Triangle Day School is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and dedicated Kindergarten teacher to join our early childhood education team. With our school being in a period of great growth, we are looking for someone to bring energy and fresh ideas to our community.
TDS is committed to leadership in multicultural education and a culturally diverse faculty and staff. The school therefore seeks applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported. A strong applicant should be patient, kind, flexible, and enjoy working on a team, as our teachers work closely with one another and contribute greatly to the wider TDS community. We value faculty who are involved in school life within and beyond the classroom, such as coaching or directing an extracurricular club, to enrich our vibrant community.
Develop lesson plans and instructional materials, providing individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student
Deliver instruction in an engaging, age appropriate manor, prioritizing student engagement and student needs
Collaborate with the Kindergarten teaching team to implement innovative curricula in which academic and social-emotional growth are considered
Create a warm and loving classroom environment that is conducive to learning
Establish and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom
Identify pupil needs and cooperate with administration, specialists, and teaching assistants in assessing and aiding in bringing students to their full potential
Communicate effectively with parents through weekly newsletters, conferences, and report writing
Engage in regular supervisory duties including recess and lunch
Attend regular faculty and grade-level meetings
Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school and through self-selected professional growth activities.
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field required; post-graduate degree preferred
3+ years of teaching experience with children ages 4-6
Passion for nurturing the curiosity and creativity of students
Eagerness to collaborate with colleagues across divisions and departments
Familiarity with instructional technology, both for teaching and communication
Creativity to make daily tasks interesting and enjoyable for children to help them learn new skills
Resourcefulness to help explain information in a way that matches the student’s learning style
Excellent communication skills with people of different ages and backgrounds, from parents and children to colleagues
Patience to remain calm and positive while working with children of different developmental backgrounds
Attention to detail to spot when a child is having difficulty with something or needs assistance
Ten-month year (August-June)
Salary in accordance with certification and experience
School hours run Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Benefits: health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, and 401(k)
Funds available for self-driven professional development
TDS requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any boosters recommended and available to the general public, absent eligibility for medical or religious exemptions.
As a warm and welcoming community devoted to academic excellence, Triangle Day School ignites intellectual curiosity, fosters compassion and integrity, and nurtures creativity, inspiring confidence in each student to lead a life of purpose.
A superb faculty is the hallmark of an excellent school. Our faculty and staff form the bedrock of a community dedicated to high professional and ethical standards, modeling our core values for our students, and is committed to promoting excellence in teaching.