Lower School First Grade Teacher


Position Begins: August 2018

Presbyterian School is seeking an experienced, passionate professional to join our Lower School team as a First Grade Teacher.  A qualified candidate will enjoy the young elementary learner and be able to create a warm classroom environment to support differentiated, student-centered learning that fosters creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving.  The ability to recognize, articulate and respond to unique learning profiles is required.  Demonstrated experience in teaching in a selective independent or public school setting is required. Contributing to the school community beyond the classroom is expected.  Creativity and initiative are invited.  A successful candidate will exhibit strong character and will commit to supporting the mission, programs, and policies of Presbyterian School.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Teaching experience in a selective independent or public school setting.
  • Deep understanding of the First Grade learner.
  • A positive, solution-focused approach to problems.
  • Skills to effectively communicate with colleagues, parents, and students.
  • Willingness to embrace new paradigms of student learning.
  • Ability to meaningfully incorporate iPad in teaching and learning
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional growth

Click here to apply online. Please direct all letters of interest and employment queries to Janet Fox, Academic Dean.

Presbyterian School seeks to attract qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to its faculty, staff and student body who are able to support and further the mission of the school.  Accordingly, all positions on the faculty and administrative staff will be filled solely on the basis of merit and without reference to the applicant's age, sex, disability, ethnic or national origin.  In light of the school's religious nature, it does reserve the right to consider an applicant's or employee's religious beliefs and practices in employment decisions. 

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