Grade 1 Teacher (Homeroom/Language Arts and Reading) at Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, a Catholic independent school in Summit, New Jersey. Oak Knoll seeks an energetic and passionate full time Gr. 1 Homeroom/Language Arts and Reading teacher for the 2024-2025 academic year. This candidate will join an energetic and collaborative team of Grade 1-2 teachers in our departmentalized Lower School. Qualified applicants will create, internalize, modify and prepare lesson plans in accordance with academic curriculum, design lessons that engage and inspire young readers, writers, and explorers, have a strong understanding of early reading and writing teaching and learning, understand and implement project based learning and cross curricular units of study, work closely with the grade level team, work closely with students, families and colleagues to create an environment that is supportive of student progress, reinforce a firm foundation for all classes and uphold classroom management techniques, keep running records of student performance and assessments and use this data to help guide your lesson plans and differentiated instruction, participate in school, level, and parent meetings, participate in school events, activities and programs both during and outside of regular class instruction hours. Qualified applicants will have at least a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree in Education, a NJDOE Elementary School Certificate, strong written and oral communication skills, a desire to collaborate with colleagues, and a belief that all students can succeed. This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Oak Knoll is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. Interested candidates should apply at https://www.oakknoll.org/employment/ Eligible candidates will be contacted via email to schedule a first-round interview over the phone or on Zoom. Second round interviews will be conducted in person.
Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child is an independent Catholic School, coeducational from PK to grade 6, and girls only in grades 7-12. We are part of the global Holy Child Network of Schools, which includes nine schools across the U.S. and 13 overseas. Oak Knoll is Judeo-Christian in heritage, Roman Catholic in teaching and worship, where we believe that each person is created by God for an intended purpose. An Oak Knoll education guides students to discover that purpose and make a significant, positive impact on the world.
Oak Knoll is an equal-opportunity employer where diversity is celebrated and cultural competency is required. As a Holy Child school, we work for Christian principles of justice, peace, and compassion in every facet of life. We know that we can build a better world by learning from each other and embracing differences, and we are committed to making Oak Knoll a truly inclusive place to work and learn.
For more information about Oak Knoll, visit https://www.oakknoll.org/employment/ and complete an employment application at https://oks.formstack.com/forms/employment