Teacher, Woodward North Third Grade

  • Woodward Academy
  • Johns Creek, GA, USA
  • Mar 08, 2023
Full time Teacher

Job Description

The Woodward Academy North Campus strives to help students fulfill their potential in every facet of their lives. Woodward Academy provides opportunities for students to expand their horizons through academics, the arts, athletics, and community service.
 
Our dedicated teachers excel in their respective fields, and provide a stimulating, fun, and challenging environment. Whether they are promoting academic excellence or demonstrating personal accountability, the teachers find creative and meaningful ways to communicate with their students.
 
Essential Functions:
  • Providing developmentally appropriate learning experiences in language arts, math, social studies, and other subject matter suited to students’ needs.
  • Encouraging an inclusive learning environment that accepts the students’ different perspectives and backgrounds and elicits a greater understanding of the world around them with a global perspective.
  • Utilize various teaching methods to engage different learning styles for students with a wide range of mental, physical, and emotional maturities.
  • Create a learning environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity, interests, and learning styles of the students
  • Carrying out ongoing assessment of students’ needs; writes and modifies the lesson plans as needed; maintains student achievement records
  • Manage student behavior in a manner that optimizes the learning environment
  • Working cooperatively with other grade-level teachers to develop instructional materials that are most appropriate for meeting curricular objectives
  • Displaying a willingness to follow school procedures and regulations
  • Communicating effectively with students, parents, teachers, and school administrators
  • Maintain substitute plans and engages substitutes in advance when needed and when possible.
  • Meet reporting deadlines and requirements and follows school-wide procedures for reporting progress/grades.
 
Required Skills:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills demonstrating tact and diplomacy
  • Solid understanding of learning challenges as well as the accommodations and differentiated learning techniques to support students’ needs
  • Strong organizational and classroom management skills
 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • 2+ years of elementary classroom teaching experience preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of technology support platforms/programs that will support student learning.
  • Independent school experience preferred, but not required
 
The Teacher, Woodward North Third Grade position is an exempt, 10-month, salaried position.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  EOE.