Kindergarten Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

South Shore Christian Academy, Weymouth, MA

Kindergarten Teacher Position Description

South Shore Christian Academy is a Christian, Preschool – Grade 12, college-preparatory, richly diverse day school south of Boston, Massachusetts. We are on a mission to “glorify Jesus Christ by revealing truth, imparting knowledge, stimulating spiritual growth, and developing Christian character in young men and women through a college preparatory curriculum taught by Christian teachers,” so that students can be well-equipped to “do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with God” in our world.

This formative process begins in our vibrant Lower School! We are seeking a full-time kindergarten teacher for immediate start. This is an all-day, 5 day per week position. A typical school day runs from 7:30am-3:00pm. Teachers are to be in the school building by 7:10 am M-F.

Essential Duties

In addition to normal teaching responsibilities, other areas of responsibility include:

  • Implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum that addresses the whole child.
  • Planning a daily routine that creates a balance in the day and fits within the broader schoolschedule.
  • Communicating regularly with parents and/or guardians about class and school activities, as wellas their son’s or daughter’s progress in the class.
  • Fostering a positive, encouraging, whimsical, and supportive environment.
  • Supervising children at all times.
  • Working closely with the Kindergarten aide and other early education faculty staff to ensure asense of continuity of quality and approach.
  • Overseeing Kindergarten aide.
  • Contributing to school improvement initiatives, including participating in meetings, collaborativework, and professional development activities.
  • Support Admissions and Development functions, including but not limited to: participating inadmissions events and evaluating prospective students.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a committed follower of Christ and affirm SSCA Statement of Faith and Teaching Positions.
  • Must exhibit a high degree of cultural competency to contribute within a multi-racial, multi-denominational environment
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in early childhood education; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Ideal candidate will have at least two years of teaching experience in an early childhood setting (apracticum counts toward this).
  • State certification preferred, but not required.
  • Required to move about campus regularly, including navigating stairs; to sit, stand, talk, hear, see;and to lift loads of 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to perform all job functions, or modified functions, remotely if required or deemednecessary by the Head of School.
  • SSCA conducts background checks and employment authorizations.This position will begin upon hire, and is eligible for renewal next school year.

South Shore Christian Academy

Weymouth, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender