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Receive direction and support from the Nursery/Kindergarten Principal and administration. Duties include instructing and supervising a group of Nursery/Kindergarten students and providing homeroom instruction. Create a nurturing, challenging, and supportive classroom environment that fosters mutual respect and age appropriate levels of independence. Monitor the performance of students and communicate concerns with administrators, other teachers and learning/counseling faculty, and parents. Interact with parents and other members of the faculty and administration on a daily basis.
Full time teachers are expected to work a 40-hour week and the required number of days as stipulated in the Faculty Association contract. All teachers are expected to perform in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Anticipated start date for this position is 9/1/2017.