PRIVATE TEACHER FOR A GIFTED 9 YEAR OLD (HOMESCHOOL BASED).
Looking for a brilliant, dynamic, progressive, energetic, tech-savvy, nurturing private teacher for a gifted elementary school level child (rising 4th grader) in Boston, MA. Someone who is energized by high aptitude kids and non-traditional educational methods (Waldorf, Green School, Montessori, World-schooling, Unschooling, inquiry based learning, project based learning etc ). The teaching approach should be experiential, holistic, integrated, and often play/game based. The teacher should be able to adapt to the child's special aptitudes and style of learning. The child is 1-2 years ahead of “grade-level” in most areas. The teacher will be responsible for designing a personalized curriculum that's fun, engaging, challenging, well-rounded, and hands-on, while meeting the Massachusetts/common core type standards. The home curriculum will be supplemented with extracurricular activities like lego robotics, music, chess, martial arts etc.
The family is of Indian descent (but grown up in the US). Dad is a real estate developer raised in the USA. Mother is a health economics consultant born in India. Both parents work from home. Summers will be spent in Boston. We will be traveling broad for a few weeks in the winter, spring, and fall to expose kids to new cultures and enhance their education. Past travel destinations include Turks and Caicos, Singapore, Africa, Amazon-Brazil, Bali, Thailand, Philippines, Mauritius, Barcelona, cayman islands, and India. Traveling expenses will be reimbursed.Applicants must have:
- A graduation degree in education;
- Several years of experience teaching elementary or middle school children;
- Experience with inquiry based or project based learning;
- Experience traveling abroad. Should have a valid US Passport.
- Familiarity with the wealth of online resources available for homeschooling gifted kids.
- Experience with the latest technology softwares
-Experience working with gifted kids is a bonus!
- Experience working in a microschool or a top tier private school is a bonus!
We offer a competitive salary (range depending on experience, travel flexibility etc) for a full time position plus great employer funded travel experiences. If you are that unique, intelligent and proactive individual who loves teaching bright young kids in a progressive style, please reply ASAP with your full details. Position starts immediately.