Good Shepherd Episcopal School, a Pre-k through 8th grade private school located in north Dallas, Texas, is seeking an individual to join a collaborative team environment as a 1st grade teacher. The ideal candidate is a strong, dedicated professional with an astute understanding of child development and how young children learn. Essential functions include but not limit to: teach, enrich, and reinforce the grade level/subject curriculum, collaborate with colleagues, assess and monitor student progress, treat each child with dignity and respect, maintain an orderly classroom, provide not only for each child’s academic needs but help develop social and emotional maturity, revise and update the curriculum, prepare report cards, which include written comments, review student assessments and implement individual strategies for learning.
Minimum of a bachelors’ degree from a four year college/university
Teacher certification preferred
Specific reading instruction or literacy professional development preferred
Experience as a homeroom teacher in kindergarten, first or second grade preferred
Competence in technology
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to differentiate curriculum for students with varying learning styles