Supervisor: Assistant Head of Faculty Development and Student Growth
FLSA: Hourly, Non-Exempt
General Job Description: St. Anne’s Episcopal School, an independent Episcopal day school for students in preschool through grade 8, seeks an experienced and talented educator to serve in the role of associate teacher in primary school (preschool-kindergarten). St. Anne’s provides a fun, nurturing, safe, and educationally appropriate environment for all our children. Flexibility and collaboration are key components of a successful teaching team. This position would begin immediately.
St. Anne’s is a community that is sensitive to issues of social justice, mindful of the experiences people from diverse backgrounds have in our school, and active in its pursuit of equity and justice within our school community as well as beyond our campus borders. Our teachers and staff focus on the intellectual, social, physical, artistic, and spiritual growth of each child to create a learning environment where each student is known, loved, challenged, and inspired.
Maintain a positive, enthusiastic, flexible, and warm personality with a passion for creating a love of learning in all students
Understand the social, emotional, spiritual, and cognitive development of early childhood students
Assist and support the lead teachers who employ a rich and varied curriculum based on best practices and current research
Commit to innovation and working collaboratively with colleagues as well as to fostering an inclusive and diverse learning environment
Embrace our Episcopal Identity as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion
Commitment to teaching outdoors and to outdoor education
Reflect on one’s own teaching to help adapt lessons to meet different abilities and interests
Employ effective verbal and written communication skills
Communicate respectfully, and clearly in verbal, electronic, and written form with parents, administrators, and colleagues.
Develop professionally through further education, reading, workshops, and/or conferences.
Attend specific school events/activities outside of the school day, including professional development and in-service sessions, and supervise as needed
Participate in curriculum development and serve on faculty committees
Engage regularly in opportunities for professional growth and model a growth mindset
St. Anne’s Episcopal School, a coeducational, Preschool - grade 8 day school serving 253 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. Our strategic vision s...peaks of our school as a place where children are known, loved, challenged, and inspired for the future.