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Be a part of the growth and development of our innovative independent school that is an exemplar for gifted education and educational innovation.

The Grayson School is a research-based learning institution guided by best practices in gifted education. Offering a PreK through grade 12 program with summer and enrichment classes open to the community, Grayson is the only “all gifted, all day” school of its kind within a 100-mile radius. Explore our available positions below or upload your resume and area of interest on our team.

The Grayson School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are fully committed to creating an inclusive community at our school. The Grayson School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, age, or other non-merit factors to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school, nor in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid policies, athletic and other school-administered programs, or employment practices.

Mathematics Long-term Substitute Teacher (Immediate Need)

The Grayson School is a school for gifted learners. Our students are curious, thoughtful, and eager to learn!

You will be covering students learning grade 4 math through Calculus I for a math teacher on leave beginning mid-April. Math groups are small—currently between 3 and 9 students. You will be provided with training and support. This position can be either part-time, or full-time with some additional substitute teaching duties.

This position would begin April 1, with the possibility for an earlier start, and run through June 7. There are potential opportunities for an offer for next year.

YOU MUST HAVE:

  • Experience in elementary or middle school education.
  • A Pennsylvania teaching certificate, or private academic certification.
  • The ability to teach up to Calculus I.
  • Up-to-date (less than 1 year old) clearances prior to beginning work, including Federal Criminal History, PA State Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Mandated Reporter training, TB test, Act 168, and any additional required clearances.
  • The ability to clearly articulate evaluations and opportunities for our students and school in both written and spoken communication.

IT WOULD BE AWESOME IF:

  • You have experience working with gifted children.
  • You love each day being different!
  • You have an awareness of the social-emotional needs of gifted students.
  • You are looking for an opportunity to grow professionally.

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Assistant Head of Elementary School

The Grayson School seeks an Assistant Head of Elementary School for the 2023-2024 school year. This position will be new to the school and will serve early childhood, lower, and middle school students.

The Grayson School is an innovative, research-based learning institution guided by best practices in gifted education. Offering a Pre-K through grade 12 program with summer and enrichment classes open to the community, Grayson is the only “all gifted, all day” school of its kind within a 100-mile radius. The Grayson School provides high-ability learners with a setting where they can learn at a pace and level consistent with their abilities, collaborate with like-minded peers, and explore their unlimited potential, while also growing and thriving socially and emotionally. Staff at Grayson are passionate about fueling the love of learning in curious young minds and inspired by the chance to be influential members of a groundbreaking educational community.

Grayson students are advanced, curious, and eager to learn. We are looking for individuals who excel at flexible and creative thinking; who see themselves as lifelong learners; who have solid teaching experience; who are enthusiastic, highly motivated, committed, and eager to join a community that is passionate about supporting gifted children. The right individual will have also administrative experience leading staff and students and collaborating with a team. They will be able to understand and support the social-emotional needs of students and build relationships with parents and teachers. They will be able to assist with interpreting assessment data, creating schedules, and other long-term administrative tasks. Experience teaching gifted students is highly preferred.

Opportunities for growth, professional development, and leadership are significant as the school continues to expand in the very near future.

YOU MUST HAVE:

  • A Master’s Degree in Education.
  • At least five years of teaching experience.
  • Strong cultural competency skills and an enthusiasm for celebrating diversity, inclusivity, and belonging.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse backgrounds of community members, with a focus on healthy relationship building.
  • Collaborative problem-solving skills.
  • Task-oriented, flexible, collaborative approach to leadership with exceptional organizational skills.
  • An appreciation of both the intellectual and the social-emotional needs of gifted children.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a variety of audiences.
  • A Pennsylvania teaching certificate or private academic certification (may be in process; we will help qualified candidates obtain certification).
  • Up-to-date (less than 1 year old) clearances prior to beginning work, including Federal Criminal History, PA State Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Mandated Reporter training, TB test, Act 168, and any additional required clearances.

IT WOULD BE AWESOME IF YOU:

  • Have a background in gifted education or working with gifted children.
  • Have a degree in Early Childhood Education.
  • Bring an experience and a deep understanding of elementary-level independent school programs.
  • Love the idea of leading a Vexillology Club, judging a Pi Day Digit-off contest, or bringing your own lightsaber on May 4th sounds like your idea of the perfect day.

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Lower School Teacher

Are you passionate about kindling the spark in curious young minds? Are you inspired by the chance to be an influential member of an innovative educational community?

Our fast-growing school is looking for individuals who excel at flexible and creative thinking; who see themselves as learners rather than lecturers; who have excellent content mastery as well as solid teaching experience; who are enthusiastic, highly motivated, creative, and eager to join a community that is passionate about supporting gifted children.

You will be expected to provide core instruction to elementary students while fostering an effective, engaged, student-centered learning environment. Opportunities for growth and leadership are significant as the school continues to expand.

YOU MUST HAVE:

  • Experience in elementary or early childhood education.
  • A Pennsylvania teaching certificate or private academic certification (may be in process; we will help qualified candidates obtain certification).
  • Up-to-date (less than 1 year old) clearances prior to beginning work, including Federal Criminal History, PA State Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Mandated Reporter training, TB test, Act 168, and any additional required clearances.
  • An appreciation of both the intellectual and the social-emotional needs of gifted children.
  • A willingness to differentiate for a variety of learners.
  • The ability to communicate clearly in both written and spoken communication.

IT WOULD BE AWESOME IF YOU HAVE:

  • An advanced degree in education or related field.
  • Experience working with gifted children.
  • Experience with Positive Behavioral Supports and Interventions.
  • A joyful attitude toward discussing the meaning of life, the universe, and everything with children.

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Mathematics Teachers (Full- or Part-time)

Are you passionate about sharing mathematical knowledge with eager young minds? Are you inspired by the chance to be an ∫ part of an innovative educational community?

Grayson students are advanced, curious, and eager to learn. We are looking for individuals who excel at flexible and creative thinking; who see themselves as learners rather than lecturers; who have excellent content mastery as well as solid teaching experience; who are enthusiastic, highly motivated, committed, and eager to join a community that is passionate about supporting gifted children.

You will be expected to teach small classes of around 8 students or less in grades 4-10 while fostering an effective, engaged, student-centered learning environment. Opportunities for growth and leadership are significant as the school continues to expand in the coming years.

YOU MUST HAVE:

  • Mastery of math curricula up to Algebra I.
  • A Pennsylvania teaching certificate, or private academic certification, in secondary mathematics (may be in process).
  • Up-to-date (less than 1 year old) clearances prior to beginning work, including Federal Criminal History, PA State Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Mandated Reporter training, TB test, Act 168, and any additional required clearances.
  • Awareness of the social-emotional needs of gifted children.
  • The ability to clearly articulate evaluations and opportunities for our students and school in both written and spoken communication.

IT WOULD BE AWESOME IF:

  • You have mastery of math curricula up to Calculus.
  • You have an advanced degree in education.
  • You have experience working with gifted children.
  • You dream in differential topology.
  • The expression for the volume of a thick crust pizza with a height of “a” and radius of “z,” makes you smile.

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After-School Aide (Part-time)

Are you available for approximately 3 hours on weekday afternoons? Do you thrive on actively engaging with young students? Then this may be the job for you.

You will facilitate and assist school personnel from 2:30 p.m. to 5 or 5:30 pm with program activities, dismissal procedures, and other assigned duties for the safe and efficient operation of our school. You will function as a role model for our students, and will be positive and personable in dealing with our staff and parent community.

YOU MUST HAVE:

  • At least one year of experience in supervising or working with children.
  • Up-to-date (less than 1 year old) clearances prior to beginning work, including Federal Criminal History, PA State Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Mandated Reporter training, TB test, Act 168, and any additional required clearances.
  • Reached your 18th birthday prior to beginning work, and are available for in-service training prior to the start of the school year.

IT WOULD BE AWESOME IF:

  • You have demonstrated sensitivity and awareness to meeting the social and emotional characteristics of gifted children.
  • You admire Mary Poppins and Bert for their vast array of tips and tricks to engage a bored child or to facilitate inclusive behavior and play.

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Building Substitute (Full- or Part-time)

Do you thrive in a collaborative, creative environment? Do you enjoy learning something new every day? Are you inspired by the chance to become a member of an innovative educational community?

We are looking for individuals who excel at flexible and creative thinking; who see themselves as learners rather than lecturers; who are enthusiastic, highly motivated, committed, and eager to join a community that is passionate about supporting gifted children.

As a full-time building substitute teacher at The Grayson School, you will be expected to provide instruction for small classes of students in grades Pre-K to 10 while fostering an effective, engaged, student-centered learning environment. Opportunities for growth and professional development are significant as the school continues to expand.

YOU MUST HAVE:

  • Experience in education.
  • A Pennsylvania teaching certificate or private academic certification.
  • Up-to-date (less than 1-year-old) clearances prior to beginning work, including Federal Criminal History, PA State Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Mandated Reporter training, TB test, Act 168, and any additional required clearances.
  • Awareness of the social-emotional needs of gifted students.

IT WOULD BE AWESOME IF:

  • You have experience working with gifted children.
  • You have a degree in education.
  • You have a secret talent, expertise, or superpower.

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