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Lower School Teacher

Employer
Good Shepherd Episcopal School
Location
Dallas, Texas

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Job Category
Teaching
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Type
Full-Time

Job Details

Report to: Head of Lower School
FSLA Qualification: Exempt
Position Purpose: To teach, enrich, and reinforce the grade level/subject curriculum while caring for the whole child.


Essential Functions:


● Uphold and support the mission of the Episcopal Church and the School.
● Meet all teacher expectations and duties as outlined in the Employee Manual.
● Collaborate with colleagues.
● Maintain a positive team attitude.
● Plan, supervise, and implement the program for the class in accordance with the policies, curriculum,
and philosophy of the school.
● Treat each child with dignity and respect.
● Provide not only for each child’s academic needs but help develop social and emotional maturity.
● Attend all required meetings and other occasional events which may occur outside of school hours.
● Student supervision.
● Assess and monitor student progress.
● Maintain an orderly classroom.
● Revise and update the curriculum.
● Prepare report cards, which include written comments.
● Prepare and conduct Parent-teacher Conferences.
● Review student assessments and implement individual strategies for learning.
● Send timely, proactive, and regular communication with parents.
● Act as a mentor to new teachers.
● Participate on school committees and in extra-curricular activities as required.
● Carpool, recess, special event, and other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:


● Minimum of a bachelors’ degree from a four year college/university
● Teacher certification
● Strength in math, language arts, and/or social studies instruction, best practices
● Experience as a homeroom teacher in elementary grades preferred
● Competence in technology
● Experience in integrating curriculum
● Willingness to work in a collaborative, team environment
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills
● Ability to differentiate curriculum for students with varying learning styles
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
● Occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.
● Generally works in standard office conditions and climate.
● Works in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied
and diverse array of contacts.
● May work at a desk and computer and stand for extended periods of time.

It is Good Shepherd Episcopal School's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (creed), age, sex, gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, disability, medical condition, ancestry, genetic information, national or ethnic origin, marital status, or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Company

Company info
Location
11110 Midway Road
Dallas
TX
75229
US

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