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Employment

We are currently seeking candidates for the following position(s). Click the job title to go directly to the description.

 

Full-Time Teaching Resident

Job Function:  The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys seeks a dynamic Teaching Resident (K-5) for the 2022-23 school year to educate and encourage the intellectual and social development of boys as a part of our long-term response to COVID-19 academic gaps.  The Teaching Resident is responsible for supporting (and at times leading) instruction of a maximum of 16 students in all areas of the curriculum. The Teaching Resident should have a commitment to urban education and inspiring excellence. 

Excellent performance in this position could lead to a full-time Lead Teacher role or additional leadership opportunities as a Teaching Residency for Equity and Engagement (TREE) Fellowship in future school years.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with Lead Teachers, Specials Teachers, and/or other Teaching Assistants to support students instruction in reading, writing, mathematics, social studies, science, religion, and fine arts.

    • In the presence of the Lead Teacher, lead small group instruction and provide appropriate feedback on academic, behavioral, and developmental progress. 

      • Clearly articulate both verbally and in writing students’ progress, strengths, or needs.

      • Support implementation of curriculum, including academic and special education learning plans 

      • Facilitate or support engaging, hands-on learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom

    • In the absence of the Lead Teacher, lead whole and small group instruction in the content areas, maintaining the classroom climate, expectations, and learning space 

  • Establish and support high learning, behavior, and spiritual expectations for student academic performance and behavior 

  • Form and maintain positive partnerships with parents, community partners, and colleagues

  • Communicate professionally with all members of the school community, including peers, supervisors, families, extended support systems, and donors.

  • Attend school regularly and on time

  • Attend and be an active participant or chaperone in school wide events before or after school, as needed 

  • Follow BWS’ policies/procedures as stated in the personnel handbook, including:

  • Participation in staff meetings, including division, department, grade-level, open meetings, and professional development days. 

  • Compliance with deadlines as established by school leadership

  • Proper and up to date record keeping including attendance, behavior, and academic grading, as needed

  • Support all other duties as assigned
     

An ideal candidate will also embody: 

  • A learner’s spirit that promotes inquiry, creativity, problem-solving, and critical thinking inside and outside of the classroom 

  • A commitment to growth mindset habits and a willingness to participate in regular goal-setting, reflection, and professional growth opportunities

  • An aptitude for technology and experience using PC and IOS systems, standard office equipment, and virtual learning tools

  • A flair for creating and delivering school appropriate communication, both written and verbal

  • An interest to grow from mentee towards a collaborative partnership with the Lead Teacher and/or other Special Teachers in the building 

  • Introductory knowledge of Restorative Practices, Eureka Math, Wit and Wisdom, or Positivity Project 

 

Educational Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of lead or assistant teaching experience preferred

  • BA required,

    • BA or MA in Elementary Education or related field preferred (e.g., Reading, Math, Teaching and Learning, or Curriculum and Instruction)

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Ms. Chantel Palmer at cpalmer@bishopwalkerschool.org, Executive Assistant to the Head of School.

Full-Time Teaching Resident
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