Community School of Naples, an independent, college preparatory school, is currently seeking an experienced elementary educator to teach grades 4th & 5th Science and STEM/Innovation in a hands-on, inquiry and project-based learning environment. As part of the Lower School team and as co-teacher of STEM/Innovation for grades 4th and 5th, the candidate will have experience in backward design, designing inquiry-based curriculum, implementation of STEM/Innovation integrated units, and utilizing a variety of instructional strategies to meet the needs of all learners. Experience with VEX robotics is a plus as well as experience in planning and overseeing Science based field trips. Additional experience with school based science fairs and the Thomas A. Edison Festival of Light Regional Inventors Fair is also highly desirable.
Qualified candidates will have proficiency in technology, including the use of iPads and Apple computers in innovative teaching practices. A strong interest in developing 21st century learners, demonstrated communication skills, and collaborating well with colleagues are key to success in this position.
Compensation and Benefits
This appointment is for the 2021/2022 academic year starting with orientation on August 6, 2021, and is paid on an annual salary commensurate with experience, degree attainment, and qualifications. All employees are eligible to participate in CSN’s generous 403(b) retirement program as well as Aflac and Legal Shield offerings. Full-time employees are eligible for our competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, pet insurance, disability, AD&D, and life insurance. Please visit our website for more details about the benefits of a career at CSN.
Interested applicants should apply using the link below as only electronic applications will be accepted. Please do not mail, fax, email or drop off your application/resume.
Community School of Naples is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Fingerprinting and background checks are a required part of CSN’s employment eligibility process.
Candidates must possess a BA or BS in elementary education or demonstrate significant course work in one of the above areas. Qualified candidates will have 3-5 years prior classroom teaching experience. A Master’s degree in an area of science or the field of education is preferred, but not required.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 05032101
About Community School of Naples
Community School of Naples (CSN) is an independent, PreK-12 college preparatory day school with over 860 students. Essential elements of the school’s educational program include a comprehensive curriculum focused on academic rigor; opportunities in athletics and the arts, both fine and performing; and character development. These elements ensure that each student experiences a challenging education only an independent, college preparatory school can provide. CSN is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.