Teach assigned subjects to first grade students according to curriculum plans.
Coordinate with other first grade teachers to maintain consistency in curriculum.
Develop lesson plans and instructional ideas according to school standards.
Motivate students to participate in various educational activities.
Develop creative learning opportunities for student’s education, social and behavioral growth.
Interact with parents/guardians to inform them about their children’s academic progress.
Create a positive, structured, learning and safe environment for students.
Develop and maintain student behavioral and discipline policies.
Coordinate with other staff members to evaluate and enhance curricular programs for student academic excellence.
Accommodate different learning styles and instruction methodology for students’ various learning styles and needs
Use different assessment methods to evaluate student progress, their academic strengths and weaknesses.
Maintain accurate attendance and grade records for each student.
Assist in planning and implementing school programs and other activities.
Develop positive parent/teacher relationships and promote parent teacher partnerships.
Monitor student activities in school premise and ensure safety of every student in the classroom and school grounds.
Attend educational trainings and workshops for professional growth.
About Saddle River Day School
Saddle River Day School, located in the hills of Saddle River, New Jersey, was founded in 1957. Its student body of 300+ boys and girls is drawn from 64 communities in Bergen, Essex and Passaic Counties in New Jersey and Rockland County in New York. Saddle River Day School is composed of three divisions: the Lower Division, the Middle Division and the Upper Division. Saddle River Day School is a non-profit, non-discriminatory, co-educational, college-preparatory independent day school accredited by the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools, the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the State of New Jersey. Over 70% of the faculty hold advanced degrees.