Lower School is comprised of Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. Each grade has 4 or 5 classes of approximately 16-19 students each. Each Kindergarten through Fourth Grade classroom is self-contained and the teacher is responsible for instruction in reading/English language arts, writing, math, science, and social studies. Fifth Grade is departmentalized. Co-curricular faculty deliver instruction in Godly play, Spanish, PE, fine art, music, and technology. There is an expectation of significant collaboration and cross-curricular work among all Lower School team members. Technology is an integral part of every classroom. Teachers must skillfully utilize technology/devices in the classroom to support instruction. Training, background, and experience in elementary education are required. Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential.
The successful Lower School Teacher candidate will be a creative professional who is able and ready to commit to the mission and outcome statement of All Saints’ Episcopal School. A genuine appreciation of young children, an understanding of child development, strong instructional knowledge and pedagogy, as well as the ability to work effectively with parents are essential. The teaching position calls for energy, optimism, enthusiasm, flexibility, patience, perseverance and a sense of humor. It also requires the ability and willingness to learn from and collaborate with colleagues within the division and throughout the entire school. Finally, we seek a teacher who will truly accept and honor each unique individual in our community of learners striving to educate students in and for the 21st century.Responsibilities
- Create and implement rigorous and engaging lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles.
- Differentiate instruction through learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students.
- Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
- Integrate technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
- Set clear short-term and long-term goals to drive instruction.
- Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
- Establish and maintain open communication with parents and students. Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly in a timely manner.
- Minimum of 2 years teaching experience, ideally in an independent school
- Master’s Degree
- Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential
All Saints’ Episcopal School of Fort Worth is an equal-opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, veteran or marital status, age, national or ethnic origin. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, veteran or marital status, age, or national and ethnic origin in administration of all phases of the employment relationship, including recruitment, advertising, hiring, promotion, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay, and all other forms of selection, training, and compensation.