Fifth Grade Teacher

Trinity Episcopal School
Galveston, TX United States

Trinity Episcopal School in Galveston, Texas seeks a Grade 5 English Language Arts Reading/Science teacher for the 2022-2023 school year.   

Applicants must be knowledgeable in curriculum planning, implementing instruction, and executing effective classroom management strategies.  This position also includes working closely with the grade-level co-teacher, administrators, and other colleagues to ensure that all students make academic and social progress in accordance with our school’s mission and core values.   

Grade 5 ELAR/ Science Teacher: Must possess a strong background in English literature, grammar, and Science.  Has excellent writing and oral communication skills and a passion for language and literature. Possesses a passion for scientific discovery and has proven success in connecting the content to students’ innate inquisitiveness and critical thinking skills. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and implement instructional plans, activities, and assessments that actively engage students in meaningful learning experience. 
  • Model, teach and expect age-appropriate disciplined behaviors in a way that is mission-consistent and respectful. 
  • Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and the community. 
  • Provide students with timely feedback and keep parents or guardians informed of students’ academic and social/emotional progress. 
  • Maintain an accurate record of student attendance and grades.
  • Participate in full faculty and divisional faculty meetings. 
  • Understand and respect the principal qualities of an Episcopal school. 

Qualifications: 

  • An eagerness to grow professionally. 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Applied experience demonstrating core knowledge of the developmental characteristics and research-based practices for effective instruction. 
  • A genuine passion for supporting students reach success. 
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in an area of education, child education, or related field. 
  • Teaching experience with a minimum of three to five years’ experience is preferred.   
  • Previous experience at an independent school is a plus. 

Contact Information

To Apply: 

Trinity Episcopal School provides a competitive salary and benefits package and an inviting, professional, and collegial working environment. Please send a cover letter and resume to Marie Kidd, Head of School at mkidd@tesgalv.org. 

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