Frederica Academy is a coeducational, non-denominational, independent, college preparatory day school offering the highest quality education for students of all races, creeds, and nationalities. Frederica Academy prepares students who are of average or above average ability and who aspire to a higher education to realize their potential and to respond to the expectations of a democratic society. Each student is viewed as unique so that special qualities may be recognized and developed. The school fosters an atmosphere where high moral standards of conduct within the Judeo-Christian tradition are practiced, and there is a stated honor code. Support from parents and the community is actively sought in maintaining these high moral and academic standards throughout the learning process and in the learning environment.
One of two third grade teachers who works closely together to create an engaging and highly creative learning environment in an elementary school setting for grades Pre K-5th. The third grade team uses a collaborative co-teaching model for math, reading, science, and social studies.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The third grade teacher is required to perform a range of duties including, but not limited to:
Providing a positive, safe, and optimal learning environment while providing feedback to students, parents, and administrators regarding student progress, expectations, and goals.
Teaches students in math, social science, and language arts.
Prepares lesson materials, homework, assignments, tests, etc. to meet curriculum goals.
Creates an interactive classroom environment for students.
Integrates technology into curriculum in relevant and engaging ways.
Develops classroom standards to maintain student discipline and behavior.
Uses appropriate and varied instructional techniques that effectively utilize resources to maximize student learning.
Collaborates with the Lower School Director to meet the individualized needs of each student.
Evaluates student performance regularly and prepares progress reports and report cards based on diagnostic and prescriptive analysis.
Communicates regularly with parents on student performance.
Conducts parent conferences two times a year; however, provides ongoing deliberate and thoughtful feedback as needed.
Communicates effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.
Attends and participates in weekly faculty meetings, school functions, and professional development activities during and after school hours as needed, appropriate, and assigned.
Performs other tasks as deemed necessary and appropriate by the Lower School Director and/or Head of School.
Upholds the mission, principles, policies, and procedures of Frederica Academy.
Qualifications for this position:
Bachelor’s degree with preference given to candidates with knowledge of math curriculum and best practices in early elementary education.
Excellent writing and communication skills.
Minimum of 5 years teaching experience.
Background with Independent Schools is preferred, but not required.
A successful candidate’s attributes include:
Builds strong relationships with students, parents, and teachers based on a positive attitude.
A commitment to the growth and development of all students.
Self-directed initiator with strong organizational skills and detailed follow through.
Ability to utilize current technology to enrich instruction and communicate with colleagues and parents.
One dedicated to upholding Frederica Academy’s mission and vision.
Frederica Academy is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all personnel and applicants for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; national origin; handicap or disability; sexual orientation; or status as a veteran, Vietnam era, or special disabled veteran.
About Frederica Academy
A Coeducational College Preparatory School
Our Mission Statement: "To maximize the potential of each student and to prepare him or her for college and adult life through the development of mind, body, and spirit"