Upper School English Teacher

Location
Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia
Posted
Jun 08, 2021
Closes
Jul 13, 2021
Industry
Education
Hours
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.

Qualifications:

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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