Teaching Fellow

Req No.
2017-1159
Category
Faculty
US-TX-Houston
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Kinkaid School is seeking a dynamic, student-centered individual with an interest in gaining practical teaching experience in a private school setting.  The purpose of this internship is to partner a future educator with master teachers to gain experience with effective lesson planning, creating an engaging learning environment, and mastering content delivery.  The teaching fellow will develop a strong familiarity with core content, connect content to students’ innate inquisitiveness and integrate technology into the curriculum, among other key aspects of effective instruction.   This is a paid internship for the duration of the 2018-19 school year.

 

The Kinkaid School is a co-educational non-sectarian day school enrolling 1,400 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.   Located on a sixty-five-acre campus in the heart of Houston, Texas, the school offers a thriving intellectual community in the midst of a vibrant, urban, diverse culture.  Faculty enjoys small class sizes and a collegial, collaborative environment centered on intellectual curiosity and continuous professional development.

 

Responsibilities

  • Desire to teach one to two sections of core academic content
  • Enjoys working with students 
  • Desire to support the School, its mission, and its leadership
  • Be an active member of the school community by attending games, special art events, and become part of the overall school community
  • Additional responsibilities may involve coaching a sport or sponsoring a club

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, the Humanities, Science or related field
  • Experience working with school age students
  • Commitment to the field of education as a future master teacher
  • Familiarity with technology
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to invest time to learn and grow
  • Open to constructive criticism
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Interest in being a full member of the community, contributing both inside and outside of the classroom
  • Eagerness to grow professionally and remain current within the field
  • Collegial, Energetic, and Engaging
  • Exemplifies Kinkaid’s four core values (honesty, responsibility, respect, and kindness) in interactions with all members of the Kinkaid community

The Kinkaid School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  In addition to federal law, The Kinkaid School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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