Upper School English Teacher

Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia
Jun 08, 2021
Jul 13, 2021
Full Time

Located six miles from Washington, D.C., St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School, an age 3 through grade 12 Episcopal School, educates the whole child by tending to the academic, social, physical, and spiritual needs of each of our students. Named as the #1 best workplace in Washington, D.C. by the Washington Post, St. Stephen's & St. Agnes is a positive and collegial community with a commitment 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 combines a rigorous academic program with outstanding opportunities in the arts, athletics and service learning for our students. SSSAS has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment. The diverse student body is 28% students of color, and 22% of our students receive financial aid to create a socioeconomically diverse community.

Our culture promotes lifelong learning, and our faculty members have a wealth of opportunities available to them to continue expanding their knowledge of both their disciplines and the field of education. Summer study grants, a multicultural seminar for new faculty, support for graduate studies, and conferences and workshops are just a few of the ways in which we support and encourage our teachers to continue to grow and learn.


This position is for instruction of Upper School English classes. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in English literature (advanced degree preferred), significant teaching experience at the high school level, and a record of innovation and professional growth in a school setting. Beyond these qualifications, the following will be given special consideration in evaluation of applicants: a forward-thinking and student-centered pedagogy and a commitment to teamwork and collaboration with peers.

Candidates should apply through the SSSAS website (sssas.org/employment).

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