Kindergarten Teacher

$38,000 - $45,000 yearly
  • Charleston Collegiate School
  • Johns Island
  • Sep 20, 2022
Full time Teacher

Job Description

Charleston Collegiate School is an independent day school that strives to recognize, nurture, and challenge each of its students. Organized as a Lower School (PK-4), Middle School (5-8), and Upper School (9-12), CCS prides itself on being an independent, co-educational, non-sectarian, prekindergarten through 12th grade, located just outside of Charleston’s metropolitan area. Charleston Collegiate School offers a thirty-acre campus of vast playing fields and wooded trails and is located only twenty minutes from Charleston’s historic district on one side and Kiawah Island on the other.

CCS has a challenging, supportive, learning community that coaches students to become lifelong learners. A CCS education uses the pillars of project-based learning, financial literacy & entrepreneurship, artistic expression, and leadership through outdoor education to teach a high-quality education to a diverse student body.

Charleston Collegiate School is currently seeking an experienced, dynamic and nurturing Kindergarten classroom teacher for the 2022-23 school year beginning October 17th. Candidates should not only have excellent teaching and interpersonal skills but also possess a deep understanding of developmentally appropriate curriculum, a passion for working with early elementary students, and a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The Kindergarten Teacher should have:

  • Dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion

  • Experience teaching in lower elementary grades

  • Understanding of the developmental needs of lower school students

  • Competence with innovative teaching approaches

  • An inquisitive professional learning stance

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of technology to enhance teaching and learning

  • Experience partnering with parents

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct, differentiated instruction for students, focusing on 21st century skills like collaboration, critical thinking, and problem solving.

  • Evaluate student growth in the core elementary disciplines.

  • Implement instructional strategies and use clear and consistent classroom management in concert with the school’s core values and philosophy.

  • Identify, select, modify, and create instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and learning needs, in collaboration with grade level teammates.

  • Use classroom management systems that are focused on students’ social emotional needs.

  • Provide a positive environment in which students are able to engage actively in meaningful learning experiences.

  • Communicate and partner effectively with students, parents, teachers, and other professionals on a regular basis.

  • Model professional and ethical standards when working with students, families, and colleagues.

Education Bachelor’s required, Master’s preferred

If you are interested in applying for this position, complete an application online and upload a resume and cover letter here: https://www.charlestoncollegiate.org/community/faculty-staff/work-at-ccs