First Grade Teacher
The Summit Preparatory School of Southwest Missouri is seeking an educator in the following area for the 2020-2021 academic year:
Lower School Teacher
The Summit, located in Springfield, MO, is a fully accredited, independent, non-profit, co-educational day school meeting the learning needs of 160 students, Early Learners through High School. The Summit is characterized by its progressive, student-centered philosophy, academically challenging curriculum, personalized “deeper learning” approach, motivated students, small class sizes, and talented and dedicated faculty. Teaching at The Summit is what teaching is all about!
The Summit offers a regionally competitive salary and benefits package in a collaborative and engaging teaching community. Initial one-year contract with possibility to extend. Reporting date August 1, 2020.
Demonstrates commitment to progressive pedagogy
Establishes student-centered environment with an inquiry-based instructional approach
Integrates technology effectively
Exhibits excellent written and oral communication skills
Enjoys collaboration with colleagues to promote an integrated educational experience
Successfully meets challenges and solves problems creatively
Develops growth mindset and pursues lifelong learning
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field (Master’s preferred)
Teacher certification (preferred)
Minimum 2 years+ classroom experience in academic field (preferred)
Interested candidates should send a current résumé and letter of interest to Katie Heet, Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application is open until position is filled. The Summit reserves the right to close the application process at any time.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Summit Preparatory School does not discriminate in the employment of personnel because of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, or handicapped status in violation of existing state or federal law or regulations.