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Second Grade Head Teacher

Start Date: Fall 2019 

We are seeing an experienced and highly motivated Second 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 Second Grade Head Teacher provides general classroom instruction to approximately twenty-two 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 curriculum focused on literacy, math, and social studies 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 highly preferred.

Interested candidates for this position should send a cover letter and resume to with “Job Posting 12009” in the subject line.

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