Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

About St. Anne's School of Annapolis

St. Anne’s School is a two-year-old through Eighth Grade, co-educational, private Episcopal school located in scenic Annapolis, Maryland. Annapolis is a lively, historic seaport city within close proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. Our school is distinguished as a leader in progressive, inquiry-based academic education, rooted in an intentional social-emotional learning program. Our program typically draws energetic and flexible lifelong learners who are reflective about their teaching practices and find great value in collaborating and growing as teachers, mentors, and leaders. We are celebrated for our dynamic sense of community, our ability to be responsive and nimble as education itself transforms in this century, and for our commitment to cutting-edge practices in teaching and learning.
 

Approach and Methodologies

The strength of the School’s challenging academic program is based in our intentional social-emotional learning program, recognizing as central to our work key understandings about child development and brain development. We employ the tenets of the Responsive Classroom and Developmental Designs holistically. Our core curricular approach is based on central-subject studies, the project approach and Reggio-inspired approach to learning, a balanced literacy/humanities workshop approach, robust foreign language instruction, and a rigorous, conceptual mathematics program. We are committed to vibrant arts, lab based science and engineering, thoughtful use of technology, and the relevance of mindful physical, nature-based, and outdoor education. We enjoy a strong commitment to service learning. As an Episcopal school, we promote and explore inclusive perspectives and embrace a commitment to anti-bias curriculum and diversity education in our teaching and learning practices.

 

Current Openings

To apply for any of the open positions below, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references to employment@st.annesschool.org.

Before & After Care/Auxiliary Programs Teacher

Before & After Care/Auxiliary Programs Teacher Position Description

The Auxiliary Programs Teacher is a member of the classroom teaching team. The Auxiliary Programs Teacher supervises, instructs, and guides the children in a Reggio-inspired, project-based classroom. With the support of the Director of Auxiliary Programs, the Auxiliary Programs Teacher establishes a safe and caring classroom community in which each child’s strengths, opinions, actions, and thoughts are valued. The Auxiliary Programs Teacher uses appropriate language and tone and utilizes the principles of Responsive Classroom in all interactions with the children.  The Auxiliary Programs Teacher promotes the School’s mission and conducts him/herself in a professional manner in all interactions with children, families, and staff. An ideal candidate has a 90-hour Early Childhood certification and/or is seeking an education degree or possesses an education degree. However, the School seeks any candidates interested in working with and gaining vital experiences with children.

Auxiliary Programs Teacher Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works under the general supervision of the Director of Auxiliary Programs
  • Participates in Arrival and Dismissal duties daily.
  • Supervises all children, always maintaining proper staff/child ratios.
  • Maintains the cleanliness, organization, and safety of the classroom (sweeps, wipes tables, washes art materials and dishes, returns used materials to proper places, etc.)
  • Records snack on monthly snack calendar
  • Chooses and prepares snack; returns unused snack to snack cabinet in pantry.
  • Changes diapers and/or assists with toileting as necessary.
  • Communicates with parents regarding daily happenings.
  • Attends and participates in new staff orientation help by the Director.
  • Acquires and maintains CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Submits requests for leave to Director of Before/After Care in advance of scheduled absences.
     

Auxiliary Programs Teacher Expectations

  • Acts in accordance with the School’s mission and philosophy
  • Arrives for work in a timely manner.
  • Is fully present during working hours, refraining from working on the computer, talking on the phone, or texting while responsible for the direct supervision of children.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of students and families.

 

All interested candidates should submit a brief cover letter in the body of the email and attach a resume via email to employment@st.annesschool.org

Summer Camp Teacher (Young Learners)

The Summer Camp Teacher is a vital member of the Summer Explorers: Adventures for Young Learners team. The Teacher supervises, instructs, and plans activities for our two- through five-year-old campers based on the theme of the week. The Teacher establishes a safe and caring classroom community in which each child’s strengths, opinions, actions, and thoughts are valued. The Teacher uses appropriate language and tone and utilizes the principles of Responsive Classroom in all interactions with the children. The Teacher promotes the School’s mission and conducts him/herself in a professional manner in all interactions with children, families, and staff.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Teacher:

  • Works under the general supervision of the Director of Summer Camp/Auxiliary Programs;
  • Sets up the room every morning for the day and cleans at the end;
  • Participates in Arrival and Dismissal duties daily;
  • Supervises children, always maintaining proper staff/child ratios;
  • Maintains the cleanliness, organization, and safety of the classroom (sweeps, wipes tables, washes art materials and dishes, returns used materials to proper places, etc.);
  • Takes daily attendance;
  • Changes diapers and/or assists with toileting, as necessary;
  • Acquires and maintains CPR certification and all other state required licensing documents and classes; and
  • Must attend orientation prior to start of summer camp.

