Grade 2 Teacher - Vacancy ID: 171804

Vacancy Details

Grade 2 Teacher
Lake Country Academy
Open until filled


Katie Beine

Position Details

Full Time
Teacher Position Summary Great teachers are at the heart of what we do and are the key to our student’s success. Our most successful teachers are mission-driven, adaptable, and have a collaborative team mindset. Key responsibilities include: Demonstrating solid knowledge and understanding of all curriculum areas. Using a multitude of instructional strategies, especially Direct Instruction, that is academically rigorous and highly engaging Aligning planning to State Standards and student assessment data Using data-driven techniques to set ambitious goals for students Taking responsibility for student progress; constantly working to respond to students’ needs Maintaining consistent communications with families regarding student progress Clearly and consistently communicating and upholding school rules, values, and expectations in and out of the classroom Setting an urgent, respectful, and positive tone in the classroom Teaching math, reading, and spelling with enthusiasm and fidelity to the Direct Instruction curriculum. Teaching the Core Knowledge curriculum for history, science, and literature with fidelity. Displaying extraordinary time management to maximize student learning Building relationships with students that communicate the importance of academic and social success at school Taking on responsibilities outside of their content areas instruction such as Core Virtue presentations, lunch and recess duty, and after-school activities Teacher Competencies and Qualifications The successful candidate will also have: A strong academic record with a Bachelor’s degree from a competitive college or university required A state teaching license, or equivalent, in the content area Strong classroom management abilities A strong belief that all students can learn and succeed in the classroom A do-whatever-it-takes attitude An exceptional ability to respond well to feedback and implement it immediately Content Area Information The 2nd Grade teacher is responsible for teaching all content areas to mostly 2nd grade students. We use Direct Instruction, Core Knowledge, and a few other curricula to educate our primary-grade students.

Candidate Requirements

  • Early Childhood – Middle Childhood Regular Education
  • Elementary - Classroom Teacher
  • Elementary/Middle Level Education
  • Letters of Recommendation