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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

2021- 2022 Lower School Design Teacher (SK-5)

  3/3/2021   Francis Parker School
 Job Description        

Job Description: The Lower School, which includes grades JK through Grade 5, 430 students, is a dynamic and tight-knit community. True to the vision of the school’s namesake, Colonel Francis W. Parker, the Lower School emphasizes the importance of learning through doing. A rigorous curriculum guided by a passionate and caring faculty nurtures in students a lifelong love of learning. Francis Parker School seeks a unique candidate who can model, craft, and deliver authentic, student-centered learning experiences with a deep knowledge of the design-thinking framework. This individual would be an integral member of the Design Team, which includes teachers from the music, art, drama, science, technology, and library departments.



Essential Duties/Responsibilities: • Collaborate with the Design Team and grade-level teams to create and innovate, solve problems, and develop increasingly sophisticated projects and curriculum that integrate: o Design Thinking o 2D & 3D design o STEAM, building (woodworking, sewing, etc.) o Coding o Engineering o Tinkering • Understand and be able to design, develop, assess, and manage a design curriculum for SK-5th. • Daily classroom instruction; including planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with experience in differentiating instruction • Collaborate with the tech. coordinator on curriculum and instruction and integrate existing school technologies to support creative, innovative, and engaged learning • Prioritizing and examining inclusive curricula, teaching practice and environment • Ongoing communication with parents, including sharing students' progress in a timely manner and as required by grade reporting protocol


 Additional Information        

Application Process: A cover letter, resume, transcripts and employment application should be submitted electronically to: Heather Gray, Dr. Robert Gillingham Head of Lower School


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