Outstanding K-8 school in Delaware seeks a spirited and talented STEM teacher who has experience teaching in grades 5-8. This person’s teaching responsibilities will include 5th and 6th grade science classes and possibly one section of math, social studies, or computer science classes. The ability to coach basketball, baseball, cross country, soccer, or lacrosse would be especially welcomed. We are looking for a professional who truly enjoys teaching 5th and 6th grade children, believes in the mission of the school and is flexible, patient, and a team player with a sense of humor. Please send a cover letter, resume, and one-page educational philosophy to the Head of School, at email@example.com before June 1, 2018.
Ideal candidates would have the following credentials and qualities:
• A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree • Prior teaching experience in an Upper Elementary or Middle School classroom • Fundamental understanding of the developmental stages in the social, emotional, and academic lives of young adolescents • Knowledge of the best practices in curriculum instruction in science and a passion for the STEM related fields • A growth and innovation mindset • Skills in technology instruction and integration across disciplines • The ability to embed effective writing expectations throughout the curriculum • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written • Comfort in leading daily homeroom devotions and participating in our weekly Chapel experiences based on the Episcopal tradition of welcoming all cultures and faiths • Willingness to coach up to two seasons of athletics • Candidates who embrace experiences that celebrate diversity and service learning are encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with experience
About St. Anne's Episcopal School
St. Anne’s Episcopal School, a coeducational, Preschool - grade 8 day school serving 265 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.