St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School, a co-ed Episcopal day school located in Alexandria, Virginia, has an opening for the 2018-2019 school year for an Upper School English Teacher. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of teaching experience and will be able to teach a range of high school courses. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred), significant teaching experience, and a distinguished record of innovation and professional growth in a school setting. Beyond these qualifications, the following will be given special consideration in evaluation of applicants for the position: a knowledge of and passion for world literature that goes beyond the traditional literary canon, experience with teaching expository and creative writing, and the desire to incorporate film and other media into the curriculum. The anticipated teaching responsibilities of this position is instruction in English 9 and English 10 World Literature courses.
About St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School
OUR MISSION: To help our students succeed in a complex and changing world, we seek to inspire a passion for learning, an enthusiasm for athletic and artistic endeavor, a striving for excellence, a celebration of diversity and a commitment to service. Our mission is to pursue goodness as well as knowledge and to honor the unique value of each of our members as a child of God in a caring community.
Located six miles from Washington, D.C., St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School, a JK-12 Episcopal School, educates the whole child by tending to the academic, social, physical, and spiritual needs of each of our students. Named as the 2nd best workplace in Washington, D.C. by the Washington Post, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes is a positive and collegial community with a commitment to our mission to pursue goodness as well as knowledge and to honor the unique value of each of our members as a child of God in a caring community. SSSAS combines a rigorous academic program with outstanding opportunities in the arts, athletics and service learning for our students. SSSAS has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates w...ho have this same commitment. The diverse student body is 27% students of color, and 21% of our students receive financial aid to create a socioeconomically diverse community.
Our culture promotes lifelong learning, and our faculty have a wealth of opportunities available to them to continue expanding their knowledge of both their disciplines and the field of education. Summer study grants, a 6-week multicultural seminar for new faculty, support for graduate studies, and conferences and workshops are just a few of the ways in which we support and encourage our teachers to continue to grow and learn.