Supervising Teacher 6th Grade

Northampton, Massachusetts
Apr 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Supervising Teacher 6th Grade

Campus School

Smith College


Smith College is accepting applications for a Supervising Teacher - 6th Grade.  Reporting to the Principal, the Supervising Teacher assumes primary responsibility for a classroom; participates in accomplishing the work of and maintaining the overall wellbeing and quality of the school; and participates in accomplishing the academic mission of the college and the Department of Education and Child Study. 


Classroom: Plan and implement a curriculum appropriate for assigned grade level.  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).

Responsibilities to 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.


Education/Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree and Massachusetts teacher licensure plus two years of classroom experience or the equivalent.  Graduate degree preferred.


Skills:   Knowledge of major subject matter areas and relevant pedagogies.  Strong organizational skills.  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.

Review of application will begin immediately.  To be considered for this position, apply on-line at


Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer

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