Saint Thomas’ Episcopal School is seeking a lower school teacher to serve as the primary instructor, role model, and spiritual guide for the students in his/her class. We are seeking a teacher who is enthusiastic about Christian education, passionate about working with young students, and committed to the development, growth, and success of all his/her students.
Job Requirements and Responsibilities
Promote the mission of Saint Thomas’ Episcopal School individually and institutionally
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Maintain a safe, inclusive learning environment that celebrates each student’s gifts and talents
Work collaboratively with other staff members and report to the Head of Lower School
Develop positive relationships with parents and students based on mutual trust and respect
Provide quality instruction and integrate the curriculum across subjects, including phonics, spelling, reading, grammar, cursive handwriting, mathematics, history, and Sacred Studies
Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of students by using flexible grouping
Craft formative and summative assessments that identify student needs and measure student progress effectively
Support and nurture the social and emotional growth of young students
Provide positive behavior support, manage classroom behaviors, and implement behavior plans when necessary
Contribute to the school community by maintaining a positive attitude, fulfilling all required duties, and attending required events throughout the year, including professional development and faculty meetings
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
Valid teaching license in the state of Texas preferred
Teaching experience in primary grade levels, preferably in a private school setting
The desire to improve professionally via conferences, workshops, or online training
Awareness of current pedagogical trends and standards
Experience using technology in a classroom setting
Qualified applicants may submit a resume and completed application (available at stes.org) to LeahFaucett, Assistant to the Headmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About St. Thomas' Episcopal School
Saint Thomas' Episcopal School is a private, co-educational K-12 school located in the Bellaire area of southwest Houston, Texas.
Since its founding in 1955, Saint Thomas' has provided its students with a superior education, while instilling Christian values and preparing them to be good citizens. Because of our focus on Christian values and college prep, our graduates leave our school well prepared for the rigors of higher education, and for a productive life beyond the university.
Our mission statement is “forming honorable men and women through a classical education grounded in a Christ-centered worldview.”