About Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (SCH) is an independent school offering a rigorous college preparatory program that delivers an unparalleled academic experience.

Job Description

A Lower School Homeroom Teacher supports the Head of Lower School, faculty, and students to ensure that we are living our mission and values on a daily basis through the following:

Duties and Responsibilities

I. Student Instruction:
A. Teaches Lower School students reading, writing, handwriting, spelling/grammar, math, social studies, social-emotional learning, etc.
B. Follows, adapts, and develops curricula as appropriate.
C. Evaluates student progress through multiple measures.
D. Tailors instruction to meet the needs of students.
E. Creates a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students.
F. Manages student behavior through effective classroom management techniques.
G. Integrates technology in student learning experiences.
II. Family Partnerships:
A. Creates positive, meaningful relationships with families through regular communication.
B. Conducts bi-annual parent conferences.
C. Writes bi-annual narrative reports.
III. Professional Conduct:
A. Builds and maintains collaborative working relationships with colleagues and administration.
B. Contributes positively to the culture of the division.
C. Demonstrates a commitment to professional growth.
IV. Any Other Duties Assigned by Head of Lower School


● Master’s Degree in Elementary Education or related field, preferred.
● A minimum of three years of working with elementary-aged students, preferred.
● Excellent communication, both oral and written.
● Knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, and materials for elementary education.
● Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse backgrounds of community members with a continuous focus on healthy relationship building.
● Demonstrated deep understanding of cultural competency skills and enthusiasm for issues of diversity, inclusivity, and multiculturalism.
● Continued engagement in professional learning experiences through conferences, presentations, and/or workshops.
● Proficient with GSuite.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
● Work in an environment dealing with a wide variety of deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
● Able to move around a classroom and other school environments.
● Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
● Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled office environment.
Application Procedures
Interested candidates, please email a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy, and contact information for three references to careers@sch.org.
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Education Level

4- Year Degree