Employment Opportunities

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Early Elementary Grade Homeroom Teacher

Technology Integration Specialist

Grade 4 – 8 Math & Science Teacher

Director of Admission and Financial Aid


Early Elementary Grade Homeroom Teacher

Green Hedges School seeks an experienced early elementary school classroom teacher for the 2017-2018 school year.  Green Hedges is a private independent preschool through Grade 8 school with approximately 180 students in Vienna, VA, 14 miles west of Washington DC.

Requirements:
A successful candidate for the early elementary grade Homeroom Teacher will have: Undergraduate degree (masters preferred) in education or a related field • Minimum of 2 – 5 years of related teaching experience • Proficient knowledge of the academic and social-emotional development of elementary age children • A high level of energy • Good time management skills • Initiative • Collaborative skills

Successful candidates must successfully complete a required background check.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement developmentally appropriate curriculum and instruction, which encourages students to be actively engaged in the learning process, using Green Hedges’ Mission and Curriculum Overview as guides. This includes language arts (reading, literature studies, writing, and word study), social studies, science and math
  • Create positive learning communities within the classroom that acknowledge and respect children’s social and emotional interactions and growth
  • Implement a guided reading program for reading instruction that centers on small group learning based on students’ current instructional reading levels
  • Teach reading and writing using a workshop model, including one-on-one conferencing with students to improve individual abilities
  • Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of a variety of students with different learning styles as well as areas of strength and weakness.
  • Coordinate grade-level curriculum mapping
  • Build on an expanding knowledge of how children learn best through professional development
  • Work diligently and promptly to maintain positive and constructive home-school communication
  • Employ a variety of teaching methods to ensure optimal learning for all students.
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences
  • Use assessment and evaluation tools to guide instructional decisions; maintain accurate, up-to-date records and communicate results to students, parents and appropriate others in a timely manner with regard to student progress and performance
  • Perform professional duties efficiently, manage resources effectively and meet deadlines and meeting schedules set by the School
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and department meetings
  • Perform professional duties as assigned by the Head of School or the Assistant Head of School. These duties include but are not limited to recess duty, lunch duty and dismissal duty

Reports to: Head of School, Assistant Head of School

Interested candidates should submit 1) letter of interest, 2) three references and 3) resume to: hr@greenhedges.org

 


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Technology Integration Specialist

(Part-time position; may be combined with other positions)

Job Description
Green Hedges School seeks an experienced middle school math/humanities, technology integration specialist for the 2017-2018 school year.  Green Hedges is a private independent preschool through Grade 8 school with approximately 180 students in Vienna, VA, fourteen miles west of Washington, DC.

Requirements:
A successful candidate will have: Undergraduate degree (masters preferred) in education or a related field • Minimum of 2 – 5 years of related teaching experience. • A high level of energy • Good time management skills • Initiative • Collaborative skills

A successful candidate for the Technology Integration Specialist position will have: • Proficient knowledge of technology (Apple products), its use and support in the classroom as well as its application to curriculum• Successful candidates must successfully complete a required background check.

General Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Implement developmentally appropriate curriculum and instruction, which encourages students to be actively engaged in the learning process, using Green Hedges’ Mission and Curriculum Overview as guides.
  • Create positive learning communities within the classroom that acknowledge and respect children’s social and emotional interactions and growth
  • Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of a variety of students with different learning styles as well as areas of strength and weakness.
  • Coordinate curriculum mapping
  • Build on an expanding knowledge of how children learn best through professional development
  • Work diligently and promptly to maintain positive and constructive home-school communication
  • Grade-level advisor
  • Employ a variety of teaching methods to ensure optimal learning for all students.
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences
  • Use assessment and evaluation tools to guide instructional decisions; maintain accurate, up-to-date records and communicate results to students, parents and appropriate others in a timely manner with regard to student progress and performance
  • Manage resources effectively and meet deadlines and meeting schedules set by the School
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and department meetings
  • Perform professional duties efficiently and as assigned by the Head of School or the Assistant Head of School. These duties include but are not limited to recess duty, lunch duty and dismissal duty

Technology Integration Specialist Responsibilities (not otherwise specified above)

  • Lead efforts to integrate new Apple products and applications into existing curriculum
  • Assist faculty in use of iPad and apps
  • Assist in oversight of use and inventory of school laptops, desktops, iPads
  • Maintain curriculum mapping site
  • Conduct tech integration workshops for faculty
  • Assist in the maintenance of faculty and student accounts
  • Trouble shooting with Apple products
  • Day-to-day troubleshooting of small IT issues General Responsibilities
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and department meetings

Reports to: Head of School, Assistant Head of School

Interested candidates should submit 1) letter of interest, 2) three references and 3) resume to:  hr@greenhedges.org 

 


 

Grade 4 – 8 Math & Science Teacher

Job Description
Green Hedges School seeks an experienced elementary and middle school math & science teacher for the 2017-2018 school year.  Green Hedges is a private independent preschool through Grade 8 school with approximately 180 students in Vienna, Virginia, fourteen miles west of Washington, DC.

Requirements:
A successful candidate will have: Undergraduate degree (masters preferred) in education or a related field • Minimum of 2 – 5 years of related teaching experience. • A high level of energy • Good time management skills • Initiative • Collaborative skills • Successful candidates must successfully complete a required background check.

General Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Implement developmentally appropriate curriculum and instruction, which encourages students to be actively engaged in the scientific learning process, using Green Hedges’ Mission and Curriculum Overview as guides
  • Manage the math materials, science lab, equipment and resources
  • Coordinate STEM Department
  • Facilitate annual “STEM Week” and science fair
  • Assist grade-level teachers in the oversight of Grades 1 – 3 once-weekly lesson in the science lab
  • Create positive learning communities within the classroom that acknowledge and respect children’s social and emotional interactions and growth
  • Differentiate instruction to ensure optimal learning for all students
  • Coordinate scope and sequence of science curriculum
  • Build on an expanding knowledge of how children learn best through professional development
  • Integrate technology throughout math & science curriculum
  • Explore opportunities for science fairs in community
  • Share science news and experiences at assemblies
  • Facilitate math/science/technological connections
  • Work diligently and promptly to maintain positive and constructive home-school communication
  • Grade-level advisor and homeroom responsibilities
  • Participate in the overnight field trips
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences
  • Use assessment and evaluation tools to guide instructional decisions; maintain accurate, up-to-date records and communicate results to students, parents and appropriate others in a timely manner with regard to student progress and performance
  • Manage resources effectively and meet deadlines and schedules set by the School
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and department meetings
  • Perform professional duties efficiently and as assigned by the Head of School or the Assistant Head of School. These duties include but are not limited to recess duty, lunch duty and dismissal duty
  • Teach 1 Pass/Fail elective (once a week for 1 trimester)

Reports to: Head of School, Assistant Head of School

Interested candidates should submit 1) letter of interest, 2) three references and 3) resume to:  hr@greenhedges.org

 


Director of Admission and Financial Aid

Organization

Green Hedges School seeks a dynamic and collaborative Director of Admission and Financial Aid.  Green Hedges is a private independent preschool through Grade 8 school with approximately 170 students in Vienna, VA, fourteen miles west of Washington, DC.

Green Hedges School includes three divisions:

  • Preschool: Ages 3 through 5, Montessori philosophy
  • Lower School: Grades 1 through 5, college preparatory
  • Middle School: Grades 6 through 8, college preparatory

Basic Function

The Director of Admission and Financial Aid works with other members of the Green Hedges School community to ensure the full enrollment of qualified, mission- appropriate students.  Additionally, the Director of Admission and Financial Aid, in conjunction with the Director of Development, plans and implements all recruitment and admission marketing activities of the school.  The Director of Admission and Financial Aid also implements the financial aid program, and serves as a liaison to outside members of the educational community.

Major Responsibilities:

Recruitment

  • Recruit new students with an eye toward maintaining enrollment (including diversity and gender balance) at appropriate levels in individual classes and school wide
  • Entertain over 500 annual inquiries via telephone, email, and drop-ins
  • Maintain personal relationships with applicant families throughout the admission process
  • Maintain database of all Admission Office activity and enrollment, including prospective, current, and past students
  • Schedule, coordinate, and conduct student visits, campus tours, and prospective parent classroom observations
  • Maintain appropriate applicant records for admission committee including school transcripts, relevant testing, and teacher recommendations
  • Plan and coordinate events for Admission Office (i.e. Open Houses, Campus Tours, Montessori Experience, New Family Picnic and New Family Cocktail Party)
  • Work with the Admission Committee to evaluate candidates and recommend admission or rejection to GHS
  • Attend school fair events at local preschool and institutions and visit feeder schools to promote GHS
  • Create and cultivate relationships with various feeder schools and educational consultants in the surrounding community
  • Maintain and manage active waitlists
  • Help acclimate new families/students
  • Cultivate and manage student/parent admission volunteers
  • Work with Emerging Scholars Program to identify and place scholars at GHS

Marketing

  • Collaborate with Director of Development on marketing efforts
  • Develop, edit, and update brochures, pamphlets and other recruitment literature in keeping with established brand and in coordination with the Director of Development
  • Plan and supervise events such as community open houses, educational consultant visits, realtor teas, and mass/direct mailing efforts
  • Develop, supervise, and evaluate advertising campaign and strategy
  • Assist in the development of website format, content and updates

Administrative Duties

  • Maintain admission database and online enrollment procedures
  • Interpret Financial Aid Program to current and applicant families
  • Interpret admission climate to the Board and Administration
  • Perform all internal and external administrative and clerical functions
  • Serve as Chair of the admission committee
  • Serve as Chair of the Financial Aid Committee and calculate/dispense Financial Aid decisions to candidate families
  • Prepare, distribute, and collect enrollment contracts and on-line forms
  • Collect survey data on attrition, graduate families, and new families
  • Work with Business Manager and Finance Committee to set financial/budget guidelines relating to Financial Aid and enrollment
  • Work with the Head of School to identify possible risks to full enrollment or increased attrition
  • Provide class rosters to academic office
  • Provide all internal constituencies with new family records and information
  • Oversee official school transcripts/teacher recommendations for departing students

Other Duties

  • Member of the GHS Administrative Team
  • Prepare reports for Board and Head of School as needed
  • Work to be a positive advocate of Green Hedges School at all times
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings
  • Perform professional duties as assigned by the Head of School. These duties may include but are not limited to recess duty, lunch duty and dismissal duty

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Authority

Reports to the Head of School