PREKINDERGARTEN ASSISTANT TEACHER

Catherine Hanssen

About Bancroft School
Through active, inquiry-based learning and challenging experiences, Bancroft School empowers students in grades PreK to 12 with the skills, knowledge and confidence to make a difference in their community and the world. Guided by outstanding teachers, curious learners engage with one another and celebrate the strengths and lived experiences of each individual. Bancroft School seeks to be the first choice for students and families seeking to own their journey to mastery and independence in an inclusive campus where each individual is safe, known, and valued.

Bancroft is located in Worcester, Massachusetts — a thriving city with a rich history and a bright future in which the school is deeply invested. Founded in 1900, Bancroft’s 30-acre campus is in a residential neighborhood just north of downtown. Our 400 students from 63 cities and towns around central Massachusetts represent a variety of different backgrounds that contribute to a unique and diverse learning environment.

In January of 2020, the school unveiled a 5-year strategic plan, BluePrint125 — a product of extensive internal investigation and collaborative discussion among the School’s many constituents. In recent years, the School has made significant investments in campus upgrades to improve energy efficiency, air quality, and public safety. Other major campus enhancements have included the creation of flexible, multi-functional learning spaces in the areas of performing arts, athletics, and technology.

Position Summary
Bancroft School is seeking a full-time Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher to join our dynamic team of educators for the 2022-23 school year.  Ideal candidates for this role are organized, creative, and effective communicators. This position will work closely with the Pre-Kindergarten team in the care and instruction of young students as well as cultivate positive relationships with families. They will differentiate the literacy and math curricula for students and implement all aspects of the daily program.  The assistant teacher will also share responsibilities for recess, lunch, and the extended day program (2 pm – 3:30 pm). Candidates should feel an alignment with Bancroft School’s mission and values and Learning Laboratory Method, a project-based approach to teaching and learning. Experience with 3 and 4 year old students and Bachelor's degree in Education are preferred.

Bancroft seeks dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the community beyond the classroom, with interest in supporting extracurricular activities in athletics, clubs, and other programs.

Bancroft is committed to cultivating and sustaining a community that embraces difference and welcomes candidates who will add to the racial and cultural diversity of our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, personal statement, and references to employment@bancroftschool.org

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