Grade 4/5 Classroom Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Waynflete School, Portland, ME

Waynflete seeks an experienced elementary educator for an opening beginning with the 2024-2025 school year as a full-time teacher/advisor in a team-organized, multi-age, interdisciplinary, thematic program. Candidates should possess a collaborative and creative spirit and excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing 14-16 students in a home station as the primary classroom instructor
  • Working closely with a team of grade-level professionals towards collective goals and shared initiatives
  • Teaching ELA (English Language Arts) (Daily Five, Step Up to Writing), mathematics (Illustrative Mathematics), social studies, and science (Next Generation Science and Social Justice Standards)
  • Commitment to creating a class culture based on Responsive Classroom practices and principles of positive behavior and restorative practices
  • Utilizing a backward design approach to the Common Core-informed curriculum and developing essential questions and learning targets as part of the EC-12 continuum
  • Differentiating instruction in service of equity and inclusion
  • Crafting formative and summative assessments, in the interest of equity and excellence, to inform data-driven instruction and monitor student progress
  • Participating in professional growth activities and serving on committees as determined by all-school, divisional, and personal goals
  • Building effective relationships with students, families, and colleagues
  • Understanding the continuum of child development

With an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, Waynflete seeks candidates who are practicing and want to continue to develop, inclusive methods in their teaching, teamwork, and leadership. We believe that all students benefit from more inclusive environments. Taking inspiration from our mission, we seek qualified faculty and staff with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to enhance the student experience and strengthen our community.

To apply, please click here and upload a resume and cover letter addressed to Lower School Director, Anne Hopkins. If available, letters of recommendation and unofficial transcripts are also appreciated. No phone calls, please. Applications will be reviewed immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

Waynflete School

Portland, ME
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender