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Rossman School is currently seeking candidates for the following positions. Click a link to learn more.
Rossman School is seeking an experienced School Nurse for the 2021-2022 school year. Responsible for the management and coordination of health services, the School Nurse provides medical care to elementary students, administers medications, maintains student health records, supports pandemic response initiatives, provides health education training to staff, and promotes physical and mental wellness within the school community. This is a full-time position.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Provide on-site emergency and general healthcare to students ages 4 to 12 years.
- Serve as liaison between school personnel, families, healthcare providers and health department.
- Maintain confidential student medical records, including immunizations. Ensure compliance with HIPAA requirements.
- Oversee COVID-19 health protocols and screening, evaluate symptoms, implement isolation/quarantine procedures.
- Provide daily care for students with diabetes, allergies, asthma.
- Administer medications, treat minor injuries, apply first aid.
- Conduct annual training for faculty and staff including CPR, Epi-Pen and Glucagon training.
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current license to practice as a professional registered nurse in Missouri. BSN preferred.
- Minimum 1-3 years nursing experience, pediatric experience preferred
- CPR/AED certification
- Experience working with children
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Jennifer Kaiser at firstname.lastname@example.org with “School Nurse” in the subject line.
Rossman School is seeking an experienced Spanish teacher for students in Junior Kindergarten (age 4) through sixth grade for the 2021-2022 academic school year. The Spanish teacher develops an engaging curriculum to teach young children Spanish language and culture through differentiated and responsive instruction. Fostering a nurturing, supportive classroom environment, the Spanish teacher evaluates students’ work and progress, providing feedback and adapting teaching methods to meet students’ varying needs and learning styles.
The Spanish curriculum follows a developmental progression and includes grammar and vocabulary, conjugation and Spanish culture. The Spanish teacher demonstrates a strength in integrating technology to enhance Spanish instruction. Additionally, the Spanish teacher will help develop upper elementary students’ understanding of Latin root forms to enhance and increase English vocabulary.
As Rossman’s Spanish teacher, you will:
Guide students in active learning through the regular use of Spanish language and purposeful engagement with emerging technologies.
Ensure students achieve key learning outcomes by targeting instruction to address individual student needs.
Work collaboratively with classroom teachers and other specialist teachers to create opportunities to integrate themes across disciplines.
Nurture academic and socio-emotional well being of students and model the Rossman values of kindness, honesty, respect and responsibility.
Engage in ongoing communication with parents.
Pursue professional development in the areas of pedagogy, teaching techniques and technology relevant to the study and acquisition of Spanish language.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years experience teaching Spanish, preferably with elementary age students, and near native or native proficiency. He/She will possess a love of children and for teaching, poise and professionalism, a strong work ethic, the ability to effectively interact with parents and a commitment to exhibit Rossman values in all interactions with children and adults.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Jennifer Kaiser at email@example.com with "Spanish Teacher Search Committee" in the subject line.
Rossman School is searching for an experienced educator to serve as a part-time Senior Kindergarten teacher for the 2021-2022 academic year. The ideal candidate will work collaboratively with two full-time lead teachers as an integral part of the Senior Kindergarten team from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Senior Kindergarten teaching team jointly plans and teaches the language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. The primary focus of the language arts curriculum is reading and writing. The Senior Kindergarten team employs a variety of strategies including small guided reading groups, phonics activities, development of sight word vocabulary, and an introduction to a variety of children’s literature. For writing, the Senior Kindergarten team uses the Lucy Calkins’ Writing Workshop program. Through their personal writing projects, the students learn the primary foundation to writing, such as sentence structure, complete sentences and how to write a story.
The mathematics curriculum emphasizes the continued development of number sense and problem solving skills. The Everyday Math Level K program is implemented along with other teacher-designed lessons. These activities provide instruction to concepts, such as addition and subtraction, skip counting, graphing, time, money, geometry, and measurement.
Working from an established curriculum, the Senior Kindergarten team develops and executes developmentally-appropriate lessons in the areas of science and social studies. Students also enjoy specialty classes, including Spanish, library, music, art, science, and physical education.
Regular parent-teacher communication is an expectation at Rossman School. While the full-time Senior Kindergarten teachers assume the main responsibility for this communication, the part-time teacher interacts with the students in an instructional format on a daily basis and is, therefore, considered a source of valuable input. This individual works as a part of the Senior Kindergarten team to complete progress reports, including written comments, but is not expected to participate in parent-teacher conferences or to make parent phone calls.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a minimum of two years experience working with young children. He/she will be committed to collaborative team-teaching and designing effective and challenging curriculum for talented students. He/she will possess a strong work ethic, a love for teaching, the ability to work closely with colleagues in the classroom, flexibility, adaptability, and an overall commitment to a child's academic and social emotional growth. Experience in an independent school is not required. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with other area independent schools and an applicant's experience. Benefits are not provided for part-time employees.
Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Senior Kindergarten Teacher Search Committee” in the subject line.
Rossman School is searching for an experienced educator to serve as a permanent substitute & Extended Day supervisor for the 2021-2022 academic year. As a full-time member of the faculty, the permanent substitute assumes instructional responsibilities for both short- and long-term faculty absences.
By building strong relationships with colleagues and students, the permanent substitute is able to provide a seamless transition during any teacher’s absence. On days that the school does not need a substitute teacher, the permanent substitute assists in classrooms to support student learning. Responsibilities may include working with small groups of students, co-teaching a lesson, assessing student work, or preparing materials for a future lesson.
The permanent substitute also helps supervise the school’s Extended Day program. Because of these combined responsibilities, the permanent substitute is expected to remain at school until 4:15 p.m. on a daily basis.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a bachelor’s degree in education, a minimum of two years experience teaching in an elementary school, and strong organizational and communication skills, allowing him/her to balance multiple roles.
This individual will demonstrate a dedication to honesty, kindness, respect and responsibility – the pillars of Rossman’s character program – in his/her interactions with children and adults.
Please email cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “Permanent Substitute Search Committee” in the subject line.
Rossman School is seeking energetic and responsible substitute teachers who enjoy working with children. Responsibilities begin at 7:45 a.m. through dismissal at 3:15 p.m. The substitute’s job is to enable each student to learn in the absence of the regular teacher in a positive, kind environment.
- Bachelors degree in education or a related field
- Experience working with children
Please email a resume to Jordan Andes at firstname.lastname@example.org.