Holy Trinity Episcopal School in Houston, Texas is seeking a new third grade teacher for immediate hire.
Holy Trinity Episcopal School’s Third Grade Teacher is a crucial position for the students, families, and faculty. While this position encompasses many different duties, its primary function is to plan, organize and implement an appropriate Third Grade instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their social and academic potential.
Holy Trinity’s Third Grade Teacher will:
Receive students and parents as well as faculty, staff, and administration in a friendly, courteous manner, and be sensitive to how her/his demeanor is reflective of the School
Adapt accordingly to circumstances that arise
Communicate issues, questions, and circumstances to the Head of School in a timely and professional manner
Maintain an organized and engaging classroom environment supported by nurturing, caring teachers
Plan, prepare and implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of children who are nine turning ten years old
Inform parents of weekly homework assignments in a timely consistent manner
Provide math instruction based upon the anchor program and supplemented by lessons and activities that enhance, remediate or extend the learning of the students
A balanced literacy program will serve as the foundation for language arts. This program will follow the agreed upon methodology and other elements for building a strong literacy foundation.
Technology projects should be purposefully integrated into the curriculum
Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs
Regularly review materials and order new materials as needed
Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
Observe and evaluate students’ performance and development
Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development
Prepare and discuss each student’s academic progress, development of work habits and social/emotional skills with parents at parent conferences
Communicate student concerns with parents through the appropriate channels (email, phone call, parent conference)
Update all necessary records accurately and completely
Maintain appropriate classroom supervision for third grade children, guiding and redirecting their behavior as needed
Creates an effective learning environment through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and activity/learning centers
Supervise play areas, the restrooms, lunch and dismissal on a regular basis
Take morning attendance
Participate in school meetings and parent conferences
Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
Keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources, and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings, and other professional activities
Work directly with the faculty on instruction and planning
Regularly update curriculum
Participate in and/or support student and parent activities designed to involve the faculty and staff
Provide materials for substitute teachers
Assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Head of School
Additional Salary Information: Health and retirement benefits are available.
About Holy Trinity Episcopal School
Holy Trinity Episcopal School is a co-educational independent Episcopal school serving students from 3-years old through Grade 5. Located in the rapidly growing area of northeast Houston, HTES provides an outstanding "life preparatory" learning experience guided by three core values: Respect, Compassion, and Integrity.
At Holy Trinity, each child is known and valued. We are committed to discovering, nurturing, and developing each child's individual gifts, while guiding the child toward the maturity necessary to manage his or her own learning. We actively seek a diverse student body and welcome children of all races, cultural backgrounds, and religious faiths.