St. Andrew’s Episcopal School seeks to hire a full-time, innovative, collaborative, and knowledgeable homeroom teacher with responsibilities to begin August 1, 2021. Preferred candidates will be enthusiastic and passionate about teaching fourth graders in a progressive learning community, with a professional orientation for daily collaborative work, team communication and continued professional development. Candidates are expected to have favorable attitudes or prior knowledge for project-based instruction, social emotional learning, responsive classroom, technology integration, curriculum development, differentiation, effective parent communication and reflective practice. Preferred candidates will have experience with social justice education and culturally relevant pedagogy. Finalists are expected to be familiar with responsive instruction to student inquiry, cognitively guided instruction, balanced literacy instruction, writer’s workshop and the facilitation of student-led portfolio conferencing. The individual selected for this position will be expected to engage, motivate, assess and develop student learning while managing the routine classroom activities for 16 students, including the daily instruction of language arts, science, mathematics and social studies in developmentally appropriate ways. Fourth grade teachers are also responsible for developing student field experience that is an enriching natural extension of student learning in the classroom. Candidates who contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of the community are encouraged to apply.
About St. Andrew's Episcopal School
St. Andrew’s is a co-educational Episcopal K-12 day school, enrolling a diverse student body of approximately 950 students on two campuses in Austin, Texas. The school strives to help young people from diverse racial, religious, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds to achieve their potential not only in intellectual understanding but also in aesthetic sensitivity, physical well-being, and moral decisiveness so that they may lead productive, responsible lives, not only for themselves but also for their community.
St. Andrew’s embraces the Episcopal identity of intentional pluralism as well as that of spiritual and religious growth integrated into the curriculum and life in the school community. Daily chapel is held in all grades. St. Andrew's employs individuals without regard to race, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability as protected by federal, state, or local law.
St. Andrew's is committed to providing equal opportunity in all personnel actions and in the administration of all policies and programs. St. Andrew's keeps resumes on file for future openings. Please send resumes in PDF or Word format to our Director of Finance & Human Resourc...es, Michelle Roe, at HR@sasaustin.org If you have any questions, please call (512)299-9806. For more information about St. Andrew’s School in Austin, please access our web site: www.sasaustin.org