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Teacher - 1st Grade Teacher

Park Tudor is an independent school in Indianapolis, Indiana that takes pride in upholding a tradition of academic excellence that began in 1902. As a college preparatory school for children ages 3 through grade 12, we provide an exceptional learning environment where children are encouraged to explore opportunities, exceed expectations, and expand possibilities.  Small class sizes, a safe and caring atmosphere, and numerous extracurricular activities that include the arts and athletics, ensure that each child at Park Tudor receives a unique educational experience catered to his or her individual passions.

 

Mission Statement

To create an inspiring college-preparatory learning environment, with exceptional educators and extraordinary opportunities, that prepares and motivates students to become balanced, confident, and resourceful lifelong learners.

 

  Core Values:

Integrity          Intellectual Engagement           Resourcefulness            Respect            Responsibility

 

Job Description:

Park Tudor is currently seeking an experienced, intentional, and highly collaborative 1st Grade Teacher for the 2019-20 school year. The successful candidate will work as an integral member of a grade level team and will be expected to develop innovative learning experiences for students.  We are seeking a reflective educator who is committed to cultivating a growth mindset learning community that is safe and supportive and who is inclusive and responsive to the needs of every child. Ideal candidates will embrace and utilize brain-based research to inform their teaching, be well-informed around issues of social justice and committed to anti-bias instruction, and will actively strive to implement best practices in the classroom. 

 

Qualification Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred

Experience: Previous teaching experience, independent school experience preferred

Required Qualifications:

- Employs teaching strategies/tools to provide differentiated instruction; uses evidence of learning to reflect on student needs

- Student-centered

- Growth mindset

- Embraces professional development opportunities

- Highly collaborative

- Seeks out feedback in order to reflect and improve

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with colleagues, parents, and students

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Professionalism with and amongst all constituencies

- Willingness to engage in all aspects of the Park Tudor community while promoting and supporting the mission statement and core values

 Park Tudor School offers excellent pay and a comprehensive benefit package. Professional development opportunities are available through participation in conferences and workshops, membership in professional organizations, and continuing education. Park Tudor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Those who would add to the diversity of our staff are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should apply online at www.parktudor.org/about/employment by completing the online application and uploading their resume and references.