5th Grade Teacher

$42,000 - $68,000 yearly
  • Epstein School
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Jan 24, 2023
Full time Teacher

Job Description

The Epstein School is an Independent Jewish Private School serving students in grades preschool (from 3 months) – 8th grade. Our school offers integrated, dual-language learning that cultivates lifelong skills, inspires Jewish identity, and nurtures curiosity, critical thinking and creativity. Epstein’s bilingual integrated program has been recognized for excellence both nationally and internationally. 
 
Our teachers are educational innovators committed to providing high-quality instruction in the areas of Reading, Language Arts, Mathematics, and Social Science.  
 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Demonstrate professionalism in all job-related situations including interactions with students, parents, colleagues and community members 
Build strong relationships with all stakeholders 
Design, implement and differentiate engaging lessons to meet the needs of diverse learners 
Assess student performance using a variety of educational instruments   
Prepare periodic reports pertaining to student progress and instruction 
Maintain high-expectations for student learning 
Communicate students’ needs to all stakeholders 
Manage classroom procedures through consistent, well-articulated expectations  
Promote a positive school environment that enhances student learning 
Maintain a positive and collaborative climate across departments and grade levels  
Proactively participate in school community programs and events     
Perform other duties as assigned 
 
Skills: 
Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication abilities 
Experience creating a climate of academic rigor and mutual respect 
Seeks to improve through self-reflection, constructive feedback and/or professional development activities 
Familiarity with Microsoft Office as well as other relevant educational platforms 

Education & Other Requirements: 
Education: Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred 
Certification/License: Valid Georgia Teaching Certificate (P-5, Middle Grades, 6-8, 6-12 or equivalent)
Experience: Minimum of three years as a lead teacher in a school environment 
Cover letter should on candidate’s philosophy of teaching and learning as well as provide examples of what teaching looks like in the candidate’s classroom 
 
About the Role: 
FLSA: Exempt, Salaried                      
Reports To: Division Principal 
Work-Days: 190                                   
Salary: Commensurate with experience 
Benefits include Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Leave, Free Meals Onsite, Graduate Degree Assistance, Paid Professional Development and much more. 

To learn more, please visit us at https://www.epsteinatlanta.org/employment/ or apply directly at  https://epsteinatlanta.wufoo.com/forms/application-for-employment/ . 
 
The Epstein School provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual-orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, disability or handicap, citizenship status, veteran or service member status, genetic information; gender identity or gender expression, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Equal employment opportunities refer to all terms and conditions of employment including hiring, placement, advancement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.