Middle School English Language Arts Teacher

Grace Cascades Christian Schools
Medford, OR


Job Title: Middle School English Language Arts Teacher

Employer: Grace Cascade Christian School

Contact Information: Dana Carlson at 541-608-1315 or dcarlson@gracechristian.org

Address: 855 Chevy Way, Medford OR, 97504

Web Site: www. gracechristian.org

Education or Degree Required: BA in Education

Job Location: Medford, OR

Salary/Wages: $26,000

Job Type: Full-time

Application Materials Needed:

  • Job Application
  • Resume
  • References
  • Transcript

Job Description:

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Recognizes the role of parents as primarily responsible before God for their children’s education and assist them in that task.
  • Demonstrates competency in instructional and classroom management skills.
  • Establishes and maintains effective, Christ-centered relationships based on mutual respect and trust; working collaboratively with students, staff, and parents.
  • Has a proven track record of improving student achievement.
  • Listens well to others.
  • Has knowledge of current relevant technology trends as they relate to student learning and educational programs.
  • Has coursework and experience related to working with exceptional students.
  • Has demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates commitment to each student.
  • Plans and develops instructional experiences using research based strategies that target increased student learning.
  • Plans and conducts instructional experiences from a biblical worldview.
  • Provides appropriate differentiated practice experiences to meet learning objectives for all students.
  • Assess’ student’s achievement of objectives and using data in the design of future instructional experiences.
  • Provides a classroom climate and standards of student behavior that reflect a biblical worldview and contribute to learning and spiritual growth.
  • Designs lesson plans consistent with individual student learning needs and course curriculum maps.
  • Assists students toward self-discipline and acceptable standards of behavior, developing leaders for righteousness.
  • Manifests, by words and example, a Christian role model to students both in and out of school, maintaining a caring professional relationship.
  • Arrives on time and fully prepared to professionally contribute in devotions, faculty meetings, parent/student conferences, professional development training and other professional activities.
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude, honesty, and effective communications with administration and faculty.  Consistently and positively contributing to workplace success.
  • Independently performing all assigned duties including-required paperwork, procedural responsibilities, RenWeb grading, lesson plans and listing of homework in a positive and productive manner.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the school’s ministry, philosophy, and code of ethics as a Christian role model.  Following the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents, administration and faculty.
  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
  • Performs any other duties which may be assigned by the administration.



  • Has received Jesus Christ as his/her personal Savior.
  • Believes that the Bible is God’s Word and standard in faith and daily living.
  • Is a Christian role model in attitude, speech, and actions toward others. This includes being committed to God’s biblical standards for sexual conduct.
  • Is a member in good standing at a local, evangelical church which has a Statement of Faith in agreement with the school’s Statement of Faith.
  • Shows by example the importance of studying God’s word, memorization, prayer, witnessing, and unity in the Body of Christ.
  • Has the spiritual maturity, academic ability, and personal leadership qualities to “train up a child in the way he should go.”
  • Supports the schools mission, vision and core values

Knowledge and Experience

  • Skill in designing and conducting an instructional experience.
  • Commitment to professional growth and education as a professional.
  • Competent level of knowledge and skill in designing and conducting an instructional experience.
  • Skill in organizing and implementing classroom management and corrective student management.
  • Shows a commitment to each student with unique backgrounds and characteristics; is enthusiastic and enjoys working with students.
  • Works effectively with others and communicates well with students, faculty and parents.
  • Welcomes counsel and constructive critique.

Essential Functions:

Spiritual Leadership

  • Reflects the purpose of the school which is to honor Christ in every activity.
  • Models in speech, actions, and attitude, a consistent daily walk with Jesus.
  • Incorporates prayer time into classroom as appropriate.
  • Encourages students to accept God’s gift of salvation and supports their growth in Christian faith.
  • Follows the pattern of problem-solving described in Matthew 18:15-35 in resolving conflicts involving students, parents, administration and staff.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Education
  • State Teaching Licensure, Middle School teaching experience preferred in areas of Math, Science or Language Arts Ability to qualify for ACSI Standard Certification



Closing Date: 
Friday, 31 May 2019