About SPA: St. Paul Academy and Summit School (SPA) is a coeducational, non-sectarian, college preparatory day school serving approximately 930 students in kindergarten through grade 12. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, SPA also draws students from Minneapolis and the surrounding communities. For additional information, please visit our website at www.spa.edu.
Position: SPA seeks qualified candidates for the position of Upper School Biology Teacher.
Position Begins: mid-August, 2020 Status: Full-time, Exempt – one year, leave replacement position Department: Instructional Faculty, Upper School
Description: Given the school’s recent opening of the Hugh K. Schilling Math and Science Center, a $25 million dollar facility which provides distinctive, state-of-the-art resources for math, science, computer science, robotics, and engineering, this is an exceptional opportunity for any teacher looking to help grow and shape a dynamic program.
This is a one-year, full-time leave replacement position beginning in mid-August, 2020 and ending in June of 2021. We seek a candidate who has a demonstrated passion for working with adolescents and a drive to understand and support the emotional, social, and academic needs of students in a program where self-reflection, empathy, and flexibility are the goals. Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Candidates should support the mission of SPA, the vision of the Upper School, and be eager to join a professional community where collaboration is valued and where openness to growth is the norm.
Desired Qualifications: Candidates should possess a bachelor's degree in biology or a related field and should have experience teaching science in a student-centered classroom at the secondary school level, including second-level biology electives. Successful experience with a collaborative team teaching model is preferred. All teachers serve as student advisors at the Upper School.
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.