The mission of The Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Institute (The Adelson School) is to instruct and inspire new generations of students who will draw strength from a rich Jewish heritage, and use their knowledge, values, and vision to fulfill their own potential and build a better world. The Adelson School, founded on Jewish values and ethos, is the only PK-12 Jewish community school in Nevada.
The Adelson School specializes in education that inspires students by nurturing each individual’s voice, intellect, and character. The Adelson School’s faculty create a school environment that is as supportive and nurturing as it is challenging, and they embody the core values of the school – respect for all, understanding and appreciating differences, academic excellence, connection to community, and honoring Judaism.
Plan and implement high-quality instruction in English Language Arts, Math, and Social Studies.
Have strong classroom management skills.
Exhibit a strong understanding of the developmental and learning needs of Lower School students while fostering a love of learning, independence, and personal responsibility.
Demonstrate the ability to work well with a range of learning styles and have experience differentiating instruction to meet students’ needs.
Actively engage students in the learning process.
Create a warm, nurturing classroom community in which students feel known, seen, and valued.
Establish positive, collaborative relationships with parents and effectively communicate regarding academic growth and goals, and social, emotional, and behavioral challenges and progress.
Reflect on teaching practice, seek professional development, and remain open to constructive feedback.
Assess students using a variety of formal and informal assessments.
Use formative and summative assessment data to drive instruction, and identify strengths and areas for growth.
Has the ability to integrate technology in meaningful ways, focusing on creation over consumption.
Demonstrate understanding of 21st-century skills.
Exhibit organizational skills and creativity.
Is a team player, honest, and reliable.
Demonstrate a strong work ethic.
Participate in grade-level team meetings and staff development meetings.
Collaborate with curriculum coordinator, school counselors, and student support staff to create optimal learning environments and experiences for all students.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in elementary education, or a closely related field. Master’s degree preferred.
A minimum of 2 years of teaching experience in an elementary school setting.
Knowledge and experience with differentiated instruction.
Nevada teacher certification is
Experience with or knowledge of Jewish culture, traditions, and values is
Experience teaching Writer’s Workshop/Units of Study by Lucy Calkins is preferred.
Experience with Responsive Classroom is preferred.
Experience with explicit phonics instruction.
Prolonged periods of sitting.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds at times.
At times may be required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
The Adelson School is committed to equal employment and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. The Adelson School is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process and/or need an alternative method of applying, please email email@example.com or call 702-515-8206. When contacting us, please provide your contact information and state the nature of your accessibility issue. We will only respond to inquiries concerning requests that involve a reasonable accommodation in the application process.
Candidates for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for a minimum of three (3) references. Please combine all documents into a single PDF and email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Education for Life
The Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Campus (www.adelsoncampus.org) is committed to providing students with an education that prepares them for life. Our comprehensive approach emphasizes educating each student to be academically stimulated, emotionally secure and physically healthy. We send students who possess confidence and a strong sense of self into the world. It is our vision that our students will become the moral and ethical leaders of tomorrow. Founded with the generous support of Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson, the Adelson Campus is the only school in Nevada built on the Jewish ethos of community, service, innovation and discourse. Offering classes from 18 months through 18 years in Nevada. Open to all students regardless of faith or affiliation, the Adelson Campus brings the best in supportive, engaging college preparatory academics to Southern Nevada. With state-of-the-art facilities on beautiful grounds and a faculty recruited worldwide, the Adelson Educational Campus delivers a flexible, progressive, world-class learning environment for inquisitive, motivated students.
The Adelson Educational Campus consists of two schools:
• The Lower School provides students from 18 months through 5th grade with a highly nurturing academic environment.
• The Upper School, spanning grades 6 through 12, offers students meaningful and exciting opportunities for scholarly and personal growth, hones their critical thinking skills and prepares them for higher education. We invite you to explore our campus and join us on the journey of a lifetime — an Education for Life.