Summary: Our client is looking to fill a homeschool teacher position to lead the education of three children ages 10, 5 and 3.
The candidate will be expected to help create and deliver a curriculum that:
- Features a balance between informational and literary reading. Informational reading includes nonfiction in history/social studies, sciences, technical studies, and the arts.
- Provides regular practice/reading and decoding of complex texts and academic language
- Includes content such as classic myths and stories from around the world, historical/foundational documents, seminal works of literature, poetry and the writings of Shakespeare.
- Emphasizes reading, writing, and speaking grounded in evidence from texts, both literary and informational
- Possesses a focus on students’ ability to read carefully and grasp information, arguments, ideas, and details based on evidence in the text.
- Delivers practical instruction for effective argumentative and informative writing
The candidate will contribute to curriculum development and planning, including creating syllabi and detailed lesson plans; as well as tracking progress through formal and informal assessments.
Experience & Qualifications Required:
- Candidates must have a Bachelors of Education with a focus in English/Literature, as well as related teaching experience (at least two years or more at a Year 4 level or above).
- Have classroom and/or one-on-one tutoring and teaching experience (at least two years or more at a Year 4 level or above)
- Be familiar with and have taught British or U.S. curriculum
- Be exposed to and willing to adapt to creative learning methods
- Be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet research and email platforms
- Have excellent spoken and written English
- Be able to prove their ability to meet objectives through past experience
- Be willing to follow the direction and guidance of the parents, study/research different ‘non-traditional’ activities, as well as participate in training and professional development study.
- Be able to work within a team
- Have the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure while maintaining a friendly, enthusiastic attitude
- Be organized and self-directed
- Be able to manage student behavior by invoking related consequences and using incentives to fuel motivation
- Promote and stimulate creativity in the students
- Incorporate field trips, play/movement, music and the arts in everyday lessons
- Nurture the individual student’s interests and talents
- Include online learning
- Strengthen life skills to include etiquette, courtesy, accountability, maturity and respect
- Appreciate the student’s interests and skills and adapt to their specific learning styles
Interested applicants contact Angela at 0723.048.483 only after emailing CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shortlisted candidates must complete computer proficiency tests and other practical assessments during the interview.