Assume primary responsibility for a classroom. Participate in accomplishing the work of and maintaining the overall well-being and quality of the school. Participate in accomplishing the academic mission of the college and the Department of Education and Child Study.
Plan and implement a curriculum appropriate for assigned grade level. Teach in-person and in remote environment. Complete written progress reports, conduct conferences with parents, and communicate students’ progress and issues to parents throughout the year. Work closely with teachers, specialists in the school (music, art, Spanish, P.E. and technology teachers; librarian; learning specialist; consulting psychologist) and administrators.
School Wide Responsibilities:
Participate in school wide curriculum development and documentation. Participate in school wide professional development programs/activities. Participate in school and class events (e.g. open house, parent nights, assemblies, graduation).
Support the mission of the college and the Department of Education and Child Study:
Work cooperatively with Smith College faculty and students who are conducting research, observing in classrooms or carrying out practicum assignments in classrooms and participate in courses taught by the Department of Education and Child Study. Other related responsibilities as may be assigned by the Campus School administration.
Knowledge of major subject matter areas and relevant pedagogies. Strong organizational skills. Able to teach effectively in-person and in a remote environment. Knowledge of technologies such as zoom, seesaw, google classroom. Able to clearly articulate educational philosophy, program and classroom practices. Strong interpersonal skills. Able to work effectively with a wide range of students and adults and as a member of a team.
Bachelor’s Degree and Massachusetts teacher licensure plus substantive classroom experience or the equivalent.
About Campus School of Smith College
Campus School of Smith College is a vibrant learning community where children flourish because they are known, valued, challenged, and nurtured.
As the lab school of Smith College we advance the common good by mentoring the next generation of teachers while designing and sharing innovative practices in teaching and learning.
We harness the learning resources of the college to enrich a holistic K-6 program, creating a unique setting where children realize their potential, become informed and engaged citizens, and are well prepared to continue their educational journeys.