Second Grade Teacher

Trinity Episcopal School
Vero Beach, FL United States

Trinity Episcopal School seeks a dynamic, engaging, and nurturing educator to serve as our Second Grade Teacher beginning August, 2024.

About Us:
Trinity Episcopal School is an Episcopal, Christian, Parochial School located in Vero Beach, Florida. Our school grows young disciples and helps build their minds. At the core of our curriculum are strong academic standards that nurture each and every student’s fullest God-given potential. Beyond the classroom, our students are enriched through prayer and spiritual life through chapel twice weekly, and daily bible study and prayer. Located in downtown Vero Beach, our school helps children discover a lifelong passion for learning and for the Lord. Our school is a new school, and is actively growing one grade a year until reaching eighth grade. Our students are currently enrolled in Kindergarten and First Grade. 2024-2025 will be the first academic year to include a second grade classroom.

About the Position:
The second grade teacher provides instruction to students at Trinity Episcopal School. The teacher will create a classroom environment where students are challenged, but also come to discover the joy that comes from learning. In addition to being a master educator, this individual will possess outstanding communication and organizational skills, and be an individual with a collaborative spirit.
In addition to the qualifications described above, the second grade teacher will be deeply committed to the mission of our school. Faculty at Trinity Episcopal School are required to model professional behavior in keeping with our mission as a Christian parochial school.
Beyond the classroom environment, faculty are highly encouraged to be involved in a variety of activities typical to the independent school environment including committees, advising, and other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties:
​Develop and curate a compelling curriculum which challenges students academically
​Help students develop problem solving and creativity
​Serve as the teacher responsible for a self-contained classroom environment
​Individualize instruction to help students flourish and serve a variety of learner’s needs
​Use a variety of best practice curriculum approaches including Orton Gillingham and Singapore Math
​Integrate technology in a way that fosters collaboration and furthers the academic learning environment
​Provide age-appropriate religious instruction to students as part of a robust elementary school bible curriculum
​Provide feedback and assessment through a variety of types and modalities (written, formal, informal, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:
​BS/BA or equivalent in a relevant discipline
​Five years experience as a teacher in the K-5 classroom environment
​Digital literacy and proficient in basic computing
​Ability to pass a criminal background check

Preferred Qualifications:
​Ten years experience as a teacher in the Independent School K-5 classroom environment
​Experience and/or extensive training in Orton-based reading programs, Singapore Math
​Experience teaching and instructing in a Christian School and/or Sunday School classroom environment

Physical Requirements:
​Ability to sit at a computer and keyboard for moderate periods
​Mobility sufficient to move about the campus in a typical school day and care for and assure the safety of young children
​Ability to communicate clearly with parents, students, and other community stakeholders
​Sight, speech, and hearing adequate to perform the duties of this job and communicate clearly
​Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis

Compensation:
​Trinity Episcopal School offers competitive compensation based on degrees and experience, support for professional development, and a number of benefits available to the employee.

Contact Information

Please contact the school at school@trinityvero.org and include a Resume/CV and letter of introduction. In your correspondence, please mention that you were referred to the position through the National Association of Episcopal Schools.

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