Position: 2019 – 2020 Elementary Teacher
Classification: Salaried Exempt
Reports to: Elementary Principal
The Head of School in conjunction with the Elementary Principal, contracts the teacher where applicable. The Principal will evaluate the performance of the teacher regularly and annually recommend to the Head of School whether the teacher should continue in his/her teaching position.
To support our mission statement: Lenawee Christian School exists in partnership with the family and church to integrate Biblical truth for life with a commitment to glorifying Jesus Christ through academic excellence and spiritual maturity.
The teacher shall be one who is called of God to the teaching profession, and who is a college graduate, with the appropriate State of Michigan Teaching Certificate & ACSI Certificate.
- Spiritual Maturity
- To seek to spiritually demonstrate, in speech, actions, and attitude, a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ.
- By spending regular daily time in the study of God’s Word and prayer;
- By responding to the ministry of the Holy Spirit within.
- To show, by example, the importance of sharing Christ, studying and memorizing His Word, and praying…
- By sharing the results with students and faculty;
- By praying with and for students and faculty;
- By sharing Christ with students on a personal level.
- Academic Excellence
- The teacher has the major responsibility of instruction of Biblical integration through the curriculum assigned by the Administration.
- In the implementation of this responsibility, he/she is expected to:
- Teach regularly scheduled classes as assigned by the Administrator.
- Develop each of his/her students spiritually, academically, socially and physically to their individual highest potential.
- Embrace and employ the methodologies of a Professional Learning Community. The effectiveness of teaching will be evaluated through a rigor/relevance/relationship grid.
- Employ insights, which God’s Spirit has revealed to him/her from personal daily study of God’s Word and prayer.
- In order to accomplish the above, the teacher will perform the following:
- Keep student lesson plans, assignments, grades, attendance and behavior records current (Ren Web and Moodle). Keep record of materials and textbooks assigned to students.
- Attend teacher meetings, devotions and other functions of the school when related to one’s own area of responsibility.
- Always be available to be used by the Holy Spirit for the spiritual uplift of students or fellow teachers.
- Supervise such student’s activities as the Principal may assign.
- Attend at least one major fund-raising event and support the school by attending alumni events. Teachers are expected to attend co-curricular events regularly, especially when you have current students involved.
- No parent(s) should be surprised by the progress of their student. There will be regular positive and negative communications with parents regarding their child’s progress.
- Use peacemaking principles (Matthew 18, etc.) in disciplining students, and in relationships with the administration and staff.
- Establish a sense of trust and fairness within the classroom.
- Seek professional development opportunities so that appropriate subject knowledge is attained, best teaching practices are implemented and personal strengths are maximized in the classroom.
- Develop personal relationships with students as much as possible with the goals of showing the love of Christ and being a mentor/disciple in the lives of students.
- Adhere to the policies of the school set forth through the handbook and as approved during the year.
- Will attend training for and implement Balanced Literacy.
- Spiritual Maturity
If interested submit application to firstname.lastname@example.org