Saint Joseph School is seeking a classroom teacher for the 2024-25 academic year who could be assigned to teach students from kindergarten through fifth grade. The teacher promotes academic and social behaviors in children in a developmentally appropriate manner and continues to reinforce such behaviors on a consistent basis. The teacher also fosters independence through the gradual increase of responsibilities by allowing students to develop the skills to perform tasks without assistance.

SJS educates in the spirit of the Gospel, inspiring Catholic values, academic excellence, global awareness and service to those in need. We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. The ideal candidate would be one who embraces the SJS mission and who is looking for a place in which to be respected and supported.

Essential Responsibilities
● Establishing a safe and supportive environment that is conducive to learning
● Designing and implementing authentic and engaging learning experiences using the WV College and Career Readiness standards
● Adhering to SJS assessment and grading policy and guidelines
● Collaborating with other teachers to share best practices and provide meaningful feedback regularly
● Ensuring that students meet educational standards and school performance goals for their grade level
● Adopting a data-driven attitude toward measuring learner progress
● Tending to individual student needs
● Demonstrating an awareness of different student backgrounds and cultures
● Communicating regularly with parents
● Providing extra support to students who need it
● Monitoring student growth to identify strengths and areas for improvement

● Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
● Holds or eligible for a West Virginia teaching license, with an endorsement in elementary
● Demonstrated knowledge of elementary content, curriculum and methodology of effective teaching
● Ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with students, peers, administrators and parents
● Demonstrated skill in oral and written communications
● Excellent human-relations skills
● Proficiency with basic computer software such as Word and Excel

Please email a letter of introduction and résumé to Principal Maria Byrd at