Peachtree Academy

Elementary Teacher for Fall 2024

Reference ID : 54350
Location : Covington, GA
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

Peachtree Academy is interviewing for an innovative educator with experience teaching any elementary grade level between pre-kindergarten and 5th grade. The ideal candidate knows how to strengthen fundamental reading skills, teach small groups, and use a multi-sensory approach to education. We have wonderful students and you would enjoy a collaborative work environment with other outstanding teachers and a positive leadership team. Our class sizes make for an ideal learning environment. This is the place to use your skills, build relationships with students and families, and thrive in the environment that has been created at Peachtree Academy.


GA certification is preferred but out-of-state transfers and recent graduates who have completed their field study are also welcome to apply. Teaching experience matters greatly and we want to support our teachers so they can be as successful and effective as possible!

Duties

  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Assign and grade classwork and homework.
  • Read books to entire classes or small groups.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine priorities for their children and their resource needs.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Guide and counsel students with adjustment or academic problems, or special academic interests.
  • Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
  • Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and schools.
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Enforce administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
  • Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Prepare for assigned classes and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisors.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of elementary school programs.
  • Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Organize and label materials and display students' work.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.
  • Administer standardized ability and achievement tests and interpret results to determine student strengths and areas of need.
  • Supervise, evaluate, and plan assignments for teacher assistants and volunteers.
  • Involve parent volunteers and older students in children's activities to facilitate involvement in focused, complex play.
  • Perform administrative duties, such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.
  • Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities, such as restrooms.
  • Sponsor extracurricular activities, such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests.

Requirements

  • Establish rules or policies governing student behavior.
  • Monitor student performance.
  • Monitor student behavior, social development, or health.
  • Evaluate student work.
  • Set up classroom materials or equipment.
  • Modify teaching methods or materials to accommodate student needs.
  • Plan educational activities.
  • Apply multiple teaching methods.
  • Develop instructional objectives.
  • Evaluate student work.
  • Assign class work to students.
  • Read to students.
  • Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress.
  • Prepare tests.
  • Evaluate student work.
  • Discuss problems or issues with supervisors.
  • Discuss student progress with parents or guardians.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Encourage students.
  • Advise students on academic or career matters.
  • Develop strategies or programs for students with special needs.
  • Develop instructional objectives.
  • Set up classroom materials or equipment.
  • Enforce rules or policies governing student behavior.
  • Collaborate with other teaching professionals to develop educational programs.
  • Discuss problems or issues with supervisors.
  • Create technology-based learning materials.
  • Plan educational activities.
  • Document lesson plans.
  • Collaborate with other teaching professionals to develop educational programs.
  • Prepare reports detailing student activities or performance.
  • Monitor student performance.
  • Teach others to use technology or equipment.
  • Plan educational activities.
  • Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
  • Plan experiential learning activities.
  • Display student work.
  • Serve on institutional or departmental committees.
  • Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress.
  • Evaluate performance of educational staff.
  • Supervise student research or internship work.
  • Supervise school or student activities.
  • Maintain inventories of materials, equipment, or products.
  • Distribute instructional or library materials.
  • Order instructional or library materials or equipment.
  • Assist students with special educational needs.
  • Coordinate student extracurricular activities.

Nice To Haves

  • Google docs
  • Laminating machine experience
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Word
  • Fun personality and the ability to build relationships with students

Benefits

Accredited private school with small class sizes and well-behaved students.

401K plus we match up to 4% of your salary

Health insurance

Optional ancillary benefits include life insurance, LegalShield, cancer insurance, and more.

Bring your children with you! Tuition discounts for early childhood and K-12 private school for your children.

Christian environment

Competitive salary for outstanding candidates

About Us

*Peachtree Academy*

Our school is a State of Art Private PreK through 12th-grade private school. We are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools / Advanc-ED and we strive to challenge our students each and every day. Students utilize a state-of-the-art computer lab and library for learning enhancement. Our students compete in a variety of academic events including Math Olympics, Creative Writing, Spelling Bees, Speech Meets, Science Fairs, and over 17 different sports teams. At Peachtree Academy, we expect our students to be well-rounded and encourage them to participate in extra-curricular activities (soccer, baseball, language classes, chess, drama, music, and dance).


*Peachtree Prep*

The early childhood division of the school bases its academic program on a weekly unit of study for academic advancement. Teachers use lesson plans to guide the delivery of information and address individual issues of advanced skill levels or areas of improvement that are needed. Parents may supplement curriculum by bringing in books, materials, or ideas related to the theme for the benefit of the class.



Salary : $34,000 to $41,000/Yr
Minimum Education : Bachelor's
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Covington, GA

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