Lead STEAM Teacher- Grades 2-5

About Glenelg Country School

Glenelg Country School is a non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory school serving students from age 2 through grade 12 on 90-acre campus just minutes from Columbia, MD, with approximately 800 students.


The school welcomes candidates with a sense of teamwork who want to work in a school community. Glenelg Country School (GCS) requires a strong commitment toward working closely with students and colleagues in and out of the classroom. At GCS, successful candidates participate in the school’s overall life by contributing to service learning, clubs, enrichment classes, field trips, and faculty committees. In keeping with its mission, Glenelg Country strives to attract faculty and staff who embrace diversity of background, culture, and thought. GCS draws students primarily from Howard County and six surrounding counties with more than half of students identifying as ethno-racially diverse. 


Glenelg Country School is an equal opportunity employer and employees enjoy competitive salaries and excellent benefits that include health coverage, retirement packages, and study grants.


Position Summary:

Glenelg Country School (GCS) is dedicated to fostering a learning environment that emphasizes Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) education for grades 2 through 5. The school prides itself on offering competitive salaries complemented by a comprehensive benefits package to its faculty members. This position seeks a passionate and dynamic Lead STEAM Teacher who is committed to delivering an integrated curriculum that encourages students to explore and excel in STEAM fields. 


Typical Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, with a specific focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, or Mathematics. A master’s degree is desired. 

  • At least 3-5 years of teaching experience, preferably with a focus on STEAM subjects. 

  • Experience in curriculum development and implementation of integrated STEAM programs. 

  • Proficiency in using technology as an educational tool. 


Overview of essential functions: 

  • Design, develop, and implement an engaging and innovative STEAM curriculum for grades 2 through 5. 

  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and suitable for the physical, social, and emotional development of students. 

  • Collaborate with other teachers, professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues. 

  • Manage Bring Your Own Device program for grades 2-5. 

  • Serve as Lower School Tech coordinator for division. 

  • Evaluate students’ academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports. 

  • Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities. 


Key Skills and Attributes 

  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for STEAM education with the ability to inspire and motivate students. 

  • Strong organizational, time management, and planning skills for effective lesson delivery and curriculum implementation. 

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, with a high level of empathy and patience. 

  • Proficiency in differentiating instruction to meet the diverse needs of students. 


Typical Level of Interaction: 

  • Requires strong interaction with all School divisions and departments.  

  • Requires robust interaction with all school divisions and departments to foster an interdisciplinary approach to STEAM education. 


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 

  • Ability to participate in Professional Development and Curriculum Implementation Shows a commitment to continuous learning and professional growth. Must be able to implement arts-integrated lessons and adapt teaching strategies to meet student needs. 

  • Time Management Skills – Effectively balances small group, individual, and whole group instruction. Consistently plan engaging, differentiated lessons. 

  • Organizational Skills – Efficiently manages curriculum planning, student conferences, and report writing. Tracks and utilizes student growth data for setting instructional goals. 

  • Communications Skills – Maintains open, empathetic and effective communication with faculty, students, administration, and families through various channels. 

  • Written Communication Skills – Must be able to participate in email, text, and phone calls. Effectively communicates with faculty, students, administration, or families.  


All prospective employees must be able to clear background checks, as required by the State of Maryland.  


Physical Demands: 

This role requires regular standing, walking, and the use of hands for various classroom activities. Must be capable of lifting at least thirty pounds and climbing stairs. Vision abilities include close and distance vision for a variety of educational materials and student observation. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to listen, physically direct, and speak. The employee is required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, compute, handle, clean spills, tie shoe, zipper coats or feel and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus with screens, white boards, printed material, and ability to see children in detail. The employee must be able to lift at least thirty pounds. The employee is also regularly required to climb two flights of stairs.  


Work Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those of a school and what an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The noise level in the work environment is moderate; however, variations in noise level may occur when the employee attends school functions such as assemblies, school dances, and other events. 

Job Category: Lower School
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: On-site

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