Valley School Teachers transform Middle School lives by developing them into lifelong learners. Our educators create projects that ignite curiosity and critical thinking through hands-on learning. Our teachers give students projects and work that is meaningful. Every adult at The Valley School builds meaningful connections with students to nurture their social-emotional well-being in order for them to be their best selves.
Co-teachers duties include supporting and assisting with lesson planning, reinforcing lessons taught in the classroom, facilitating small groups, helping students one-on-one, answering questions, reinforcing good behavior, supervising students during break time and lunch, leading PE activities, supporting school events and clubs, and other duties as assigned.
Effective, positive, student behavior management
Ability to support students with middle school math concepts of basic algebra, geometry, fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations
Ability to lead games and electives/exploratory classes
Ability to be firm, consistent, and kind while reinforcing school-wide behavior expectations
Professionally communicate with students, staff, and families
Be a flexible, helpful, team-player with the rest of our amazing team
Qualifications: The candidate must have experience working with middle schoolers. Familiarity or experience with Montessori-style pedagogy. Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school or one to two years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding) is needed. Ability to lead students in Physical Education lessons to include a demonstration of rigorous physical activity. Preference may be given to applicants who are bilingual.
Hours: The schedule follows a school calendar. Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm with school holidays and breaks off. School-year calendar August 1st - mid-June.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour
Paid time off
8 hour shift
Educators are required to show proof of vaccination status or eligible exemption. The school has a comprehensive, written Covid mitigation plan.
Work Location: One location
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