Episcopal School of Jacksonville’s approach to our balanced education (academics, fine arts, athletics and spiritual development) is sustained by the expectation of excellence in all areas of campus life. The school works to develop “leaders and doers of good,” as is stated in our mission statement, created by our Founders in 1966. A liberal arts curriculum prepares the college-bound student by focusing on effective communications, critical thinking, problem-solving and technical skills in a learner-centered environment. The school, situated on 84 acres on the St. Johns River, is a caring community with faculty who are outstanding in their field, all who are dedicated to helping our students develop their creative talents, discover their passions and deepen their faith and commitment to service for others.
Episcopal School of Jacksonville seeks an innovative, enthusiastic, collegial, experienced and versatile Middle School Teacher for grade six. Along with team members, this instructor will play a foundational role in our sixth-grade program's expansion. Candidates should be equally passionate about their subject(s) and students and have particular interest and experience in middle school education.
Experience with and/or training in teaching middle school English, History, or Humanities courses is required.
Bachelor's Degree in English, History, or related field is required.
Master’s Degree in English, History or related field is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
A commitment to teaching critical thinking skills, historical thinking skills, including inquiry through primary sources and development of written analysis.
Interest in and willingness to learn and deploy the Harkness philosophy of collaborative
discourse and assessment.
Ability to embrace and work in a student-centered learning environment.
Flexibility and adaptability to changing curricular needs.
A disciplined approach to curriculum development in a community of robust collaboration
Possess deep and thorough knowledge of the subject matter.
Work collaboratively to achieve departmental and school-wide goals.
Episcopal is committed to a school culture that is safe and positive for all members of our community. We work intentionally to create a community comprised of people who respect and support each other. We recognize the value of diversity and we actively seek to welcome and include under-represented groups. Episcopal strongly supports professional development and training opportunities for faculty and staff, ensuring that best practices and innovative, learner-centered teaching methods are continually incorporated into our pedagogy. The academic environment is achievement-oriented with a standard of excellence. The school’s faculty display outstanding academic backgrounds, exceptional character, and dedication to our approximately 900 students in grades 6-12. Episcopal does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability in its hiring and employment practices. The above information is not a completely comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
About Episcopal School of Jacksonville
Founded in 1966, Episcopal School of Jacksonville has distinguished itself as the finest college preparatory school in North Florida. Located on 88 acres along the beautiful St. Johns River, Episcopal provides a challenging educational experience for students of all backgrounds in grades 6 through 12.
The mission of Episcopal is to provide a superior college-preparatory education in an environment marked by high expectation, Christian nurture, and social diversity. Through a balanced program of academics, arts and athletics, Episcopal’s faculty seeks to stimulate in each student intellectual growth, character development, responsible leadership, and a commitment to community service.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a resume, and a list of references to: firstname.lastname@example.org