Lower School Teacher General Description
Clarksville Academy’s mission is to promote academic excellence, moral integrity, physical growth, and civic responsibility. We are also committed to cultivating your student mentally, physically, emotionally, and socially through the 14 years from Pre- Kindergarten to 12th grade. Our Lower School teachers are charged with helping each child achieve their highest potential in all areas.
Lower School teachers report directly to the Lower School Divisional Head.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
His/Her responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Planning for instruction
Teach reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, and science, or
specialized instruction in topics such as art, music, as well as foreign language,
physical education, and science or math labs
Provide planned learning experiences in order to motivate students and best
utilize the available time for instruction
Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and provide individualized and
small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of each
Evaluate and analyze student work, assessments, and/or standardized testing
Create a functional and attractive environment for learning through displays,
bulletin boards, and learning stations
Insure a comfortable learning space
Utilize Apple 1:1 program through instruction, engagement, and motivation
Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned workday
Perform basic attendance accounting and business services as required
Continually evaluate student’s academic and social growth
Keep appropriate records of progress regarding strengths and weaknesses
Establish and maintain student behavior
Provide planned learning experiences in order to motivate students to investigate
and inquire in search for more knowledge
Build and maintain relationships (Students, Parents, Colleagues, Community
Establish a positive teacher-student rapport by maintaining a responsive
environment for learning
Develop consistent positive classroom management and working arrangement
with students to develop good self-image
Effective, professional communications with parents/guardians
Meets or conferences with parents/guardians
Professional attitude, responsible, and school participant
Works effectively with other faculty and staff
Plans and coordinates the work of teacher assistants, and student teachers (if
student teacher is present)
Represents Clarksville Academy in a positive light
Continues Professional Development, education, and maintains licensure
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an education related field and a multiple-subject teaching credential. A master’s degree in education is preferred. If hired with holding a bachelor’s degree, attainment process of master’s degree while employed at Clarksville Academy is encouraged.
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an education related field and subject teaching credential. A master’s degree in education or subject area is preferred. If hired with holding a bachelor’s degree, attainment process of master’s degree while employed at Clarksville Academy is encouraged.
Teaching experience is required. A passion for the subject and working with children, the capacity to work collaboratively and cooperatively with colleagues, and flexibility are essential.
Federal law prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, sex, or national origin. Clarksville Academy is an equal opportunity employer.