POSITION: Sixth Grade Teacher – Math & Science SCHOOL BACKGROUND: Seven Oaks Classical School is a growing public charter school that opened in the fall of 2016 and now serves roughly 395 students in grades K-12. Seven Oaks is affiliated with Hillsdale College’s Barney Charter School Initiative. As a school, we offer a strong academic curriculum in a small school setting. Seven Oaks seeks teachers who know and love the disciplines they teach, who understand and enjoy children, who are able communicators, and who embrace the mission of the school. JOB DESCRIPTION: Seven Oaks Classical School is seeking a full-time 6th Grade Teacher, to begin in the Spring Semester (starting Mon, Jan 4, 2021). The school has two 6th grade teachers. Each oversees a homeroom, but they divide the core subjects between the two of them. Anticipated courses include: • 2 sections, 6th Grade Math (45 mins each, daily) • 2 sections, 6th Grade Math Review (30 mins each, daily) • 2 sections, 6th Grade Science (45 mins each, daily) NB: The other 6th grade teacher will focus on literature, composition, and history. QUALIFICATIONS: - Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in one of the sciences. Master’s degree or higher in a relevant field preferred - Experience in classical education a plus, though not required - Some form of valid teaching license or certificate, or at least a willingness to pursue one of the various pathways to certification offered by the state. (NB: The school is prepared to help candidates identify a pathway to licensure or certification.) - A willingness to work hard and maintain a positive, professional attitude and demeanor. - A commitment to teamwork, service, leadership, and growth. - Excellent spoken and written communication skills. - A working understanding of childhood development, together with a deep well of patience, good humor, and professionalism. - Basic skill with technology (e.g., use of a laptop, document camera, and projector; use of MS Word or equivalent). RESPONSIBILITIES: - Managing a classroom in such a way as to create an atmosphere characterized by order and respect, wonder and joy. - Cultivating good habits among the students through explicit instruction and personal example. - Teaching the curriculum with skill and fidelity. - Planning carefully so as to make full and efficient use of class time. - Identifying or creating potential resources to improve instruction. - Contributing to the life of the school through participation in school events, clubs, student life functions, and the like. - Assisting colleagues through peer observations, mentorship, collaborative planning, class coverage, etc. - Assisting with teacher duties outside the classroom (e.g., helping with carline or supervising the occasional lunch period). - Cooperating with the Student Services department in the identification and support of students with special needs. - Communicating regularly and professionally with parents about student conduct and academic progress. - Attending faculty meetings and other professional development opportunities. - Offering tutoring at least twice per week outside of regular school hours. - Complying with all relevant school policies and state and federal laws and regulations. - Preparing plans for substitute teachers.