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Associate Faculty


Position Type Teacher
Start 01/06/2020
School Name Meridian School, The
City, State Seattle, WA 
Posted 12/20/2018

DESCRIPTIONS OF BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate best instructional practices to deliver a high-quality, developmentally appropriate curriculum to students.
  • In collaboration with classroom faculty, develop, maintain, and revise curriculum maps in all content areas that are aligned to the School’s standards.
  • In collaboration with classroom faculty, actively create and maintain a well-managed, positive classroom environment that supports student engagement and motivation.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with students.
  • Supervise students in a variety of settings, including, but not limited to, the classroom, the School’s playground, and field trips.
  • Actively participate in faculty work aligned with the strategic plan.
  • Has a commitment to ongoing cultural competence professional development and has the motivation to put these skills into practice.
  • Understand and support the school’s mission through professional conduct and actions which demonstrate the core values and philosophy of the organization.
  • Collaborate with teaching faculty to assess students, and design and deliver differentiated instruction to flexible groups of students.
  • Substitute for the lead classroom teachers in times of absence and fulfill all duties for the designated amount of time.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience working with children.
  • Proficient technology skills and the knowledge and ability to integrate technology into the curriculum.
  • Attend overnight experiential learning trips.
  • Must have a valid WA driver’s license and be willing to drive Meridian vehicles for work related tasks.
  • Excellent organizational, writing, and communication skills.
  • Ability to lift more than 50 pounds, interact with students, and move around the classroom.

The Meridian School is an equal opportunity employer seeking a culturally diverse workplace and does not discriminate against age, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, race/color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, veteran or marital status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


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