Teacher of Grade 2

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

St. John’s is seeking a Teacher of Grade 2 for its Lower Division (Grades 1-4). This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position with an August 1, start date. We are seeking a high-energy teacher with a passion for working with students at the elementary level. This person must be able to teach a developmentally appropriate and challenging curriculum. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated effectiveness with technology integration. They will be expected to successfully meet the following responsibilities:

  • Work closely with grade-level colleagues to plan instruction and assessments;
  • Attend regular faculty meetings and other school events as appropriate;
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with students, families, and colleagues;
  • Demonstrate effective, positive classroom management;
  • Employ a variety of methodologies in teaching and instructing students, including but not limited to project-based learning, hands-on activities, demonstrations, and discussions;
  • Facilitate daily homeroom check-ins;
  • Implement the Responsive Classroom approach;
  • 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 curricula via daily instruction that is differentiated, and which incorporates traditional and innovative teaching pedagogies;
  • Serve as the principal adult presence, advisor, and caregiver for each child in the homeroom 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 on an as-needed basis;
  • Attend institutional gatherings and events as necessary or requested by the Head of School in support of the School’s mission;
  • Devote time and effort to ongoing professional growth;
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity, strong communication skills, and openness to others’ ideas; eager to extend themselves for others.

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St. John’s Episcopal School is an exceptional work environment with low employee turnover. This position provides a truly outstanding individual the opportunity to join Tampa’s premier K(4)-8 school and truly ‘make a difference’ in the lives of children and colleagues. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a current resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and list of not fewer than three references to Diane Scott, Executive Assistant to the Head of School, at dscott@stjohnseagles.org. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt, 10-month position that is accompanied by a highly competitive salary and benefits package. St. John’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer.