Third Grade Teacher (Possible Opening)

Trinity Episcopal School
Vero Beach, FL United States

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

About Us:
Trinity Episcopal School grows young disciples and helps build their minds. 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.

About the Position:
The third-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 third-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 proficiency 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.

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

Please note: This position is contingent on funding/student interest for our school expanding to offer a third grade beginning August, 2024.

Contact Information

Please contact with a cover letter and resume.  In your cover letter, please list that you were referred to the position from NAES.