Founded in 1893, TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas is the flagship private school of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. Located in San Antonio, TMI educates students in grades 6-12 and is the oldest Episcopal Church-sponsored, college-preparatory school in the Southwest. TMI offers an optional JROTC program, and 5-day or 7-day boarding for students in grades 8-12.
The mission of TMI is to provide an excellent educational community, with values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, challenging motivated students to develop their full potential in service and leadership. TMI is at the leading edge of sound educational innovation through creative approaches to teaching and learning, providing a well-rounded experience for day and boarding students from diverse backgrounds through a strong co-curricular program of athletics, fine arts, community service.
TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas seeks a full-time Upper School teacher beginning in the 2017-2018 school year. A strong candidate will have 3-5 years of prior teaching experience in independent schools, with the background to teach and contribute to the school community through coaching and/or club sponsorship.
Teaching five sections of Upper School English and possibly Creative Writing
Serving as an Advisor to a small group of students
Contributing to the broader TMI community by participating in extracurricular activities, including the athletic program, residential life program, and/or club program
Bachelor’s degree in English or related field required; Master’s degree preferred
Three to five years teaching experience at the upper school level, preferably in an independent school setting
Thorough content knowledge of both literature and the teaching of writing
Knowledge of diverse teaching strategies and a variety of technology tools to differentiate student learning
Excellent communication skills (both writing and speaking)
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and prioritize workload
Ability to work collaboratively within a team and across departments
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