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.
The Episcopal School of Jacksonville is seeking applications for a full-time Upper School Chemistry teacher in the Science Department, beginning in August 2020. A candidate with experience or interest in teaching AP Chemistry is preferred. Special consideration will be given to those teachers who have experience or training in teaching students in grades 9-12 and who structure student-centered learning through lab experiments. Additionally, the candidate would be assigned a small group of students for academic advising. Additional duties may include, but not be limited to, coaching an athletic team, supervising community service, or sponsoring a club.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrate classroom management skills,
Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills,
Demonstrate a working knowledge of lab safety and a commitment to emphasize safety on a regular basis,
Demonstrate an interest in developing curriculum and taking advantage of professional development opportunities,
Demonstrate an ability to work cooperatively with faculty, students, and parents.
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