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.

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: August 2022
Date Needed: September 12, 2022 or as soon as possible
Type of Position: Full Time
Education Requirement: Master's Degree
Experience Requirement: 3-5 Years

Description & Details

The School seeks 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

Director of Marketing & Communications

Overview

St. Anne’s School seeks a full-time Director of Marketing & Communications with a range of communications, marketing, social media, graphics, and photography/videography skills to join its staff. Reporting to the Associate Head of School and a member of the Advancement Team, the Director of Marketing & Communications will develop and implement advertising campaigns and a wide array of both day-to-day and strategic communications that promote and advance the mission of the school, defining and articulating its identity and unique characteristics to key constituencies.

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

Description & Details

The Director of Marketing & Communications is a highly collaborative position on the Advancement Team, and works closely with the Associate Head of School, Director of Development, and Director of Admissions. We are looking for a strategic and visionary thinker, a creative communicator, and a hands-on doer, who is also capable of collaborating with staff and faculty, external vendors, and volunteers. 

The Director of Marketing & Communications’ essential functions are to:

  • Maintain clear and consistent communication with key stakeholders (current parents, prospective parents, donors, alumni) to articulate value and school mission/vision, and also manage communication vehicles that stakeholders receive up-to-date and accurate information.
  • Implement plans for school marketing/advertising, incorporating consistent themes that support the initiatives and priorities established by the School’s strategic plan and Advancement Team’s goals. This includes working closely with the Director of Admissions to develop and execute a content and marketing plan to support enrollment goals and ensure consistent communications.
  • Create and implement social media strategy and editorial calendar to engage key stakeholders and convey St. Anne’s School’s character and how constituents embody its core values. Maintain and expand social media initiatives, providing counsel in best practices and current trends. 
  • Work alongside the Director of Development to support fundraising efforts year-round. Effectively engage current parents, alumni, alumni parents, grandparents, and the community in the philanthropic spirit of the School.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Promote consistent branding, marketing, and communications standards across the organization. 
  • Design and manage production of Admissions and Development collateral, school publications, event invitations, flyers, and more. Oversee and provide project management for any collateral developed using outside support.
  • Manage and update the School’s external website as well as the internal, parent-focused portal. Keep school profiles (e.g., Niche, Private School Review, etc.) up-to-date and compelling.
  • Gather content, write, and distribute email communications to a wide range of constituents. Ensure brand- and mission-consistent messaging.
  • Capture photo/video content by attending school events, classroom activities, and presentations. Some events may take place outside of regular school hours.
  • Report out on website, social, and advertising data, and make informed decisions for future strategies.
  • Provide support to the Parents Association in their fundraising, event planning, and communication efforts.
  • Required Skills
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and video editing software
  • Superior editing and writing skills
  • Knowledge of web content management and email distribution/communication systems
  • Strong social media, photography, and videography skills
  • Highly organized with attention to detail and strong project management skills
  • Able to think creatively and bring ideas to life
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to manage multiple priorities and projects in a fast-paced, collaborative environment

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Three–five years of experience in marketing, PR, communications, or design
  • Familiarity with independent schools and the Annapolis market

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

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. 

Extended Day (Before & After Care) Staff

Extended Care Staff Position Description

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis is hiring an Extended Day Staff member who will supervise, instruct, and guide children in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade in a warm and nurturing environment before and/or after their regular school day.  With the support of the Director, this teacher will establish a safe and caring classroom community in which each child’s strengths, opinions, actions, and thoughts are valued. The Extended Day Staff member will promote the school’s mission and conduct him/herself in a professional manner in all interactions with children, families, and staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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)
  • Chooses and prepares snack; returns unused snack to snack cabinet in pantry.
  • Communicates with parents regarding daily happenings.
  • Attends and participates in new staff orientation and weekly planning meetings held by the Director.
  • Acquires and maintains CPR/First Aid certification (School will cover this cost).
  • Plays groups games, creates simple art projects for children.

Hours

  • Before Care hours are 7–8:30 a.m. and After Care hours are 3–6 p.m. You may apply to work Before Care and After Care (encouraged) or choose one option. Extended Day Staff may be asked to provide care for full faculty professional and conference days.

Pay is $20/hour

All interested candidates should submit a resume to employment@st.annesschool.org

Extended Care (Before & After Care) Staff for Young Children

Extended Care Staff (Young Children) Position Description

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis is hiring an Extended Day Staff member who will supervise, instruct, and guide young children (ages two through five) in a warm and nurturing environment before and/or after their regular school day.  With the support of the Director, this teacher will establish a safe and caring classroom community in which each child’s strengths, opinions, actions, and thoughts are valued. The Extended Day Staff member will promote the School’s mission and conduct him/herself in a professional manner in all interactions with children, families, and staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participates in Arrival and Dismissal duties daily.
  • 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.
  •  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).
  • Communicates with parents regarding daily happenings.
  • Attends and participates in new staff orientation and weekly planning meetings held by the Director.
  • Acquires and maintains CPR/First Aid certification (School will cover this cost).
  • Plays groups games, creates simple art projects for children.

Hours

  • Before Care hours are 7–8:30 a.m. and After Care hours are 3–6 p.m. You may apply to work Before Care and After Care (encouraged) or choose one option. Extended Day Staff may be asked to provide care for full faculty professional and conference days.

Pay is $20/hour

All interested candidates should submit a resume to employment@st.annesschool.org

Extended Care (Before & After Care) Staff for Young Learners

Extended Care Staff Position Description

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis is hiring an Extended Day Staff member who will supervise, instruct, and guide young children (ages two through five) in a warm and nurturing environment before and/or after their regular school day.  With the support of the Director, this teacher will establish a safe and caring classroom community in which each child’s strengths, opinions, actions, and thoughts are valued. The Extended Day Staff member will promote the School’s mission and conduct him/herself in a professional manner in all interactions with children, families, and staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participates in Arrival and Dismissal duties daily.
  • 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.
  •  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).
  • Communicates with parents regarding daily happenings.
  • Attends and participates in new staff orientation and weekly planning meetings held by the Director.
  • Acquires and maintains CPR/First Aid certification (School will cover this cost).
  • Plays groups games, creates simple art projects for children.

Hours

  • Before Care hours are 7–8:30 a.m. and After Care hours are 3–6 p.m. You may apply to work Before Care and After Care (encouraged) or choose one option. Extended Day Staff may be asked to provide care for full faculty professional and conference days.

Pay is $20/hour

All interested candidates should submit a resume 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.