General Job Description: St. Anne’s Episcopal School in Middletown, Delaware seeks a spirited and talented individual who enjoys working with middle school students and has 3-5 years of teaching experience. 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. Beginning August 2019, this person’s teaching responsibilities will include 5th and 6th grade social studies classes as well as some world religion. In addition to providing social studies instruction, middle school teachers serve as advisors to grade-level advisory groups of 6-8 students. The ability to teach drama, computer science, robotics, or coach a sport is a plus.
Develop a balanced social studies program involving factual background material, original documents, material on current events, group discussion and other appropriate activities designed to encourage students to develop skills, gain knowledge, deepen understandings, and strengthen cultural competencies
Differentiate instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying abilities, attitudes and cultural background
Understand the fundamental developmental stages in the social, emotional, and academic lives of middle school students
Use technology to enhance learning and communicate effectively
Establish and maintain standards of student behavior that is 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
Participate in curriculum development and serve on faculty committees
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, faculty, and staff
Attend weekly Episcopal chapel service and other assemblies
Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, philosophy statement, employment application, background check, and at least 5 professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. References will not be contacted without applicant approval.
Candidates will 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.
Candidates will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community.
Candidates will have strong organizational and effective time-management skills.
Candidates will be willing to coach one season of athletics or lead another MS student group
Physical Requirements: Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, stand, walk, talk, hear, and interact with campus visitors as as as other who telephone. 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 251 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 know, loved, challenged, and inspired for the future.