Enthusiastic Elementary Teacher
Must hold a license issued by Iowa Board of Educational Examiners.
The license position area must be in Elementary Teacher.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Would you like to teach in a highly engaged learning community that features class sizes no larger than 16 students?
Bergman Academy is currently seeking a small number of Elementary Teachers to join our outstanding team of educators beginning in the 2021-2022 school year. Bergman offers teacher-leadership opportunities and the chance to work with involved parents and a staff of dedicated professionals. The ideal candidate holds a Current Iowa Teaching License, is an enthusiastic and flexible teammate, desires and is committed to professional growth, and finds joy in engaging with learners of all ages. Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary.
Bergman Academy is an independently-accredited, state-recognized, secular school serving students in Preschool through 8th grade. We are located in the heart of Greenwood Park in Des Moines. We emphasize individualized learning, mastery of the Iowa Core Curriculum standards, and the ability to think critically, collaborate effectively, and communicate courageously. We have a team of professionals who have chosen education as a career and a passion, knowing that their work shapes students who will shape our future. Our families and staff value academic excellence while encouraging all students to work toward becoming self-motivated young adults ready to become leaders of tomorrow.
We believe that each child should be challenged and supported to reach his or her own individual potential – and so should our teachers! The students interact across grade levels academically and socially, which fosters a family atmosphere core to our culture. Bergman Academy teachers possess flexibility, strong content knowledge, respect for developmentally appropriate practices, a sense of humor, growth mindsets, and a passion for teaching.
Bergman offers a competitive compensation package and an excellent work environment. If you can see yourself making this type of difference in the lives of young children, we would love to meet you!