Lower School Classroom Teacher

  • Woodland Presbyterian School
  • Memphis, TN, USA
  • Feb 13, 2023
Full time Teacher

Job Description

Job title: Lower School Classroom Teacher 

Classroom Teacher’s Primary Purpose: To design and implement engaging and differentiated lessons that allow each student the opportunity to reach their God-given potential in a way that supports the mission and values of the school.

Department: Lower School (Senior Kindergarten – Fourth Grade)
Immediate supervisor: Head of Lower School 

Anticipated Start: Fall 2023

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Specialization and passion for teaching elementary students 

  • Implementation of Woodland’s Educational Philosophy 

  • Staying current with teaching strategies, techniques, and educational technology 

  • Consistent and clear parent and student communication

  • Working collaboratively with administrators and colleagues  

  • Planning and directing a grade level play 

  • Planning and attendance of field trips 

  • Participation on school committees 

  • Attendance and participation in divisional meetings 

  • Student arrival and/or dismissal duties 

  • Adherence to Faculty Guidelines 

  • Participating in professional development 

  • Supervision of students 

  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative independent school environment

  • Support the school’s Statement of Faith

Experience & Physical Requirements: 

  • Teaching experience (minimum of three years) 

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s degree preferred in related field 

  • Valid teacher licensure preferred 

  • Proficient to advanced technology skills 

  • Ability to regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear, and visually identify visitors 

  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds

Interested and qualified candidates should complete the online application and email a cover letter, resume, and personal statement of educational philosophy (PDF version) to employment@woodlandschool.org or mail to: Woodland Presbyterian School, Attn: Employment, 5217 Park Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38119

Woodland believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.