Riverside Presbyterian Day School, an independent co-educational elementary (PreK 3 – 6th Grade) day school located in Jacksonville, FL seeks a full-time Sixth Grade Language Arts Teacher for the 2018-2019 academic year.
The ideal candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of his/her teaching assignment and will have demonstrated success in teaching elementary age students. Essential to the role is a strong appreciation for teaching literature, as well as experience teaching grammar, vocabulary, and writing. A strong background and or understanding of the Lucy Calkins Writing Workshop model is preferable. Candidates will have the ability to integrate language arts with other content areas and guide students to utilize and understand language to express ideas and effectively communicate. The candidate should also possess the skills necessary to inspire learning and enhance the overall educational experience by fostering students’ academic, ethical, social, and emotional development in accordance with the Riverside Presbyterian Day School mission and philosophy.
Teachers at Riverside Presbyterian Day School participate fully in the life of the school. These duties and responsibilities include observing and assessing student progress, preparing written report card comments, participating in parent-teacher conferences, effectively communicating with the grade level team as well as parents, attending grade level and full faculty meetings, serving on content area or school life committees, and duties related to the supervision of lunch, recess, and dismissal.
RPDS faculty and staff are committed to providing an engaging academic program in a loving environment. Throughout the year, teachers are provided opportunities to participate in both school-based and off-site professional development.
Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a resume, cover letter, and references (via email preferably or by regular mail) to:
Executive Assistant to the Head of School
830 Oak Street
About Riverside Presbyterian Day School
Jacksonville's first private elementary school, Riverside Presbyterian Day School is a co-educational independent day school serving 459 students from PreK 3 through Grade 6. Characterized by high academic standards and a commitment to an excellent educational experience.