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K-5 Elementary Classroom Teacher (Long Term Substitute)
Falk Laboratory School, a coeducational K-8 laboratory school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has an immediate opening (December, 2023) for a full-time, Visiting Demonstration teacher.
The salary range is competitive and commensurate with experience. Falk Laboratory School, which is a department in the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh, offers excellent benefits.
Candidates should have successful teaching experience in an elementary classroom setting and experience in unit planning in all relevant content areas. The candidate must be an individual who is sensitive to children’s differences and needs while also understanding the importance of developing strong working relationships with families. The candidate must be a teacher who exhibits an authentic passion and enthusiasm for progressive education, and one who understands and appreciates the value of inquiry and exploration. The candidate must be a self-motivated, life-long learner who is willing to work in an intellectually demanding setting with high expectations. The position involves working in close collaboration with colleagues and student teachers, so strong communication skills with an openness to ideas and perspectives are essential.
Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred. A degree in elementary education or equivalent coursework is considered a plus. Broad experience is advantageous, as partnering across disciplines and grade levels are valued at our school. Highly creative work experience in the field of elementary education is an asset.
K-8 Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher (Visiting Demonstration)
Falk Laboratory School, a coeducational K-8 school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, seeks a full-time educator/yoga instructor to teach yoga and mindfulness to children in Kindergarten through 8th grade. This is a long-term substitute position with the opportunity to pursue a permanent position in future academic years. Candidates must have demonstrated experience and interest in sharing effective, engaging, and motivating mindful practices with school-age students.
Among the professional duties of a Falk Yoga Teacher are the following:
- Develop and teach motivating, engaging lessons in yoga and mindfulness to Kindergarten through eighth-grade students that are grounded in best practices, and are appropriate to students’ ages, grade levels, and abilities.
- Create modifications and adaptations to support instruction as needed.
- Collaborate with team members.
- Observe, evaluate, and prepare reports on students’ progress.
K-8 Substitute Teacher
Falk Laboratory School, a coeducational K-8 laboratory school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is accepting applications for Substitute Teacher Positions for the 2023–24 school year. Applications in all certification areas are welcome including Elementary, Secondary, and Subject area specializations.