Good Shepherd Episcopal School seeks a collaborative individual to teach, enrich, and reinforce the grade level/subject curriculum while caring for the whole child. The Upper Elementary School Teacher will plan, supervise, and implement the program for the class in accordance with the policies, curriculum, and philosophy of the school and treat each child with dignity and respect. The Teacher will provide not only for each child’s academic needs but also help develop social and emotional maturity. In addition, the Upper Elementary School Teacher will assess and monitor student progress, maintain an orderly classroom, and revise and update the curriculum, as necessary. He or she will prepare report cards which include written comments, review student assessments and implement individual strategies for learning, and send timely, proactive, and regular communication to parents.
The Upper Elementary School Teacher will act as a mentor to new teachers, attend all required meetings and public-relations events, and participate on school committees and in extra-curricular activities as required. He or she will uphold and support the mission of the Episcopal Church and the School, meet all teacher expectations and duties as outlined in the Employee Manual, and collaborate with colleagues while maintaining a positive team attitude.
The preferred qualifications for the ideal candidate are as follows:
Minimum of a bachelor's degree from a four-year college/university; master's degree preferred
2-3 years teaching experience in lower school preferred
Experience as a homeroom teacher in third through fifth grades preferred
Competence in technology
Experience in integrating curriculum and various assessment tools
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to differentiate curriculum for students with varying learning styles
About Good Shepherd Episcopal School
Good Shepherd Episcopal School is a coeducational institution located in north Dallas serving 600 students in prekindergarten through eighth grade. The school’s mission is to inspire children to learn with confidence, serve with compassion, and lead with courage.