The Center for Creative Education is hiring educators who will help lead a model of change in the way that education is thought about, delivered, and experienced. This change in teaching and learning is grounded in a child-centered atmosphere, respect for both teacher and learner, and focuses heavily on fundamentals and the development of a creative mindset.
• Behaves as a thought leader in upending ineffective educational models and in turn restores the dynamic, exciting environment in the classroom for both teachers and learners. • Values working through autonomy, creativity, collaboration, innovation, reflection, and risk-taking. • Advocates for the role of exploration in child development and learning. • Eager to engage in global collaborations that connect students to their peers around the world for authentic, real-world learning experiences. • Values an arts-integrated approach because it piques curiosity, increases engagement, and deepens the learning experiences of teachers and learners. • Differentiates between teaching students the standards versus teaching standards to students. • Creates and implements engaging, rigorous, cross-curricular learning opportunities where students have a wide variety of opportunities to apply what they are learning. • Effectively uses formative and summative data to design differentiated activities and learning opportunities that assure each student is getting what they need as they need it. • Develops clear and measurable objectives. • Develops and documents a variety of creative assessments so that students can demonstrate their knowledge and determine whether objectives are met or not. • Values effective communication among everyone involved in the teaching-learning continuum. • Values the teaching of social and emotional competencies such as the Responsive Classroom approach. • Informs their teaching through professional development and continuing education. • Upholds all policies established by the Center for Creative Education.
9 paid holidays 15 days accrued PTO 18 Paid days without students Health, Dental Vision, Life, LTD, STD SIMPLE IRA with 3% matching 10 hours paid planning weekly (Early release every Wednesday) No "duties" 1 hour, duty-free lunch daily Staff support including assistant teachers, Clinical Social Worker, ESE coordinator, Curriculum Specialist 15 max. student per classroom Focus on developing creative mindset within the teacher and the learners Teaching artists visit daily for team-taught, arts-integrated lessons 12 months/year includes Spring Break Camp and Summer Academy