St. George’s Independent School seeks a passionate, entrepreneurial, and hard-working individual who is energized by work with families to serve as an Associate Teacher, beginning August 2019. This is a tremendous opportunity to hone your craft as you work collaboratively in the same classroom with a master teacher with fewer than twenty students. St. George’s Independent School welcomes applications from persons of any race, color, creed, nationality, or ethnic origin.
Duration: Annual Letter of Agreement
The successful candidate will possess skills and experience that would include the ability to:
instruct social studies and science while supporting students and the lead teacher in English, math, and reading instruction
evaluate student progress and offer individual and small group help to meet student needs
work with the whole class, small groups of students, and individuals to maximize learning, in addition to executing the daily operations of a classroom, ensuring quality programming in support of the St. George’s mission
connect with and supervise students in various capacities in and out of the classroom throughout the day
Candidates will embrace the school’s mission and educational philosophy; candidates must be willing to work in a team environment and be positive, inspirational, and family-centered.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Ms. Tracy Forbes, Assistant to the Campus Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 8250 Poplar Avenue, Germantown, TN 38138.
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education required
Previous Experience: Some experience working with children in an educational setting is required; two or more years of teaching in an independent school community is preferred.
Physical Requirements: Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear, and interact with campus visitors. Must have the ability to understand and present materials and communicate with constituents and co-workers in a harmonious manner.
About St. George's Independent School
St. George’s Independent School, a coeducational school with three campuses located in the suburbs and city of Memphis, TN, offers an educational model not replicated anywhere else in the United States. Through this distinctive three-campus model and a strategic plan committed to transformative diversity, the school offers financial assistance from prekindergarten (age three) through twelfth grade to students who might not otherwise have logistical or financial access to an independent-school setting.
A St. George’s education unites active learning with agile teaching to build disciplined minds, adventurous spirits, and brave hearts. Benefiting from a curriculum that weaves together traditional content with innovative educational techniques, St. George’s graduates are better prepared for a complex and global future because of the real-world learning experiences they have today.
Founded in 1959 by parishioners of St. George’s Episcopal Church as a small, coeducational day school in the then rural suburb of Germantown, the original lower school campus developed a reputation for academic excellence and exemplary character education. With strong parent support and interest, the s...chool leadership began a capital campaign in the late 1990s to expand to grades 6-12 by building on land in the rapidly growing suburb of Collierville. Early in the fundraising process, a group of donors encouraged the school to reach into inner city Memphis. These friends of the school, and other supporters, made possible the 2001 opening of our Memphis campus, a PK-5th grade lower school campus mirroring the curriculum of our original Germantown campus and offering substantial scholarship assistance.
Bound together by an Episcopal tradition that sees all people as children of God, students and families from our Memphis and Germantown campuses build relationships through cross-campus learning and activities, then unite in middle school at our Collierville campus. Our educational model saw fulfillment in May 2016 when the first cohort of students who started in prekindergarten at the Memphis campus received their diplomas.