Teacher of Grades 7 & 8 Science

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

St. John’s is seeking a Teacher of English for its middle division (grades 5-8). This is a full-time, benefits eligible position with an August 2023 start date. The position includes teaching science as well as responsibilities as an advisor. We are seeking a high-energy teacher with a passion for working with students at the middle division level. This person must be able to teach a challenging curriculum of physical science and biology. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated effectiveness with technology integration. He or She will be expected to meet the following responsibilities successfully:

  • Work closely with the science department to plan instruction, labs, and assessments;
  • 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 science curriculum via daily instruction that is differentiated and which incorporates traditional and innovative teaching pedagogies;
  • Collaborate with other departments to build interdisciplinary units as appropriate;  Demonstrate effective, positive classroom management;
  • Employ a variety of methodologies in teaching and instructing pupils, including but not limited to project-based learning, hands-on activities, demonstrations, and discussions;
  • Facilitate a weekly advisory class and daily homeroom check-ins;
  • Serve as principal adult presence, advisor, and caregiver for each child in advisory and throughout the school day;
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with students, families, and colleagues;
  • Be available to consult with students, parents, and colleagues as part of parent conferences and as needed;
  • Demonstrate effective, positive classroom management;
  • Employ a variety of methodologies in teaching and instructing pupils, including but not limited to project-based learning, hands-on activities, demonstrations, and discussions;
  • Facilitate a weekly advisory class and daily homeroom check-ins;
  • Serve as principal adult presence, advisor, and caregiver for each child in advisory and throughout the school day;
  • Organize and chaperone the Grade 7 overnight trip to the Keys
  • Model daily the conduct we expect of our students and consistently exhibit the highest standards of professionalism;
  • Attend regular faculty meetings and other school events as appropriate;
  • Attend all professional gatherings and in-service meetings;
  • 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 to others.

Contact Information

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.

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