Certified Elementary Education Teacher: Elmhurst, IL

 

Job Description:

Pythagoras Children’s Academy (PCA) is an Orthodox Christian Parochial School in Elmhurst, IL, currently serving Preschool through 3rd grade. The school’s mission is to provide the highest quality education rooted in Hellenism and Orthodoxy. PCA strives for academic excellence, to provide students with the skills necessary to have a competitive advantage not only in school and education, but in life as well by focusing on family bonding and values, Christian Orthodox education, the Greek language, history, and Hellenic culture.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach reading, language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science to students in a classroom, using the course of study adopted by the School Board and other appropriate learning activities. Integrate technology into lessons, including but not limited to computers, Smart Board and other appropriate learning activities. Integrate technology into lessons, including but not limited to computers, Smart Board, IPads, etc.
  • Along with the Director, create an appropriate curriculum based on Common Core and school standards and goals. Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Evaluate students’ academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.
  • Communicate with parents through weekly newsletters, conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.
  • Identify student needs and collaborate with peers to develop appropriate modifications necessary to meet individual student’s behavior challenges and learning needs.
  • Create an effective environment for learning through functional and educational displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school.
  • Select and requisition books and instructional aids; maintain required inventory records.
  • Supervise students in and out of classroom activities during the assigned working day.
  • Administer group standardized tests in accordance with the school testing program.
  • Participate in faculty/staff meetings and school events, including Curriculum Night, Open House, Greek Parade, School Programs, and other events requested by the Director.
  • All applications must be certified teachers.

Application Questions:

  • How many years of teaching experience do you have?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: Teaching Certificate?
  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?

To Apply

Posted by

Pythagoras Children’s Academy

Address

893 North Church Road Elmhurst, IL 60126

Telephone

(630) 834-0477

Email

atagaris@pythagoraschildrensacademy.org

Website

https://pythagoraschildrensacademy.org/

Posted on: June 14, 2022