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Classroom Teacher, Grade 3

Lighthouse Christian Academy

931 Love Point Rd, Stevensville, Maryland 21666-2119

Position Description

The ideal candidate will be familiar with Classical Christian distinctives, having experience with or training in Classical teaching. Applicants must embody Christian virtue, demonstrating a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. The 3rd grade teacher provides classroom instruction to students across a variety of subjects with a strong emphasis on math and language arts, and guides students through the routines, procedures, classes, and tasks of the school day. This position requires an educator who is a mature Christian who loves teaching and shepherding children. He or she should be a person who is personable, organized, and committed to providing a caring and engaging learning environment in which students’ hearts, minds, and souls are cultivated and nurtured.

Qualifications:

  • Possess a mature Christian faith, displayed in godly conduct and firm in personal convictions.
  • Establish and maintain virtuous relationships with colleagues, students, and parents.
  • Lead students with clear and kind authority.
  • Support and promote the mission and vision of Lighthouse Christian Academy.
  • Demonstrate pedagogical and organizational competence.
  • Continue learning about the Classical Christian tradition and their own teaching field.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan and implement instruction for students across the school day.
    Build rapport and relationship with students and parents.
  • Communicate with parents regarding the progress of the student academically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually.
  • Use effective classroom management skills for implementing lessons, and setting and maintaining clear expectations for behavior, participation, and progress in the class.
  • Shepherd students’ hearts and minds by providing Biblical, gospel-filled instruction, correction, and encouragement.
  • Maintain an orderly classroom environment by implementing Love and Logic.
  • Monitor and evaluate students’ participation and progress and communicate that with parents through written report cards, emails, and conversations as needed.
  • Participate in faculty meetings and in the overall life and community of the school.

Education:

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Time Required:

​​Full time, ten months with standard school breaks during the school year.

To apply for this job email your details to k.guerra@lcacademy.org