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Oklahoma Christian School - Edmond, OK
Full Time
4 Year Degree


General Description:  This position reports to the elementary school principal.  The elementary classroom teacher helps students learn subject matter, skills, and behavior that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible Christian men and women to the praise and glory of God.




  • Bachelor’s degree in elementary education or related field
  • ACSI or state teaching certificate
  • A strong clear Christian testimony
  • A lifestyle of biblical integrity
  • A spirit of dedication, teamwork, flexibility, and responsiveness
  • The ability to respond to counsel
  • The ability to work in a team environment
  • Effective communicator
  • Acceptance without reservation of the OCS Parent Covenant, Statement of Faith, Statement on Marriage and Sexuality, Statement on Diversity and Core Values

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Models a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ in speech, actions, attitudes
  • Actively involved in church
  • Follows Matthew 18 principle in dealing with interpersonal conflict
  • Encourages students to accept God’s gift of salvation and grow in their faith


  • Effectively partners with parents
  • Ministers to the whole child—spiritual, intellectual, physical, social, emotional
  • Maintains teaching environment conducive to student learning
  • Teaches classes as assigned and scheduled by the administrator
  • Demonstrates mastery of the subject matter
  • Proactively plans for curriculum instruction
  • Uses effective teaching methods to challenge students intellectually
  • Effectively utilizes educational technology
  • Teaches and designs curriculum from a biblical worldview
  • Uses formative and summative assessments to promote student learning



  • Attends and carries out effective parent teacher conferences
  • Maintains regular and accurate attendance and grade records
  • Performs additional duties as specified by the principal (lunch, recess, carpool, etc)
  • Attends elementary school events such as open house, grade-level programs, fine arts night, carnivals, etc.
  • Attends high school graduation
  • Works co-curricular concessions/gate three times per year ($10 per hour)


  • Adheres to all policies and procedures governing the operation of the school
  • Maintains professional dress and appearance as specified in the Employee Handbook
  • Proactively communicates with parents and administrators
  • Pursues professional development opportunities
  • Attends and arrives punctually to scheduled devotional, committee, and faculty meetings
  • Demonstrates the character qualities of courtesy, friendliness, flexibility, integrity, gratitude, and perseverance
  • Uses standard English in written and oral communication
  • Meets everyday stress with emotional stability
  • Responds respectfully and is loyal to constituted authority
  • Represents the school in a favorable and professional manner to its constituency