First Grade Teacher

  • Mead Hall Episcopal School
  • Aiken
  • Sep 20, 2022
Full time Teacher

Job Description

1st Grade Teacher--Full Time


Mead Hall Episcopal School is the parish day school of St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church. Mead Hall’s two campuses serve as a pillar in the educational community of the CSRA by challenging students to pursue academic excellence, spiritual growth, and moral integrity. Our school has approximately 390 students with a wide range of interest in academic, athletic, and extracurricular activities. Small class sizes and a rigorous college preparatory curriculum prepare students for a lifetime of learning and leadership. Mead Hall is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS).  Mead Hall Episcopal School seeks candidates who are supportive of the school’s mission, vision, and core values. 


We are currently seeking an experienced, energetic 1st Grade Teacher for the remainder of the 2022-23 school year. This position is full time.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Demonstrating  knowledge, skill, and ability to plan and execute a balanced 21st Century learning experience

  • Maintaining student records and collaborate with other teachers, administrators, and parents

  • Create a classroom atmosphere that promotes positive learning and an inclusive, welcoming, purposeful school tone and culture.

  • Participate in training and professional development as necessary to learn and update school curriculum and remain current with best practices in education and technology

  • Attend and participate in weekly mentoring program, grade level planning, team level planning, and monthly faculty meetings

  • Use technology such as word processing/presentation software, Online Student Information Program (FACTS), Smartboard, Google Apps for Teachers (Gmail/Google Docs, etc.) and iPads effectively to support, enhance, and extend instruction.

  • Communicate regularly and effectively with parents via proactive and professional methods: teacher/class website, e-mails, phone calls, in-person conversations, Report Cards, etc.


Required qualifications to include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in an education field

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in an elementary school setting

  • Strong organizational, verbal, and communication skills

  • Experience lesson planning, differentiating instruction, and using creativity and technology in the classroom

  • A strong work ethic, and ability to work independently

  • A positive disposition while functioning within a highly motivated, fast paced, and diverse staff and community

  • The ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion at all times

  • A willingness to uphold the School's mission and philosophy, and demonstrate the School's core character values, and be an active member of the Mead Hall community


Preferred qualifications, in addition to the above requirements, include:


  • A Master’s degree, or higher, in an education field

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in an elementary school setting

  • Initiate and implement curriculum related field trips

  • Experience in both public and private education sectors

  • State teaching certification

Mead Hall offers medical, vision, and dental plans, as well as retirement savings options.


How To Apply

To apply for this position please visit our school website at Print and fill out SLED Records Check form and the Mead Hall employment application, and submit both forms along with resume to