9 Jul 2021

Teacher First Grade Teacher

Augustine Classical Academy
 Lakewood, Jefferson County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Augustine Classical Academy Mission:
Augustine Classical Academy (ACA), by partnering with families, exists to provide an  education that is both classical and Christian; to equip students to know, love, and practice what is true, virtuous, and beautiful; and to challenge them to strive for excellence as they live for the glory of God and for the good of all people.

Position Overview:
The First Grade Teacher of Augustine Classical Academy works collaboratively to build a
relational and welcoming environment for staff, parents, and children. The Teacher oversees the high quality, integrated, investigative, teacher-directed, and child-focused curriculum using the guiding principles of the school’s mission and the school’s curriculum.
This Position Reports to the Head of School.

Key Responsibilities:

Provides instruction in elementary grade subjects:

  • Provide teaching instruction
  • Grade and return all student work within one (1) week of its original submission
  • Maintain up-to-date quarterly lesson plans, or semester lesson plans, as required by the academic dean
  • Maintain a clean and orderly classroom at all times
  • Participate in various weekly non-academic duties as assigned by the Head of School, e.g., morning drop-off, afternoon pick-up, lunch monitoring, recess monitoring, etc.
  • Participate in regular (monthly, unless otherwise specified) teacher-curriculum meetings as specified by curriculum director or head of school, by providing 1st grade feedback to administration

Supports the school’s teaching and administrative teams:

  • Model school values and desired culture
  • Lead by example
  • Cultivate a solutions-oriented outlook, a mentality of action rather than reaction, a balance of excellence and grace, and a demeanor that is glorifying to God
  • Maintain visibility in the workforce
  • Cultivate camaraderie and team-building

Partners with families:

  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences
  • Participate in special events throughout the year
  • Respond to parent communications in a timely manner
  • Resolve parental concerns
  • Greet each parent by name

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills Required:

  • A love for children and a desire to do what is best for them.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • High energy and takes initiative.
  • Movement involving stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, crawling, twisting, and reaching and substantial standing and walking and sitting.
  • The ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and alone.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Infant/child CPR, First Aid Certification, Standard Precautions.
  • Must clear full background check and pass health screening.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3 years classroom teaching experience preferred

Employment Type:

  • Full Time
  • Working Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM; One Friday per month 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

How to Apply

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Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: christian, classical, and private school. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 13 days.