Pinecrest Academy in Cumming, GA, is seeking resumes for an experienced First Grade teacher for the 2023-2024 academic year. Candidates must have a degree in the field and be prepared to assist in athletic and co-curricular activities. Advanced educational degree and certification desired. This is a full-time position and offers a competitive salary and benefits.
Position Overview - The First Grade teacher creates and maintains an effective learning environment for their students. The teacher knows, assimilates, and fully practices the ideals, principles, and teaching methodology of the school. The teacher carries out their work professionally and with a spirit of initiative, creating an environment of confidence and respect. The First Grade teacher fosters a love for the truth for learning and works to effectively carry out the mission of forming Christian servant leaders.
Responsibilities - The specific responsibilities of the First Grade teacher include, but are not limited to, the following:
Recognizes and supports the unique Catholic Mission of the school by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church
Gives evidence of lived Gospel values by being an active member of a faith community and being open to the importance of personal faith journey; strives to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and example.
Plan and carry out lessons in the subject taught
Select and use a variety of learning resources and technology to effectively reach all students
Implement differentiated instruction techniques to meet the diverse needs of students
Develop and maintain curriculum map and submit all lesson plans to department chair as directed
Assess students to evaluate their abilities, strengths, and weaknesses
Assess student work and give timely and appropriate feedback
Communicate areas of student concern to parents in a timely manner
Maintain regular and professional communication with parents concerning student academic progress
Communicate areas of concern to the department chair in a timely manner
Teach students as an entire class or in small groups
Communicate with parents about students’ progress
Work with individual students to challenge them, improve their abilities, and work on their weaknesses
Prepare students for standardized tests required by the state
Develop and enforce classroom rules
Maintain an effective and formative classroom environment according to school guidelines using appropriate classroom management techniques
Monitor the environment to ensure that it remains clean, safe, and in good condition
Supervise students outside of the classroom—for example, at lunchtime or recess
Assist in the preparation and coordination of school celebrations, activities, academic contests, and formation programs
Work directly with Grade Level supervisor and administration to implement a positive school culture and carry out the mission of forming Christian servant leaders
Effectively carry out extra assigned duties
Always maintain a professional demeanor with students
To apply, please visit our website at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/58a9fb5c-b400-4ccb-a3d1-e9ce5c00ec95/Pinecrest-Academy-Inc
Pinecrest Academy exists to provide the highest quality Catholic education and to foster integrally formed Christian servant leaders. This mission is fulfilled as Pinecrest Academy students graduate as strong Christians, convinced of the truth, and prepared and committed to transforming society where Christian values are taught, embraced, and put into practice. This mission is pursued through the development of the whole person (integral formation), encompassing the commitment to teach, to educate, and to form.