Preschool and Lower School Teachers

  • Jackson Preparatory School
  • Flowood, MS, USA
  • Oct 24, 2022
Full time Teacher

Job Description

Jackson Preparatory School in Flowood, MS is seeking experienced, energetic Preschool and Lower School Teachers (PreK-3, PreK-4, K5, and Grades One through Four) for the 2023-2024 school year. 

The Jackson Prep Preschool and Lower School Teachers will nurture, inspire, and prepare children to reach their God-given potential through exploration, discovery, and excellent instruction while guiding them to become academically prepared, compassionate, upstanding members of the Jackson Prep family and beyond.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Demonstrate knowledge, skill, and ability to plan and execute a dynamic,  enriching Preschool or Lower School curriculum
  • Maintain student records and collaborate with other teachers, administrators, and parents
  • Create a warm classroom atmosphere that promotes positive learning and an inclusive, welcoming, purposeful school tone and culture based upon biblical principles
  • 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, and team level meetings, and monthly faculty meetings
  • Use technology effectively to support, enhance, and extend instruction
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with families

 Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education
  • Independent school background or state teacher certification 
  • Strong organizational, verbal, and communication skills
  • Experience in lesson planning, differentiating instruction, and using creativity and technology in the classroom
  • Strong work ethic 
  • Positive disposition while functioning within a highly motivated, fast- paced, and diverse staff and community
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion at all times
  • Willingness to uphold Jackson Prep’s mission and philosophy, demonstrate the school's core character values, and be an active member of the Jackson Prep community

 

Jackson Preparatory School’s Philosophy

Jackson Preparatory School seeks to provide excellence in education in an atmosphere conducive to the intellectual, cultural, social, spiritual, and physical development of its students. The school recognizes the needs of our times and accepts the challenge to develop each student's potential to the greatest extent possible.

Jackson Preparatory School strives to be a school where learning and character are nourished; where teachers and students are valued as individuals; where differences are respected and talents are nurtured; where success and honest effort are recognized and failures become instructive; where judgments are tempered with compassion and achievements with humility; where education is not an end in itself but a means to the individual's fulfillment as a contributing member of the world community.

Jackson Preparatory School’s Statement of Diversity

Respect and understanding of differences are necessary parts of preparation for life in today's complex world. To achieve the broader educational goal of preparing students to participate in the world community, Prep is committed to diversity in race, color, and national origin in the student body, faculty, and programs.

For consideration, applicants should submit a formal letter of interest, along with a detailed resume to IWanttoServe@jacksonprep.org.