Derby Academy, a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 co-educational day school located in Hingham, Massachusetts, seeks a Lower School head teacher beginning in August 2018. Rooted in the school’s motto, “Improve Both Mind and Heart,” Derby’s Lower School provides students with a joyful and rigorous academic environment. The head teacher will work with grade-level colleagues, including a shared teaching assistant, to deliver instruction in literacy, mathematics, and an integrated science and social studies program. The classroom culture is guided by the theory and practice of Responsive Classroom. Experience with Everyday Mathematics is essential; the successful candidate will teach language arts, mathematics and interdisciplinary science and social studies topics.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education, elementary school teaching experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills, commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, ongoing engagement in professional development, and a passion for working with children required.
Derby Academy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, or any other status protected by federal law and/or the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Interested candidates may email a letter of interest and C.V. to:
Derby Academy is a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 co-educational day school located in Hingham, Massachusetts. Rooted in the school’s motto, “Improve Both Mind and Heart,” the school provides students with a joyful and rigorous academic environment.