St. Peter’s School is an independent, coeducational, non-sectarian Preschool through Eighth Grade school, educating approximately 200 students in Historic Philadelphia for over 180 years. We are seeking a full-time experienced Middle School English Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate will have experience planning an integrated multicultural curriculum, is committed to challenging students academically, and understands the social and emotional growth and development of Middle School aged children. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Duties and Responsibilities
Demonstrates strong classroom management skills
Is responsible for ongoing assessment and communication with families and the Division Director including parent conferences and report cards
Establishes positive and productive relationships with students based on mutual respect and good will
Uses a variety of teaching techniques suitable to the developmental age and needs of the students
Ensures that multicultural themes and diverse perspectives are incorporated throughout the curriculum
Provides differentiated instruction and is comfortable with student led learning
Uses a variety of technology formats to collaborate, publish, and engage with peers, families, and colleagues
Attends faculty meetings, school events, pursues professional development opportunities, and contributes to committees on campus
Serve as an Advisor to Middle School students
Assists with additional duties as needed or assigned including recess, dismissal, lunch, clubs, sports
Meets all expectations regarding job responsibilities in a professional and timely manner
Models ethical and professional behavior
Demonstrates a commitment to and actively supports the School and its mission:
To honor the richness of childhood, foster mastery of academic principles, and educate students to be generous and committed citizens of their communities and the world.
Bachelor’s degree in Elementary or Secondary Education is required. Master’s Degree and/or advanced coursework or training is preferred. Salary will be determined based on education and experience. For more information, please visit our website at www.st-peters-school.org. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and a list of three references via email with the subject line, “Middle School English Teacher” to Will Nord at email@example.com
About St. Peter's School
St. Peter’s School is a Pre-School through 8th grade independent school in historic Philadelphia. It serves families from all parts of Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. The school is distinguished by its small size and its commitment to civility, kindness, and excellence. St. Peter’s (est. 1834) offers an innovative approach to curriculum including Humanities, STEAM (PS - Gr. 8), literature and the Arts, as well as French, Social Emotional Learning, and PE/sports. Extended day and full summer programs are available.