Thank you for your interest in The Wyndcroft School. The faculty and staff serve over 200 students in Pre-School through 8th Grade, following the school's mission:
...to offer a rigorous academic program enabling the child to establish a firm foundation for a happy and successful future with confidence to succeed in an ever-changing world. The curriculum is traditional and designed to develop the whole child. It emphasizes fundamental skill instruction, character development, and the pursuit of excellence in English, history, mathematics, science, foreign languages and the arts.In a small class setting, the school endeavors to provide a safe, nurturing environment fostering creativity, a love of learning, personal integrity, determination and respect for others.
The Wyndcroft School has the following position(s) available.
The Wyndcroft School seeks a dynamic teacher of Art for grades Pre-K through eight. A bachelor’s degree in education with an emphasis on art instruction is required. Classroom experience is required.
Successful candidates will:
- Construct classes about basic art principles and techniques while encouraging creative expression and nurturing artistic abilities
- Manage the curriculum, discipline, and classroom environment with a positive student-centered approach
- Plan and execute lessons, using varied methods of instruction and assessment, that are in accord with divisional curriculum and the school’s educational philosophy
- Create and maintain an appropriate and organized classroom environment with an emphasis on child safety and well-being
- Work as a team member with teaching colleagues and administrators by attending all school-wide meetings, department meetings, faculty meetings, and in-service days, and serving on committees as needed
- Consult closely with the music and drama teacher to prepare scenery for school productions
- As a Wyndcroft faculty member the art teacher may be asked to take on extra duties, designated by the Head, involving additional teaching, advising, supervision, coaching, and the development of curriculum.
Applicants for this position must have the following:
- A Bachelor’s degree in Art Education
- 3-5 years teaching experience
- Educational philosophy that is consistent with that of The Wyndcroft School
- Strong communication skills for working effectively with students, colleagues, and parents
- Capable of creating an interesting and challenging learning for students
- Ability to utilize educational technology in the classroom
- Skills in verbal and written communications as required
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Available on an as needed basis, this employee is responsible for carrying out the lesson plans and duties of the teacher for whom he/she is substituting.
Duties of this position include but are not limited to:
a. Following the lesson plan left by the teacher for whom he/she is substituting
b. Meeting and instructing assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
c. Establishing and maintaining order in the classroom.
d. Maintaining a classroom environment conducive to effective learning.
e. Taking all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, materials, equipment and facilities.
f. Assisting in upholding and enforcing school rules, and administrative guidelines.
2. Public Relations:
a. Cooperating with school personnel.
b. Establishing and maintaining cooperative relations with all members of the school community.
a. Reporting to the Assistant Head of School or designee at the beginning and end of the school day.
4. Other responsibilities as directed by the Head of School.
1. Bachelor’s degree
2. Completion of school orientation.
3. PA Clearances: Criminal Background Check; Child Abuse History; FBI Fingerprinting
1. Teaching Certification
2. Experience working with students.
All interested candidates for future positions should submit a cover letter and resume to:
Mrs. Gail L. Wolter, Head of School
The Wyndcroft School
1395 Wilson Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
Wyndcroft does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.