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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.

Skills Needed:

  • 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


  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Retirement plan


  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
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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