Pine Point School is seeking a Middle School teacher who understands the cognitive and developmental needs of young adolescents and who has the ability to differentiate instruction. The successful candidate will have the ability to collaborate with colleagues in a progressive learning environment and be dedicated to the Pine Point School mission of helping students engage in developing a strong academic and ethical core, a lifelong curiosity about their world, and a commitment to reaching solutions creatively, collaboratively, and compassionately.
ELA instruction is provided through a collaborative, active and engaging curriculum focused on developing written and spoken language skills. The ideal candidate will have expertise and enthusiasm for teaching English using a multidisciplinary and culturally responsive approach.
Math instruction includes an inquiry-based, integrated curriculum focused on pre-Algebra, Algebra and Geometry. Full participation in our middle school environment such as advising, coaching, leading co-curricular programs and field trips is required.
Experience and comfort with hands-on, inquiry-based style of teaching
Experience and comfort with managing collaborative learning groups
Experience and comfort with technology and the ability to integrate grade-specific technology into cultural and language instruction
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Evidence of the ability to engage, motivate, assess, and develop student learning
Warmth of personality, energy, a sense of humor and an interest in participating in school-wide events
About Pine Point School
Pine Point School, serving preschool through ninth grade students, is a dynamic collaboration of our exceptional faculty and staff, students, parents, alumni and the greater community. From the earliest stages of learning, we cultivate meaningful social and emotional growth and provide an engaging learning environment. Arts, athletics, service learning, and technology are integral components of our developmentally appropriate curriculum. Both on campus and beyond our walls, we build relationships to nurture the whole child while developing core values and ethical citizenship. By providing a safe and supportive environment, we inspire confidence and develop self-esteem. We encourage our students to welcome challenges, learn from their mistakes, and apply what they learn to improve their world.