Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

 

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis is currently accepting resumes for a Registrar/Administrative Assistant, Fourth Grade Lead Teacher, and Guest Teachers.

Registrar/Administrative Assistant

St. Anne’s School is seeking a full-time Registrar and Administrative Assistant beginning July 20, 2020. This is a 12-month position.  

The Registrar and Administrative Assistant is a highly collaborative position and works closely with the Assistant to the Head of School and administrative leaders on a variety of projects, namely the organization’s transition to Blackbaud’s student information system. As the school’s Registrar, this person will partner with our technology team to leading data migration and conversion from our existing student information system into Blackbaud. Ongoing maintenance of constituent enrollment, medical, and academic records will be a key responsibility. As an Administrative Assistant, this person will support program leaders to maintain academic records and attendance. This is a front office role, therefore a friendly and helpful demeanor to greet, help, and welcome all is required.  

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. Please forward your resume with a cover letter describing your experience to employment@St.AnnesSchool.org

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the school’s database to manage, input, extract, and manipulate information in the Blackbaud onProduct platform to ensure accurate and complete information at all times. 
  • Provide customer service to faculty, staff and parents on database questions and issues.  
  • Manage annual database additions and transitions (new families, student to alumni, current parent to former parent, etc.). 
  • Work closely with Admissions, Business Office, Registrars and Communications to ensure a smooth transition of information as students become enrolled in or withdrawn from the school. 
  • Establish systems to continually improve and maintain the overall integrity of the database. 
  • Assist Communications with the creation and maintenance of School Forms. 
  • Assist Divisions & Communications with the creation/export of custom lists - informational, mailing, etc. 
  • Assist Program Heads with the generation and management attendance records and the distribution of report cards and progress reports. 
  • Fielding all calls to campus 
  • Greeting and directing all visitors  
  • Maintaining the appearance, organization, and overall function of the lobby 
  • Sorting and distributing all mail 
  • Coordinate Guest Teacher hiring and scheduling 
  • Perform additional duties as requested 

Required Skills

  • Keen attention to detail and the ability to maintain discretion with respect to confidential information is essential. 
  • Must possess the ability to be extremely accurate and consistent with data/record keeping. 
  • Must be willing to work in a fast-paced office, and be able to manage simultaneous priorities effectively, with exceptional judgment and integrity. 
  • Must be a strategic database thinker capable of developing, implementing and coordinating policies and procedures related to data management. 
  • A successful track record of working effectively with a wide range of constituencies including students, faculty, staff, parents and alumni. 
  • Prior experience with Blackbaud software a strong preference, though not required 
  • Strong interpersonal and administrative skills 
  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service 
  • Ability to multitask with a focus on details 
  • Ability to work collaboratively 
  • Ability to prioritize and manage simultaneous demands with a willing, friendly attitude 
  • Strong collaboration and cross-cultural competency 
  • Superior research, editing and writing skills. 
  • Confidence and ease with database environments. 
  • Attention to detail and strong project management skills. 
  • Highly organized. 
  • Able to generate ideas and think creatively. 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills. 

Candidate Qualities

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required. 
  • A minimum of three (3) years of database management experience, preferably in an independent school setting. 
  • An honest person who will live the school’s values and who effectively blends candor, care, and empathy in dealing with others, and whose style is rooted in honesty, transparency, and collaboration. 
  • An approachable, collaborative professional, who values teamwork, builds meaningful relationships, listens well, and respects differences of opinion. 
  • A thinker who possesses excellent communication skills and a high level of emotional intelligence. 
  • A hard-working professional who thrives in a fast-paced work environment. 

 

Fourth Grade Lead Teacher

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis seeks a lead, full-time Fourth Grade Teacher for the 2020-21 school year, to start on August 21.  Please forward your resume with a cover letter describing your teaching experience to employment@St.AnnesSchool.org

Requirements
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 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 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), and a conceptually based mathematics program (Everyday Math), and an integrated project approach to social studies (Katz, Chard); and 
  • 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. Master’s degree is highly preferred. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

 

Guest Teachers

Please forward your resume with a cover letter describing your teaching experience to employment@St.AnnesSchool.org

Requirements
Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree and some teaching experience is required. Work with the Responsive Classroom approach is a plus.

 

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.

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.