Kindergarten/1st Grade Teacher

Springer School and Center

Title: Kindergarten/1st Grade Teacher
Anticipated start date: August 1, 2022

About our Organization
Springer School and Center is a wonderful community dedicated to supporting students diagnosed with learning disabilities and their families. Encompassing both a day school and a center for edu-cating parents and professionals, Springer is a caring, fast-paced workplace located in Cincinnati’s Hyde Park neighborhood.

Position Summary
Springer faculty members are responsible for leading the growth and development of Springer stu-dents. Faculty members plan, execute and differentiate instruction so that students learn content as well as learning strategies. Typically in classrooms of 12 students or less Lower School faculty members lead large and small group instruction and are supported by an Instructional Assistant. Faculty members collaborate with members of their respective teams, supporting therapists, staff, and the administrators to consistently make decisions in the best interests of students.

Job Goals
• Design, implement, and assess high-quality differentiated instruction for students.
• Establish a thorough understanding of each child’s strengths and needs.
• Foster and maintain a safe and accepting learning environment.
• Develop meaningful relationships with students, families, and colleagues.
• Embrace a team approach to supporting student learning.
• Contribute to the health and wellbeing of the broader Springer community.

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Special Education.
• Active Intervention Specialist teaching license.
• Three or more years teaching students diagnosed with learning disabilities.
• Demonstrated subject-area expertise.
• Experience incorporating educational technology in a classroom setting.

Key Characteristics: Smart, dependable, personable and tech-savvy.
Terms of Employment: Full-time, 10 months per year (school year).

How to Apply
Qualified applicants should email a resume, cover letter and employment application (found on the Springer employment page) to Dean of Academics Dr. Diane Houghton at dhoughton@springer-ld.org. The subject line of that email should reflect the position title.

Springer School and Center considers all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gen-der, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

 

To apply for this job email your details to dhoughton@springer-ld.org