Employment at Rainbow Community School

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Rainbow Community School

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Rainbow Community School is always interested in meeting qualified professionals who would like to join our community.

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Why Choose Us

Loving Community

One of the first things you’ll notice about working here is how close-knit and loving our community really is.

Incredible Talent

Rainbow believes in hiring faculty and staff that shine in their field. Most teachers hold a master’s degree.

40 Years and Counting

Our school has been open since 1978. We have a rich history of providing holistic education.

Learning & Collaboration

At Rainbow, you have the freedom to explore lessons in-depth. We provide ample opportunities for collaboration and continued learning.

Whole Child Teaching

We teach to the Seven Domains and believe in giving students the freedom to be who they are while we meet them where they are.

The Heart of West Asheville

Our school is located in the beautiful community of West Asheville, with plenty of cultural and creative venues.

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Current Openings

First Grade Lead Teacher

Our educational curricula include student-centered learning that is project-based, meaningful, and relevant. Our holistic approach to education through our Seven Domains model integrates the natural, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, physical and creative domains of learning and development. 

We are seeking a First Grade Lead Teacher. This role implements engaging multisensory learning experiences for the students in the classroom community.  The Lead Teacher creates a nurturing support system, aimed at providing each child with the greatest opportunity for intellectual and personal growth.  This role works within an Assistant teacher to develop a dynamic curriculum and comprehensive, holistic, and developmentally appropriate school experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute activities and practices that promote the RCS Seven Domain Model 
  • Tailor classroom activities to the developmental needs of each child
  • Foster strong classroom community by helping children develop conflict resolution skills
  • Teach students as a class, in small groups, and one-on-one
  • Construct the classroom and school environment, in collaboration with the students, to foster a culture of belonging, inclusion, and authenticity.
  • Document and discuss student’s progress with colleagues, families, counselors, students, and administrators
  • Provide constant supervision of the students; take care of their health & safety needs
  • Engage in positive, developmentally appropriate interactions with children while implementing Positive Discipline and Compassionate Communication.
  • Design meaningful and relevant curriculum that can be adapted to support the range of learning needs and styles in the classroom. 
  • Integrate model curriculum from Singapore Math and Fundations to enhance a holistic learning environment.
  • Design and implement enrichment programming, such as field trips, service-learning projects, and activities that take advantage of the local community resources.
  • Participate in faculty meetings, professional development, dynamic governance circles, and school-wide meetings and events.
  • Attend any required in-service trainings on an annual basis


Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field.
  • Experience designing and building curriculum.
  • A passion for working with children in the education field.
  • Clear, consistent and respectful communicator
  • Attentive listener
  • Excellent collaborator
  • Upstanding ethics and integrity
  • Pass state-enforced background check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in related field or significant experience working with primary age students.
  • Experience with Singapore Math and Fundations


Compensation: 

Salary Range: $40,000-47,000 with a masters degree plus a $3,900 stipend for health insurance.  After one year of employment, an additional 2% is added annual to a 403b retirement fund. Tuition remission for children attending Rainbow Community School.  

Rainbow Community School is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action School, and Living Wage Certified Institution.


Please send a resume and cover letter to:

Kate Brantley
P-3 Division Head
Rainbow Community School and Omega Middle School
kate.brantley@rainbowlearning.org
828-258-9264

Rainbow Community School is a nonprofit institution that does not discriminate in admissions or hiring practices. We welcome students and staff of any race, creed, ethnic origin, or lifestyle.

6th Grade Co-Lead Teacher

Our educational curricula include student-centered learning that is project-based, meaningful, and relevant. Our holistic approach to education through our Seven Domains model integrates the natural, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, physical and creative domains of learning and development. 

We are seeking a Co- Lead 6th Grade teacher to focus on Math and Science Instruction. This role implements engaging multisensory learning experiences for the students in the classroom community.  The Lead Teacher creates a nurturing support system, aimed at providing each child with the greatest opportunity for intellectual and personal growth.  This role works within a team of teachers to develop a dynamic curriculum and comprehensive Middle School experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute activities and practices that promote the RCS Seven Domain Model 
  • Tailor classroom activities to the developmental needs of each child
  • Foster strong classroom community by helping children develop conflict resolution skills
  • Teach students as a class, in small groups, and one-on-one
  • Construct the classroom and school environment, in collaboration with the students, to foster a culture of belonging, inclusion, and authenticity
  • Document and discuss student’s progress with colleagues, families, counselors, students, and administrators
  • Provide constant supervision of the students; take care of their health & safety needs
  • Engage in positive, developmentally appropriate interactions with children while implementing Positive Discipline, Transformative Justice, and Compassionate Communication
  • Design and implement math and science curriculum that centers meaningful, relevant, rigorous, and diverse content and modalities for an engaged culture of learning
  • Design and implement enrichment programming, such as field trips, service-learning projects, and activities that take advantage of the local community resources
  • Participate in faculty meetings, professional development, dynamic governance circles, and school-wide meetings and events
  • Attend any required in-service trainings on an annual basis


Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field
  • Experience designing and building curriculum
  • A passion for working with youth in the education field
  • Clear, consistent and respectful communicator
  • Attentive listener
  • Excellent collaborator
  • Upstanding ethics and integrity
  • Pass state-enforced background check
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in related field or significant experience working with adolescents and teaching language arts
  • Experience with Connected Math Curriculum


Compensation: 

Salary Range: $40,000-47,000 with a masters degree plus a $3,900 stipend for health insurance.  After one year of employment, an additional 2% is added annual to a 403(b) retirement fund. Tuition remission for children attending Rainbow Community School.  

Rainbow Community School is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action School, and Living Wage Certified Institution.

Please send a resume and cover letter to:

Susie Fahrer
Executive Director and Division Head 4th-8th Grade
Rainbow Community School and Omega Middle School
susie.fahrer@rainbowlearning.org
828-258-9264

Rainbow Community School is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action School, and Living Wage Certified Institution.

Office

574 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28786