Jan 13, 2024

Grade 5 Teacher

  • TrulyHired
  • Milton, MA, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

Milton Academy seeks a grade 5 classroom teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. In addition to outstanding teaching ability, we seek an inquisitive, self-directed, and team-oriented teacher.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Deeply committed to teaching fifth-grade students and possesses strong applied knowledge of elementary educational pedagogy. Participate in the life of the school outside the classroom, faculty meetings, lunch and recess duties, as well as possibly advising student activities. Create a student-centered learning atmosphere that fosters a positive classroom environment that encourages student participation and discussion. Adapt teaching methods to accommodate diverse learning styles and abilities. Stay informed about the latest developments in upper elementary education, trends, and innovations, and incorporate these into the program. Familiarity with TERC Investigations or similar math programs. Learn about diversity, equity, and inclusion in education; incorporate related principles when designing curriculum, teaching, and engaging with students. Collaborate with K-5 colleagues to develop inter-departmental and cross-disciplinary projects and initiatives. Actively support students, providing mentorship and academic guidance. Assess and evaluate student performance through assignments, projects, and observations. Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues regarding academic progress.

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