St. Mark’s Episcopal School in Houston, Texas is seeking creative, organized, team players to serve as Early Childhood Teachers in our Primary School division.
The primary job of an early childhood teacher at St. Mark’s is to serve as the lead teacher in an exemplary program for children in Preschool 2s, Preschool 3s, Pre-K, and Kindergarten. We are looking for dynamic, early childhood professionals, who are motivated to provide a stimulating, safe, and developmentally appropriate educational environment where children have the opportunity to develop cognitive, emotional, and physical skills. We welcome educators who understand the role that technology plays in supporting the educational experience of 21st-century learners. As a member of the Primary School faculty, early childhood teachers are expected to support the mission and philosophy of St. Mark’s Episcopal School. The position hours are from 7:30 AM - 3:45 PM.
Plan, deliver and evaluate lessons and curriculum
Create a learning environment that supports developmentally appropriate practices and utilizes the learning environment as the third teacher
Collect observations and documentation of student learning and report of student progress progress
Develop a nurturing relationship with students and a respectful partnership with parents and collegial relationships with co-workers
An understanding of and a passion for teaching young children
Effective written and oral communication skills
Patience, energy, and physical stamina
A collaborative and joyful spirit
Working knowledge of technology resources in education
Interpersonal skills necessary for effective team success
A Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field
Three years of experience planning a centers-based program for bright, articulate children plus a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education
About St. Mark’s Episcopal School
The community of St. Mark's Episcopal School celebrates the uniqueness of each child. We are stewards of our students' intellectual curiosity, faith, and passion for discovery. We cultivate joy, playfulness, and growth in a child-centered environment. Located in the West University Place neighborhood of Houston, St. Mark’s serves 450 students from two-year-olds through 8th grade. St. Mark's is an engaging community of learners where the school partners with its families in preparing each student for the path that lies ahead through a stimulating, whole-child school experience. Through offerings in athletics, performing and visual arts, technology, Spanish, and a robust curriculum, St. Mark's prepares its graduates for the many high school options Houston offers, and successfully places its students in high schools which best fit each.
St. Mark's is an Episcopal school, and as part of the St. Mark's Episcopal Church parish, is known as a community environment and second home to over 350 families. The school is committed to its positive relationship with families, believing strongly in the power of a fully engaged dynamic between school and ...home. As a place where children are known, teachers understand what it means to meet children where they are, which plays a crucial role in fostering each child's spirit.