Overview

Redeemer Redwood City

Teacher

Job Description

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION

Full-time; Exempt

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY

To provide education to the Transitional Kindergarten – 8th grade school students in alignment with Redeemer’s mission and vision.

QUALIFICATIONS

An active disciple of Jesus Christ and willingness to support the beliefs and teachings of Redeemer.
Possess the ability to work in a Christian environment and apply Christian values before families and young people in a way that honors Christ through words, attitudes, and actions.
Credentialed in the state of California or eligible for credentialing with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Education preferred; 24 Units of Early Childhood Education preferred for Transitional Kindergarten
Graduate of a Concordia University System college or university or have completed the colloquy program preferred.
Previous teaching experience is preferred.
Able to work collaboratively with staff, parents, students, and community with excellent classroom management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Able to communicate in the English language effectively both verbally and in writing.
RESPONSIBILITIES

Be an active participant in the life of Redeemer’s ministry.
Collaboratively work with the Ministry Leadership Team, faculty / staff, and parents to provide a quality Christian education.
A commitment to adopt and grow towards Redeemer’s core teaching values and practices.
Actively participate in activities resulting from strategic planning of the school ministry as lead by the Head of School, Principal of Curriculum of Learning and Instruction, and Principal of Strategy and Operations
Participate in student orientation and registration activities.
Assume responsibility for student discipline and safety.
Participate in school sponsored activities which facilitate the professional growth and enhance the quality of the instructional program.
Maintain professional competence through continued education and professional development.
Create and maintain an effective learning environment for students.
Teach students utilizing the course of study adopted by Redeemer School ministry.
Source age-appropriate curriculum
Create an environment that fosters creativity, positive self-image, and respect for colleagues and community.
Instruct students in citizenship and communication skills.
Utilize the campus and community to implement place, project and service-based learning.
Provide differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all students.
Establish and maintain standards of student behavior conducive to learning.
Evaluate students’ academic, social, and emotional growth and keep appropriate records.
Identify student needs and collaborate with school leadership, other staff members, and parents to assess and assist students.
Assist in other school programs and duties as assigned.
WORKING CONDITIONS

Some after-school, evening and weekend work required.
Outdoor supervision of students

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to bend, squat, and/or kneel occasionally; ability to stand or walk up to 7 hours, and/or sit on occasion
Able to lift up to 40 pounds
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Successful passing of Department of Justice (DOJ) background check
Proof of negative TB screening within last sixty days prior to employment
Vaccine verification for COVID-19
ACCOUNTABILITY:

The Teacher is directly supervised by the Principal of Curriculum and Learning.

About Redeemer Ministries

Founded over 90 years ago, Redeemer Redwood City is a church and private school located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Redeemer is a small-medium sized church and school which remains as one of the few private, Christian schools on the Peninsula caring for approximately 200 children. Redeemer offers its employees opportunities to be part of a long-standing, close-knit team of Christian ministers, educators and administrators. At Redeemer, our mission is to help people find their identity and purpose in Jesus through a quality Christian education.