St. Benedict's is hiring! We are looking for Elementary Associate Teachers (grades K-5) to join our exceptional team. The Elementary Associate Teacher is given the duty of assisting the Lead Teacher in the classroom, in instructing students on such a level as to allow them to obtain proficiency in their subject levels at a grade-appropriate level. Duties of this role include:
Work with the Lead Teacher on instructional planning, teaching, and student assessment.
Share responsibility, with the Lead Teacher, for maintaining the classroom environment (e.g. organizing materials, designing bulletin boards, setting up learning centers and work areas, and photocopying materials).
Promoting student engagement in order to assess and encourage progress
Supporting and strengthening the learning capabilities of each student
Positive management of the learning environment
Maintaining a healthy learning environment for the students in both the classroom as well as instruction
Monitoring and management of students’ behavior, including appropriate enforcement of student behavior rules
Following professional practices consistent with school policies in working with students, students’ records, parents and colleagues
Maintaining a professional demeanor in dealings with parents and students
Providing adequate information, plans and materials for substitute teachers
Contribute to maintaining accurate, complete and appropriate records and files
Attending and participating in faculty meetings and other assigned meetings, school activities, and professional development according to school policy
Assuming responsibility for supervision of students in out-of-class settings, such as field trips or recess.
Showing support and high esteem for St. Benedict’s Episcopal School at all times
Complying with conditions as stated in employee contract and handbook
Modeling appropriate behavior in speech and actions
Be evaluated throughout the year through informal and formal classroom observation.
Both associate and lead teachers exercise discretion and independent judgment in performing their duties as teachers.
Qualifications: This teacher will commence their role in the Fall of 2019. Successful candidates must possess the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Education, preferred.
Georgia Teaching Certification a plus.
Experience working with elementary age students a plus.
Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Must work well as part of a small team.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office or other similar programs; Renweb experience a plus.
About St. Benedict's Episcopal School
St. Benedict's (St. B’s) is an independent school located in Metro Atlanta, close to the intersections of Atlanta Road, Cumberland Parkway and East-West Connector in Smyrna, Georgia. In the Episcopal traditions of scholarship, openness and inclusion, St. Benedict’s Episcopal School encourages student creativity and inquiry-based learning in a caring and nurturing environment. To learn more about the school please visit our website, www.stbs.org