Kindergarten Teacher – St. Jerome Academy – Hyattsville, MD

JOB DESCRIPTION

St. Jerome Academy is a Montessori Toddler – 8th grade school who is seeking candidates for a Kindergarten teaching position. The teacher will serve as the full-time lead teacher in the classroom. The teacher is responsible for implementing daily classical lessons to support student’s acquisition and application of developmentally appropriate skills and concepts in all subject areas (including religion), and to engage parents and colleagues in support of the early childhood curriculum as prescribed by the Archdiocese of Washington. The teacher is expected to:

Create, document, and implement daily lesson plans consistent with the Educational Plan of St. Jerome Academy curriculum guidelines

Maintain high professional standards consistent with the mission of the school and the teachings of The Catholic Church

Responsible for the safety and active supervision of students at all times and for classroom management

Provide relevant instruction utilizing techniques to motivate, challenge, engage and inspire students to think confidently and independently

Interact effectively and respond to all parent communications in a professional, empathetic, and timely manner

Participate in faculty meetings, collaborative planning meetings, retreats, school committees, and school activities/events.

Work collaboratively with other teachers, staff, and administration

QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred practicing Catholic

Completion of Virtus training prior to the first day of school

•At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
•Bachelor degree preferred
•Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

APPLICATION PROCESS

Email your resume and cover letter to Mr. Flynn at dflynn@stjeromes.org