Toddler Lead Teacher
St. Michael’s Country Day School, Newport, RI
St. Michael’s Country Day School – Newport, Rhode Island
Toddler Teaching Position for the 2022-23 School Year
The Opportunity: Lead and manage all aspects of teaching in a classroom of up to nine (9) toddler students, working closely with a full-time assistant teacher. Key responsibilities include the development of curriculum, classroom management policies, student assessment and all parent communication. Also responsible for 4 weeks of summer work during the month of July.
Desired Qualifications: Candidates must have a passion for working with, and an understanding of, the social, emotional, and intellectual development of toddlers. The ability to work collaboratively with an assistant teacher to design and implement curriculum, differentiate instruction to meet the needs of a wide range of students, and to communicate effectively with parents and colleagues is expected. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and management skills are essential to the role, as is a willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom. A bachelor’s degree and two years of successful teaching experience with the age group is preferred.
To Apply: Submit the following to Walter Landberg, Head of School at email@example.com:
- cover letter explaining interests and qualifications;
- three references including names, email addresses, and phone numbers;
The School: Founded in 1938, SMCDS is an independent day school of 210 students serving children from toddler through grade eight, with toddler class sizes ranging from 7-12 students. The school’s well-appointed 7-acre campus is situated in historic Newport, Rhode Island. Teachers have the opportunity to integrate the geographic and cultural surroundings into their curricular programming. There are numerous universities and colleges close by, adding to the cultural and intellectual climate of the area. Newport is very close to Providence and Boston is less than 2 hours away. This is a highly desirable place to live and work.
Statement on Diversity
St. Michael’s Country Day School has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity. In that spirit, the school believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.