Employment

ELEMENTARY LEAD TEACHER NEEDED
The Discovery School Elementary Lead Teacher understands and promotes the school’s mission, vision, core values, and policies both within and outside the immediate school community. The elementary teacher is responsible for providing an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) that supports the individual needs of the children in accordance with the school’s mission and vision.

The Teacher is responsible for interpreting and implementing all classroom-based assessments as indicated in the School’s curriculum guide. The Lead Teacher is also accountable for regularly evaluating the program to ensure the social, emotional and academic needs of children are met according to the Florida Council of Independent Schools, IB-PYP and state licensing standards. The Lead Teacher is professionally responsible for implementing best practice based on current research in the field of education.

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To Apply:
Please submit cover letter and resume, a document outlining your personal statement of educational philosophy and highlighting learning experiences you’ve run with students in the past, and salary expectations to: info@thediscoveryschool.org.
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SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS NEEDED
The Discovery School Substitute Teacher understands and promotes the school’s mission, vision, core values, and policies both within and outside the immediate school community. The Substitute assists the Lead Teacher in preparing and maintaining the environment both in the classroom and on the playground / courtyard. The Substitute Teacher is responsible for supporting a classroom/instructional program that incorporates both Montessori and International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IB PYP) methodologies (dependent on program level), while respecting the individual needs of the children in accordance with the school’s mission and vision.

Qualifications

  • Has bachelor's degree (or higher) plus experience in education
  • Professional Teacher Certification or Montessori Credential a PLUS
  • A genuine love of children.
  • Has working knowledge of achievement, aptitude, and diagnostic testing of students.
Resumes by mail only to: Kim Bednarek, The Discovery School, 102 15th Street South, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250. EOE. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Discovery School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, place of birth, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability as defined and required by state and federal laws.