Classroom Teacher

Classroom Teacher

Non-profit Teaching

Are you tired of the status quo of education? Are you looking for a workplace that cares about people? Are you ready to make a difference? Check us out - we are seeking talented educators to add to our dynamic team - in this once in a lifetime opportunity as we move into our dream home (school) this year!

Classroom Teacher:   

A completed application includes proof of education, three references, and a resume.

Description: Under the direct supervision of the Head of School, the classroom teacher position designs and provides appropriate learning experiences for students. The classroom teacher instructs and supervises students in a variety of learning settings. The classroom teacher provides an environment conducive to the overall development of each student. Assignments may also include working with individuals and/or small groups of students and performing other duties as assigned. 

Essential Job Functions:The duties listed are typical examples of the work performed by this job classification. This is not an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements and does not limit the assignment of additional related duties for the position. Not all duties assigned are included, nor are all duties listed performed in the school, office, or every day. 

  • Plan and implement instructional programs and services that adhere to the school mission and meet the strengths, interests, needs, and abilities of each student.
  • Maintain a safe and secure learning environment.
  • Create a learning environment that nurtures the talents and development of all students.
  • Prepare long term and short term plans for each content/course.
  • Provide a specialized learning environment, aligned to standards, that accelerates student learning.
  • Plan and utilize varied methods, resources, and evaluation techniques that support each student in achieving learning objectives and outcomes. 
  • Prepare appropriate lesson plans and specialized instruction for classes/courses assigned to achieve learning outcomes including but not limited to: English language arts, mathematics, social studies/science.
  • Monitor student progress and design lessons aligned to student needs.
  • Evaluate student performance through observations, assignments, tests, quizzes, informal and formal assessments.
  • Provide input to student educational plans and team processes.
  • Maintain complete and accurate student records.
  • Communicate student progress to students and parents/guardians. Meet with students and parents to support progress and growth.
  • Oversee the appropriate use and care of instructional materials, resources, and equipment.
  • Collaborate with school administration, colleagues, support staff, parents, and community members in the best interests of students.
  • Attend and actively participate in staff meetings and serve on various committees/workgroups. 
  • Improve skills and knowledge base in current trends, evidence-based practices, technology, and interdisciplinary connections.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


The salary for this 9 month position will be based on a salary scale. Actual salary placement will be in accordance with the procedures of Glenwood Academy. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the principles and pedagogy. Knowledge of state standards and specialized, research-based interventions. 
  • Knowledge of the strengths and needs presented by students with language based learning differences.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality when discussing students’ progress and concerns with staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form.
  • Ability to implement effective lesson plans to support the educational program.
  • Ability to work with diverse learners.
  • Possess basic technology knowledge to support student learning and clerical tasks.
  • Skilled in technology competency and software applications such as Google Suite.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong human relations skills.
  • Ability to have positive and professional communication with staff, administrators, parents, and/or the community.


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in an applicable field.

Licenses and Certification:

Possession of, or eligibility for, a Maryland Certificate commensurate to the position is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid teaching license/certificate
  • Special Education experience or certification 
  • Three previous years of teaching experience
  • Training in structured literacy practices -Orton-Gillingham Plus

Physical and Environmental Conditions:

The work of this class is generally performed in a school environment. Work may require the flexibility to move around the school and classroom.

Application Details: There will be a pre-screening of applicant credentials prior to inviting interested candidates in for an interview. Interviews will be limited to those who meet the basic requirements and submit the resume by the initial screening date for this position. Qualified candidates must complete the application process:

  • Submit a cover letter
  • Submit a resume including a listing of former employment locations with dates of employment, skills, and        references
  • Documentation for education requirements

Glenwood Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its employment, programs and activities.

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