Job description
Job Title Elementary Teacher, Grades 1-5

Position Under direction, teach and instruct pupils in Primary Grades 1st – 5th, or a combination
Summary of the same in academic, social, behavioral, and other related skill areas; plan, develop, organize, and conduct a comprehensive education program for early childhood and primary grade pupils; assist pupils, parents, and others in aiding pupils in adjusting to a structured educational environment; perform other related functions as required.
Perform a variety of complex and responsible duties in providing information and assistance to students, staff, parents, and the public by using SJLS systems and processes. Initiate, create, and maintain printed and electronic communication systems to support all SJLS activities (including social media).

Requirements Affirms that, as part of the qualifications for this position, he/she is a Christian who knows the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior. (John 3:3, 1 Peter 1:23).

Gives testimony that teaching and/or working with children is a calling, and that working in this Christian school is God’s direction.

Manifests by precept and example the highest Christian virtue and personal decorum, serving as a Christian role model (1 Timothy 4: 12)

Accepts without verbal or mental reservations the Statement of Faith, the Philosophy of Education, and Mission Statement of this school and church and is committed to upholding them.

Possession of a Baccalaureate or higher degree with emphasis in elementary education, instructional technology, a subject matter field commonly taught in the primary/elementary grades, or closely related field areas.

Certification Requirement
Possession of a North Carolina credential authorizing service as a teacher of primary/elementary grade pupils.


Successful completion of student teaching at a recognized college or university or two years of regular full time elementary classroom teaching experience, preferably including one year in a primary/elementary grade setting.


Knowledge of:
Principles, theories, methods, techniques, and strategies pertaining to teaching and instruction of primary/elementary grade pupils; child growth and development and behavior characteristics of the primary/elementary grade child; educational curriculum and instructional goals and objectives, and the educational trends and research findings pertaining to childhood educational programming; behavior management and behavior shaping strategies, techniques and methods, and conflict resolution procedures; socio-economic and cultural background differences of the general school population.

Ability to:
Plan, organize, develop, and conduct a comprehensive teaching and instruction program for pupils in Primary Grades 1st – 5th or a combination of these grades; provide effective learning experiences for pupils from a wide range of socio- economic and cultural backgrounds and with varying mental, social, and emotional levels; effectively assess the educational needs of pupils, and design, develop, and implement sound individualized educational plans; provide an attractive, inviting, and stimulating learning environment; perform research and development activities pertaining to curriculum and instruction programs for Primary/Elementary students in Grades 1 – 5, pilot projects, and innovative programs designed to enhance pupil educational opportunities and experiences; comply with the school’s customer service standards, as outlined in school policy.

Reports to: School Principal




Working School Administration: relationships Principal

School Office Staff
School Director of Admissions
After School Program Director
Church and School Administration
Classroom Teachers
Custodial Staff

1. Teach and instruct pupils in reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, and health in a classroom setting.
2. Utilize an adopted course of study, program guides, and a variety of other materials in developing lesson planning, and in the development of teaching outlines.
3. Pursue a variety of methodology in teaching and instructing pupils, including instruction, demonstration, lecture, activity participation, and using specialized educational equipment, materials, and aids.

4. Teach and instruct pupils in Christian citizenship and other subject matter specified by school mission, vision, philosophy, and statement of faith.

5. Prepare, develop and utilize a variety of instructional materials appropriate for the instructional level of pupils within a wide range of mental, physical, and emotional maturity.

6. Review, analyze, and evaluate the history, background, and assessment of pupils in designing an educational program to meet specific individual educational needs.

7. Provide individual and group instruction designed to enhance the pupils’ mental, social, and emotional growth.

8. Establish and maintain appropriate standards of student behavior, utilizing a variety of behaviour management strategies and techniques, including behavior modification, reinforcement and other positive behavior shaping processes.

9. Review, analyze, and evaluate academic and social growth, and records appropriate analyses and perceptions.

10. Prepare progress reports to parents and others concerning pupil academic and social growth.

11. Prepare, administer, score, and record results of a variety of criterion referenced and standardized tests in evaluating pupil progress.

12. Counsel, confer, and communicate with parents, regarding pupil progress, and to interpret the educational program.

13. Assist and cooperate with school and resource personnel in assessing pupil needs, in the development of alternative solutions to individual educational planning, and in the adapting of curriculum offerings to meet individual educational needs.

14. Plan, create, and maintain an effective learning environment through the utilization of functional and aesthetically attractive displays, exhibits, bulletin boards, interest, learning, and activity centers.

15. Select and requisition appropriate educational supplies, materials, books, equipment, and learning aids.

16. Establish and maintain a suitable room environment through the proper control of heating, lighting, and ventilation.

17. Perform non-instructional duties, including curriculum and instruction development, student supervision, and advisory and consultation activities.

18. Conduct a variety of learning experiences to effectively utilize time available for instruction.

Core skills Exhibits Christian Living/Christian Role Model
Excellent Written and Spoken Communication
Customer Service/Professionalism
Focused on Personal Professional Development

Outlook Mail, Calendar
Fast Direct School Software Management system
Microsoft Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher
Web site and social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $30,000.00 – $50,000.00 per year


Dental insurance
Health insurance
Vision insurance


8 hour shift
Monday to Friday

Ability to Relocate:


Winston-Salem, NC 27103: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person