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Job ID: 184209

2nd Grade Math and Science Teacher
Independent School

Date Posted Apr. 20, 2022
Title 2nd Grade Math and Science Teacher
School / District Independent School
Indianapolis, IN, United States
Department Sycamore School
Application Deadline May 13, 2022
Position Start Date Aug. 4, 2022
  • Classroom Teacher
  • Elementary Education

Position type: Full time, exempt

Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Reports to: Head of Lower School

Position Summary:

This is a full-time teaching position in one of our two second grade classrooms for the 2022-2023 school year. In your role as lead math and science teacher, you will be expected to work with your fellow colleagues to create an engaging and collaborative environment, embracing differentiation as well as age appropriate curriculum for our gifted learners.

Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education
  • Gifted and Talented Endorsement or High Ability Licensure is highly preferred
  • Demonstrated lead teaching experience in a team teaching environment
  • Understanding of and ability to differentiate curriculum
  • Proven experience with academically gifted students
  • Ability to write and develop differentiated curriculum appropriate for gifted learners
  • ]Experience and knowledge of math curriculum up to a fifth grade level, and a passion for teaching math concepts and practices, and problem solving skills
  • Experience with the NGSS standards for science and the integration of the concepts and practices within multiple disciplines
  • Experience working in a team teaching environment
  • Ability to create a positive classroom environment for all students
  • Capability to develop and maintain appropriate working relationships with parents

Application Instructions:

Well-qualified applicants should apply online at

Please complete an online application and attach cover letter, resume, philosophy of education, list of 3-5 professional references, and copies of degrees and licenses.

No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted for this position.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Julie Szolek-Van Valkenburgh
    Sycamore School
    Sycamore School
    Sycamore School
    1750 West 64th Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46260
  • 3172022503


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