VCS Job Description

First Grade Teacher

General Duties

  • Motivate students to accept God's gift of salvation and help them grow in their faith and realization of their self-worth in Christ.
  • Implement all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the school.
  • Integrate biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum and activities.
  • Develop and maintain a classroom learning environment that effectively meets the needs
    of student. 
  • Develop and maintain a positive classroom management policy that is effective, fair, and consistent.
  • Develop and maintain a good rapport with students, parents, and staff through effective communication and by treating others with friendliness, dignity, and respect.
  • Provide for the care of school property and see that students use equipment and utilities properly.
  • Recognize the need for good public relations. Represent the school in a favorable and professional manner to the school's constituency and the general public.
  • Follow the established school policies in dealing with conflict involving students, parents, staff, or administration.
  • Know the procedures for dealing with issues of an emergency nature.
  • Utilize educational opportunities and evaluation processes for professional growth.
  • Provide input and constructive recommendations for administrative and managerial functions
    in the school.
  • Support the broader program of the school by attending extracurricular activities.

Specific Duties

  • Teach classes as assigned following prescribed scope and sequence as scheduled by the administrator.
  • Plan broadly through the use of semester and quarterly plans and objectives, and more currently through the use of daily lesson plans.
  • Plan and implement a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students and assists them in progress toward achieving goals and objectives established by the School Board.
  • Employ a variety of instructional aids, methods, and materials that will provide for creative teaching to reach the whole child: spiritual, mental, physical, social, and emotional.
  • Assess and maintain adequate records of the learning of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
  • Maintain regular and accurate attendance records of students.
  • Keep students, parents, and the administration adequately informed of student progress or deficiencies and give sufficient notice of failure.
  • Inform the administration in a timely manner if unable to fulfill any duty assigned. Prepare adequate information and materials for a substitute teacher.
  • Cooperate with and participate in the planning and evaluation of the school program.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled devotional, in-service, committee, faculty, and Parent Teacher Fellowship meetings.

    Qualifications

    Required
  • Have received Jesus Christ as his/her personal Savior.
  • Bachelor Degree
  • State issued teaching certificate or willing to obtain
  • ACSI teaching certificate or willing to obtain
  • If not current regular employee, must provide an I-9 form to provide proof of employment eligibility.
  • Pursuant to state law, as amended, a disclosure form criminal conviction history record, and submit to finger-printing.
  • Believe that the Bible is God's Word and standard for faith and daily living.
  • Be in whole-hearted agreement with the school's Statement of Faith and Christian philosophy
    of education.
  • Be a Christian role model in attitude, speech, and actions toward others. This includes being committed to God's Biblical standards for sexual conduct. Luke 6:40.
  • Be a member in good standing at a local, evangelical church that has a Statement of Faith
    in agreement with the school's Statement of Faith.