In its mission statement, Grace Episcopal Day School promises academic excellence in a caring, nurturing, moral environment. With around 100 students and 25 teachers and staff, Grace is a vibrant learning community. All teachers, homeroom teachers and specialists alike, get to know each child’s strengths and challenges, differentiating instruction to suit individual learning styles. Grace is accepting applications for a Grade 3 teaching position starting in the fall of 2019.
The Grade 3 teacher at Grace:
Manages a group of approximately 15 students, supporting their academic and social/emotional growth
Teaches math, reading, language arts, and social studies
Communicates with parents as needed
Writes progress reports three times a year
Covers duties as required
Works collaboratively with administrators and specialists to support the social and emotional needs of students
Bachelor or Master’s Degree in elementary education
Experience with elementary students in a school setting
Interest in working collaboratively as a member of a team in a diverse school community
Effective communication skills both oral and written
Experience using standard office equipment and school technology
Familiarity with Writing Workshop, Guided Reading, Math in Focus, and Responsive Classroom would be advantageous
Preferred Candidates Will Have:
A passion for creating an inclusive, loving, productive classroom community
An open-hearted view of children as growing and changing
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Jennifer Danish, Head of School, firstname.lastname@example.org. Grace Episcopal Day School is an equal opportunity employer.
About GRACE EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL
Grace Episcopal Day School, a Preschool through Grade 5 school in Kensington, Maryland, is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to nurturing the mind, body, and spirit in a welcoming and diverse community. www.geds.org.
Grace Episcopal Day School will provide every student the opportunity for academic excellence in a caring, nurturing, moral environment that embraces diversity and promotes creativity, self-confidence, and service to others.