Good Shepherd Episcopal School seeks a collaborative individual to teach, enrich, and reinforce the primer grade level/subject curriculum while caring for the whole child. Primer is a transitional class between kindergarten and first grade.
The Primer Co-teacher will share in planning, supervising, and implementing the program for the primer class in accordance with the policies, curriculum, and philosophy of the school. The co-teacher will provide not only for each child’s academic needs but also help develop social and emotional maturity. In addition, the Primer co-teacher will assist in assessing and monitoring student progress, maintaining an orderly classroom, and revising and updating the curriculum, as necessary. He or she will share in preparing report cards which include written comments, reviewing student assessments, implementing individual strategies for learning, and sending timely, proactive, and regular communication with parents.
The Primer Co-teacher will attend all required meetings and public-relations events, participate in school committees, and in extra-curricular activities as required. He or she will uphold and support the mission of the Episcopal Church and the School, meet all teacher expectations and duties as outlined in the Employee Manual, and collaborate with colleagues while maintaining a positive team attitude.
The ideal candidate is a strong, dedicated professional with an astute understanding of child development and how young children learn. The candidate is required to have a bachelor’s degree with a major or minor in education and a teacher certification in grades EC-4. A familiarity of technology is preferred. It is important that the candidate has experience in integrating curriculum and a willingness to work in a collaborative team environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to differentiate curriculum for students with varying learning styles is preferred.
To apply for the Primer Co-teacher position, please submit your cover letter, resume, and a copy of your teacher certification to Toni Luciano, Director of Human Resources, at email@example.com.
About Good Shepherd Episcopal School
Good Shepherd Episcopal School is a coeducational institution located in north Dallas serving 600 students in prekindergarten through eighth grade. The school’s mission is to inspire children to learn with confidence, serve with compassion, and lead with courage.