Teacher of K(4)

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

St. John’s is seeking a K (4) Prekindergarten Teacher for its Primary Division. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position with an August 2024 start date. We are seeking a high-energy teacher with a passion for working with students at the early childhood level. This person must be able to teach a developmentally age-appropriate and stimulating curriculum. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated effectiveness with technology integration. He or She will be expected to successfully meet the following responsibilities:

  • Work closely with grade-level colleagues to plan instruction and assessments.
  • Collaborate and work closely with the teacher’s assistant.
  • Attending 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 pupils, including but not limited to project-based learning, hands-on activities, demonstrations, and discussions.
  • Facilitate daily homeroom check-ins.
  • Implement the Responsive Classroom model.
  • 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 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.

Contact Information

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.