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Kindergarten Teacher for the 2023/2024 school year

Pine Cobble School is seeking a kindergarten teacher to create a flexible kindergarten program
and a class environment favorable to students’ academic and social emotional growth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans and implements a program that follows the approved curriculum standards,
    goals and objectives.
  • Uses effective teaching techniques, materials and educational experiences to support instruction within curriculum guidelines.
  • Prioritizes equity and inclusion in instructional practices, as well as interaction with
    students, families, and colleagues.
  • Coordinates with Specials teachers to best support student growth in all content areas
  • Monitors and assess student progress in order to provide feedback on a regular basis
    to students, their parents and- as needed-administration.
  • Establishes and maintains fair and just standards for student behavior needed to
    achieve an effective and safe learning environment.
  • Observe, record and analyze children’s progress towards desired developmental
    outcomes throughout the year and in narratives for term reports.
  • Establishes effective rapport with pupils; to motivate pupils to develop skills,
    attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for upper elementary
    grade education; Establishes good relationships with parents and with other staff
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and
    small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
  • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available
    time for instruction.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a
    functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Evaluates pupils’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and
    prepares progress reports.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss
    pupil’s progress and interpret the school’s program.
  • Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in
    assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive
    displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided
    by the school and self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids; maintains required
    inventory records.
  • Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with the school testing program.
  • Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Instruct students using the Project Read curriculum.Instruct students using the Math in Focus Singapore Math curriculum.
  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of pupil activities.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by Administration.
  • Participate in School activities including chaperoning and participating in field trips, service
    days, and field days.

Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Prior Work Experience.

Please submit a resume, cover letter and three letters of reference to Ellen Sutherland at by May 16, 2023.