Homeroom Teacher (Grade 1)
The Peck School, a coed, K-8, independent school in Morristown, NJ, seeks a full-time Homeroom Teacher for the upcoming school year. As a core member of a highly collaborative team; including an additional homeroom teacher, as well as two Associate Teachers; this individual will be responsible for the academic growth and emotional well-being of our students in Grade 1. The role of homeroom teacher touches on all aspects of school life from the development of curriculum, to the administration of our character program, to the strengthening of our home-school partnerships. The successful candidate will be committed to creating a joyful, caring, vibrant classroom community, where differences are embraced, commonalities are affirmed, and all students are able to reach their full potential.
The Peck School is committed to excellence and looks for all faculty to demonstrate a growth-minded approach, an openness to collaboration, and a willingness to champion the continued improvement of our program. Additional competencies include exceptional communication skills (both oral and written), facility with technology, a strong understanding of developmentally-appropriate pedagogy, and the know-how to engage different types of learners. Experience with Orton-Gillingham, Singapore Math, and Responsive Classroom is a plus.
All candidates should have a minimum of three years of experience teaching elementary students. A degree or background in elementary education is required.
This position is an excellent opportunity for an innovative and highly motivated educator to join a wonderful community that prizes lifelong learning and innovation. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references by email to homeroom
@peckschool.org. Kindly reference the job title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please. We encourage you to visit our website,
, to find out more about our program and mission.
Location/Region: Morristown, NJ (07960)