Classroom Teacher - Clayton School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Elementary School Teacher
Job Location: Captain Elementary School
Beginning: Aug 14, 2020
Deadline: Jan 27, 2020**
Certificate: Elementary Education
District: Clayton School District
Clayton, MO 63105
Telephone: 314-854-6000 EXT 6032
Job Description:
The School District of Clayton is seeking highly qualified, elementary teachers for Captain Elementary School for the 2020-2021 school year.  The District has a rigorous curriculum that requires creative instructional strategies to build a strong foundation of learning.  Balanced Literacy is a component of our elementary curriculum as well as an inquiry approach to Science and Social Studies.  Elementary teachers, grades K-5, are expected to have a minimum content proficiency at or above Basic Algebra.  We seek teachers that have solid math content knowledge, are able to communicate and teach for conceptual understanding of mathematics and use effective pedagogy.
Our district values the ability to work with diverse students and colleagues; success in creating inclusive classrooms; and experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.
The Successful Candidate
  • Holds high expectations for all students and sees themselves as a facilitator of student learning
  • Organizes and uses a variety of teaching techniques, strategies, materials, and technology to maximize the learning of each child, individually and in group settings
  • Assesses student progress, provides students and parents with specific feedback, and uses the results to differentiate instruction
  • Provides opportunities for academic support and challenge
  • Takes responsibility for teaching the District curriculum as outlined in the curriculum documents
  • Demonstrates an understanding of how knowledge in their subject areas is created, organized, and linked to other disciplines and life experiences
  • Keeps abreast of current developments in their field and continues to deepen their understanding of their discipline(s)
  • Demonstrates a respectful, cooperative, and caring manner with students and adults in the school community
Education:  Bachelor's Degree required.  Master’s Degree preferred.  Successful candidates must be proficient at the Basic Algebra level.  An assessment will be given to ensure proficiency.
Certification:  Missouri teacher certification, with required endorsements for subject and level assigned.
Experience:  Preferred.
Compensation:  Highly-competitive salary.
Benefits:  Comprehensive benefits package
FLSA Status:  Exempt, Professional Exemption-Teacher.
Work Calendar:  192 day calendar.  
Please understand that in order to be considered as a candidate you must complete all steps in the application process.  These steps include completing the online application; uploading your cover letter, resume, and transcripts; listing three current references; and completion of the Teacher EPI Assessment.
Date Job Begins:  August 14, 2020
Application Deadline Date:  January 27, 2020 or when filled (could be prior to January 27th). 
To apply, please submit your application online at

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of the School District of Clayton not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability in its programs or employment practices as required by Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Full Non-Discrimination Disclosure

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.