St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Potomac, MD seeks an educator with vision, energy, and a great love of children for an Extended Day Teacher opening at the Lower School.
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.
Founded in 1978, St. Andrew’s is a co-educational independent day school, enrolling approximately 585 students in preschool-grade 12. The school has two campuses three miles apart. The Potomac Village Campus (preschool-grade 2) is on the grounds of St. Francis Episcopal Church and the 19-acre Postoak Campus (grades 3-12) is on Postoak Road in Potomac. Since 2008 St. Andrew’s has renovated or newly built each of its buildings and outdoor spaces, culminating in the opening of the new 43,000-square-foot Student Center in 2016 on the Postoak Campus.
St. Andrew’s has earned international recognition as a destination school for research-informed teaching, learning, and leadership development. Its Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (www.thecttl.org) has trained 100% of the St. Andrew’s faculty in the foundations of Mind, Brain, and Education Science research. As leaders in the research-to-practice movement, St. Andrew’s teachers and students conduct original educational research with faculty from The Johns Hopkins University School of Education and Research Schools International, led by individual faculty members at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. CTTL publications and training have influenced more than 10,000 teachers and school leaders internationally. As a faculty member at St. Andrew’s, you can have the opportunity to work directly with the CTTL as a Teacher Research Fellow or contributing author to the CTTL’s internationally recognized publication Think Differently and Deeply.
In the Lower School, the Extended Day Teacher collaborates with the Extended Day faculty in designing and implementing the program, and reports to the Extended Day Director. The Extended Day Teacher a part-time teaching position that is contracted from 2 to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following responsibilities:
Supervise and care for children
Possess education and experience appropriate to age and ability level of the students
Collaborate constructively with colleagues
Lead activities that give children opportunities to learn and play
Plan a curriculum that develops on the themes, concepts, and expectations of the day school program
Ensure a well-balanced program by preparing daily lesson plans and long-term schedules of activities
Follow sign-in and sign-out procedures
Communicate effectively both verbally and electronically with parents about their child’s day
Follow established operating procedures at all times.
Maintain a clean, safe environment and leave the area in an orderly fashion upon departure
Attend staff meetings, school functions, and in-house training sessions as required
Support the spirit of our Episcopal school
Perform other duties as assigned
To apply, please send a letter of interest, resume, and three or more references to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Ext. Day Teacher” in the subject line.
Consistent with the values of an Episcopal school, St. Andrew's 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. Andrew's 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.