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NOW HIRING

Full Time 
Teachers

our Circle is growing! Two Full time teaching positions are available for 2022-2023 AT OUR changemaker SCHOOl.

Submit letter of interest, transcripts, and resume by email only to teach@thecircleschool.org. PLEASE NO CALLS.

5th 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 elementary or middle school 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 (with potential renewal)

  • Salary & benefits, Salary range: $37,000 - 39,000 

  • Pay based on education & experience

  • 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)

  • Reduced tuition for employee dependents (subject to classroom availability)

  • Small community school!

 

Submit letter of interest, transcripts, and resume by email only to teach@thecircleschool.org. PLEASE NO CALLS.

Prek-4 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

  • Committed educator that promotes 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 preschool children

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

  • Montessori experience and/or certification 

  • Excellent communication skills -- including oral storytelling

  • Experience in alternative education

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Offer:

  • One Year (with potential renewal)

  • Salary & benefits, Salary range: $37,000 - 39,000 

  • Pay based on education & experience

  • 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)

  • Reduced tuition for employee dependents (subject to classroom availability)

  • Small community school!

 

 
 

The Circle School is a private, non-profit, family cooperative preschool and elementary school.  We provide small classes, individual attention, and a program that emphasizes teaching peace and a 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).

 

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.