St. Anne’s Episcopal School, a preschool through 8th grade co-educational day school situated on a beautiful, 125 acre, rural campus in Middletown, Delaware seeks a spirited, creative, and experienced educator who has a strong background in early elementary education and a passion for working with Kindergarten aged children.
Ideal candidates should possess the following credentials and qualities:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Education
A minimum of three years of experience as a teacher in early childhood grades.
A positive, enthusiastic, flexible and warm personality with a passion for creating a love of learning in all students
Fundamental understanding of the social, emotional, spiritual and cognitive development of early childhood students
Ability to effectively differentiate a rich and varied curriculum based on best practices and current research
Commitment to innovation and working collaboratively with colleagues
Commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse learning environment
An understanding of differentiated foundational mathematical instruction that focuses on developing number sense, deeper conceptual understanding and problem solving, experience teaching Singapore Math is a plus
A joyful spirit encouraging compassion, patience, and caring
The ability to reflect on their own teaching to adapt lessons to meet different abilities and interests
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Commitment to communicate respectfully, clearly and honestly in verbal, electronic and written form with parents, administrators, and colleagues regarding curriculum, students, and child development issues
A desire to stay current in contemporary pedagogical thinking, strategies and techniques through further education, reading, workshops, conferences, etc.
Finalists will be asked to provide a demonstration lesson.
Please submit digitally the following to Peter Thayer, Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org before May 30, 2018:
an introductory cover letter
list of references
and one-page educational philosophy that also addresses the prompt of “What unique talents would you bring to teaching Lower School students at St. Anne's?”
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About St. Anne’s Episcopal School
St. Anne’s Episcopal School, a coeducational, Preschool - grade 8 day school serving 265 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.
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