Grade 3 or Grade 4 Homeroom Teacher
The Peck School, a coed, K-8, independent school in Morristown, NJ, is seeking homeroom teachers for grades 3 and 4 for the upcoming school year. As a core member of a highly collaborative team, our homeroom teachers work in concert with a partnering homeroom teacher, as well as two associate teachers. Requiring leadership, keen judgment, and broad skills, this role touches on all aspects of school life, from the development of curriculum, to the administration of our character program, to the strengthening of our home-school partnerships.
The Peck School is committed to excellence and looks for all faculty to demonstrate a growth-minded approach, an openness to collaboration, and a willingness to champion the continued improvement of our program. Additional competencies include exceptional communication skills (both oral and written), facility with technology, a strong understanding of developmentally-appropriate pedagogy, and the know-how to engage different types of learners. Experience with Orton-Gillingham, Singapore Math, and Responsive Classroom are a plus.
All candidates should have a minimum of three years of experience teaching elementary students. A degree or background in elementary education is required. A core belief at Peck is that our teachers are our most important asset. Qualified applicants are offered top-tier pay, exceptionally strong benefits, and a robust professional development program.
The Peck School seeks to create a culture of belonging and connectedness. We welcome the unique contributions brought by individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
This position is an excellent opportunity for an innovative and highly motivated educator to join a wonderful community that prizes lifelong learning and innovation. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Kindly reference the job title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please. We encourage you to visit our website, www.peckschool.org, to find out more about our program and mission.