Text size:

Career Center
February 21, 2019

Elementary Lead 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 Elementary Level Lead Teacher (grades 2-5), 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, preferably in elementary education; Master’s degree preferred

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

  • use effective teaching methods and an engaging and integrated curriculum, coupled with thorough knowledge of all subject areas
  • partner with, plan with, co-teach, and mentor an in-classroom associate teacher who teaches science and social studies
  • support a program that meets the social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and creative needs of individual students and the community; seek to develop a St. George’s curriculum in a collaborative way
  • manage a classroom environment that is efficient, comfortable, neat, attractive, and engaging
  • implement consistent, effective limit-setting discipline for children in a positive atmosphere
  • 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.