Chartwell School: High/Middle School Humanities Teacher
Salary range: $70,000 - $85,000
Begins: December 1, 2023
Chartwell School is seeking a High School/Middle School Humanities/Social Studies teacher to join our team for this 2023-24 school year. The appropriate candidate will be able to teach 9-12 Humanities to neurodiverse students.
We are an independent college preparatory school on the Monterey Peninsula in coastal California, approximately 100 miles south of San Francisco. For nearly 40 years Chartwell has been serving students in grades 1-12, who have been identified as having dyslexia or related language-based learning differences. Class sizes are small and teachers individualize instruction while teaching small groups.
The successful candidate is responsible for understanding student learning profiles and scaffolding instruction to meet the needs of individual students. A solid understanding of literary concepts and direct teaching of literacy skills is necessary. Experience with technology and blended learning platforms and teaching practices is helpful. A special education credential is also desirable, but not required.
Chartwell offers a unique professional growth opportunity for teachers who want to grow their practice toward including an understanding of cognitive learning profiles and brain-based educational practices. Professional development is strongly supported by the school, as our culture values continuous learning and innovation of instructional practice to meet the unique needs of cognitively diverse learners.
Most importantly, we seek teachers who intuit that the central aspect of teaching is creating trusting and respectful relationships with all students.
Core competencies: Team player/collaborative, continuous learner/growth mindset, innovative thinker, problem-solver, takes initiative, belief in the ability of all students to achieve, commitment, ability to differentiate and scaffold instruction, ability to establish rapport and build strong relationships with students.
Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience; medical benefits are included. Bachelor degree is required in the subject area being taught.
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Chartwell empowers students with dyslexia and associated learning differences to unlock their full potential. We provide a college preparatory, strength-based program that gives students the skills, strategies, tools, and mindset needed to become successful lifelong learners. We share our expertise through partnerships and outreach initiatives to transform education.
Chartwell aspires to show the world that young people with language-based learning differences and diverse learning styles and profiles can be among the most creative, productive and valuable members of any community. We further aim to inspire others to get to know, understand and value these students from very young ages and to help them realize their full potential. We seek to see them develop into confident young people and adults, committed to lifelong learning and equipped with the knowledge, skills and social and emotional competencies to achieve their goals.
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