Elementary School Teacher

Duke School (NC) | Durham, NC

Posted Date 4/29/2022


Location: Durham, North Carolina

About Duke School:

Founded in 1947, Duke School has as its mission to "inspire learners to boldly and creatively shape their future." Duke School offers an exceptional project-based learning environment that seeks to develop high-level analytical and critical thinking skills in all of its students. Duke School is a preschool through 8th grade day school enrolling approximately 500 students.

Job Summary

We are seeking an exceptional elementary teacher with a sound understanding of best practices in teaching to begin in August 2022. Duke School offers an exceptional learning experience. With an emphasis on inquiry, students explore science and social studies topics through a project-based approach. Instruction in reading, writing, and math is delivered through a workshop model. This engaging and rigorous environment challenges students to forge their own paths to learning. Each grade in the elementary division has two classrooms. Two highly qualified teachers work collaboratively in each class with 22-24 students. The ideal candidate will have an elementary education degree and at least three years of teaching experience. Commitment to the academic and social/emotional growth of students is essential and being able to work collaboratively with a teaching partner is critical for this position.

To Apply Please e-mail your resume, including a list of references along with a cover letter to teach@dukeschool.org. Diverse candidates encouraged to apply. Compensation is commensurate with experience and abilities and reflective of local salary levels.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY: Duke School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in its hiring practices and encourages people of traditionally marginalized groups to apply for employment.

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