5th Grade Math/History Teacher

Saint Thomas' Episcopal School
Houston, TX United States

Lower School Teacher – 5th Grade Math and History, Sacred Studies

2023-24 Academic Year – Immediate Opening

Saint Thomas’ Episcopal School seeks a lower school teacher to serve as the primary instructor, role model, and spiritual guide for the students in his/her class. We are seeking a teacher who is enthusiastic about Christian education, passionate about working with young students, and committed to the development, growth, and success of all his/her students. 

Job Requirements and Responsibilities 

  • Promote the mission of Saint Thomas’ Episcopal School individually and institutionally 
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing 
  • Maintain a safe, inclusive learning environment that celebrates each student’s gifts and talents 
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members and report to the Head of Lower School 
  • Develop positive relationships with parents and students based on mutual trust and respect 
  • Provide quality instruction and integrate the curriculum across subjects
  • Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of students by using flexible grouping 
  • Craft formative and summative assessments that identify student needs and measure student progress effectively
  • Support and nurture the social and emotional growth of young students 
  • Provide positive behavior support, manage classroom behaviors, and implement behavior plans when necessary
  • Contribute to the school community by maintaining a positive attitude, fulfilling all required duties, and attending required events throughout the year, including professional development and faculty meetings 


  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university 
  • Valid teaching license in the state of Texas preferred 
  • Teaching experience in primary grade levels, preferably in a private school setting 
  • The desire to improve professionally via conferences, workshops, or online training
  • Awareness of current pedagogical trends and standards 
  • Experience using technology in a classroom setting 
  • Familiarity with restorative discipline practices and a growth mindset approach to learning 

Qualified applicants may submit a resume and completed application (available at stes.org) to Erica Maw, Head of Lower School, at maw.erica@stes.org.

Contact Information

Please contact Erica Maw, Head of Lower School, via email at maw.erica@stes.org