Early Childhood Lead Teacher

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St. George’s Independent School seeks a passionate, entrepreneurial, and hard-working individual who is energized by work with families to serve as an Early Childhood Teacher beginning August 2023. As an Episcopal school, St. George’s welcomes and respects all religious, racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Our community recognizes and values the dignity of each person. We affirm differences as sources of strength that create a culture of transformative diversity, building upon shared experiences that deepen our humanity and enhance the intellectual, social, spiritual and moral development of all students. We believe that valuing diversity and inclusion is sacred and living this value transforms our institution, our people and the greater community.

Type: Salary

Duration: Annual letter of agreement

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred


·         Previous instruction of early childhood learners in an educational setting is required

·         Two or more years of teaching is preferred

·         Independent school experience is preferred

The successful candidate will possess skills and experience that would include the ability to:

-use effective teaching methods and deploy an engaging and integrated curriculum for early childhood students (prekindergarten through first grade)

-support a program that meets the social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and creative needs of individual students and the community

-evaluate student learning and progress and offer small group and individualized help to meet student learning needs

-manage a classroom environment that is efficient, comfortable, neat, attractive, and engaging

-implement consistent, effective limit-setting discipline for children and create a positive classroom climate

-partner, plan, and instruct as a lead teacher with other lead teachers

-value and create strong communication and partnerships with families


Physical Requirements: Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear, and interact with campus

visitors as well as others who telephone. Must have the ability to understand and present

materials and communicate with constituents and co-workers in a harmonious manner.


Candidates will embrace the school’s mission and educational philosophy; candidates must be willing to work in a team environment and be positive, inspirational, and family-centered.


To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Angie Simpson, Director of Human Resources, at asimpson@sgisorg or 1880 Wolf River Blvd., Collierville, TN 38017.

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