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Career Center
February 21, 2019

Early Childhood Teacher

St. George's Independent School
Memphis TN United States
Co-ed Day School, Pre-K through 12th grade
Position Starts: July 31, 2019
Application Deadline: July 1, 2019

St. Georges Independent School seeks a passionate, entrepreneurial, and hard-working individual who is energized by work with families to serve as an Early Childhood Teacher (grades PK – grade one), beginning August 2019. St. Georges Independent School welcomes applications from persons of any race, color, creed, nationality, or ethnic origin.

Type: Salary

Duration: Annual letter of agreement

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred


  • Previous work with children in an educational setting is required
  • Two or more years of teaching is preferred
  • Independent school experience is preferred

The successful candidate will possess skills and experience that would include the ability to:

  • use effective teaching methods and deploy an engaging and integrated curriculum for grade one
  • support a program that meets the social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and creative needs of individual students and the community
  • evaluate student learning and progress and offer small group and individualized help to meet student learning needs
  • manage a classroom environment that is efficient, comfortable, neat, attractive, and engaging
  • implement consistent, effective limit-setting discipline for children and create a positive classroom climate
  • partner with, plan with, and mentor an associate teacher with a focus on science and social studies curricula
  • value and create strong communication and partnerships with families 
  • Physical Requirements: Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear, and interact with campus visitors as well as others who telephone. Must have the ability to understand and present materials and communicate with constituents and co-workers in a harmonious manner.

Candidates will embrace the school’s mission and educational philosophy; candidates must be willing to work in a team environment and be positive, inspirational, and family-centered.

Contact Information

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Jaime Nichols, Administrative Assistant at jnichols@sgis.org; fax: 901-261-3999; mail: 3749 Kimball Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111.