Elementary Teacher - Long Term Sub for January start

The Lerner Jewish Community Day School | Durham, NC, United States

Posted Date 11/17/2021

Elementary Lead Teacher Long Term Substitute for the 2021-2022 School Year

The Lerner Jewish Community Day School in Durham, North Carolina seeks an experienced general studies educator for our growing school community to teach second grade language arts, math, science and social studies. The Lerner School serves students in preschool through 5th grade. Our mission statement affirms our commitment to “achieving the highest standards of academic excellence, fostering the learning of Jewish values, culture, and traditions while building a diverse and caring community . . . one child at a time.” The candidate will be expected to further this mission by planning, organizing, and implementing lessons and by collaborating with their teaching team, colleagues and parents.

This listing is for a maternity leave substitute teacher. 

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
• Plan and prepare lesson plans and instructional activities by identifying clear teaching objectives and learning outcomes
• Study the curricular materials and implement the core curricula
• Utilize a variety of learning materials and resources in the classroom
• Identify student instructional levels and differentiate instruction to address students at their readiness level using a variety of teaching strategies
• Use relevant technology to support instruction
• Encourage and monitor the progress of all students
• Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress
• Manage student behavior by establishing clear protocols and implementing our Responsive Classroom program
• Effectively communicate with parents, colleagues, and administration to maximize student growth and to create a positive learning environment
• Participate in on-site professional development, school meetings, and extracurricular programs as required
• Create an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers
• Ensure that school policies and safety procedures are reflected in daily practice
• Continue to grow professionally by maintaining awareness of current pedagogy and by implementing changes to instruction as needed

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution, Master’s preferred
• Teacher Certification (preferred)
• 3+ years relevant teaching experience
• Knowledge/familiarity with Readers’ & Writers’ Workshop curriculum & Bridges math curriculum (preferred but not required)
• Technologically savvy
• Awareness of and interest in supporting a Jewish day school environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Passion for teaching & love of children

Please contact Head of School, Beth Null, at [email protected] with a cover letter and resume. Salary commensurate with experience. An employment offer is contingent on a clean background check.

Salary40000.00 Annual
Full Time | Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Teacher (Classroom)
Part Time Categories
Substitute Teacher
Organization Type
Education & Schools
401(k) or 403(b) plans | dental | Life Insurance | medical | parental leave | sick leave | vision
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