St. John’s seeks an energetic and dynamic individual with demonstrated professional excellence to join our outstanding Lower Division team as Teacher of Grade 1. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position with an August 2020 start date. The successful candidate will be expected to successfully meet the following responsibilities:
Model on a daily basis the conduct we expect of our students, and consistently exhibit the highest standards of professionalism;
Work individually and collaboratively with colleagues to create, plan and prepare thoughtful lesson plans as part of an instructional program that is age-appropriate and addresses individual student needs;
Implement the Language Arts, Reading, Math, and Social Studies curricula via daily instruction that is differentiated, and which incorporates traditional and innovative teaching pedagogies;
Serve as a Homeroom teacher, most notably as the principal adult presence, advisor and caregiver for each child in the class throughout the school day;
Attend all professional gatherings and in-service meetings;
Be available to consult with students, parents, and colleagues as part of parent conferences and as-needed basis;
Attend institutional gatherings and events as necessary or requested by the Head of School in support of the School’s mission;
Be available to assist with coverage (before and after school programs, recess, performance rehearsals, lunch, and event duties) as needed, or teach a class in the after school program;
Partner with the Head of Lower Division and the Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operations Officer to develop and oversee the Grade 1 instructional budget;
Devote time and effort to ongoing professional growth;
Demonstrate intellectual curiosity, strong communication skills, openness to others’ ideas, eagerness to extend themselves for others.
About St. John's Episcopal School
St. John's mission is to prepare each of its students for lifelong intellectual and spiritual growth by providing a superior educational experience within a nurturing Christian environment. St. John's is an Episcopal parish day school serving 500 boys and girls in grades K4 through 8. Grounded by a commitment to spiritual and ethical values, a love of learning, and the development of strong character, our students build the foundation to grow into caring and successful adults in an ever-changing world.