Good Shepherd Episcopal School seeks an enthusiastic individual to join a collaborative team environment as a Kindergarten Teacher in the Early Childhood division. The purpose of this position is to teach, enrich, and reinforce the grade level/subject curriculum.
The Kindergarten Teacher will plan, supervise, and implement the program for the class in accordance with the policies, curriculum, and philosophy of the school and treat each child with dignity and respect. The teacher will provide not only for each child’s academic needs but also help develop social and emotional maturity. The teacher will be familiar with current effective/research based pedagogical approaches. In addition, the Kindergarten Teacher will assess and monitor student progress, maintain an orderly classroom, and revise and update the curriculum, as necessary. He or she will prepare report cards which include written comments, review student assessments and implement individual strategies for learning, and send timely, proactive, and regular communication with parents.
The Kindergarten Teacher will act as a mentor to new teachers, attend all required meetings and public-relations events, and participate on school committees and in extra-curricular activities as required. He or she will uphold and support the mission of the Episcopal Church and the School, meet all teacher expectations and duties as outlined in the Employee Manual, and collaborate with colleagues while maintaining a positive team attitude.
The ideal candidate is a strong, dedicated professional with an astute understanding of child development and how young children learn. The preferred qualifications for the ideal candidate are as follows:
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college/university.
Strength in best practices for early childhood
Experience as a homeroom teacher in pre-kindergarten or kindergarten
Experience in integrating curriculum
Willingness to work in a collaborative, team environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to differentiate curriculum for students with varying learning styles.
To apply for the Kindergarten Teacher position, please submit your cover letter, resume, and copy of your teacher certification to Toni Luciano, Director of Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Good Shepherd Episcopal School
Good Shepherd Episcopal School is a coeducational institution located in north Dallas serving 600 students in prekindergarten through eighth grade. The school’s mission is to inspire children to learn with confidence, serve with compassion, and lead with courage.