Nov 11, 2018

Third Grade Teacher

  • Timbuktu Academy
  • Timbuktu Academy of Science and Technology, East Canfield Street, Detroit, MI, USA
Full time Teacher - Elementary

Job Description

We are currently looking for Upper Elementary teachers to develop schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives. You will facilitate learning by establishing a relationship with pupils, and by your organization of learning resources and the classroom learning environment.


Primary school teachers would develop and foster the appropriate skills and social abilities to enable the optimum development of each child, according to age, ability and aptitude.


Part of your task would be to assess and record progress the progress of the students and use that data and curriculum to prepare pupils for examinations. Each educator would be expected to link pupils' knowledge to earlier learning and develop ways to encourage it further, challenge and inspire pupils to help them deepen their knowledge and understanding.


Required Skills:

Tasks are broadly the same for all primary school teachers and include:

  • teaching all areas of the primary curriculum;
  • taking responsibility for the progress of a class of primary-age pupils;
  • organizing the classroom and learning resources and creating displays to encourage a positive learning environment;
  • planning, preparing and presenting lessons that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within their class;
  • motivating pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation;
  • maintaining discipline;
  • preparing and marking work to facilitate positive pupil development;
  • meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of pupils' development;
  • providing feedback to parents and caregivers on a pupil's progress at parents' evenings and other meetings;
  • coordinating activities and resources within a specific area of the curriculum, and supporting colleagues in the delivery of this specialist area;
  • working with others to plan and coordinate work;

keeping up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum; organizing and taking part in school events, outings and activities which may take place at weekends or in the evening


Hours: 7:30 am-4:00pm

Salary: $37,000 -$60,000





Level of Education

4 Year Degree

Experience Level

Less than 1 Year

Citizenship Required


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