Upper School Economics Teacher at St. Paul's School for Boys
The St. Paul's Schools
Location: Brooklandville, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
The St. Paul’s Schools is pleased to announce an opening for a full-time upper school economics teacher at St. Paul’s School for Boys for the 2022-2023 school year.
The St. Paul’s Schools is a family of independent schools located in Brooklandville, Maryland. With more than 1,400 students from ages 6 weeks to grade 12, St. Paul’s Pre and Lower School (coed), St. Paul’s School for Girls, and St. Paul’s School for Boys share a 120-acre campus, an Episcopal affiliation, and a focus on developing confident, well balanced students who will use their education to improve the world. In July 2018, the schools unified under the umbrella of The St. Paul's Schools, with a single board of trustees and one president, but each school retains its individual traditions and its gender-specific programs. A coordinated structure allows The St. Paul’s Schools to preserve the small-school feel within each school while sharing resources and certain programs to maximize opportunities for students. With St. Paul’s unique model, boys and girls are taught together and separately at just the right times in their development.
St. Paul’s School for Boys, founded in 1849, is a college-preparatory day school serving boys in grades 5 through 12. The school’s mission, “Seek truth, knowledge, and excellence; live by faith, compassion, and integrity,” is the daily standard for all members of our community. St. Paul’s School for Boys’ students are thoughtful young men who thrive in an educational community that emphasizes strong relationships, personal growth, and the collective pursuit of integrity. Teachers at St. Paul’s School for Boys are passionate, innovative, and dedicated members of the community who embrace the unique philosophy and traditions of the School while always striving for excellence. Teachers are committed to individual and professional growth, value and respect every member of the community, and are devoted to helping students achieve success. Teachers demonstrate commitment to the mission and values of our school.
The primary responsibility of this full-time position is to teach Economics in the Upper School. Qualified candidates are engaging and dynamic classroom teachers with experience in developing student-centered lessons and curricula. We seek an individual who is experienced in teaching a range of concepts both in terms of Micro and Macro Economics as well has have a mastery of global interdependence in the modern world. The course will follow the published IB curriculum (IB Economics). In addition, candidates should possess the ability to teach World and US History courses as well. Teachers are expected to be proficient in 21st century teaching practices in a 1:1 learning environment.
Three to five years of experience teaching upper school students.
Strong technology skills, including Microsoft Office and Outlook email systems
Ability to handle confidential information
Ability to multi-task and manage various projects at one time
Ability to meet deadlines, be proactive, lead initiatives and communicate with all constituencies of school community
Ability to function well independently and in a team setting
Strong interpersonal, communication, writing, and organizational skills
In addition to teaching, full-time faculty members serve as student advisors and contribute in other significant ways to the work of the community. We are especially interested in candidates with coaching experience and/or those who can demonstrate initiative and serve as coaches in a variety of significant ways outside of the classroom. Other supervisory responsibilities and duties are shared among faculty members.
The St. Paul’s Schools are committed to creating a supportive learning environment where all individuals are valued for their unique contributions and are able to achieve their highest potential. We strongly believe that a diverse and inclusive environment is the best learning environment for our students and prepares them to live, work, and thrive in an increasingly global and multicultural community. We reject all prejudice, particularly those based on race, national and ethnic origin, religion, socioeconomic status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and physical characteristics.
As you know, COVID-19 has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. While COVID-19 is highly contagious, the School is taking precautions and implementing safety measures to prevent the spread. All members of the School community have a shared responsibility to support and comply with policies and protocols to protect the health and safety of our community. As an additional mitigation measure and to further aid in preventing the spread of COVID-19, the School is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All employees who intend to be employed at The St. Paul’s Schools for the 2022-2023 school year will be required to provide documentation demonstrating that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Any employees who begin work with the School from July 1, 2022 onward will be required to provide documentation demonstrating that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within 60 days of their start date, unless they have been granted an exemption to this policy as an accommodation.
Full-time employees are eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program which includes, but is not limited to, medical, dental, vision, disability and 403(b). Other supplemental benefits include free lunch, fitness center and tuition remission. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates can send their cover letter, resume and list of references to Shannon Duckett, Director of Human Resources, at email@example.com. The St. Paul’s Schools is an equal opportunity employer.
St. Paul’s is an independent, Episcopal, college preparatory day school, coeducational for grades K-4 and all boys for grades 5-12, located 20 minutes north of downtown Baltimore. An International Baccalaureate World School that enrolls 758 students from across the Baltimore metropolitan area, St. Paul's emphasizes critical thinking, interdisciplinary study, independent research, and engagement with cultures around the world. Service learning is a cornerstone of the School's mission. St. Paul's strives to find balance between academics, athletics, and arts fostered by a strong sense of community on campus.