School Year: Fall 2019; 12 week maternity leave coverage
In cooperation with the Administrative Team, the Fifth Grade Teacher is responsible for developing and implementing the instructional program in accordance with the School’s mission, goals, objectives, and philosophy of learning.
Teaches language arts (reading, writing, listening and speaking), social studies, and mathematics.
Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized, small group and whole group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
Works collaboratively with colleagues in the development of curriculum, teaching methods and instructional strategies that will help students meet age appropriate challenges across the curriculum.
Monitors performance and behavior and will keep consistent, reliable records pertinent to the class, including, but not limited to, daily attendance, individual student records, report cards and permanent records.
Supervises assigned instructional support staff, including, but not limited to, assistant teachers, teaching aids, parent volunteers and student teachers.
Is responsible for the care and maintenance of the classroom and will maintain an inventory of classroom textbooks, teaching materials, equipment and furniture.
Attends community meetings, faculty meetings, professional development opportunities and in-house service days.
Advanced Degree (MA/MS preferred) in Elementary Education Minimum 3-5 years experience teaching students in grades 2-6 Expertise in teaching reading and writing Knowledge in a variety of approaches to math instruction Experience creating hands–on developmentally appropriate social studies curriculum Strong personal and interpersonal skills
To be considered for the above mentioned position, please send a letter of interest, resume, personal statement or educational philosophy, and contact information for three references to Gina Panza at email@example.com. Please generate all documents in MS Word or a converted PDF file. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled.
St. Thomas’s Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About St. Thomas's Day School
St. Thomas's is a diverse community of children, teachers, parents, and parishioners
working together to foster learning in the context of faith and personal commitment.
As a mission of Saint Thomas’s Episcopal Church, the Day School seeks to educate
children broadly by cultivating intelligence while engaging heart and spirit. The
School seeks to motivate children of diverse races, creeds, and backgrounds to
become independent thinkers who appreciate, understand, and serve others.