About SPA: St. Paul Academy and Summit School is a coeducational, non-sectarian, college preparatory day school serving over 920 students in kindergarten through grade 12. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, SPA also draws students from Minneapolis and throughout the surrounding communities. For additional information, please visit our website at www.spa.edu.
Position: SPA seeks candidates for the position of Middle School Science Teacher.
Position Begins: August 2020 Status: Full-time, Exempt Department: Instructional, Middle School
Job Description: Candidates should bring experience teaching and engaging middle school students across all foundational science content areas, including Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science in addition to a strong academic background in these fields. Collaboration across disciplines and within the department is essential to the success of the teacher as well as the program. Training and experience working with middle school students in computer science, math, engineering, and robotics preferred. Additional responsibilities include: management and oversight of students throughout the day (including recess and quiet study periods), chaperoning of various events throughout the school year, participation in after-school events and overnight trips as assigned, participation in faculty meetings and forums, documentation and development of curriculum, and reporting to families. Demonstrated experience working with adolescents is essential, as are excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong candidates will have experience teaching full time in a Middle School environment.
All candidates should be able to advise students effectively and otherwise contribute to the life of the school outside the classroom. Training and experience in Developmental Designs for Middle School preferred. Candidates should support the mission of SPA and the vision of the Middle School.
Required skills: Bachelor’s degree required.
How to Apply: The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of references. To apply, please visit our website at www.spa.edu/employment.
St. Paul Academy and Summit School is committed to diversity and equal opportunity.