Rio Grande School

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Rio Grande School, a private independent elementary school for students in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade, is seeking candidates for the following positions:

 

 

4th Grade Lead Educator

The 4th Grade Lead Educator position at Rio Grande School is a full-time, 10-month position beginning in August 2018.

 

Qualified individuals should have a minimum of three to five years of elementary teaching experience and have attained at least a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education.

 

Compensation will be determined by years of teaching experience and highest degree earned.  Educators' salaries at Rio Grande are highly competitive.  In addition to salary, the school offers all full-time employees a retirement plan with matching contributions, medical insurance, life insurance, and both short and long term disability insurance.

 

The Lead Educator’s responsibilities include:

  • Preparing materials and classroom for class activities;
  • Instructing students individually and in groups, using a variety of instructional strategies;
  • Adapting teaching methods and instructional materials to meet the varying needs and interests of students;
  • Implementing accommodations and modifications to classroom curriculum to meet student learning needs;
  • Setting expectations for student behavior and classroom decorum;
  • Collaborating with co-curricular educators to implement integrated curriculum;
  • Meeting with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress;
  • Communicating and meeting with parents and guardians to discuss their children’s progress and to determine their priorities for their children and their resource needs;
  • Communicating with parents to share daily and weekly classroom news.

 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Mentoring, supporting, and guiding the halftime Associate Educator;
  • Providing appropriate planning time for the Associate Educator and him/herself;
  • Attending professional meetings, educational conferences, and educator training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence;
  • Attending all faculty meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned by the school administration.

 

Please send letter of interest and resume to Yoshi Gruber at Yoshi_gruber@riograndeschool.org.

 

 

 

3rd Grade Lead Educator

The 3rd Grade Lead Educator position at Rio Grande School is a full-time, 10-month position beginning in August 2018.

 

Qualified individuals should have a minimum of three to five years of elementary teaching experience and have attained at least a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education.

 

Compensation will be determined by years of teaching experience and highest degree earned.  Educators' salaries at Rio Grande are highly competitive.  In addition to salary, the school offers all full-time employees a retirement plan with matching contributions, medical insurance, life insurance, and both short and long term disability insurance.

 

The Lead Educator’s responsibilities include:

  • Preparing materials and classroom for class activities;
  • Instructing students individually and in groups, using a variety of instructional strategies;
  • Adapting teaching methods and instructional materials to meet the varying needs and interests of students;
  • Implementing accommodations and modifications to classroom curriculum to meet student learning needs;
  • Setting expectations for student behavior and classroom decorum;
  • Collaborating with co-curricular educators to implement integrated curriculum;
  • Meeting with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress;
  • Communicating and meeting with parents and guardians to discuss their children’s progress and to determine their priorities for their children and their resource needs;
  • Communicating with parents to share daily and weekly classroom news.

 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Mentoring, supporting, and guiding the halftime Associate Educator;
  • Providing appropriate planning time for the Associate Educator and him/herself;
  • Attending professional meetings, educational conferences, and educator training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence;
  • Attending all faculty meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned by the school administration.

Please send letter of interest and resume to Yoshi Gruber at Yoshi_gruber@riograndeschool.org.

 

 

Rio Grande School does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and national or ethnic origin in its hiring practices.