and work with the specialists to help students make connections in their learning across disciplines.
• Utilize and integrate meaningful and appropriate technology within the curriculum and update classroom webpage daily.

• BA or MA in Education, or other related field
• Valid teaching credential
• 2 or more years’ experience teaching elementary school as a lead teacher

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