Elijah House Academy
January 26, 2023
Richmond, Virginia, VA
Job Type


Position Description: Lower School Teacher

Position Summary:
EHA is searching for an experienced lower school (2nd, 3rd, 4th) teacher who
believes in and embodies our Philosophy of Education (based on Charlotte
Mason/classical approach) such that his or her curriculum and instruction cultivate
within our students a love for learning. This teacher will be responsible to cultivate
a classroom atmosphere of delight and duty where such a love for learning and
good habits can be formed.

Position Reporting Responsibility: This position reports to the Dean of Academics.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:
Anyone who is seeking this position at EHA must:
● Understand and be in agreement with the EHA statement of religious beliefs
● Understand and be in agreement with EHA’s mission, vision, values, philosophy
of education and student formation beliefs
● Hold a bachelor’s degree
● Demonstrate a passion for both teaching and serving in an economically and
technically diverse environment
● Demonstrate an understanding of a Charlotte Mason/classical approach to
● Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience, especially
in a Charlotte Mason/classical classroom setting
● Preference will be given to candidates who hold a teaching license and/or
Position Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

● Create and/or enhance unit plans for content areas

● Submit weekly lesson plans/daily objectives in a timely manner
● Enter grades into gradebook weekly in order to prepare progress and quarterly
report cards in a timely manner

Classroom Manager
● Execute homeroom duties
● Create a classroom management plan with the approval of the Dean of Students
and execute the plan
● Keep daily records (attendance, behavioral documentation, etc.)
Parent Advocate and Communicator
● Communicate weekly with parents through Monday Packets
● Plan and execute parent/teacher conferences when scheduled or when the
need arises

Community Member
● Attend mandatory staff meetings, professional development sessions and
teacher work days
● Attend mandatory extracurricular events

● Physical classroom space
● School-issued laptop
● Classroom and playground equipment
● Curricular materials

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