4th Grade Teacher

To apply, please email a resume to mjasinski@stpetersclassical.org.

Essential Job Functions

Spiritual Leadership 

  • Teachers are not required to be Orthodox Christians, but are required to be practicing Christians.
  • Respect St. Peter’s Orthodox Christian mission and values and aid students in spiritual formation by exemplifying Christian living, both in and out of the classroom.
  • Be a positive role model for students by supporting the St. Peter’s Statement of Faith.

Lesson Planning, Preparation and Presentation

  • Develop and demonstrate understanding of pedagogical knowledge, skills, and objectives in a classical, Christian school.
  • Implement the approved educational program for 4th grade.
  • With Academic Dean oversight, implement, review, revise, and write curriculum, modifying plans based on student progress and assessment, as needed.
  • Establish clearly articulated standards for student academic performance in coordination with the Academic Dean.

Student Learning

  • Convey information to students in ways that support the classical methodology and are age appropriate.
  • Provide just, reliable, and understandable grading and assessment structures.
  • Schedule and assign instructional activities and assessments with clear goals, providing timely feedback on the results.
  • Assess students’ learning and monitor students' academic progress and personal growth toward stated objectives of instruction through formal and informal testing.
  • Maintain records of students' educational progress using FACTS, as appropriate.

Classroom Management

  • Apply St. Peter’s Classical School policies and procedures in the classroom in an age-appropriate manner.
  • Establish, articulate, and maintain routines, procedures, and standards of student behavior to achieve a classroom climate conducive to learning and respect.
  • Create classroom environment that is neat, well-managed, conducive to learning, and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  • Manage student behavior.

Communication

  • Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.
  • Maintain Christian relationships with parents, other staff members and the community.
  • Communicate proactively with parents through email, notes, phone calls, and conferences to keep them apprised of student progress academically, behaviorally, spiritually, and socially.
  • Support parents by providing academic information, suggesting available educational and social resources, addressing concerns, and answering questions and requests with administrative input and support.
  • Answer all emails and phone calls in a timely fashion and be available for appointments with parents, as needed.

Professionalism

  • Demonstrate commitment to and support of the school through actions, attitude, dress, and attention to duties.
  • Present a consistent and reliable demeanor to students.
  • Collaborate with staff, co-workers, and administration in a cooperative, professional atmosphere.
  • Accept constructive feedback to affect personal and professional growth.
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and staff development activities, as required.
  • Comply with the policies in the St. Peter’s Employee Handbook.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Requirements

  • A disciple of Jesus Christ and as such, one who models a love for God through obedience to His Word; such obedience is evidenced through convictions, lifestyle and worldview.
  • A full and unreserved supporter of the School’s Statement of Faith.
  • A teacher of middle and/or upper school students with a minimum of three years teaching experience in an educational or ministerial setting.
  • Strong classroom management.
  • A person who loves students and sees what others may perceive as challenges as opportunities for ministry.
  • A holder of a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.

 

Required Abilities

  • Exhibit consistent Christian maturity.
  • Exercise wisdom, diplomacy and integrity while maintaining a high level of professionalism
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Apply behavioral and academic standards justly with patience and consistency
  • Demonstrate commitment to the well-being of others
  • Maintain confidentiality in all matters relating to students, families and fellow employees
  • Take independent action where required and handle unique problems
  • Multi-task with the ability to adapt quickly to changing situations
  • Understand, interpret, and apply St. Peter’s policies, procedures, and regulations affecting School operations and programs.
  • Make decisions in emergency situations with or without the input of the Administration.

This listing describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

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St. Peter's Classical School

7601 Bellaire Dr SouthFt. Worth, TX 76132

Web: https://stpetersclassical.org/
Email: mjasinski@stpetersclassical.org
Phone: 817-294-0124

Posted on: April 11, 2023