Employment

Fourth Grade Teacher (Calvary Christian School)

Posted 7/27/20

The Fourth Grade Teacher shall prayerfully help students learn attitudes, skills, and subject matter that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible Christians to the praise and glory to God.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Reflect the purpose of the school which is to honor Christ in every class and in every activity.
  • Lead students to a realization of their self-worth in Christ.
  • Cooperate with Principal and Executive Team in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the school.
  • Teach classes as assigned following prescribed scope and sequence as scheduled by the Principal.
  • Integrate Biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum and activities.
  • Keep proper discipline in the classroom and on the school premises for a good learning environment.
  • Maintain, a clean, attractive, well-ordered classroom.
  • Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students, challenging each to do his/her best work.
  • Employ a variety of instructional aids, methods, and materials that will provide for creative teaching to reach the whole child: spiritual, mental, physical, social and emotional.
  • Use homework effectively for drill, review, enrichment for project work.
  • Assess the learning of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
  • Maintain regular and accurate attendance and grade records to meet the demands for a comprehensive knowledge of each student’s progress.
  • Keep students, parents and administration adequately informed of progress or deficiencies and give sufficient notice of failure.
  • Follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents, and administration.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled devotional, in-service, retreats, committee, faculty, and parent meetings.
  • Know the procedures for dealing with issues of an emergency nature.
  • Inform the Principal/Executive Team in a timely manner if unable to fulfill any duty assigned.

Key Competencies
  • Be in whole-hearted agreement with the school’s Statement of Faith.
  • Be a "born-again" Christian who knows the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior (John 3:3, 1 Peter 1:23).
  • Be a Christian role model in attitude, speech and action toward others. This includes being committed to God’s Biblical standards for sexual conduct.
  • Faithfully attend and financially support a local church whose fundamental beliefs are in agreement with the Statement of Faith of this school (Hebrews 10:25).
  • Have the spiritual maturity, academic ability, and personal leadership qualities to “train up a child in the way he should go.”
  • Self-motivation
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High work standards
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Decision making
  • Learning orientation
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Initiative

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or higher from an accredited institution
  • 3-5 Years of teaching experience preferred

Relationships
  • Number of people supervised: None

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear and have sufficient vision to allow for active supervision and interaction with students. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.