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2 Mar 2018

1st Grade Teacher | Explorations Program

1st Grade Teacher

The Explorations program is looking for a 1st Grade teacher on Mondays at the CrossLife campus in Oviedo and Tuesdays at the Calvary Orlando campus in Winter Park. The Explorations program is a page-turning adventure through the wonderful world of children’s literature. We use beautiful books connected around a theme to launch learning in the classroom. Explorations teachers explore literature, writing, history, geography, science, and Bible lessons inspired by our books. Review program details here.

Qualified applicants are required to:

  • Agree with the CCS statement of faith, frequently attend a Christian church as a member in good standing, and actively pursue a walk of faith governed by the scriptures and the Lord Jesus Christ
  • Have experience working with or understanding of parent-directed education
  • Have strong classroom management skills
  • Plan, prepare and bring to life engaging, hands-on, developmentally-appropriate classroom learning environments
  • Read aloud beautiful children’s books each week in the classroom with energy, character, and delight
  • Display the ability to execute engaging lessons in the subjects Explorations covers, including reading comprehension, writing instruction, vocabulary, science, social studies, and Bible, as inspired and pulled from the focus book
  • Be prepared for a “pop-up” classroom model, with complete set-up and take-down of all classroom elements after the school day
  • Be able to work on a team of teachers on grade level and program-wide
  • Be able to teach for 31 weeks
  • Be able to complete a day of classroom observation in March or April 2018
  • Be able to attend mandatory teacher orientation and professional development workshops in May 2018 and July 2018
  • Be willing to take the Clifton Strengths Assessment and submit the results
  • Display a love for learning, teaching, students and parents

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume to Ruth Brown at ruthb@circlechristianschool.org. Receipt will be acknowledged and next steps will be outlined. Next step items will need to be completed by due dates given.