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Career Center
January 24, 2019

First Grade Lead Teacher Long-Term Sub

St. Mark's Episcopal School
Palm Beach Gardens FL United States
Co-Ed Parish Day School PK2-8th
Position Starts: April 22, 2019
Application Deadline: March 1, 2019

St. Mark’s Episcopal School is conducting a search for a long-term sub to lead a first grade class starting April 23 through June 5.

St. Mark’s, established in 1979, is a coeducational parish day school, now serving 475 students from age two through Grade 8 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The foundation of St. Mark’s program is to provide students with balanced exposure to academics, arts, athletics, and spiritual life. 

Guided by the theory and practice of Conscious Discipline, our teachers focus on the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of each child to create a nurturing and stimulating learning environment. The first grade academic program fosters independent and collaborative learning in a flexible, self-contained homeroom.  This position demands a teacher with the developmental and pedagogical background to embrace this age group. Ideal candidates seek to partner with parents and collaborate with team members.

Qualified candidates should have the following competencies:

  •  an understanding of foundational skills in math and literacy.
  • an ability to establish and maintain strong home-to-school partnerships.
  • professional and polished interpersonal skills to build strong relationships.
  • excellent communication skills, oral and written.
  • proficiency in educational technology.

Responsibilities include:

  • providing developmentally appropriate instruction and assessment in math, literacy, social studies, and science. 
  • facilitating the “The Daily 5” math and guided reading program. 
  • differentiating instruction to meet the individual needs of all students.
  • integrating authentic, age appropriate technology into curriculum.
  • communicating sensitively and regularly with parents.

Preferred Professional Qualifications:

  • a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education
  • previous Lower School teaching experience.
  • familiarity with independent school culture and comfort with a faith-based school. 

Contact Information

For more information on St. Mark’s Episcopal School, visit our website at stmarkspbg.org. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Page Cash, Head of Lower School, at pcash@stmarkspbg.org.

Page Cash, Head of Lower School
St. Mark's Episcopal School
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida