National Presbyterian School, an independent, co-educational elementary school (Nursery-6th Grade) in Washington, DC, is seeking a full-time Sixth Grade Homeroom Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.
The ideal candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of their teaching assignment and will have demonstrated success in teaching elementary age students. The homeroom teacher will collaborate with other Sixth Grade teachers to plan and implement whole group and small group instruction in the areas of literacy, mathematics, and social studies, as well as support students and families throughout the outplacement process/middle school search. In prospective candidates, NPS is looking for educators who possess the skills and passion necessary to inspire learning and enhance the overall educational experience by fostering students’ academic, ethical, social, and emotional development in accordance with the National Presbyterian School mission, philosophy, and Core Values.
Homeroom teachers participate fully in the life of the school. These duties and responsibilities include observing and assessing student progress, preparing written report card comments, facilitating parent-teacher conferences, supporting the outplacement process, attending grade level and full faculty meetings, and duties related to the supervision of lunch, recess, and dismissal.
NPS faculty and staff are committed to providing an engaging academic program in a caring environment. Throughout the year, teachers are provided opportunities to participate in professional development and to meet with supervisors to set goals, assess their progress, and reflect on their overall instructional practice.
Applicants should possess at least a bachelor’s degree and demonstrate successful experience with elementary school-aged children. Individuals interested in applying for this position should please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Mrs. Susanne Rusan, Upper Division Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, April 9.
About National Presbyterian School
National Presbyterian School is an independent, co-educational 300+ student elementary (N-6th Grade) day school located in Washington, DC. Founded in 1969 as an educational mission of the National Presbyterian Church, National Presbyterian School is a traditional, elementary school dedicated to educational excellence in an ecumenical Christian environment. A loving and inclusive community, NPS strives to help children develop intellectual, spiritual, and personal foundations that will serve them throughout their lives.