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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.
Development Manager, Data & Strategy
Assistant Director - Major Gifts & Annual Giving 
Interim Assistant Teacher
Lead Teacher
Interim Assistant Teacher

This is an interim position

The Bishop Walker School for Boys is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Assistant Teacher to join our dynamic team. As an Assistant Teacher, you will play a crucial role in supporting the educational and developmental needs of our students. The ideal candidate is passionate about creating a positive and engaging learning environment and is committed to contributing to the overall success of our students.

Responsibilities:

  • Classroom Support: Collaborate with lead teachers to assist in the planning and execution of daily lesson plans, ensuring alignment with curriculum goals and objectives.

  • Student Engagement: Foster a positive and inclusive classroom atmosphere where students feel motivated to actively participate in learning activities. Provide one-on-one or small group support as needed.

  • Assessment and Feedback: Assist in the assessment of student progress and provide constructive feedback. Work closely with lead teachers to develop strategies for addressing individual student needs.

  • Classroom Management: Support lead teachers in maintaining a structured and positive classroom environment. Help enforce school policies and procedures to ensure a safe and respectful learning space.

  • Communication: Establish and maintain open lines of communication with parents, providing updates on student progress and addressing any concerns or questions.

  • Professional Development: Actively participate in professional development opportunities to enhance teaching skills and stay current with educational best practices.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working in an educational setting, preferably with elementary school-aged children.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Passion for education and a commitment to the academic and social development of young boys.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team of educators.

Bishop Walker School for Boys is dedicated to creating a supportive and enriching educational environment. If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young learners and meet the qualifications outlined above, we encourage you to apply for this Assistant Teacher position.

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 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Mr. Hakim Johnson at hjohnson@bishopwalkerschool.org, Assistant Head of School.

Assistant teacher
Lead Teacher, K-5

BWS is seeking a dedicated Lead Elementary School Teacher to join our team. As a Lead Teacher, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the educational experience of our students, particularly focusing on the development and empowerment of black and brown boys. We are looking for a passionate educator who is committed to culturally relevant teaching and pedagogy. As well, we are seeking someone who has a positive outlook, high level of emotional intelligence, and an ability to connect with others and build relationships. A deep love for and understanding of educating elementary school boys is essential, as is working with our scholars in ways that are affirming, joyful, and supportive.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement engaging lesson plans that cater to the diverse learning needs of black and brown boys.

  • Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment where all students feel valued and respected.

  • Incorporate culturally relevant content and materials into the curriculum to promote a sense of identity, belonging, and pride among students.

  • Use a variety of instructional strategies to accommodate different learning styles and abilities.

  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop interdisciplinary projects and initiatives that promote holistic learning experiences.

  • Assess student progress regularly and provide timely feedback to students and their families.

  • Establish positive relationships with students, families, and community members to support the academic and socioemotional development of students.

  • Stay informed about current trends and best practices in education, particularly as they relate to teaching black and brown boys.

  • Participate in professional development opportunities to continuously enhance teaching skills and knowledge.

  • Adhere to school policies and procedures, including those related to classroom management, safety, and student conduct.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Education or related field (Master's degree preferred).

  • At least 3 years previous classroom teaching experience working with elementary school-aged students, preferably in an urban setting.

  • Deep understanding of culturally relevant teaching practices and their impact on student learning and development.

  • Passion for educating and empowering black and brown boys.

  • A proven commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice in the elementary school setting

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong organizational and time-management abilities.

  • Collaborative mindset and willingness to work as part of a team.

  • Commitment to ongoing professional growth and learning.

Application Process:

To apply for the Lead Teacher position at the Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Hakim Johnson, at hjohnson@bishopwalkerschool.org.  In your cover letter, please address your experience with culturally relevant teaching and your commitment to educating black and brown boys. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

Lead Teacher
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