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Career Center
May 10, 2019

Maternity Leave – Second Grade 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. George’s Independent School seeks a passionate, entrepreneurial, and hard-working individual who is energized by work with families to serve as Second Grade Lead Teacher, August -- December 2019. St. George’s Independent School welcomes applications from persons of any race, color, creed, nationality, or ethnic origin.

Type: Salary

Duration: Annual Letter of Agreement

Minimum Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Elementary Education; Master’s degree preferred; minimum of three years lead teaching experience required

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, including English/Language Arts, math, social studies, and science
  • deliver 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
  • implement consistent, effective limit-setting discipline for children by creating a positive classroom climate
  • manage a classroom environment that is efficient, comfortable, neat, attractive, and engaging
  • partner with, plan with, and mentor an early career teacher who works collaboratively in your classroom

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 Ms. Jaime Nichols, Assistant to the Campus Director, at jnichols@sgis.org or 3749 Kimball Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111.