St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School (SSSAS) of Alexandria, VA is looking to hire a Long Term Substitute Teacher from the beginning of April until mid-June who wants to make a real difference in the lives of students. Are you passionate about teaching young children? Do you have strong knowledge of child development principles and developmentally appropriate teaching methods? Do you have non-academic interests and passions that you are excited to share with others? Would you like to be part of a supportive and amazing faculty in a positive, inclusive environment? If so, please read on!
The Long Term Substitute will play a vital role in providing a positive and nurturing learning environment for young students during the absence of the regular classroom teacher. The primary responsibility will be to maintain continuity in instruction and support the educational development of first grade students. Other key responsibilities will include delivering lessons and activities based on the established curriculum, ensuring alignment with learning objectives and standards and adapting teaching materials and methods to meet the diverse needs of students in the classroom. Candidates should be able to establish and maintain a safe, orderly, and inclusive classroom environment conducive to learning and implement effective classroom management strategies to promote positive behavior and social-emotional growth. The successful candidate will maintain open and clear communication with parents/guardians regarding students' progress and classroom activities as well as collaborate with other teachers, specialists, and support staff to ensure a holistic approach to student development.
All members of the faculty instill our school's mission by helping their students to become responsible, honest, compassionate, respectful citizens. The successful candidate will be required to exercise professional judgment and responsibility in keeping with the expectations of the School's faculty.
The School accepts candidates with the following minimal qualifications:
(1) Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or the equivalent; advanced degrees are strongly encouraged; state certification is not required.
(2) A strong commitment to educating a diverse student body within a caring and creative environment.
(3) Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
(4) Previous teaching experience in an early elementary classroom.
(5) Strong references who confirm the applicant's ability to exercise sound professional judgment.
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We understand your time is valuable, and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this teaching job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
About St. Stephens & St. Agnes School
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School is an affirming and collegial community committed to our mission to “pursue goodness as well as knowledge and to honor the unique value of each of our members as a child of God in a caring community.” SSSAS is an age 3 to Grade 12 Episcopal day school located six miles from Washington, D.C., in beautiful and historic Alexandria, Va. We believe that educating the whole child by tending to their individual academic, social/emotional, cultural, and physical needs, prepares them to be knowledgeable, kind, and empathetic citizens in a complex world. Combining a rigorous academic program with outstanding opportunities in the arts, athletics, and service learning for our students, SSSAS is a community that values diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, and we seek candidates who share these same values.
Our culture promotes lifelong learning, and employees have a wealth of opportunities available to them to continue expanding their knowledge of both their disciplines and in their field of education. Cultural competency workshops for all faculty and staff, regular, small-group DEIB exploration/workshops, supp...ort for graduate studies, summer study grants, and conferences (e.g., People of Color Conference, the National Association of Episcopal Schools Biennial Conference, and Diocesan clergy gatherings) are just a few of the ways in which we support and encourage our Saints faculty and staff to continue to develop and learn in their field and as part of our community.
Interested applicants should apply through the SSSAS website at https://www.sssas.org/about-us/employment
For more information about St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School, we invite you to visit our website at www.sssas.org