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NOW HIRING

Full Time 
Teacher

our Circle is growing! Join us for 2022-2023 AT OUR changemaker SCHOOl.

Submit letter of interest and resume by email only to teach@thecircleschool.org.

PLEASE NO CALLS.

2nd grade teacher
 
required Responsibilities And Duties of position
  • Responsible for the safety and well being of all of the children in the school 

  • Develop curriculum in order to teach all children according to the school’s philosophy of integrated development

  • Establish and nurture a personal and individualized relationship with each child 

  • Evaluate each student’s growth and development, implementing changes in her/his individual instruction whenever necessary 

  • Energetic, flexible, resourceful, collaborative, and motivated educator

  • Must be a self-starter, resourceful and promote the mission of The Circle School.  

  • Must be able to design and implement lesson plans appropriate for age and in line with our educational family tree

  • Assume responsibility for managing children’s behavior by effectively modeling appropriate behavior, appropriately preparing all aspects of the classroom environment, and assisting the children to work through the school’s process of peaceful conflict resolution 

  • Maintain a safe, warm, and nurturing classroom environment 

  • Engage with students across a range of ages during school wide gatherings such as daily story circle and preparing for annual performances & events

  • Ability to work in a Cooperative school environment with significant parental involvement

  • Non-graded school; no standardized testing

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience teaching early elementary age children and curriculum

  • Certification and training (e.g. college degree)

  • Excellent communication skills -- including oral storytelling

  • Experience in alternative education

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Offer:

  • One Year Contact (with potential renewal)

  • Traditional school year program coinciding with public school calendar plus 3 weeks teaching over summer for camp programs

  • Work Day:  Typically 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (depending on duty schedules, plus weekly staff meetings)

  • Small community school with small class sizes!

 

Compensation & benefits:

  • Base Salary $37,000 - 42,000 and is based on education & experience

  • Year round pay

  • The school pays the base medical premium at 80% of the teacher premium and 20% for dependents.

  • Affordable dental and vision coverage available

  • Optional retirement savings

  • Signing bonus

  • Holiday bonus

  • Potential stipends may be available

  • Reduced tuition for employee's children (subject to classroom availability)

Submit letter of interest and resume by email only to teach@thecircleschool.org.

 

PLEASE NO CALLS.

 

Candidates selected will receive a pre-interview questionnaire. This questionnaire will also include additional information about compensation and benefits. 

The Circle School is a private, non-profit, family cooperative preschool and elementary school.   Our mission is to cultivate the whole child to become an impactful citizen of the Earth.

We provide small classes, individual attention, and a program that emphasizes the arts, music, and knowledge of world cultures.  

We are located at 217 Pershing Ave., San Antonio, Texas (south of Hildebrand between Broadway & N. New Braunfels, near the Witte Museum -- please see the map below).

 

Families, staff, and job seekers have the right not to be discriminated against by The Circle School for reasons of age, creed, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, political or social affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.