Supervising Teacher, Grade 5

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Campus School Job Description

Job Summary

Assume primary responsibility for a classroom. Participate in accomplishing the work of and maintaining the overall well-being and quality of the school. Participate in accomplishing the academic mission of the college and the Department of Education and Child Study.

Essential Functions


Plan and implement a curriculum appropriate for assigned grade level. Teach in-person and in remote environment. Complete written progress reports, conduct conferences with parents, and communicate students’ progress and issues to parents throughout the year. Work closely with teachers, specialists in the school (music, art, Spanish, P.E. and technology teachers; librarian; learning specialist; consulting psychologist) and administrators.

School Wide Responsibilities:

Participate in school wide curriculum development and documentation. Participate in school wide professional development programs/activities. Participate in school and class events (e.g. open house, parent nights, assemblies, graduation).

Support the mission of the college and the Department of Education and Child Study:

Work cooperatively with Smith College faculty and students who are conducting research, observing in classrooms or carrying out practicum assignments in classrooms and participate in courses taught by the Department of Education and Child Study. Other related responsibilities as may be assigned by the Campus School administration.

Minimum Qualifications (knowledge, skills, education, experience, certifications, licenses)

Bachelor’s Degree and Massachusetts teacher licensure plus substantive classroom experience or the equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduate degree preferred.


Knowledge of major subject matter areas and relevant pedagogies. Strong organizational skills. Able to teach effectively in-person and in a remote environment. Knowledge of technologies such as zoom, seesaw, google classroom. Able to clearly articulate educational philosophy, program and classroom practices. Strong interpersonal skills. Able to work effectively with a wide range of students and adults and as a member of a team.

Please attach BOTH a current resume and a cover letter in order for your application to be considered for this position . You may combine your resume and cover letter into a single file or attach multiple files to your application, but BE SURE you have provided all attachments BEFORE SUBMITTING your application. You will NOT be able to attach additional files after you have hit the Submit button.

Review of applications will begin

June 28, 2021

Compensation Grade:

Grade X Exempt

Position Type:


About Smith College

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is one of the largest women’s colleges in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges.

Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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