BASIS Independent McLean is seeking qualified candidates for an Early Education Teaching Fellow for the coming school year!
Who We Are
BASIS Independent Schools is a national network of PreK–12 private, secular schools that educate students to the highest international levels. Our ten campuses, located in some of the most bustling, dynamic metropolitan areas in the country, are part of the BASIS Curriculum Schools global network. We believe in setting a higher standard for students and promoting self-reliance and accountability in a culture where hard work is celebrated and intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary outcomes.
What We're Looking For
The Early Education Teaching Fellow will float between classes and assists the lead teacher to create an environment where learning is a joyful and rewarding experience that maintains the integrity of each child’s imagination and natural curiosity. The environment fosters an exposure to a thematic, hands-on, comprehensive, and content-rich curriculum. It creates a blueprint for children not only to transition with ease to kindergarten and first grade, but also to become enthusiastic lifelong learners. Ultimately, the goal of the program is to foster a sense of wonder while engaging in the world that surrounds us, equipping students with a foundation for future success.
The Early Education Teaching Fellow's role is to assist the lead teacher while learning the BASIS Independent Schools' model with opportunities for growth and a successful transition into Lead Teacher roles. Teaching Fellows have the opportunity to learn all aspects of the school preparing them for the classroom or administration in the future. Teaching Fellows help in the efforts to build and maintain a strong, positive achievement oriented school culture. This position is a visible presence in all areas of the school and can assist with any issues relating to the well-being of the students during their time at the school.
The Early Education Teaching Fellows will be required to attend all staff meetings and any training required of Teachers.
Primary Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Assisting teachers with classroom management
Student academic support and tutoring
Assisting classroom teachers with events, labs, and testing
Working with teachers in evaluating student progress and gains
Monitoring and managing student's non-scheduled time, to include Early Bird and Late Bird supervision and Lunch Monitor responsibilities
Monitoring and managing study groups
Coordinating homework and assignments for absent students
Assisting Directors of Student Affairs and Deans with managing behavior and discipline
Assisting Directors of Academic Programs with execution of key programs
Essential Teacher Qualifications
Strong belief in and adherence to the BASIS Independent Schools model
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to exercise excellent judgment and decision making
Ability to work with diverse constituents while maintaining high professional standards
Exemplary organizational skills; ability to establish and manage multiple priorities; ability to work under pressure
Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree is required (early education preferred). Candidates must posses the willingness to keep current in both subject matter knowledge and BASIS Independent Schools teaching methodologies.
Preferred Qualifications: A successful applicant will demonstrate strong communication skills and be open to new ideas in teaching methods. Candidates must have the ability to obtain a fingerprint clearance card.
BASIS Independent Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
Salary - Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience.
Career Growth - We believe our people deserve every opportunity to utilize and expand their knowledge and skills, and to share their passions. From our classrooms to central operations, our culture is one of continuous learning, mentorship, and professional advancement in our schools or across our network.
Retirement - Your future financial well-being is important to us. Eligible participants may receive a 50% Company match for the first 10% of employee earnings deferred.
Health Insurance - We want you to have the care you need. We offer three PPO medical plans to choose from, as well as dental and vision insurance.
Flexible Spending - Because health, childcare, and travel expenses can add up, we offer an FSA that allows for pre-tax dollars to cover medical, dependent care, and transit.
Student Tuition Remission - You help us create a world-class program for our students. To show our appreciation, we offer your children significant tuition remission to attend our schools.
BASIS Independent Schools is a national network of PreK–12 private, secular schools that educate students to the highest international levels. Our eight campuses, located in some of the most bustling, dynamic metropolitan areas in the country, are part of the BASIS Curriculum Schools global network. Since the first campus opened in 1998, BASIS Curriculum Schools are consistently recognized as some of the most accelerated and top performing schools in the world. BASIS Independent Schools, whether in Silicon Valley or in the heart of Manhattan, is united by a shared mission:Our mission is to educate students to the highest international levels with a spiraling liberal arts and sciences curriculum benchmarked to the best education systems in the world.Our advanced curriculum, unmatched in breadth and depth, prepares students with the content knowledge, critical thinking, and self-advocacy skills needed to be successful throughout their education and well beyond.Our passionate, expert teachers are unwavering in their belief that with hard work, the right support, encouragement, and inspiration, any child can excel.We are committed to a joyful learning culture where hard work is celebrated and intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary outcomes.