Supervisor: Assistant Head of School for Faculty Development and Student Growth
FLSA: Exempt (Salaried)
General Job Description: St. Anne’s Episcopal School in Middletown, Delaware seeks a spirited and talented educator who will be responsible for teaching STEM to students in Preschool through 4th grade. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of teaching/classroom experience in a lower school setting, has a growth and innovation mindset, and is someone who strives to support all types of learners. Interest in outdoor education and sustainability is a must. This position would begin mid August 2021.
St. Anne’s is a community that is sensitive to issues of social justice, mindful of the experiences people from diverse backgrounds have in our school, and active in its pursuit of equity and justice within our school community as well as beyond our campus borders. Our teachers focus on the intellectual, social, physical, artistic, and spiritual growth of each child to create a learning environment where each student is known, loved, challenged, and inspired.
Teach STEM to students starting in Preschool up to 4th grade including a focus on outdoor education and sustainability
Knowledge of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), best practices in curriculum instruction for lower school STEM, and a passion for STEM related fields
Facilitate a student-centered curriculum that includes relevant problem and project based learning practicesand serve on faculty committees
Collaborate with classroom teachers to continue science education in the classroom and create a cohesive and integrated program
Be committed to teaching all levels of learners, differentiating to adapt the curriculum as needed to ensure student success
Demonstrate enthusiasm as an educator and employ a variety of teaching strategies and resources
Understand the fundamental developmental stages in the social, emotional, and academic lives of lower school students
Use technology to enhance learning and communicate effectively
Establish and maintain standards of student behavior that are aligned with our core values: respect, responsibility, and compassion
Communicate with parents on student progress
Attend specific school events/activities outside of the school day and supervise as needed
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students and parents as well as collegial and collaborative relationships with faculty and staff
Be flexible and collaborative as well as independent and self-motivated
Attend weekly Faculty Meetings
Be willing to coach athletics or lead other student groups/clubs
Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, philosophy statement, employment application, background check, and at least five (5) professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use the following format for naming your electronic files: Lastname_Firstname_Resume. References will not be contacted without applicant approval.
Embrace the school’s mission as well as educational and discipline philosophies
Candidates must be willing to work in a team environment and be positive, inspirational, and family-centered
Have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community.
Have strong organizational and effective time-management skills
Candidates will continue to learn and grow professionally as an educator
Physical Requirements: Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, stand, walk, talk, hear, and interact with campus visitors as well as with others. Must have the ability to understand and present materials and communicate with constituents and co-workers in a harmonious manner. Must be able to lift 25lbs.
About St. Anne's Episcopal School
St. Anne’s Episcopal School, a coeducational, Preschool - grade 8 day school serving 253 students, was founded in 2002 with the support of St. Andrew’s School and the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware. Located on 125 acres just 30 minutes south of Wilmington and 50 minutes from the Philadelphia Airport, St. Anne's is situated in a growth community (Middletown) and has drawn students from 3 states and 12 counties.
The St. Anne’s Episcopal School mission states that we "prepare students for secondary education and lifelong learning. We strive to enhance the intellectual, spiritual, physical, social, and artistic growth of our students so that they may realize their potential for good as citizens of local and world communities." Our life together centers around a commitment to academic excellence, respect for one another, responsibility for ourselves and our community, and compassion for others. The school embraces diversity in all facets of our life together. We work to teach good stewardship of our campus and our environment. The spiritual growth of members of our community is nurtured through daily devotions, weekly chapels and religion classes at all grades. Our strategic vision s...peaks of our school as a place where children are known, loved, challenged, and inspired for the future.