Teacher of Classics (Art History, Religion, Latin)

St. John's Episcopal School
Tampa, FL United States

St. John’s believes an outstanding education provides students exposure to the modern and the traditional. Accordingly, the school is pleased to introduce a new addition (effective August 2022) to the already outstanding middle division program, one which will have great appeal for educators with a passion for inter-disciplinary study found in the teaching of Latin, Religion, and Art History. This means there is an exciting opportunity for an educator of demonstrated excellence and passion for working with students in grades 5-8 to join our community and make an indelible mark on the lives of children. The successful candidate will develop and implement a year-long interdisciplinary course built on the existing 5th Grade Latin and Religion curricula, and incorporating a new, third component – Art History.

St. John’s seeks an energetic and dynamic individual with demonstrated professional excellence to join our outstanding middle division team to teach this innovative new curriculum. This is a full-time position with an August 2022 start date. The successful candidate will be expected to successfully meet the following responsibilities:

  • Model daily 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 course curriculum via daily instruction that is differentiated, and which incorporates traditional and innovative teaching pedagogies.
  • Implement once-a-week art history instruction which helps students in Grades 5-8 develop the analytical skills necessary to understand and appreciate visual arts in a historical context.
  • Serve as a 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.
  • Devote time and effort to ongoing professional growth.
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity, strong communication skills, openness to others’ ideas, eagerness to extend themselves for others.

Contact Information

St. John’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a current resume, cover letter, and list of not fewer than three references to: Lisa Strauch, Head of Middle Division, at lstrauch@stjohnseagles.org. The position will remain open until filled.