3rd Grade Writing Teacher
|Annunciation Orthodox School
|Commensurate with experience.
Annunciation Orthodox School (AOS) seeks a writing teacher who demonstrates proficiency in both progressive and traditional pedagogies while consistently utilizing child-centered techniques. Strong candidates will be energetic, organized, passionate about lifelong learning, and dedicated to developing students’ character. AOS is a dynamic work environment looking to add innovative ideas in service of our students.
Annunciation Orthodox School, as part of its mission, celebrates the diverse characteristics and individual qualities of those that comprise our community. In alignment with our mission, we actively seek to hire candidates of all faiths, races, ethnicities, and backgrounds.
Reports to: Head of Early Childhood & Lower School
Start Date: July 31, 2024
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM; additional time as needed for after-school meetings and events.
Teach and challenge students to understand and utilize the writing process to generate creative and expository writing pieces
Inspire great student writing and strong grammar skills through the integration of reading and writing
Guide students as they integrate reading, writing, research and technology skills to complete research projects
Plan and use appropriate instructional strategies, activities, and materials that reflect an understanding of various learning styles
Create lesson plans based on sound, research-based methods of instruction
Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of young learners
Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing and tasks
Provide effective and supportive feedback to students and parents
Implement a classroom management style that aligns with the school’s mission and culture
Communicate and collaborate effectively with all stakeholders within the school community
Integrate technology into the curriculum to strengthen the teaching/learning process
Participate in school events and community service projects
Actively engage in a robust assortment of faculty professional development opportunities offered to AOS teachers
Fulfill other duties as requested
Bachelor’s degree in education, English, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred
Minimum three years experience teaching writing/ELA; elementary experience preferred
Experience using literacy strategies to build and assess student reading comprehension skills, word knowledge, reading fluency, written comprehension skills, and critical thinking
Knowledge of child development
Knowledge of research-based practices for effective writing instruction
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Contact information for at least three references
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