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Career Center
September 10, 2019

Teacher of Grade 4

St. John's Episcopal School
Tampa FL United States
K(4)-Grade 8
Position Starts: July 31, 2020
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020

POSITION TITLE:  Teacher of Grade 4  


St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School, an outstanding independent co-educational day school in the heart of Tampa, provides value-driven education for over 500 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. St. John’s Core Values and Episcopal identity focus on inclusivity, support, respect, and the shared values reflected in the School’s mission statement.


Our students are Empowered to Lead, Inspired to Serve. A feeling of positive energy, inclusiveness, optimism, respect and kindness permeates our campuses. Our graduates are sought by and thrive in Tampa’s premier public and private schools, and they are prepared for lives of learning and service.




St. John’s seeks an energetic and dynamic individual with demonstrated professional excellence to join our outstanding Lower Division team as Teacher of Grade 4. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position with an August 2020 start date. The successful candidate will be expected to successfully meet the following responsibilities:

  • Model on a daily basis the conduct we expect of our students, and consistently exhibit the highest standards of professionalism;
  • Work individually and collaboratively with colleagues to create, plan and prepare thoughtful lesson plans as part of an instructional program that is age-appropriate and addresses individual student needs;
  • Implement the Language Arts, Reading, Math, Social Studies, and Science curricula via daily instruction that is differentiated, and which incorporates traditional and innovative teaching pedagogies;
  • Serve as Homeroom teacher, most notably as the principal adult presence, advisor and caregiver for each child in the class throughout the school day;
  • Attend all professional gatherings and in-service meetings;
  • Be available to consult with students, parents and colleagues as part of parent conferences and as needed basis;
  • Attend institutional gatherings and events as necessary or requested by the Head of School in support of the School’s mission;
  • Be available to assist with coverage (before and after school programs, recess, performance rehearsals, lunch, and event duties) as needed, or teach a class in the after school program;
  • Partner with the Head of the Lower Division and the Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operations Officer to develop and oversee the Grade 4 instructional budget;
  • Devote time and effort to ongoing professional growth;
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity, strong communication skills, openness to others’ ideas, eagerness to extend themselves for others.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a current resume, cover letter and list of not fewer than three references to: Diane Scott, Executive Assistant to the Head of School, at dscott@stjohnseagles.org. The position will remain open until filled. St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Information

Diane Scott

Executive Assistant to the Head of School