St. James School is a faith-based Philadelphia middle school in the Episcopal tradition, committed to educating students from an under-resourced neighborhood within a nurturing environment. The school is a community that provides a challenging academic program and encourages the development of the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical and creative gifts in its students. Learn more at www.stjamesphila.org
To teach students in a classroom environment favorable to learning and personal growth in accordance with each student's needs and ability. The teacher is responsible for the human and Christian education of the students entrusted to his/her care through both delivery of the instructional program and modeling of appropriate habits, skills, attitudes and behaviors. It is the teacher who motivates, encourages, and inspires students to excel in all their endeavors and who sets goals and expectations that challenge students to meet and expand their potentials. Our school goal is that every students grows >1.5 grade levels per year in Reading and Math.
● Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree (education degree preferred)
● Urban Teaching Experience preferred
● Desire to work in a small school community that values hard work and long hours
● FBI, Child Abuse and PA Criminal Clearances
● Arrives at school by 7:30am each morning and has teaching responsibilities until 4:15pm.
● Plans and implements a Math curriculum
● Disciplines effectively, compassionately and consistently
● Uses authentic and varied forms of assessment
● Teaches 5 days of Saturday school per school year
● Communicates often with parents/guardians, especially about student success
● Schedules and attends parent/guardian conferences and home visits
● Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students reach success.
Compensation: We offer a competitive salary with full benefits including: medical, dental, retirement and four weeks of summer vacation.
St. James School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, or ethnic origin in the administration of its policies.