Grade 1 Teacher
The Meadowbrook School of Weston, Weston, MA
The Meadowbrook School of Weston, a pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school located in Weston, MA, seven miles west of Boston, is seeking a first grade educator to join our faculty for the 2024-2025 school year. Meadowbrook is a mission-driven school and we invite candidates to familiarize themselves with our mission before applying for the position. We are committed to offering students a well-rounded, rigorous education and our program often challenges students beyond their grade level, particularly in reading and in math.
We seek an educator with a demonstrated background and or interest in cultural competency, curriculum development, and technology integration. We prefer that teachers have experience and understanding of phonics and reading instruction, Reading and Writing Workshop, Singapore Math, and the teaching of social studies. Candidates should also have an understanding of the social emotional development of first graders. This is a co-teaching position and candidates should demonstrate strong communication and relationship building skills with students, colleagues, and families, flexibility, and collegiality in promoting a healthy and stimulating relationship.
Meadowbrook’s lower school faculty is a group of dynamic and motivated teachers who are passionate and intentional about teaching lower school students. Recognizing the importance of development that takes place during the elementary years, Meadowbrook’s faculty members are excited to engage fully in all aspects of educating young children; supporting students in their increasing confidence, teaching them how to become self-advocates, helping them to develop a furthered understanding of how they learn, and developing valuable skills related to leadership, responsibility, and citizenship. Meadowbrook encourages teacher leadership and seeks candidates who are committed to honing their craft and are lifelong learners.
At Meadowbrook, innovative, creative, and passionate people join together in an expansive learning environment with rigorous academics and innovative curricula. We seek to inspire, challenge, and empower students to achieve at the highest level, connect deeply with a diverse community, and courageously create change.
We strongly encourage applications from people of color, LGBTQ+ educators, or educators from communities that are historically underrepresented in independent schools. We are committed to an inclusive school experience for all those who come to work at Meadowbrook.
- Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s degree preferred) in early childhood education or elementary education or related field
- At least two years teaching experience in grades 1 and/or 2
- Positive attitude and ability to work in a team/co-teaching environment
- Reading and Writing Workshop and Singapore Math (preferred)
- Trained in Responsive Classroom (preferred)
- Experience with managing performance-based groups for reading and math (preferred)
Annual salary for faculty is determined according to a step scale commensurate with experience. Meadowbrook offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance plans, a school-matched retirement plan and paid time off. Employees must be authorized to work in the United States.