The Religion Department at The Episcopal Academy is looking to add a new colleague for the 2021-2022 academic year. Responsible for teaching courses in world religions and ethics, we are looking for a dynamic, student-centered teacher passionate about expanding students' understanding of religious beliefs and practices, skilled at creating meaningful learning experiences for all students, and committed to their own professional growth.
Who You Are
Expanding how students understand the diverse world in which they live is an important part of the work of our Religion Department. We believe a new colleague will be successful in this work if they have:
- Sufficient depth of knowledge across world religions to design rigorous, engaging, and authentic learning experiences for upper school students who have different levels of knowledge about religious traditions.
- Wide and varied teaching tool kit that includes project-based learning and various forms of authentic assessment.
- Deep commitment to building and sustaining inclusive learning spaces.
- A student-centered approach to teaching and learning, with an emphasis on making the curriculum relevant and meaningful to students.
- Strong interest in collaborating with colleagues, both in the department and beyond.
- An ability to connect The Stripes to the teachings of major religious traditions, highlighting the points of commonality across traditions.
More About Us
While each employee at Episcopal brings a unique set of competencies and skills to their work, we believe all employees should:
- Be student-centered, embraces school and life and shows it through actions and interactions with students, colleagues, and parents.
- Embody and live The Stripes.
- Consistently maintain high standards for his or her own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence.
- Demonstrate a desire and willingness to constantly grow and learn, both personally and professionally, and sees others – especially students – as having the ability to learn and reach success.
- Foster a positive culture by being optimistic, selfless, flexible, and collaborative.
- Demonstrate a belief in and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse school community.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, current resume, and list of three references as PDF documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include "Religion Faculty" in the subject line.
Position Term Begins: 2021-2022 School Year
The Episcopal Academy seeks candidates who hope to help foster a school environment where all people are valued and where all perspectives are respected and appreciated, as described in our Diversity and Inclusion statement.