St. Anne’s School of Annapolis is accepting applications for a full-time lead First Grade teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Anne’s School of Annapolis invests in the intellectual and spiritual promise of each student in a community that celebrates diversity and upholds the dignity of every human being. We challenge students to think critically and creatively, to know themselves as learners, and to govern their lives with confidence, compassion, and integrity. St. Anne's School draws from its Episcopal tradition as an independent, co-educational school, serving students in Twos through 8th Grade. St. Anne’s School is committed to equity and justice and aspires to be a community in which every member feels engaged, heard, and valued. We embrace the contributions of all members of our community as we foster a culture of respect. Sharing perspectives and experiences beyond our own boundaries through exploration, introspection, and civil discourse is integral to our mission of creating an inclusive learning environment.
We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic about teaching and learning in a progressive, constructivist setting, surrounded by collaborative colleagues. St. Anne’s School is a premier 2s-8th independent Episcopal school, recognized for its leading edge, inquiry-based academic program rooted in an intentional social-emotional curriculum. At the heart of our work is our emphasis on the holistic development of each individual, the value of diversity, equity, and engagement and service to others. We have used the Responsive Classroom approach school-wide for nearly two decades.
Candidates for consideration will be familiar with data-informed balanced literacy instruction. Training and experience in guided reading and readers’ and writers’ workshops (Fountas & Pinnell; Calkins) are preferred. Candidates further should be committed to manipulative and concept-based mathematics instruction, social-emotional learning, and an integrated, project approach to social studies (Katz, Chard). St. Anne’s School seeks life-long learners who possess the positive professionalism, community-mindedness, openness, engagement, and warmth that characterizes our entire staff.
Job responsibilities include:
Teaching 1st grade homeroom class including language arts, mathematics, and, social studies.
Lead morning meeting using a responsive classroom approach.
Working collaboratively with and support team teachers in the other departments
Be an active member of school life outside the classroom
Grading and writing narrative term comments about students
Consistent communication with parents
Other duties around the School (class trips, supervision at recess, etc.)
3+ years teaching lower elementary students PK-2), preferably in an independent school setting
Knowledge of current research and best practices in brain-based teaching and learning
Orton-Gillingham training a plus
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter to email@example.com.
St. Anne's School of Annapolis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability or national origin in admissions, employment or educational policies. We value diversity and embrace the fundamental Episcopal belief in the dignity of each human being. We are committed to helping our school community understand and appreciate human differences and similarities.
St. Anne’s School of Annapolis invests in the intellectual and spiritual promise of each student in a community that celebrates diversity and upholds the dignity of every human being.
We challenge students to think critically and creatively, to know themselves as learners, and to govern their lives with confidence, compassion and integrity.
St. Anne's School draws from its Episcopal tradition as an independent, co-educational school, serving students in Preschool through Eighth Grade.
Located in the charming, historic capital of Maryland, St. Anne's School employs a progressive educational philosophy that is focused on developing the exceptional academic, creative, and social and emotional skills students require to connect with and contribute to the world around them.