Position Type: Faculty, Non-Exempt, Part time 10 mo.
Reports to: Preschool Division Head
Closing Date: When Filled
Start Date: August 2017 for 2017-2018 academic year
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Application: Accepted at http://www.tbcs.org/jobs
The Bear Creek School is a classical Christian School for Preschool – 12th grade. We are a nondenominational, private, day school accredited by the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS). Please see our website, www.tbcs.org, for additional information.
The Preschool Teacher is responsible for designing and implementing activities that promote social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development in each child. Teaches and approaches daily activities from a Christian Worldview.
Maintain classroom management conducive to learning
Actively ensure growth in every student by utilizing a variety of instructional techniques
Inform Division Head and parents of student’s academic or behavioral difficulties, work together as a team to plan and implement success strategies
Keep accurate attendance records
Complete progress and grade reports for each student in a timely manner using school guidelines
Arrange and direct field trips as grade-level appropriate
Participate in collaborative evaluation processes with Division Head and VP for Academic Affairs
Collaborate with grade level or subject level peers to develop and coordinate specific plans for implementing school curriculum and policy
Increase professional knowledge by participating in professional development opportunities
Attend regular teachers’ or grade level meetings
Attend school events outside regular school hours including, but not limited to: curriculum night, new family events, Young Authors/Art Fair, Christmas program, and professional development sessions
Provide supervision for recess, lunch, and other supervision as necessary
Participate in and give input on policy and curriculum decisions; staff and faculty selection; end-of-year evaluative discussions
Request authorization for all expenditures
Provide Division Head list of specific curriculum purchases necessary for upcoming school year
Arrive one half hour before class time begins and stay one half hour after class time ends
Dress in a professional manner
Keep classroom neat and pleasant in appearance
Critical Performance Competencies
Positively support the school’s policies and practices and work collaboratively in a professional organization
Truthful, positive, and purposeful when communicating with others
Able to use strong written and oral communication skills to transfer thoughts and express ideas
Flexible and adaptable in dealing with new, different or changing requirements
Maintain confidentiality and security of information.
Hold self and others accountable to accomplish results
Effective in handling multiple concurrent tasks
Familiar with Microsoft Word and Outlook, ability to learn and work with the school’s integrated data-based software package as needed
Adhere to biblical standards in all areas of conduct
Requires standing for long periods of time
Able to make visual and auditory evaluation of student work and performance
The Bear Creek School is an equal opportunity employer and is required by law to perform background checks on selected qualified candidates. All employees of The Bear Creek School must agree to carry out their responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with The Bear Creek School’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Employee Handbook, and conduct themselves in a manner consistent with Biblical standards.
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.
All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees and students.
Additional Salary Information: Dependent on Experience - Using standard teacher pay-scale
The Bear Creek School is a classical Christian School for Preschool – 12th grade. We are a nondenominational, private, day school accredited by the Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools (PNAIS). Please see our website, www.tbcs.org, for additional information.