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Open Position: Classroom Teacher

For immediate hire

Grade Level: Mixed Grades 

Hours: M-F 8:00am-2:45pm

 

Streams of Hope is hiring a full time classroom teacher for a multi-age, multi-grade classroom. 

 

Are you a passionate and exceptional educator who thinks kids are the best humans? Are you prepared to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students and their families? At Streams of Hope, our educational philosophy prioritizes relationships over content, creative problem-solving over a one-size-fits-all approach, and the holistic well-being of our students and their families—socially, spiritually, and emotionally. We are dedicated to fostering connection and community while celebrating the unique strengths of every learner.

 

As an independent, non-accredited 1st-12th grade microschool, we offer a unique approach to education through flexible enrollment options, mixed age classrooms, personalized curriculum, and a faith centered environment. 

 

As our newest teacher, you will: 

  • Cultivate a warm, inviting, and unique learning environment tailored to the individual needs of each student.
  • Maintain regular communication with families to cultivate a strong parent-school partnership.
  • Establish an environment attuned to the work of the Holy Spirit, fostering safety, community, and acceptance for each student.
  • Demonstrate flexibility to meet the evolving needs of students, ensuring their diverse needs are met.
  • Exhibit a commitment to excellence in the classroom through effective classroom management, thoughtful lesson planning, and student assessment.
  • Work with a diverse range of ages, grades, and abilities.
  • Embrace the concept of lifelong learning, dedicating yourself to personal growth—professionally, personally, and spiritually.
  • Encourage children to embrace challenges and provide a secure environment for learning from both successes and failures.

 

Our ideal candidate possesses:

  • At least 2 years of teaching experience in homeschool, traditional private/public school, or another learning environment
  • A Bachelor’s degree (preferred but not required)
  • A teaching license (preferred but not required)
  • A strong Christian faith
  • Strong English communication skills
  • The ability to work effectively with a wide range of ages and grades

 

At Streams of Hope Christian School, we welcome teachers from any Christian tradition but ask that you are familiar with the DNA of Heartland Church (learn more at heartlandfw.org). If you're enthusiastic about our mission, submit your application to admin@streamsofhopeschool.com, including the following: 

  1. Your resume
  2. Your cover letter
  3. Professional references
  4. A letter of recommendation from your senior pastor
  5. Written responses to the following questions in a pdf format

 

1. Given your understanding of Streams of Hope and its programs, what are some key elements you would use to build a strong community in a classroom catering to individualized instruction?

2. How have your experiences shaped or influenced your understanding of the necessity of innovative education?

3. What is your understanding of the role of the teacher in a Christian microschool?

4. How do you gauge student success in non traditional ways?

5. What kind of experience do you want children to have in their education?

 

Teaching at Streams of Hope Christian School involves embracing the process, identifying student needs and abilities, thinking creatively, and nurturing potential.

 

If this resonates with you, consider joining our exceptional team. Contracts are for one school year, with mandatory co-teaching/training for at least one quarter and up to one full semester before assuming your own classroom. The salary ranges between $25,000-$30,000 annually, with additional retirement benefits, tuition benefits for teachers' children, and stipends for classroom supplies and decor. Our teachers experience zero out-of-pocket expenses to run their classrooms effectively. Salary is determined based on teaching experience, tuition benefits, and classroom capacity.

 

We appreciate the interest of all applicants but will only contact candidates selected for interviews.


Open Position: Classroom Assistant

For Immediate Hire

Grade Level: Mixed Grades 

 

Hours: 

Mondays through Thursdays 8:00am-3:00pm; 

Fridays 8am-2pm

 

Wage: 

Starting at $12/hour for up to 30 hours/week through June 1, 2024

Paid break and lunch 

5 paid sick days during the academic school year

3 paid bereavement days during the academic school year

Discounted tuition for dependent children to be negotiated. 

 

Classroom Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Work one on one with students as needed, providing support in understanding and completing assignments.
  • Adapt teaching methods to meet individual student needs.
  • Be sensitive to the work of the Holy Spirit to minister to students.
  • Help students develop a Biblical worldview.
  • Score daily student work, providing constructive feedback to enhance learning outcomes.
  • Help classroom teacher ensure students are completing assignments thoroughly and on schedule by monitoring daily work.
  • Monitor daily student break time to ensure a safe and inclusive environment.
  • Assist classroom teachers in monitoring lunchtime activities.
  • Supervise students for short periods of time in the absence of the classroom teacher.
  • Assist with student drop-off and dismissal procedures.
  • Assist with special classroom projects as directed by the classroom teacher.
  • Assist in other classrooms as needed, following directives from the Executive Director.
  • Foster a sense of community by actively participating in school-wide events.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience working with students in an educational setting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt to the unique needs of each student.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Willingness to collaborate with teachers and staff.
  • Patience, empathy, and a passion for supporting student success.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and three professional references to admin@streamsofhopeschool.com.