1st Grade Teacher

Reports to: Head of Early Childhood & Lower School
Status: Salaried/Exempt
Start Date: July 31, 2024
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM; additional time as needed for after-school meetings and events.


  • Create a positive, supportive learning environment
  • Model for students the joy of learning
  • Generate developmentally appropriate, standards-aligned, research-based lesson plans and instructional activities for use in the classroom
  • Plan and use appropriate instructional strategies, activities, and materials that reflect an understanding of various learning styles
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal assessment
  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of AOS students
  • Provide effective and supportive feedback to students and parents
  • Implement a classroom management style that aligns with the school’s mission and culture
  • Encourage communication, critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration
  • Actively engage in a robust assortment of faculty professional development opportunities offered to AOS teachers
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with all stakeholders within the school community
  • Integrate technology into the curriculum to strengthen the teaching/learning process
  • Model Christian morals, values, ethics, attitudes, and behaviors
  • Fulfill other duties as requested


  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in elementary education; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years of teaching experience; elementary experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong commitment to student progress and success
  • Knowledge of current, research-based practices in elementary education
  • Working knowledge of technology (We are a Google school.)

Please provide the following information to this email address: resume@aoshouston.org 

  • Cover letter tailored for this position
  • Resume
  • Contact information for at least three references

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Annunciation Orthodox School

3600 Yoakum BoulevardHouston, TX 77006

Web: https://www.aoshouston.org/
Email: cwade@aoshouston.org 
Phone: 713-470-5600

Posted on: February 11, 2024