Position Expectations
The Teacher:

  • Acts in accordance with the School’s mission and philosophy;
  • Arrives for work in a timely manner;
  • Is fully present during working hours, refraining from working on the computer, talking on the phone, or texting while responsible for the direct supervision of children; and
  • Maintains the confidentiality of students and families.
Substitute Teachers

St. Anne's School seeks inspiring, engaging, and encouraging on-campus substitute teachers to help serve the academic needs of our students in all grades (Twos through Eighth Grade) for the 2021-22 school year. Substitute teachers will be responsible for the direct supervision and instruction of students in the case of a teacher or instructional assistant absence and may serve in any other duties as assigned by division head including recess supervision, helping with lunches in classrooms, and assisting with carpool pick-up and drop-off. Guest Teachers are expected to comply with all building procedures, expectations, and schedules including, but not limited to, wearing necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) and maintaining social distancing. The ideal candidate will have leadership experience and hold an undergraduate degree in education or related field. 

Lower School Lead Teacher

Overview: St. Anne’s School of Annapolis is accepting applications for a full-time, lead Lower School teacher for the 2022-23 school year. 

Date Posted: February 2022
Date Needed: August 25, 2022
Type of Position: Full Time
Education Requirement: Master's Degree
Experience Requirement: 3-5 Years

Description & Details

We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic about teaching and learning in a progressive, constructivist setting, surrounded by collaborative colleagues. St. Anne’s School is a premier Twos through Eighth Grade independent Episcopal school, recognized for its leading edge, inquiry-based academic program rooted in an intentional social-emotional curriculum. At the heart of our work is our emphasis on the holistic development of each individual, the value of diversity, equity, and engagement and service to others. We have used the Responsive Classroom approach school-wide for nearly two decades. 

Candidates for consideration will be familiar with data-informed balanced literacy instruction. Training and experience in guided reading and readers’ and writers’ workshops (Fountas & Pinnell; Calkins) are preferred. Candidates further should be committed to manipulative and concept-based mathematics instruction, social-emotional learning, and an integrated, project approach to social studies (Katz, Chard). St. Anne’s School seeks life-long learners who possess the positive professionalism, community-mindedness, openness, engagement, and warmth that characterizes our entire staff.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Teaching homeroom class including language arts, mathematics, and, social studies.
  • Lead morning meeting using a responsive classroom approach.
  • Working collaboratively with and support team teachers in the other departments
  • Be an active member of school life outside the classroom
  • Grading and writing narrative term comments about students
  • Consistent communication with parents
  • Other duties around the School (class trips, supervision at recess, etc.)

Minimum Requirements

  • 3+ years teaching elementary students, preferably in an independent school setting
  • Knowledge of current research and best practices in brain-based teaching and learning
  • Orton-Gillingham training a plus

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to employment@st.annesschool.org

Middle School Language Arts Teacher

Overview: St. Anne’s School of Annapolis seeks a Middle School Language Arts Teacher (Fifth through Seventh Grade) for the 2022-23 school year.

Date Posted: February 2022
Date Needed: August 25, 2022
Type of Position: Part Time
Education Requirement: Master's Degree Preferred
Experience Requirement: 3-5 Years

Description & Details

We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about teaching and learning in a progressive, constructivist setting, surrounded by collaborative colleagues. St. Anne’s School is a premier Twos through Eighth Grade independent school, recognized for its leading edge, inquiry-based academic program rooted in an intentional social-emotional curriculum. At the heart of our work is our emphasis on the holistic development of each individual, the value of diversity, equity, engagement, and service to others. We have used the Responsive Classroom approach school-wide for more than two decades.

Preferred candidates will:

  • Be familiar with data-informed balanced literacy instruction.
  • Possess training and experience in guided reading and readers’ and writers’ workshops (Fountas &   Pinnell; Calkins; Atwell; Gentry), and an integrated, project-based approach to social studies (Katz, Chard; NCSS). 
  • Demonstrate commitment to and understanding of social-emotional learning.

St. Anne’s School seeks life-long learners who possess the positive professionalism, community-mindedness, openness, engagement, and warmth that characterizes our entire staff.

St. Anne’s School is committed to equity and justice and aspires to be a community in which every member feels engaged, heard, and valued. We embrace the contributions of all members of our community as we foster a culture of respect. Sharing perspectives and experiences beyond our own boundaries through exploration, introspection, and civil discourse is integral to our mission of creating an inclusive learning environment.

