Kindergarten Teacher

  • Franklin Road Academy
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Apr 30, 2024
Full time Teacher

Job Description

The lower school is searching for a Kindergarten teacher with a collaborative spirit and strong communication and interpersonal skills. The preferred candidate will have at least two years of teaching experience in a primary-age school environment. A strong knowledge base of literacy and math instruction, experience using multiple types of data to drive instruction, as well as a high-level of comfort with various technology tools used in the delivery of instruction in a modern classroom are essential in this position. The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of, and experience using, emerging classroom practices regarding experiential learning.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop appropriate lesson plans and instructional materials and teach assigned curriculum to all students in class, with ability to use data to drive instructional decisions and provide differentiated lessons as needed
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve an optimal learning environment
  • Establish positive and effective rapport with students and create a classroom environment that is favorable to learning and personal growth
  • Motivate students to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for lifelong learning while exhibiting those qualities themselves
  • Identify student needs and collaborate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students
  • Collaborate with co-workers for the purpose of improving the overall quality of instruction and student learning
  • Communicate regularly with parents to provide updates on student academic progress and behavior through progress reports, report cards, conferences, and weekly parent communication
  • Meet after school weekly with grade-level colleagues and academic coaches to review student data to guide differentiated instructional decisions and lesson planning
  • Serve on various committees to ensure functionality of the school (Vertical Teams, Committees, etc.)
  • Participate in a variety of meetings and professional development activities
  • Willingness to coach, lead, or assist a team or co-curricular activity

 

MISSION


Franklin Road Academy provides a challenging educational experience in an inclusive Christian Community with an unwavering commitment to develop leaders of integrity and purpose.


We will:

Inspire in our students a lifelong love of learning through a dynamic academic program which will prepare them for success in life;

Encourage students to discover their passions through opportunities in academics, the arts, athletics, and servant leadership;

Nurture leaders of integrity, guided by Christian principles, compelled to lead lives of compassionate global citizenship.