First Grade Teacher

Full Time

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Grade 1 teacher is responsible for maintaining an academic and spiritually stimulating learning environment for the children assigned to the classroom based upon the expectations described in the Job Description.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • State/ACSI teacher certification preferred, but must be  able to obtain ACSI certification within established time frame

  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education

  • Experience working in an elementary environment

  • Experience working with elementary age children

  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with parents, children and staff

KEY RESULT AREAS

Attitude and Skills with Children:

  • Relate with appropriate and respectful voice and actions to all children

  • Responsible for safety and welfare of children

  • Provides effective and appropriate discipline within school guidelines


Planning and Leading:

  • Provide developmentally appropriate activities, accommodating various learning styles/abilities

  • Maintain review/revision of current curriculum mapping in all subjects

  • Adequate preparation for the day’s activities

  • Consistent integration of spiritual concepts


Attitudes and Skills with Parents:

  • Maintain confidentiality

  • Available to parents

  • Keep parents informed of child’s progress

  • Seeks input before making difficult decisions or recommendations to parents


Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Role model for other teachers

  • Keeps classroom in order

  • Assist with recess and after-school duties

  • Supervise classroom

  • Read, follow and support teacher handbook


Attitudes and Skills with Co-workers

  • Work as a team member and diligent to preserve unity within the staff

  • Consistently show commitment, enthusiasm and involvement


General Work Habits:

  • Prompt and reliable attendance record

  • Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings

  • Conscious of health and safety issues

  • Attend in-service training as required


Competencies

  • Demonstrates spiritual maturity

  • Ability to supervise and motivate people

  • Initiates meeting the needs of the students and staff

  • Works well with children

  • Maintain appropriate certifications that align with our accreditation requirements