Elementary Teacher

Holy Trinity Catholic Elementary School
West Point, IA

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3427956
  • Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2021
  • Posted: Jan 13, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Elementary Teacher

Holy Trinity Catholic Schools in Fort Madison, Iowa seeks teachers for our Elementary School in West Point, Iowa. We are looking for a teacher that will teach not only the content but infuse Catholic values into the curriculum and learning experience for the students. 

Position Detail:

  • Develops and administers elementary school curriculum consistent with school system goals and objectives.
  • Creates a welcoming and engaging learning environment for all students.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by actively taking part in professional learning communities and other opportunities.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other elementary professional staff members to evaluate and assess curriculum and participate in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
  • Supervises students in activities that take place out of the classroom during the school day, including activities involving school transportation, lunch and recess.
  • Administers standardized tests in accordance with district testing programs.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.
  • Reliable work attendance is required.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a field applicable to elementary education.
  • License issued by Iowa BoEE for elementary teaching.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy enabling differentiation
  • Knowledge of elementary school curriculum and concepts.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network systems, technology devices and software applications.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, coworkers and the greater community.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.

Travel Requirements

  • Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories:
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Contact Information

  • Lee Morrison
  • 780 West Central Park Avenue
  • Davenport, Iowa 52804
  • Phone: 563-888-4230
  • Email:click here

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