·       Minimum B.S. in education

·       Lutheran teacher diploma preferred

·       Experience in early childhood and/or elementary education preferred

·       Member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church congregation, preferred

·       Is a practicing Christian who witnesses gospel values and supports the philosophy of Lutheran education

·       Has a minimum of 3 years teaching experience or has administrative experience in a Lutheran or other Christian school

·       Must complete CPR and First Aid & Universal Precautions training

·       Pass Criminal History & Sexual Abuse Checks



The teacher will teach the Word of God and the required curriculum for the assigned grades.  He or she will assist the principal in establishing a Christian environment in all school programs.   As a missionary in the field, the teacher will work with students and their families to assist them in becoming responsible members of the Body of Christ.




·       Supervises staff assistants and teachers in the absence of the principal

·       Relates instruction to the Christian objectives of the school.

·       Communicate effectively with both parents and students.

·       Carry out policy and procedures related to the education programs of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and School.

·       Use wholesome motivational techniques that help produce the desired learning environment.

·       Shows the ability to teach a multi-grade classroom

·       Be an active member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church

·       Has the ability to function as a substitute teacher for the school as a whole on occasion.

·       Be visible in key Holy Cross Congregational activities as representative of the ministries of Holy Cross Lutheran School.

·       Makes effective long-term and short-term lesson plans for the classroom.

·       Shows enthusiasm for integrating hybrid homeschool learners into the regular classroom.

·       Maintains effective Christian discipline in the classroom.

·       Counsels with students individually when necessary.

·       Keeps the classroom neat, clean, and interesting.

·       Uses appropriate procedures to evaluate student attendance and achievement

·       Maintains adequate records of student attendance and achievement

·       Executes standardized testing

·       Assist with special school programs, religious services, projects and extra activities as agreed upon and according to one’s contract or Call documents.

·       Be responsible for playground, lunchroom, hallway and other supervision as assigned by the principal.

·       Grow professionally through educational readings, attendance at workshops and conferences

·       Be able to work throughout the day, teaching all subjects possibly without a planning period or break

·       Communicates and confers with the principal on a regular basis


The preceding is to serve as a guideline, not a set of standards or all inclusive. The job description is flexible and will change according to the situation. A spirit of cooperative effort is more important than guidelines.




About Holy Cross Lutheran School

You will have the ability to teach students in a multi-grade classroom, either grades 1-4 or a preschool/kindergarten combination.  We have a relaxed environment where we are like family.  We don't have high stakes testing or the pressures that go along with it. Free tuition for children of Called workers.  Discounted tuition for contracted teachers.  Full benefits for employee and family--pension, 403 (b), disability, paid time off, traditional school breaks.