K4-2nd Grade Teacher

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  • Full-Time
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • 6/11/23
  • Job Type Details: Teacher to children at a Christian School

Organization Description

There is no school like Aug Prep! In just its fifth year of operations, Aug Prep has been voted a “Best Place to Work” by its employees FOUR times (in three of those years, there weren’t any other schools on the list!). What makes us so special?

  • Authentic Christian faith integration that puts kids first in all that we do
  • Exceptional academics, as highlighted in our five-star report card from DPI
  • High expectations for students and staff
  • Outstanding resources and facilities, including 1:1 technology, a massive sports complex and two swimming pools
  • A focus on the whole child – mind, body and soul – through the arts, athletics and more

Aug Prep currently enrolls over 1,500 students. Our first two graduating classes earned over $15 million in college scholarships! Construction is underway on our second building which will open in August 2023 and add nearly 900 new student seats and 100 job openings. Learn more about Aug Prep through our annual report.

Position Description

The Elementary School program at St. Augustine Preparatory Academy combines research-based best instructional practices while also acknowledging the social, emotional, and developmental needs of every student.  Our Elementary School team will build a foundation of Literacy and Math skills while also building inquisitive students who ask questions and explore the world around them.  Our classrooms are equipped with innovative technology to assist teachers in differentiation, remediation, and accelerated programming for their students based on their individual needs.  Small class sizes provide teachers the opportunity to focus on the individualized learning needs of each child as well as a dedicated instructional aide to help with small group instruction.  Grade level offerings will be finalized during the interview process. 

The Elementary School curriculum aligns with common core standards while incorporating art, music, STEM,  physical education, and Spanish into each child’s daily schedule.

Key Characteristics:

The ideal candidate radiates a love for Jesus, a growth mindset, and is driven to serve students from every walk of life.

Report Structure:  The K4-2nd Elementary School Teacher reports to the Early Childhood Principal.

A St. Augustine Preparatory K4-2nd Elementary School Teacher will:

  • Hold the primary responsibility for the social, emotional, and academic development of their students while acknowledging their individual needs and development.
  • Implement curriculum and activities to ensure that their students meet academic benchmarks and grade-level standards.
  • Use academic data to modify both whole and small-group instruction in order to best meet the needs of their students.
  • Serve as the cultural and spiritual model for their students, always interacting respectfully and striving to demonstrate God’s love to their students and families.
  • Work with instructional aides and parent/community volunteers
  • Attend all school-related professional development sessions and staff meetings.

Required Qualifications:

  • A belief in the ability of every child and a commitment to ensure excellence for each student.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s degree in Education a plus).
  • Participating member in a local Church.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Skilled in strategic planning, project management, and organization development; able to balance a focus on big picture priorities while not losing sight of the annual goals and objectives.
  • Team player committed to the St. Augustine Preparatory mission and model.
  • Lastly and most important, the candidate must demonstrate and possess the highest integrity. and be able to live the values, beliefs, and culture of St. Augustine Prep.

Non-Discriminatory Policy

St. Augustine Preparatory Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin or any other basis prohibited by law when hiring, promoting, establishing wages, or providing benefits.

As a faith-based institution based on biblical principles, St. Augustine Preparatory Academy hires employees who agree with the school’s Mission Statement and Statement of Beliefs and adhere to biblical standards of conduct. 

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