1st Grade Teacher

St. Mark Catholic School
Employment Type
Full Time
Wilmington, NC
Posted Date

Hours Per Week:  40 (Full-time)

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions:

  • Ideal candidates should be skilled in the use of research-based best practices in order to effectively engage all 1st grade students in a challenging and rigorous learning environment where student academic growth and achievement is maximized.
  • Performance of professional responsibilities is not limited to planning lessons, preparing instructional material, taking attendance, signing in and out daily, serving on staff committees, conferring with parents, maintaining positive relationships.
  • Teaching of religion to 1st grade students.
  • Completion of requirements for obtaining/maintaining a current license with the Diocese and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Certified by the state of NC in Elementary Education or certified in another state and able to transfer certifications.
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience:
    • Years of related work experience : 2-3+
    • Area of related work experience: Elementary classroom teacher.
  • Satisfactory completion of criminal background and reference checks.
  • Completion of Diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidate should understand the content, create cross-curricular connections, and design instructional plans that include higher order thinking skills and acquisition of deeper content knowledge.
  • Candidate should have a demonstrated ability to provide a differentiated instructional environment that incorporates a wide range of instructional strategies, including cooperative and project based learning, independent and small group activities with hands-on learning experiences.
  • Candidate should be able to incorporate the seamless integration of technology and naturally infuse 21st Century skills in lessons that support the school's instructional program and goals.
  • Candidate should have a willingness to contribute to a positive, Catholic school culture and participate in school activities beyond the classroom.
  • Candidate should show a commitment to ongoing professional development and professional learning to support the students and mission of St. Mark Catholic School.

Position Start Date: 08/2022

Posting Expiry Date: 08/01/2022 or until filled.

St. Mark is a Catholic school committed to educating the whole child academically, spiritually, and physically.  St. Mark Catholic School strives for academic excellence by instilling in each student Christian values, confidence, and a desire to be effective leaders of tomorrow.