Employment

St. Anne’s  values great teachers who have a heart for working with children and a commitment to bringing hope and promise to the world.  Candidates who seek a dynamic, collaborative, and enriching learning environment are encouraged to apply.

St. Anne's seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender identity of the school community.  We seek candidates who have a passion for education and a growth mindset.  St. Anne’s employees share a commitment to academic excellence, responsibility for ourselves and our community, respect for one another, and compassion for others. The school embraces diversity in all facets of our life together; we work to teach good stewardship of our campus and our environment; and the spiritual and personal growth of members of our community is nurtured through daily devotions, weekly chapels, religion classes, and our community service program.

It is the policy of St. Anne’s to provide an equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex (including reproductive health decisions, pregnancy and related conditions), age, religion, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, status as a veteran, family responsibilities, or victims of domestic violence, sexual offenses, or stalking, or any other status protected by law.

Listed below, please find current employment opportunities for positions on the St. Anne’s faculty.  Interested candidates should send a letter of introduction, current resume, educational philosophy, and list of references to employment@stannesde.org.   Candidates applying to serve as substitute teachers should follow the same procedure.  

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Lower School Academic Positions

Lower School Music & Choral Director

Job Title: Lower School Music Teacher and Choral Director

Type: 80% to Full-time position - 10 months

Supervisor: Lower School Head

FLSA: Exempt (Salaried)

General Job Description: St. Anne's Episcopal School seeks a spirited and talented educator to serve as Lower School Music Teacher and Choral Director within the mission and core values of the school. The teacher will be responsible for teaching general music to Lower School students starting in Preschool, directing the MS chorus in grades 5-8, and coordinating winter and spring concerts each year.

The ability to teach drama, and/or coach a sport is a plus. This position would begin in August 2019.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Teach early childhood and elementary music classes with an emphasis on singing, movement, musical games, percussion instruments and recorders
  • Teach choral music to students in grade 2-4 and 5-8
  • Produce bi-annual student performance concerts across all grade levels
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the music, visual art, and academic classes to create a cohesive and integrated program
  • Understand the fundamental developmental stages in the social, emotional, and academic lives of lower school students
  • Facilitate the musical programming for weekly Episcopal chapel service and other assemblies, preferably playing keyboard for chapel and special events as needed
  • Stay current on the best practices in curriculum instruction in Music
  • Share passion for and appreciation of the language and rhythms of music
  • Differentiate instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying abilities, attitudes, and musical backgrounds
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior that is aligned with our core values of respect, responsibility, and compassion
  • Communicate with parents on student progress
  • Attend specific school events/activities outside of the school day and supervise as needed
  • Participate in curriculum and professional development and serve on faculty committees

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, faculty, and staff

Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, philosophy statement, employment application, background check, and at least five (5) professional references to employment@stannesde.org. Candidates must also submit an employment application and background check - both available at www.stannesde.org/employment. Please use the following format for naming your electronic files:  Lastname_Firstname_Resume. References will not be contacted without applicant approval.  

Other:

  • Candidates will embrace the school’s mission as well as educational and discipline philosophies; candidates must be willing to work in a team environment and be positive, inspirational, and family-centered.
  • Candidates will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community.
  • Candidates will have strong organizational and effective time-management skills.

Physical Requirements: Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, stand, walk, talk, hear, and interact with campus visitors as well as with others. Must have the ability to understand and present materials and communicate with constituents and co-workers in a harmonious manner. Must be able to lift 25lbs.

Middle School Coaching Positions

Boys' Soccer Head Coach (Fall)

St. Anne’s Episcopal School seeks experienced individuals who work well with middle school students, grades 6-8, and have the ability to teach the skills of the game.

Responsibilities include the following:

- To provide practice and game plans 3-4 times per week.

- To instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success.

- To guide student-athletes in the formulation and enhancement of values, pride of accomplishment, acceptable social behavior, self-discipline, self-confidence, and sportsmanship.

