National Presbyterian School, an independent co-educational elementary (Nursery – Grade 6) day school located in Northwest Washington, DC, seeks a full-time Lead Fourth Grade Homeroom Teacher for the 2017-18 academic year.
The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge for his/her teaching assignment and will have demonstrated success in teaching elementary age students. He or she will collaborate with other lead teachers to plan and implement whole group and small group instruction in the areas of literacy, mathematics, and social studies. The candidate should possess the skills and passion necessary to inspire learning and enhance the overall educational experience by fostering students’ academic, ethical, social, and emotional development in accordance with the National Presbyterian School mission, philosophy, and core values.
Homeroom lead teachers participate fully in the life of the school. These duties of responsibility include observing and assessing student progress, preparing written report card comments, facilitating parent-teacher conferences, attending grade level and full faculty meetings, serving on content area or school life committees, and duties related to the supervision of lunch, recess, and dismissal.
NPS faculty and staff are committed to providing an engaging academic program in a loving environment. Throughout the year, teachers are provided opportunities to participate in both school-based and off-site professional development. They also meet with administration to set long and short-term goals, and reflect on their progress and overall instructional practice.
Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a resume, cover letter, and references (via e-mail or regular mail) to:
Founded in 1969 as an educational mission of the National Presbyterian Church, National Presbyterian School is a traditional, co-educational elementary school dedicated to educational excellence in an ecumenical Christian environment. A loving and inclusive community, NPS strives to help children develop intellectual, spiritual, and personal foundations that will serve them throughout their lives.