Master's Degree is highly preferred. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to employment@st.annesschool.org

Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Overview: St. Anne’s School of Annapolis seeks a Middle School (Fifth–Seventh Grade) Social Studies Teacher for the 2022-23 school year.

Date Posted: February 2022
Date Needed: August 25, 2022
Type of Position: Full Time
Education Requirement: Master's Degree Preferred
Experience Requirement: 3-5 Years

Description & Details

St. Anne’s School is committed to equity and justice and aspires to be a community in which every member feels engaged, heard, and valued. We embrace the contributions of all members of our community as we foster a culture of respect. Sharing perspectives and experiences beyond our own boundaries through exploration, introspection, and civil discourse is integral to our mission of creating an inclusive learning environment.

The successful candidate holds a Bachelor's or Master's Degree or equivalent experience in history, or education or related field. Candidates should have an interest in collaborating with a team of teachers, a strong sense of purpose in teaching lifetime skills, an active curiosity about children and their success. Four years of teaching experience is preferred but not required. This is a wonderful independent school and a great place to work.

Students in our classes are engaged in active learning. They develop critical thinking skills, the ability to collaborate, and a love of learning. As a faculty, we enjoy each other and a collegial working environment.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Teaching social studies classes in Fifth and Seventh Grades in the Middle School
  • Serve as a Middle School advisor, supervise recess, and chaperone trips
  • Working collaboratively with and support team teachers in the other departments
  • Be an active member of school life outside the classroom
  • Grading and writing narrative term comments about students

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to employment@st.annesschool.org

 

Lower School Spanish Teacher

Overview: St. Anne’s School of Annapolis seeks a Lower School (Kindergarten–Fourth Grade) Spanish Teacher for the 2022-23 academic year.

Date Posted: February 2022
Date Needed: August 25, 2022
Type of Position: Full Time
Education Requirement: Master's Degree
Experience Requirement: 3-5 Years

Description & Details

The Spanish Teacher is responsible for providing an effective learning environment through planning, organizing, developing, and assessing a comprehensive instructional Spanish program for children in Lower School. The Spanish Teacher is knowledgeable about the cognitive and social-emotional development of children in these age groups and possesses a firm understanding of Spanish language and culture. In addition to the below duties and responsibilities, the Spanish Teacher will be positive, collaborative, innovative, and passionate.

St. Anne’s School is committed to equity and justice and aspires to be a community in which every member feels engaged, heard, and valued. We embrace the contributions of all members of our community as we foster a culture of respect. Sharing perspectives and experiences beyond our own boundaries through exploration, introspection, and civil discourse is integral to our mission of creating an inclusive learning environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops, implements, assesses, and modifies, as necessary, a dynamic Spanish language program for Lower School students that aligns with St. Anne’s School of Annapolis mission, vision, and values
  • Uses a variety of methods, materials, and techniques to teach Spanish language and culture
  • Organizes classroom systems and procedures and manages student behavior to ensure all students are fully engaged and learning.
  • Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all learning activities
  • Implements progressive teaching and learning activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences
  • Assesses students’ knowledge for the purposes of refining classroom activities and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding students’ progress, expectations, and goals
  • Actively seeks opportunities for professional development
  • Listens and responds to student and parent concerns in a responsible, constructive, and resourceful manner
  • Actively supports the school philosophy, community, and policies
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned by the Head of Lower School

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish, unless native speaker; Master's Degree in education preferred.
  • Minimum two years of experience teaching Spanish, preferably in an independent school.
  • Fluency and expertise in conversational and written Spanish.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in child development and educational practices.
  • Strong initiative and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to work in a joyful, collegial, and collaborative environment
  • A sense of humor, warm personality, and growth mindset

How to Apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references to employment@st.annesschool.org

Counseling and Wellness Specialist

Overview

St. Anne's School of Annapolis is seeking a Middle School Counseling and Wellness Specialist for the 2022-23 academic year.

Date Posted: February 2022
Date Needed: August 23, 2022
Type of Position: Full Time
Education Requirement: Master's Degree
Experience Requirement: 3-5 Years

Description & Details

The Counseling and Wellness Specialist develops and oversees the counseling and wellness program at St. Anne’s School of Annapolis. Primarily responsible for the social, emotional, and behavioral wellness of students from Fifth through Eighth Grade, the Counseling and Wellness Specialist works in collaboration with the Middle School Director at St. Anne’s School by establishing and sustaining an integrated vision and direction for social-emotional wellness, academic support, and counseling at the School. The Counseling and Wellness Specialist reports to the Director of the Center for Learning. The Counseling and Wellness Specialist collaborates with advisors and teachers to address student concerns. The Counseling and Wellness Specialist works with teachers and advisors to create and implement a comprehensive social-emotional learning program and advising program, using the School’s Responsive Classroom and Developmental Designs approach and collaborates with Administration and homeroom teachers on individual student concerns.

