Lower School Teacher

Full-time Lower School Teacher

Waterford School is Utah’s premier liberal arts, college preparatory independent school for students in Preschool through High School. Student learning is Waterford School’s reason for being. Since its founding, the School has instilled habits of independent thought, critical thinking, responsibility, passionate learning, and service to others. Waterford School’s liberal arts program provides a strong foundation, and the campus culture prepares students to pursue lives of meaning and purpose. Waterford delivers a world-class education distinguished by a rich curriculum, an outstanding faculty, a deep commitment to student growth, and a learning environment that is caring, nurturing, and inspiring. 

We are seeking a candidate who is thoroughly prepared to teach full-time in the Lower School’s elementary grades for the 2020-2021 school year. The Lower School teacher would teach in a traditional homeroom setting with students leaving the homeroom for specialists in music, science, art, dance, and PE.  Waterford follows a September to June school calendar.

The ideal candidate would be a teacher who has had 3-5 years of teaching experience with an advanced degree preferred. Duties include curriculum development, lesson preparation, student assessment, availability to individual students and parents, and attendance at meetings and selected school events.  The successful candidate will be able to develop a healthy rapport with students, and will embrace Waterford School’s mission, vision, and values in curriculum, teaching, and membership in the community.

The Waterford campus is set on 45 acres at the foot of Utah’s Wasatch Mountains, one of North America’s premier outdoor and recreational areas. The school offers an outstanding working environment. The atmosphere is collegial; both families and faculty show a genuine commitment to learning. Benefits include medical, dental, 403(b).

For more information about the school, please go to www.waterfordschool.org.

Qualified candidates should forward a résumé and letter of interest, by email, or fax, to:

Kristine Wilkins
Executive Assistant
Office of the Head of School