Traveling Teacher

Dunn Family

Springdale, Arkansas

Date Posted July 09, 2024
Industry K-12: Independent/Private
Certification Needed No
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Commensurate With Experience

Description:

*Location:* Various Locations (Travel Required)

 *Position Type:* Full-Time, Live-In

 *About Us:*

We are a family seeking a dedicated, dynamic, and experienced educator to provide a comprehensive and engaging educational experience for our four children, ages 6 to 11. The ideal candidate will thrive in a changing environment and be enthusiastic about traveling with us for extended periods, making learning an adventure.

 *Job Description:*

As our Private Educator, you will be responsible for creating a vibrant learning environment that caters to the individual needs of each child. You will plan, schedule, and implement a curriculum across a broad range of subjects, integrating hands-on activities, experiments, and field trips to enrich the learning experience. You will work closely with us, the parents, to ensure the educational activities are well-integrated with extracurricular pursuits, providing a well-rounded experience for our children.

 *Key Responsibilities:*

- Design and implement a flexible curriculum that meets the educational needs of each child, embracing different learning styles and interests.

- Schedule and organize the daily educational activities, ensuring a balance between structured learning and free exploration.

- Plan and conduct hands-on activities, science experiments, and field trips to complement the academic curriculum.

- Collaborate closely with the parents to align educational objectives with family values and extracurricular commitments.

- Assess children’s progress and adapt teaching methods to foster a positive and effective learning environment.

- Ensure the well-being and safety of the children during all activities, including travel.

 *Requirements:*

- Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field, with a preference for a specialization in Elementary Education.

- At least 3 years of teaching experience with children in the 6 to 11 age group.

- A strong passion for education and a creative approach to teaching that accommodates different learning styles.

- Excellent organizational skills to manage the scheduling and execution of the curriculum and activities.

- Flexibility and adaptability to travel and live with the family for months at a time.

- A background in developing and executing hands-on learning experiences and field trips.

- Strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with both children and parents.

- Current first aid and CPR certification.

 *Benefits:*

- Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

- Room and board included, with living accommodations provided.

- Opportunity to travel and explore new cultures and environments.

- A unique and rewarding experience profoundly impacting the education and lives of four wonderful children.

 *How to Apply:*

Please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your teaching philosophy, and at least two professional references to Frederick Dunn, dunn@turnkeynwa.com. We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible and will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis until the right candidate is found.

 

Join our family and embark on an educational journey filled with learning, adventure, and the joy of teaching in a dynamic and supportive environment.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at TeachingJobs.com.