Position Information

Type: Full Time/Certified

Description

New Life Christian School is looking for a teacher to fill a lower grammar school position.  We are a PreK-10th grade school with about 80 students, and we have been a Classical Christian School for four years. We have a passionate desire to serve the body of Christ in the inland NW by training wise, thoughtful, and eloquent students. The ideal candidate would be someone who is passionate about CCE, is a gifted teacher and has previous experience in a CCE environment in order to help us in our transition.

New Life Christian School, a non-denominational Christian School, located in Ephrata, New Life Christian School has been providing education in a Christ-focused environment for more than 30 years. New Life Christian School is currently transitioning to a Classical Christian School and will be offering a high school program beginning in the 2020-2021 School Year.

Responsibilities

The teacher is to work with all students in a spirit of genuine Christian love and to demonstrate a vital living relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.

  1. Teach subjects and classes as assigned using curriculum, supplementary materials, field trips, special guests, etc., to enhance student learning.
  2. Attend and participate in morning devotions, teacher's meetings, evening programs if involving his/her students, and other meetings as assigned.
  3. Do supervisory duty in the gymnasium, playground or study hall before, during or after school as assigned.
  4. Complete paperwork including the following regular progress reports; report cards; grade records for permanent file; inventories of classroom equipment, supplies, and books; end of year debriefing evaluation; records of attendance; administration of achievement tests; and other paperwork as assigned or requested.
  5. Building and classroom cleaning and repair including responsibility for daily and end-of-year cleaning of classroom areas as prescribed; assist in overall cleanliness of the facility and promptly report repair needs to the administration.
  6. Plan parties on designated holidays.
  7. Maintain proper classroom discipline, taking care of minor problems personally and referring major problems to the administrator.
  8. Be available to any parents or students who wish to have a conference during non-teaching time.
  9. Hold a bi-annual conference with the parents of each student.
  10. Supervise extracurricular activities, organizations, and outings as assigned.
  11. Carry out any other specific duties as assigned.

Subject to the Constitution of the United States and all applicable state and federal laws, NLCS does not discriminate in its employment practices or in the administration and dissemination of its programs and services.

Requirements

The ideal candidate is one who has a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education and has at least two years of prior teaching experience. Such a candidate should love the Lord with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength and also delights in leading elementary students to learn and discover His world. He/She also needs to be a self-starter, excellent at time management, have strong classroom management skills, flexible, and able to work well in a team. It is preferred the successful candidate has taught in a Classical Christian School or has experience in a Classical Christian Education environment.  

If you are interested in this position please e-mail your resumé with cover letter and completed application to nlcs@nlcs.us.