St. Edmund’s Academy seeks a dedicated and dynamic teacher with a minimum of 3 years of current experience for a self-contained, Second Grade homeroom teacher position. The 2nd grade homeroom teacher works with students in his/her individual, self-contained classroom and collaboratively with the other Second Grade homeroom teacher.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching all language arts, math and social studies classes, in addition to ‘homeroom’ teacher responsibilities. The Second Grade teacher will be responsible for designing curriculum, planning lessons, and working closely with the Director of Early Childhood & Lower School and Academic Dean to ensure alignment of the school’s philosophy in curriculum and practices.
Candidates must possess enthusiasm for 21st century pedagogy, be open to change and new ideas, have an outstanding record teaching early childhood or elementary school-aged groups. Excellent writing skills and strong verbal communication are expected. The ability to be collaborative, detail-oriented and innovative is essential.
Teachers dedicated to meeting the academic and personal needs of the students and collaborating with colleagues and parents should apply. A Bachelor’s degree in Elementary or Early Childhood Education is required; a Master’s degree preferred.
St. Edmund’s Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation in the administration of its employment policies, or any other policy of the program.
St. Edmund’s Academy provides an exceptional independent school experience for students in Preschool through 8th grade, combining a rigorous academic curriculum with enduring Core Values and rich tradition in a nurturing environment.
Respect for the needs and feelings of others
Understanding and appreciation of the differences among people
The worthiness of service to others
The importance of taking responsibility for one’s own conduct
The central role of honesty in relationships
The value of setting high standards in all endeavors
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and résumé to Susan Miller, Director of Early Childhood, Lower School, & Co-Curricular Programs.
About St. Edmund's Academy
St. Edmund's Academy provides an exceptional independent school experience for students in Preschool through 8th grade combining a rigorous academic curriculum with enduring Core Values and rich tradition in a nurturing environment.