St. Andrew’s Episcopal School seeks a creative, energetic, and skillful educator to become an Elementary Substitute Teacher in the Lower School (grades K-2).
Founded in 1978, St. Andrew’s is a co-educational independent day school, enrolling 645 students in preschool-grade 12. St. Andrew's 19-acre Postoak Campus has been enhanced in recent years with the addition of the 43,000 square foot Student Center and Izzo Quandrangle (2016) and 31,000 square foot Lower School (2019).
The mission of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is to know and inspire each child in an inclusive community dedicated to exceptional teaching, learning, and service. St. Andrew’s serves a broadly diverse and talented student body. St. Andrew’s provides a challenging curriculum in a supportive environment, with a rich program built on the “four pillars” of academics, arts, athletics, and spiritual life. St. Andrew's has a strong commitment to innovative teaching and learning and is recognized for the personal and professional strengths of its faculty and staff. Its excellent faculty professional development program focuses on research-based neuro-educational techniques and benefits from strong partnerships with faculty from The Johns Hopkins University School of Education and Harvard University School of Education. St. Andrew’s is a one-to-one (Mac) laptop school, a Responsive Classroom school, and implements Everyday Mathematics and Pearson’s Good Habits, Great Readers curriculums.
This exciting opportunity will require a faculty member who can work collaboratively with fellow teachers and administrators, while also possessing the confidence and knowledge to be a curricular leader. We encourage interested candidates to find out more about the school by visiting www.saes.org.
To apply, please send a letter of interest, current resume, and three references to:
Lower School Administrative Assistant
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
8804 Postoak Road
Potomac, MD 20854
Consistent with the values of an Episcopal school, St. Andrews is committed to a diverse and inclusive community with respect to race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, family status, economic circumstance, age, and physical disability in its student body, faculty and staff. Pursuant to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, St. Andrews does not discriminate in the administration of admission, financial aid or loan practices, educational or other school-sponsored programs and activities, or in the hiring or terms of employment of faculty and staff, except that the Chaplain shall be a member of the clergy of the Episcopal Church.
Elementary Substitute Teacher: Job Description
In the Lower School, the Elementary Substitute Teacher is responsible for curriculum implementation and classroom supervision in kindergarten, grade 1, and grade 2. Elementary Substitute Teachers reports to the Head of the Lower School. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following responsibilities:
•Teach major subject areas, including Responsive Classroom, language arts/English using Good Habits, Great Readers, math using Everyday Mathematics, social studies, and homeroom skills;
•Implement course objectives, outlines, and lesson plans for the appropriate course of study, following curriculum guideline and school requirements;
•Model and teach rules of conduct;
•Maintain discipline and a suitable learning environment in the classroom and on the playground;
•Evaluate informally student performance and communicate effectively with homeroom teacher;
•Communicate academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements with parents
•Keep attendance and all other records as required by the School;
•Supervise lunch, recess, and dismissal;
•Collaborate constructively with colleagues;
•Perform other duties as assigned;
•Support the Episcopal identity of the Institution.