Professional Profile

Preference is given to the following academic training:

  • Lower School: A teaching degree with a breadth of knowledge across all subject areas and either early childhood or elementary education certification.
  • Middle School: Dual majors in two middle school subject areas or a major with strong minor. Certification desirable.
  • Upper School: A major with breadth and depth in subject to be taught. A post graduate degree in subject area preferred. Training in a second discipline will be highly regarded. Certification desirable.

In addition the following criteria are also considered:

  • At least two years of successful full-time experience at an accredited elementary or secondary school.
  • Demonstrates superior knowledge of subject area and can teach the subject at an appropriate level.
  • Demonstrates a history of high expectations for academic achievement of students and motivates all children to high personal achievement.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and ability to work with a substantial number of EAL (or limited English proficiency) students in the regular classroom.
  • Communicates effectively and positively as a team member as well as with parents in the community.