Lower School Teacher

  • Pinecrest Academy
  • 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA, USA
  • Jun 06, 2022
Full time Teacher

Job Description

Pinecrest Academy is currently seeking resumes for an experienced Lower School (K-3) teacher for the 2022-2023 academic year. Candidates must have a degree in the field and be prepared to assist in athletic and co-curricular activities. Advanced educational degree and certification desired. This is a full-time position and offers a competitive salary and benefits.
Position Overview - The Lower School teacher creates and maintains an effective learning environment for his students. The teacher knows, assimilates, and fully practices the ideals, principles, and teaching methodology of the school. The teacher carries out his work professionally and with a spirit of initiative, creating an environment of confidence and respect. The Lower School teacher fosters a love for the truth for learning and works to effectively carry out the mission of forming Christian servant leaders.  

Responsibilities - The specific responsibilities of the Lower School Teacher include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Recognizes and supports the unique Catholic Mission of the school by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church
  • Gives evidence of lived Gospel values by being an active member of a faith community and being open to the importance of personal faith journey; strives to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and example. 
  • Plan and carry out lessons in the subject taught
  • Select and use a variety of learning resources and technology to effectively reach all students
  • Implement differentiated instruction techniques to meet the diverse needs of students
  • Develop and maintain curriculum map and submit all lesson plans to department chair as directed
  • Assess students to evaluate their abilities, strengths, and weaknesses
  • Assess student work and give timely and appropriate feedback
  • Communicate areas of student concern to parents in a timely manner
  • Maintain regular and professional communication with parents concerning student academic progress 
  • Communicate areas of concern to the department chair in a timely manner 
  • Teach students as an entire class or in small groups
  • Communicate with parents about students’ progress
  • Work with individual students to challenge them, improve their abilities, and work on their weaknesses
  • Prepare students for standardized tests required by the state
  • Develop and enforce classroom rules
  • Maintain an effective and formative classroom environment according to school guidelines using appropriate classroom management techniques 
  • Monitor the environment to ensure that it remains clean, safe, and in good condition
  • Supervise students outside of the classroom—for example, at lunchtime or recess
  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of school celebrations, activities, academic contests, and formation programs
  • Work directly with Grade Level supervisor and administration to implement a positive school culture and carry out the mission of forming Christian servant leaders
  • Effectively carry out extra assigned duties 
  • Always maintain a professional demeanor with students

To apply, please visit our website at https://www.pinecrestacademy.org/about/careers and email a resume and cover letter to careers@pinecrestacademy.org.