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First Grade Head Teacher

We are seeing an experienced and highly motivated First Grade Head Teacher in our Lower School for the 2019-20 school year.

Packer’s commitment to diversity requires of all faculty members active and thoughtful engagement in work involving identity, equity and inclusion. We actively encourage applicants with broad and diverse backgrounds to apply.

A First Grade Head Teacher provides general classroom instruction to approximately eighteen students and is an advisor to class families. One of the chief roles of a Head Teacher in the Lower School at Packer is mentoring a full-time Associate Teacher in the classroom. Lower School Head Teachers are responsible for planning and implementing literacy, math, and social studies curriculum and for helping to create and sustain a safe, inclusive classroom community.

Lower School Head Teachers should be eager to engage in ongoing collaboration with colleagues on the grade level team, specialist area teachers, and administration. An ideal candidates must demonstrate a warm and inviting personality and have excellent interpersonal skills.

A Master’s Degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education and previous head teaching experience are required. 

Interested candidates for this position should send a cover letter and resume to hr@packer.edu with “Job Listing 120011 in the subject line.” 
 

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