Associate Teacher Independence Level 1 and 2

Khan Lab School - Mountain View, CA - Full time

Khan Lab School - Mountain View, CA - Full time

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ASSOCIATE TEACHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support teachers with assessment, preparation of class materials, and classroom management
  • Plan and lead beginning reading and writing small group lessons
  • Provide academic support and structure to students during independent work time
  • Supervise & ensure safety of students, including before and after school, during lunch and transition times, and on field trips
  • Support individual students through one-on-one tutoring or small group instruction; promote academic success & character development
  • Fill in other school positions, such as substituting for Lead Advisors or Content Specialists as needed
  • Collaborate with researchers, designers, technologists, and other educators to design and refine an innovative model for school education

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience working with elementary school age children
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualifications are preferred
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as take direction as needed
  • Prior experience analyzing data
  • Desire to teach in a setting that values giving agency to students and allowing students to make mistakes and gain maturity and self-motivation through independence
  • Passion for working with and engaging children in student-driven learning experiences
  • Belief in fostering children’s social-emotional capabilities
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and service orientation
  • Flexibility. A LOT of flexibility. We are in startup mode, so every aspect of the Lab School is subject to change.
  • Equal parts self-starter and team player
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

VERY NICE TO HAVES

  • Experience working in an early childhood classroom setting
  • Early childhood literacy knowledge
  • Experience in a multicultural school environment
  • Multilingual and international experience

COMPENSATION

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401(k) with matching
  • Free lunch, coffee, and snacks
  • Khan Lab School tuition discount

SPECIAL SCHOOL EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

All Khan Lab School employees must undergo criminal background checks and TB risk assessments as mandated by California state law prior to their start dates at Khan Lab School. By submitting an application, you acknowledge that your employment with Khan Lab School would be conditioned on satisfactory background check and completion of the TB risk assessment.

WORK AUTHORIZATION

Please be aware that Khan Lab School is generally unable to offer original visa sponsorship at this time.

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this role, you must submit an online application. Please submit a cover letter that explains why you would be a great fit for this role along with your resume.

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Role

Teaching

Experience Level

Entry Level

Khan Lab School

Khan Lab School is an independent school serving 140 students ages 5-15+ We provide an extended-year, extended-day, mixed-age program with a project-based learning approach recognizing that ownership and relationship are the keys to success in learning.

To learn more: khanlabschool.org.

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