Location: Pebble Beach, California
Type: Full Time
Stevenson School is a PK-12 co-educational, college-preparatory, boarding and day school with enrollment of 770 students on two campuses in beautiful Central Coast California. The Upper Division campus (Grades 9-12) is located in Pebble Beach. The Lower/Middle Campus (Grades PK-8) is in nearby Carmel-by-the-Sea. Stevenson is a mission driven school that aims to help students shape joyful lives while instilling a passion for learning and achievement to prepare them for success in school and beyond. The core values of the community are safety, trust, respect, belonging, and inclusion.
In keeping with Stevenson’s core values, we seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion. Stevenson is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Candidates from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Stevenson is pleased to offer transportation support and accommodations, as needed, along with an introduction to the local area, for those candidates who travel from outside of the region for on-campus employment interviews.
In addition to competitive salary, Stevenson is pleased to provide a comprehensive benefits package including Anthem Blue Cross health insurance plans and generous retirement plan contributions. Housing support is offered for eligible employees. Resources to support advanced degree work, as well as participation in professional conferences, workshops, summer study, and travel, are also available. Lunch is provided daily when school is in session.
Stevenson School is seeking an Elementary Classroom Teacher, Grades K-3, to start August 2023. The successful candidate will have prior experience in the development and delivery of well-rounded and comprehensive curriculum and lesson plans in subjects including science, literature, social studies, and math. Although assigned to a specific grade level each year, lower division teachers are expected to have the capacity and willingness to teach other elementary grade levels in alternate years, if the need arises. The teacher will be a member of our Carmel campus faculty team.
All Stevenson faculty members support the School toward the following overriding goals.
- Help students to develop honor and integrity
- Teach students to engage productively and peacefully with others
- Nurture students’ ambitions and healthy pursuit of excellence
- Balance convention and innovation such that we remain true to our enduring values and relevant to the emerging needs of the present generation of students
In addition, all members of the Stevenson School community are expected to be:
- Philosophically aligned with the mission of the school
- Devoted to our tenets of scholarship, citizenship, global literacy, environmental stewardship, and civic engagement
- Inclined toward critically-reflective practices across the full scope of craft, and favor a learner-centered approach to instruction
- Honest, honorable, and empathetic
- Able to examine and be responsible for their beliefs and behavior, respectful of the consequences that attend both
- Willing to risk failure in the pursuit of wisdom
- Classroom teaching of one grade level in grades K-3 to be determined based on related experience and informed by the needs of the division
- Develop and deliver comprehensive, student-centered curriculum across disciplines; science, math, social studies, and reading/literacy
- Support student learning through use of a variety of pedagogical approaches to facilitate understanding across a variety of learning styles
- Effectively collaborate with colleagues to develop students’ critical thinking, intellectual, and social and emotional skills
- Collaborate with learning specialists to identify and support those students requiring additional resources or enrichment activities to promote optimal engagement with their learning
- Communicate with students, parents, and colleagues in a timely and professional manner
- Contribute talents and skills to the school community in additional capacities, such as coaching interscholastic sports teams or leading an afterschool program
- A bachelor’s degree in elementary education, or related; master’s preferred
- A minimum of 3-years of previous teaching experience at the elementary level
- Excellent classroom management skills
- Demonstrated confidence and aptitude with the use of instructional technology, such as Google Tools and related resources
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to connect with all members of the community
- Demonstrated interest in being part of a collaborative team
- Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and commitment to accuracy in all aspects of work
- Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality and the integrity of all aspects of information disseminated within or external to the school community
- Commitment to being part of a diverse, equitable and inclusive school community
Interested candidates are invited to use the link provided to submit a resume and cover letter to:
Susan Fahey Khanna, Director of Human Resources
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Founded in 1952, Stevenson School is a selective co-educational boarding and day school with 750 students and 30 buildings on 50 acres of land and two campuses. The 500-student upper division, comprised of grades 9-12, is located on the Pebble Beach Campus, where about 60% of students reside in six faculty-supervised dormitories; the lower and middle divisions, totaling 250 students in grades PK-8, are located on the Carmel Campus.
As an American school with a global sensibility, Stevenson is premised on a vision of education as the means by which we discover ourselves in the world and thus contribute to its transformation. We believe that one’s education is best pursued in the company of others, for others’ benefit as well as one’s own. Our Latin motto—Suaviter in modo, fortiter in re (Gentle in manner, resolute in action)—inspires humility and perseverance. Our mission includes three aims: to prepare students for success in college and beyond, to foster their passion for learning and achievement, and to help them shape a joyful life.
In keeping with this project, Stevenson seeks to:
•Train students in critical academic, intellectual, social, and emotional skills;
•H...elp students to develop honor and integrity;
•Teach students to engage productively and peacefully with others;
•Nurture students’ ambitions and healthy pursuit of excellence;
•Balance convention and innovation such that we remain true to our enduring values and relevant to the emerging needs of the present generation of students.
We expect all members of our community to be:
•Devoted to our tenets of scholarship and citizenship;
•Honest, honorable, and empathetic;
•Able to examine and be responsible for their beliefs and behavior, respectful of the consequences that attend both;
•Willing to risk failure in the pursuit of wisdom;
•Committed to global literacy, environmental stewardship, and civic engagement.
Stevenson offers its students, faculty, and staff a values-driven community experience influenced by the distinctive beauty, ecological biodiversity, and contemplative culture of the Central Coast.