Responsibilities for the position include:

Caseload Management

  • Manage a caseload of students who require short or long term monitoring and/or intervention for behavioral, emotional and social needs compounded with behavioral or social-emotional issues.
  • Communicate and document effectively with faculty, parents, and outside professionals, demonstrating clarity and efficiency in action and response in immediate or isolated behavioral or learning circumstances as well as in annual and long-term case management.
  • Create and maintain learning strategy plans, active files, and records of students in keeping with the current laws governing confidentiality as they pertain to students and health services in schools.
  • Meet at regularly scheduled intervals throughout the year with teachers, teaching team, Center for Learning Director and Administration.
  • Consult with parents, guardians, faculty, and administrators about general student mental health issues as they affect the student body as a whole, as well as about individual student needs.
  • Make referrals to licensed professionals and counselors, and develop and maintain a diverse network of outside resources through which external referrals can be made as needed.

Teaching and Learning

  • Teach classes on social-emotional learning, friendship, peace education, health, or wellness at different points in the year as determined by the Director of Middle School.
  • Provide 1:1 or small group instruction or counseling services in areas such as crisis, separation, divorce, or grief at the direction of school leadership.
  • Develop, and teach, a comprehensive and inclusive health, sexuality, and wellness program from Fifth through Eighth Grade.
  • Recommend and lead parent-education programs to raise awareness of social-emotional health and wellness in the community.
  • Support teachers with student behavioral challenges as they arise.

Administrative

  • Report to the Director of Center for Learning, keeping the Director of Middle School informed of planning and action related to the duties of the office.
  • Attend team meetings, program meetings, and administrative meetings. Participate in management meetings as requested by school leadership.
  • Collect longitudinal data on performance of students and provides analysis to management.
  • Provide input for the leadership of the school in the event of a mental health emergency by coordinating resources in the community for the benefit of students, parents, and faculty of the School.
  • Be accessible on a regular basis to students, faculty, and parents within the school community, including being present and participatory in the daily life of and events of the school.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications: Training as a school counselor or therapist, (BA in educational counseling required; MA in educational counseling, MFT, MSW and certification as Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor preferred). Understanding of child development and experience with issues affecting children ages two-fourteen required. Classroom teaching experience, preferably at the middle school level, preferred. Cultural competence and the ability to work comfortably with students, teachers and parents necessary. Effective communication, documentation, and problem-solving skills are essential. Flexibility, a strong work ethic, and a commitment to being a collaborative team member within the faculty are also critically important skills for this role.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to employment@st.annesschool.org

Program for Young Children Assistant Teacher

Overview: St. Anne’s School of Annapolis seeks a full-time (12-6 p.m.) Assistant Teacher in our Program for Young Children (PYC) for the 2022-23 school year.

Date Posted: February 2022
Date Needed: August 25, 2022
Type of Position: Full Time
Education Requirement: Associate’s Degree
Experience Requirement: 1-2 Years

Description & Details

The PYC/Early Childhood Assistant Teacher is a vital member of the PYC classroom teaching team. The Assistant Teacher supports the Lead Teacher in the supervision, instruction, and guidance of children in a Reggio-inspired, project-based early childhood classroom. In partnership with the Lead Teacher, the Assistant Teacher establishes a safe and caring classroom community in which each child’s strengths, opinions, actions and thoughts are valued. The Assistant Teacher uses appropriate language and tone and utilizes the principles of Responsive Classroom in all interactions with the children. The Assistant Teacher promotes the school’s mission and conducts him/herself in a professional manner in all interactions with children, families, and staff.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Assistant Teacher:

