River Oaks Baptist School is seeking a dynamic and innovative educator to join our team as a Lower School teacher beginning August 2021. This person teaches approximately 20 students in a self-contained classroom. In grades K - 3, content areas include language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, and character development. Grade 4 is departmentalized and consists of either language arts or mathematics and social studies; all science is taught by the Lower School science teacher. Each Lower School teacher is an integral part of a grade-level team that plans and works closely together. Lower School special area teachers provide instruction in art, Bible, computer, library, music, and Spanish. This position reports to the Head of Lower School.
All Lower School faculty are supported by an experienced divisional team devoted to developing both students and faculty, including a counselor, a learning specialist, a reading specialist, an assistant division head, a division head, and the Associate Head of School for Academics. As with all faculty openings, we seek candidates eager to support our mission of preparing students to meet life's challenges and lead tomorrow's world through a superior educational program undergirded by faith in Jesus Christ and Christian principles.
A bachelor's degree with a minimum of 12 hours of educational courses
Teaching certification for the grade-level applying
At least two years’ full-time teaching experience
A desire to work in a Christian environment
Successful completion of background checks and verification