Career Opportunities

 

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 to identify and interview people from diverse backgrounds during the employment process.  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 pthayer@saintannesschool.org.  Candidates applying to serve as substitute teachers should follow the same procedure.  A link to an employment application and background check are at the bottom of this page.


Employment Openings


Kindergarten/Lower School Teacher

St. Anne’s Episcopal School seeks a spirited, creative, and experienced educator who has a strong background in early elementary education and a passion for working with Kindergarten aged children.

Ideal candidates should possess the following credentials and qualities:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Education
  • A minimum of three years of experience as a teacher in early childhood grades. 
  • A positive, enthusiastic, flexible and warm personality with a passion for creating a love of learning in all students 
  • Fundamental understanding of the social, emotional, spiritual and cognitive development of early childhood students 
  • Ability to effectively differentiate a rich and varied curriculum based on best practices and current research
  • Commitment to innovation and working collaboratively with colleagues
  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse learning environment
  •  An understanding of differentiated foundational mathematical instruction that focuses on developing number sense, deeper conceptual understanding and problem solving, experience teaching Singapore Math is a plus  
  • A joyful spirit encouraging compassion, patience, and caring
  • The ability to reflect on their own teaching to adapt lessons to meet different abilities and interests
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to communicate respectfully, clearly and honestly in verbal, electronic and written form with parents, administrators, and colleagues regarding curriculum, students, and child development issues  
  • A desire to stay current in contemporary pedagogical thinking, strategies and techniques through further education, reading, workshops, conferences, etc.

Finalists will be asked to provide a demonstration lesson.

Please submit digitally the following to Peter Thayer, Head of School, at pthayer@saintannesschool.org before April 21, 2018:

  • introductory cover letter
  • resume
  • list of references
  • one-page educational philosophy that also addresses the prompt of “What unique talents would you bring to teaching Lower School students at St. Anne's that would impact our school community, including students, colleagues, and families?"

 

Fourth Grade/Lower School Teacher

St. Anne’s Episcopal School, seeks a spirited, creative, and experienced educator who has a strong background in elementary education.

Ideal candidates should possess the following credentials and qualities:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Education from an accredited college 
  • A minimum of three years of experience as a lead teacher in upper elementary grades
  • Fundamental understanding of the social, emotional, spiritual and cognitive development of lower school students 
  • Ability to effectively differentiate a rich and varied curriculum based on best practices and current research
  • Commitment to innovation and working collaboratively with colleagues
  • Strong background in teaching critical literacy skills such as reading comprehension, narrative and expository writing, grammar and vocabulary
  •  An understanding of differentiated foundational mathematical instruction that focuses on developing number sense, deeper conceptual understanding and problem solving, experience teaching Singapore Math is a plus
  • Experience with teaching social studies and using instructional technology 
  • Ability to use a variety of instructional strategies to facilitate higher level thinking and maximize student engagement
  • Commitment to innovation and working collaboratively with colleagues
  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse learning environment
  • A joyful spirit encouraging compassion, patience, and caring
  • The ability to reflect on one’s own teaching to adapt lessons to meet different abilities and interests
  • Experience establishing and maintaining standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional, positive, and respectful learning atmosphere in the classroom
  • Commitment to communicate respectfully, clearly and honestly in verbal, electronic and written form with parents, administrators, and colleagues regarding curriculum, students, and child development issues  
  • A positive, enthusiastic, flexible and warm personality with a passion for creating a love of learning in all students 
  • A desire to stay current in contemporary pedagogical thinking, strategies and techniques through further education, reading, workshops, conferences, etc.

Please submit digitally the following to Peter Thayer, Head of School, at pthayer@saintannesschool.org before April 21, 2018:

  • introductory cover letter
  • resume
  • list of references
  • and one-page educational philosophy that also addresses the prompt of “What unique talents would you bring to teaching Lower School students at St. Anne's that would impact our school community, including students, colleagues, and families?"

Finalists will be asked to provide a demonstration lesson.


Substitute Teachers:  If you are interested in being a part of our substitute teacher pool, please contact Head of School, Peter Thayer.


Employment Application
Background Screening Form

St. Anne's offers its employees a generous benefits program.

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St. Anne’s campus is situated on 125 scenic acres bordering Silver Lake and adjacent to St. Andrew’s School.

211 Silver Lake Rd, Middletown, DE 19709
302.378.3179
302.449.0957
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