Royal Palm Academy has openings for full-time Middle School Grades 5-8 Classroom Teachers for the 2021-2022 school year. These are full-time, permanent, salaried positions. Royal Palm Academy offers competitive salary and benefits for candidates to join our highly qualified faculty and staff. Applications are being accepted immediately and interviews will be scheduled for competitive candidates on a rolling basis until the position is filled. These positions are posted on April 27 with a goal of being filled by May 27.
Currently seeking full-time teachers for: 5, 6
Seeking specializations that include: Language Arts, History, Religion
At Royal Palm Academy, our Catholic identity and school mission permeates our entire school and curriculum. It is an essential component of our identity, especially for our classroom teachers.
Required qualifications of our classroom teachers at Royal Palm Academy include:
An undergraduate degree (post-graduate degree preferred) or equivalent certification in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, or Teaching and Education related program.
For those who have shifted from a career outside of education or without an education degree, must possess a minimum of 2 years of classroom teaching experience at the K-8 level.
Essential skills of our classroom teachers include:
Passionate about teaching elementary school aged students, and bring an energetic, joyful vibrancy to the classroom experience for our students.
Must display an enthusiastic support of our school mission: "Royal Palm Academy partners with families to provide an education of rich academics with Catholic formation. We teach the mind, educate the heart, and form the character of tomorrow’s leaders."
Must possess a strong classroom management skillset for students in grades 5-8.
Must plan and execute dynamic lessons aligned with our school’s curriculum, differentiated to meet the needs of our diverse student population, and using a variety of instructional strategies that are academically rigorous and highly engaging.
Evaluate academic and social development of each student through a variety of formative and summative assessments.
Proficient with technology, including with Microsoft Office and student information systems. Use our SIS to maintain accurate and current records of student progress and reports.
Professional written and verbal communication skills.
Provide excellent and responsive customer service to our parents.
Reliable, flexible, organized, hard-working, patient, excellent communication skills, and outstanding with children.
Preferred qualifications and experiences include:
Practicing Catholic in good standing and able to teach Catholic religion. Please include parish pastor's contact information in application materials.
Prior experience teaching grades 5-8, or experience student teaching.
Valid Florida teaching license preferred.
To apply, please submit a Cover Letter and Resume/CV as two electronic documents in Adobe PDF format to Jenn Wojcik, Dean of Upper School, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Highly qualified candidates will also include a statement of how their background of education and experience makes them the strongest candidate who is ready to provide an immediate and positive impact on our students at Royal Palm Academy.