Position type: Full time, exempt Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Reports to: Head of Early Childhood
Position Summary: This is a full-time teaching position in one of our preschool classrooms for the 2018-2019 school year. In your role as lead teacher, you will be expected to collaborate with your fellow colleagues to bring preschool to life for our students. The right person for this position will be able to create a fresh and academically engaging environment for our gifted learners.
Qualifications & Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education Gifted and Talented Endorsement or High Ability Licensure is highly preferred Minor in Early Childhood is preferred Demonstrated lead classroom experience (prefer preschool through kindergarten) Understanding of and ability to differentiate curriculum Experience with academically gifted students either through pull-out instruction or a self-contained classroom Ability to write and develop curriculum appropriate for young gifted learners including the ability to provide an enriched curriculum in all areas Knowledgeable in creating a positive classroom environment for all students Experience working in a team teaching environment Capability to develop and maintain appropriate working relationships with parents
About Sycamore School
Sycamore School is an independent, co-educational day school, accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, that serves the needs of over 400 academically gifted students in preschool through grade 8. Founded in 1985, Sycamore is the only school in Indiana and one of few in the nation where the entire program is designed to meet the needs of gifted learners. Dedicated and talented teachers provide a stimulating and supportive environment where engaged students experience a challenging, enriched, and accelerated program in a beautiful facility.