Lower School K-5 Teachers
The Seven Hills School is welcoming resumes for K-5 teachers for possible full time classroom positions on both lower school campuses.
Upper School Visual Art Teacher
This position includes the teaching of five sections of Visual Art each semester with an average class size of 13. Candidates should have a strong background in the visual arts, be skilled professionals who demonstrate expertise in a broad range of 2D and 3D mediums, and have the ability to communicate these skills effectively and enthusiastically. Additionally, candidates must understand and have empathy for the development of adolescents, should be knowledgeable about appropriate curriculum and materials and should be able to work well with able and highly motivated students as well as students with a wide range of learning differences. Additional duties include advising and supervising students, chaperoning some evening student activities, sponsoring clubs, or coaching a sport. The position requires energy, creativity, organization, and a strong commitment to a lively community of students and educators.
*Please include a portfolio of personal and student work with resume.
Extended Day Teacher
The Seven Hills School has an opening in its Early Childhood Education Extended Day program on the Doherty Campus. Education Degree preferred. Hours are from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Director of Early Childhood
The Seven Hills Lotspeich School seeks a Director of Early Childhood, which is a full time administrative position.
The Early Childhood Program at Lotspeich School currently serves children in Pre-Kindergarten (three-years-old) through Kindergarten. Beginning in August, 2015, the Early Childhood Program will expand to include a two-year-old program and our Beginnings program for children 18-36 months, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. All of these programs, a total enrollment of 85, will be housed in a newly constructed Early Childhood Center, scheduled to be completed by August, 2015. During the 2014-2015 school year, the Director and faculty team will be planning together for the upcoming opening of our new facility the following year.
The Director will serve as a program leader, reviewing and refining curriculum, communicating with parents, and supporting a skilled and collaborative faculty team. The Early Childhood Director will also work alongside with Directors of After School and Summer Enrichment programs to provide a seamless transition throughout the year, for the children and parents.
Responsibilities include supervising day-to-day operations within the Early Childhood Center. The Director reports to the Head of the Lotspeich division and provides advice and counsel on all issues related to curriculum, staffing needs, teaching materials, schedules, admissions, classroom environments, state requirements, and maintenance of state licensing.
An important aspect of this position is increasing and maintaining enrollment to feed enrollment for the Lower School division. To that end, the Director will work closely with the Head of Lotspeich and the Director of Admissions to facilitate open houses, informational coffees, and family tours; meet with prospective families; and conduct student assessments for prospective students.
•B.A. in Early Childhood Education, M.A. preferred
•At least five years of relevant teaching experience
•A thorough understanding of childhood development
•Knowledge of teaching strategies and accommodations for individual children
•Evidence of interest in ongoing growth through professional development
•Excellent communication skills with various constituencies in effectively representing the program, school community and school mission
•Strong written communication skills and proficient in computer skills
•Ability to inspire, generate enthusiasm and encourage a collaborative environment
•Skill in program planning and familiarity with appropriate professional development resources.
•A sincere love for working with young children and recognizing individual needs
•A collaborative team approach with colleagues
•Ability to manage and balance varied and concurrent responsibilities
•An organized and proactive approach
Middle School Spanish Position