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Upper School Humanities Teacher

  • Teacher
  • Midwest

Morning Star Academy

1426 Tanglefoot Lane, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

Position Description


The teacher shall:

Seek to role model in attitude, speech, and actions a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ.
Follow Jesus’ example in Matthew 18 in dealing with students, parents, staff, and administration.
Lead students to a realization of their self-worth in Christ and motivate them to accept God’s gift of salvation and to grow in their faith.

The teacher shall:

Recognize that God holds parents primarily responsible for their child’s education and assist parents in this task.
Teach classes as assigned following prescribed scope and sequence.
Plan broadly through the use of semester and quarterly plans and objectives, and more specifically through the use of daily lesson plans.
Assess the learning of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
Keep proper discipline in the classroom and on the school premises.

The teacher shall:

Cooperate with the Board and administration in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the school.
Maintain regular and accurate attendance and grade records for each student.
Keep students and parents informed of progress or deficiencies.
Maintain a clean, attractive, and well-ordered classroom.
Supervise extracurricular activities and outings as assigned.

The teacher shall:

Utilize educational opportunities and evaluation processes for professional growth.
Seek the counsel of colleagues or parents while maintaining a teachable attitude.
Attend and participate in scheduled staff devotions, in-service, and faculty meetings.

The teacher shall:

Demonstrate the character qualities of enthusiasm, courtesy, flexibility, integrity, gratitude, kindness, self-control, perseverance, and punctuality.
Develop and maintain rapport with students, parents, and staff by treating others with friendliness, dignity, and consideration.
Respectfully submit and be loyal to the Board.
Maintain a personal appearance that is a role model of cleanliness, modesty, good taste, and is in agreement with school policy.
Represent the school in a favorable and professional manner to its constituency and the general public.
Place the teaching ministry ahead of outside or volunteer work.


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