We are currently seeking candidates for the 2018-2019 school year. The fourth grade teacher will instruct students in reading and reading strategies, writing, vocabulary, grammar, spelling, math and social studies, while creating a positive, engaging, and nurturing environment for learning. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching in the elementary classroom, a natural aptitude for cultivating relationships with students and families, knowledge of differentiated instruction, adept at small group instruction, and will also be flexible, collaborative, a team player, knowledgeable of child development, a lifelong learner, and possess a true love and passion for young children and their educational success. This candidate will also possess the qualities inherent in our core values of courage, teamwork, respect, integrity, kindness and passion.
Manage a classroom of 18-20 students.
Provide tutorials as necessary for students in need of extra academic support.
Communicate regularly with parents of students via letters, email, phone, and /or conferences.
Attend weekly grade level team meetings as designated by the grade level lead.
Attend mandatory faculty meetings and other events.
Maintain a positive attitude and conduct oneself professionally with respect to students, faculty, parents and the community.
Other duties, as assigned by the Head of Lower School.
Ability to work nights or weekends as needed
Flexible, result oriented, self starter
Proficient in Microsoft office
Able to manage multiple tasks and priorities
Effective problem solving and analytical ability
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to meet deadlines
Ability to work in a team environment
About Cannon School
Established in 1969, Cannon School is a private independent junior kindergarten through 12th grade college-preparatory institution. Cannon attracts more than 1,000 students from Concord, Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Charlotte, the University City area, Kannapolis, and Salisbury. Located on a 65-acre campus on Poplar Tent Road in Concord, Cannon has three divisions- Lower School (junior kindergarten - grade 4), Middle School (grades 5 – 8), and Upper School (grades 9-12)- and is served by 209 full-time faculty and staff members. With a school community committed to inclusivity, intentionality, and innovation, Cannon School is a place where students come to belong, find their purpose, and invent the future.