t. Luke's Episcopal School invites teachers and qualified job seekers to apply for the position of Lower School Faculty. Prospective applicants should review the position description below and follow the instructions included to apply. You may upload your resume or curriculum vitae for this position online.
St. Luke's Episcopal School is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon age, sex, color, race, national origin, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetics or any other prohibited characteristic in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to recruitment, hiring, training and other development, promotion, transfer, termination, lay-off, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.
Lower School Faculty shall possess knowledge of the following:
- structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar;
- principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects
- mathematics and their applications;
- human behavior and performance, individual differences in ability, personality, and interests, learning and motivation, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders;
- principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life;
- historical events and their causes, indicators, and effects on civilizations and cultures;
- electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications such as Excel, Smartboards, iPads, Chromebooks, and Google applications; and
- relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies, to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and school.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Teaching and instructing others on how to do something.
- Establish and enforce rules of behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
- Observe and evaluate students’ performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
- Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
- Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
- Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
- Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
- Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
- Assign and grade class work and homework.
- Read books to entire classes or small groups.
- Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students’ progress.
- Conduct parent/guardian conferences as needed.
- Work well with colleagues; promote a positive working relationship with others.
- Attend division and school-wide faculty meetings.
- Attend professional development trainings as directed by supervisor.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School
- A mission-driven individual with a belief in, and a career committed to, the college-preparatory educational experience.
- State certification or accreditation.
- Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from an accredited college or university.
- May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions during portions of the work day.
- Maintain emotional control under stress.
- Activities include walking, standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, lifting, pulling, finger dexterity, grasping, pushing, repetitive motions, talking, hearing, and visual acuity.
- Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.
- Stand for extended periods of time
- Frequent moving of small stacks of papers, textbooks, and office equipment.
- Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Regular hours shall be 7:30 am until 3:30 pm, including, but not limited to, additional hours as needed for meetings, appointments, appearances, and overnight travel to events.