Elementary Substitute Teacher

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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 approximately 500 students in preschool-grade 12. The school has two campuses 3 miles apart. St. Andrew's opened its 19-acre Postoak Campus (currently grades 3-12) in 1998. The Potomac Village Campus houses the Lower School (currently preschool-grade 2) on the grounds of St. Francis Episcopal Church, with which St. Andrew's has a long-term lease agreement. 
 
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:
 
Cyndi Seidel
Lower School Administrative Assistant
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
10033 River 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.
 
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St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is a private, coeducational college preparatory day school for students in preschool (Age 2) through grade 12, located in Potomac, Maryland.