St. Anne’s Episcopal School in Middletown, Delaware seeks an enthusiastic and committed language arts instructor who enjoys working with middle school students. St. Anne’s looks for teachers who possess the skills and motivation to:
create a learning environment where each student is known, loved, challenged and inspired
lead effective, innovative, engaging and developmentally appropriate student-centered classes
differentiate instruction and create an inclusive classroom
practice effective classroom management that aligns with our core values
Qualities – What do we value?
We at St. Anne’s value educators who believe in our mission and embrace that we are a community who cares about social justice. We seek educators who possess patience, self-awareness and a collaborative spirit. We look for flexible teachers who possess strong organizational and effective time-management skills. We work to draw-in teachers who wish to immerse themselves in a small, caring school community with a big family atmosphere. We also seek teachers who possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. We look for teachers who have the interest and wherewithal to utilize our beautiful campus for outdoor learning. Finally, we value teachers who possess a growth mindset and are committed to continuing to learn and grow professionally.
Teach language arts to two sections of 7th-grade students and two sections of 8th-grade students with a focus on writing, reading comprehension and critical-thinking skills
Create interdisciplinary lessons and connections between language arts and social studies as well as with other subject areas
Serve as a core homeroom teacher for up to 20 middle students and as an advisor for up to 10 students, and within these roles, lead a homeroom curriculum focused on SEL, character and community building
Differentiate instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying abilities and cultural backgrounds as well as provide frequent supports and extensions as needed
Consciously build a classroom culture and maintain standards of student behavior that center around our core values of respect, responsibility and compassion
Through clear and consistent communication, build partnerships with parents that center around mutual trust in order to best support students’ growth and well-being.
Mentor and serve as a role model for students beyond their academic development
Establish collaborative, collegial and supportive working relationships with other faculty and staff
Serve as the faculty leader/editor of the Middle School Literary Magazine
Serve as a coach of a sports team or as a co-leader of a co-curricular middle school program such as: Theater, Chess Team, Junior Model U.N., Geography Bee, School Newspaper, Debate Team, etc.
Complete thorough and thoughtful report cards three times a year
Attend specific school events/activities outside of the school day and supervise as needed
Lead student/parent conferences at least twice annually
Attend weekly Episcopal chapel service and other assemblies
Participate in curriculum development and serve on faculty committees
Plan and chaperone grade level field trips
Participate in regular team meetings during the day and weekly faculty meetings after school
Perform additional duties as assigned, such as carline, recess and lunch duty
Please use the following format for naming your electronic files: Lastname_Firstname_Resume. References will not be contacted without applicant approval. Please know that we seek candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender identity of the school community.
St. Anne’s Episcopal School, a coeducational, Preschool - grade 8 day school serving 253 students, was founded in 2002 with the support of St. Andrew’s School and the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware. Located on 125 acres just 30 minutes south of Wilmington and 50 minutes from the Philadelphia Airport, St. Anne's is situated in a growth community (Middletown) and has drawn students from 3 states and 12 counties.
The St. Anne’s Episcopal School mission states that we "prepare students for secondary education and lifelong learning. We strive to enhance the intellectual, spiritual, physical, social, and artistic growth of our students so that they may realize their potential for good as citizens of local and world communities." Our life together centers around a commitment to academic excellence, respect for one another, responsibility for ourselves and our community, and compassion for others. The school embraces diversity in all facets of our life together. We work to teach good stewardship of our campus and our environment. The spiritual growth of members of our community is nurtured through daily devotions, weekly chapels and religion classes at all grades. Our strategic vision s...peaks of our school as a place where children are known, loved, challenged, and inspired for the future.