- To communicate effectively with team members and parents.

- To serve as a positive role model at all times.

Interested candiates should submit the application below, resume, and coaching philosophy to employment@stannesde.org.

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Girls' Head Coach

St. Anne’s Episcopal School seeks experienced individuals who work well with middle school students, grades 6-8, and have the ability to teach the skills of the game.

Responsibilities include the following:

- To provide practice and game plans 3-4 times per week.

- To instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success.

- To guide student-athletes in the formulation and enhancement of values, pride of accomplishment, acceptable social behavior, self-discipline, self-confidence, and sportsmanship.

- To communicate effectively with team members and parents.

- To serve as a positive role model at all times.

Interested candiates should submit the application below, resume, and coaching philosophy to employment@stannesde.org.

Employment Application

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Early Childhood Faculty

Preschool Associate Teacher for Nature-Based Preschool Program

FLSA: Exempt (Salaried)

General Job Description: 

St. Anne’s Episcopal School, a preschool through 8th grade co-educational day school situated on a beautiful, 125 acre, rural campus in Middletown, Delaware seeks a spirited, creative, and experienced educator who has a strong background in early childhood education and a passion for encouraging creativity, fostering academic, social-emotional and spiritual growth, while also nurturing young learners to explore and discover the world around them. St Anne’s seeks a candidate whose philosophy aligns with our mission of creating an environment where children are known, loved, challenged and inspired for the future.  Additionally, St. Anne’s seeks a candidate who is willing to embrace our Outdoor Education Initiative.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the lead teacher as a partner to create and implement an engaging, developmentally appropriate program to meet the social, emotional, cognitive and physical needs of young children based on well-documented research in early childhood development.
  • Assist the lead teacher with planning and preparation of materials as well as the implementation of classroom activities.
  • Understand the expectations of the program and take initiative to help the teacher provide for the best learning environment possible.
  • Collaborate with the lead teacher to create a warm, nurturing classroom atmosphere in which children feel comfortable and secure, along with an atmosphere of support and safety to encourage children to experience new skills and discover a love of learning.
  • Work with the lead teacher to provide positive guidance to help children navigate through their social interactions with peers and adults.
  • Assist in the formal and informal assessment of individual students and work closely with the lead teacher to implement differentiated activities that address the variety of learning styles and levels within the classroom.
  • Maintain strong interpersonal communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Collaborate with fellow colleagues to maintain continuity of curriculum across grade levels.
  • Participate with the lead teacher in parent conferences.
  • Demonstrate the ability and willingness to assist in developing nature-based activities that will integrate science, math, literacy, and the arts while encouraging cooperative learning and social skills. 
  • Honor our commitment to developing a program where nature is the central organizing concept and is the integrating thread that intentionally ties together the preschool’s philosophy, methodologies, classroom design, outdoor spaces, and public identity.
  • Demonstrate a growth mindset and willingness to explore opportunities for professional growth.
  • Demonstrate integrity, patience, openness, sensitivity, enthusiasm, and friendliness.
  •  Interested candidates should submit an employment application, background check, resume, cover letter, and educational philosophy statement to employment@stannesde.org. 

 
Minimum Education:  Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education, Master’s Degree a plus
Other: 

  • Candidates will embrace the school’s mission as well as educational and discipline philosophies; candidates must be willing to work in a team environment and be positive, inspirational, and family-centered. 
  • Candidates will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community.
  • Candidates will have strong organizational and effective time-management skills.
  • St. Anne’s is committed to addressing issues of social justice, diversity, equity, and anti-bias education in our curriculum and in our community. Employees must be willing learners and participants in supporting this work.

Physical Requirements: Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, stand, walk, talk, hear, and interact with campus visitors as well as with others. Must have the ability to understand and present materials and communicate with constituents and co-workers in a harmonious manner. Must be able to lift 25lbs.