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Full Time 

Join our circle for the Spring Semester of the 2023-2024 School year!

Submit letter of interest, transcripts, and resume by email only to


4th grade teacher
required Responsibilities And Duties of position
  • Responsible for the safety and well being of all of the children in the school 

  • Develop curriculum in order to teach all children according to the school’s philosophy of integrated development

  • Establish and nurture a personal and individualized relationship with each child 

  • Evaluate each student’s growth and development, implementing changes in her/his individual instruction whenever necessary 

  • Energetic, flexible, resourceful, collaborative, and motivated educator

  • Must be a self-starter, resourceful and promote the mission of The Circle School.  

  • Must be able to design and implement lesson plans appropriate for age and in line with our educational family tree

  • Assume responsibility for managing children’s behavior by effectively modeling appropriate behavior, appropriately preparing all aspects of the classroom environment, and assisting the children to work through the school’s process of peaceful conflict resolution 

  • Maintain a safe, warm, and nurturing classroom environment 

  • Engage with students across a range of ages during school wide gatherings such as daily story circle and preparing for annual performances & events

  • Ability to work in a Cooperative school environment with significant parental involvement

  • Must be able to address individual student academic needs to include multiple grade levels within the class

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience teaching elementary or middle school age children and curriculum

  • Certification and training (e.g. college degree)

  • Excellent communication skills -- including oral storytelling

  • Experience in alternative education



  • January 1 2023 - July 31, 2024 (with potential yearly school year contract renewal)

  • Traditional school year program coinciding with public school calendar plus 3 weeks teaching over summer for camp programs

  • Work Day:  Typically 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (depending on duty schedules, plus weekly staff meetings)

  • Joining a small community school with small class sizes!


Compensation & benefits:

  • Base Salary $37,000 - 44,000 and is based on education & experience

  • The school pays the base medical premium at 80% of the teacher premium and 20% for dependents

  • Reduced tuition for employee's children (subject to classroom availability and school budget)

Submit letter of interest and resume by email only to




Candidates selected will receive a pre-interview questionnaire. This questionnaire will also include additional information about compensation and benefits. 

The Circle School is a private, non-profit, family cooperative preschool and elementary school.   Our mission is to cultivate the whole child to become an impactful citizen of the Earth.

We provide small classes, individual attention, outdoor time, and a program that emphasizes the arts, music, and knowledge of world cultures.  

We are located at 217 Pershing Ave., San Antonio, Texas (south of Hildebrand between Broadway & N. New Braunfels, near the Witte Museum, Brackenridge Park, and San Antonio Botanical Gardens).


Families, staff, and job seekers have the right not to be discriminated against by The Circle School for reasons of age, creed, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, political or social affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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