  • Works under the direct instruction of the Lead Teacher in the classroom and the general supervision of the Director of Program for Young Children
  • Assists the Lead Teacher in classroom set-up in August and classroom break-down in June
  • Participates in Arrival and Dismissal duties daily
  • Assists the Lead Teacher in supervision of children, maintaining proper staff/child ratios at all times
  • Assists the Lead Teacher in maintaining the cleanliness, organization, and safety of the classroom (sweeps, wipes tables, washes art materials and dishes, returns used materials to proper places, etc.)
  • Submits daily attendance via My Compass
  • Records snack on monthly snack calendar
  • Chooses and prepares snack; returns unused snack to snack cabinet in pantry
  • Changes diapers and/or assists with toileting as necessary
  • Assists Lead Teacher with clerical or office tasks (laminating, copying, bulletin boards, etc.) as assigned
  • Assumes the role of Lead Teacher in the lead teacher’s absence
  • Attends all Early Childhood Program meetings called by the Director of Program for Young Children
  • Participates in scheduled staff Professional Development days as indicated on the school calendar
  • Attends Early Childhood Program special events as appropriate for grade level 
  • Attends the Mid-Atlantic Episcopal Schools Association (MAESA) conference annually
  • Attends Parent/Teacher Conferences in the fall and spring
  • Acquires and maintains CPR certification
  • Informs Lead Teacher in advance of scheduled absences
  • Refers parent questions concerning growth and development of their children to the Lead Teacher
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Lead Teacher or Director of Program for Young Children

How to Apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references to employment@st.annesschool.org

Long-Term Substitute: Middle School Language Arts

Overview: St. Anne's School of Annapolis, an AIMS-accredited, co-educational school, is seeking a Long-term Substitute Middle School Language Arts Teacher for the remainder of the 2021-2022 academic year. 

Date Posted: February 2022
Date Needed: March 2022
Type of Position: Full Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree
Experience Requirement: 3-5 Years

Description & Details

This position includes teaching and planning Middle School Language Arts classes (grades 5-8), planning with lead classroom teachers, and supporting individual students within the classroom when needed. 

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a related field, and have experience as an elementary or middle school teacher. The candidate must be willing to embrace the St. Anne’s School mission and educational philosophy and work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and administrators to ensure each child’s success.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references to employment@st.annesschool.org

Long-Term Substitute: Middle School Social Studies

Overview: St. Anne's School of Annapolis, an AIMS-accredited, co-educational school, is seeking a Long-term Substitute Middle School Social Studies Teacher for the remainder of the 2021-2022 academic year. 

Date Posted: February 2022
Date Needed: March 2022
Type of Position: Full Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree
Experience Requirement: 3-5 Years

Description & Details

This position includes teaching and planning Middle School Social Studies classes (grades 5-8), planning with lead classroom teachers, and supporting individual students within the classroom when needed. 

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a related field, and have experience as an elementary or middle school teacher. The candidate must be willing to embrace the St. Anne’s School mission and educational philosophy and work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and administrators to ensure each child’s success.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references to employment@st.annesschool.org

Operations Coordinator

Overview

​​The Operations Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of the building operations, safety, space use, and communications. He/She reports to the Chief Financial Officer/Operations. 

Date Posted: April 2022
Date Needed: April 2022
Type of Position: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

He/She collaborates with the School’s third-party maintenance company and all subcontractors and grounds crew hired to work the site. Other responsibilities are as follows:

  • Oversee the daily operations of the School and any activities that pertain to building usage
  • Develop and maintain a complete schedule of all building spaces and space requests. Maintain a master calendar for all school events and outside vendors.
  • Oversee the maintenance and cleaning programs that keep the School’s appearance in exemplary condition
  • Oversee and evaluate the work of the third-party maintenance company
  • Work with appropriate administrators to maintain safety guidelines for the building and grounds
  • Develop, maintain, and report all required environmental, health, and maintenance standards as required by law. Work with the administration to ensure compliance with all regional, state, and federal regulations and laws as they impact the School.
  • In collaboration with the Program Directors, plan, implement, and review the monthly fire drills
  • Act as first response for alarm-related events
  • Oversee the maintenance contracts for HVAC, elevator, phones, etc.
  • Manage and coordinate the summer facilities schedule, working with Administration and faculty, setting the schedule for summer repairs, cleaning, and renovations
  • Liaison with the grounds crew for mowing, seeding, and all outside work
  • Work as a liaison between the maintenance company and the completion of school requests
  • Oversee holiday schedule for building repair and clean-up
  • Oversee and coordinate the work of all outside contractors to ensure compliance with contractual agreements and budgetary restrictions
  • Oversee snow removal at various seasonal times of the year, maintain safety within the entrances of the School
  • Coordinate the schedule and set-up of on-campus events
  • Coordinate with the Main Office to handle acceptance, storage, and dissemination of large deliveries
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the CFOO
  • Support the School, its mission, and its leadership

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to employment@st.annesschool.org

 

St. Anne's School of Annapolis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability, or national origin in admissions, employment or educational policies. We value diversity and embrace the fundamental Episcopal belief in the dignity of each human being. We are committed to helping our school community understand and appreciate human differences and similarities.