Classroom Teacher - Community School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Elementary Grades Teacher
Job Location: Community School
Beginning: Aug 16, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Community School
Ladue, MO 63021
Telephone: 314-991-0005
Job Description:
Community School is seeking a full time intermediate (grade 3, 4, or 5) teacher to join our faculty for the 2021-2022 school year as we fulfill our mission of nurturing the mind, body and spirit. Founded in 1914, Community School is one of the premier independent schools in Saint Louis. Known for its deeply personal and engaged approach to learning, the school enrolls approximately 350 students from age three through Sixth Grade. Community School provides a well-integrated, experiential curriculum that is attentive to the whole child’s growth and development. The school is located on an eighteen-acre wooded campus, including trails, fields, woods, and a pond, which offers many opportunities for nature and outdoor activities.

Community has approximately 20 students and a team of two full-time teachers per homeroom. The teachers share in planning and delivering of curriculum content in literature, language arts, math and social studies. Although the opening is currently in 3rd grade, depending on the experience and interest of the candidate it could be in 4th or 5th. The ideal candidate will:
  • Have a bachelor’s degree or higher in elementary education
  • Have a strong knowledge of and the ability to teach all academic areas
  • Be able to differentiate for children’s needs and learning styles
  • Have a background in Math in Focus - The Singapore Approach and Lucy Calkins Units of Study in Writing and Reading.
A strong content knowledge of traditional curriculum areas and application of best practices are essential. In addition, a mindset for lifelong learning, creativity, flexibility, strong communication skills, resourcefulness, and willingness to work in an integrated, interdisciplinary approach are desired. Our curriculum features a strong literary and math program, problem solving skills, character education, public speaking, social studies, physical education, music, art, woodworking, drama, and foreign language.

Community School is a diverse and inclusive community, and is committed to having its faculty and staff reflect its student body and Saint Louis. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, martial status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities, hiring practices, or operations. For further information about Community School, please visit our website at

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and résumé to Lynn Christopher, Upper Division Director, at

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