Position Classification: Full Time (10 months), Faculty, Salaried Exempt
Hours: MS school day is 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.; after-school/weekend hours dependent on involvement in extracurricular activities
Reports to: Head of Middle School
Position Summary: St. Christopher’s Middle School seeks a dynamic educator with the ability to teach and lead students across the entire Middle School history curriculum. In addition, the successful candidate will be an effective advisor and capable activity leader or coach of an athletic team.
Qualifications & Key Skills:
Candidates must hold at least a bachelor’s degree in history or a closely related field
A minimum of three years teaching experience is preferred
A thorough knowledge of the discipline
An understanding of the vital role of research, writing, and historical analysis in preparing students for the Upper School
A familiarity and ease with integrating technology into the classroom
An ability to collaborate effectively with members of the department and the Middle School faculty to enhance students’ appreciation and understanding of history
A desire to introduce multiple perspectives and a diverse set of backgrounds as they pertain to the topics and lessons
An ability to enhance in students the School’s Essential Qualities such as creative thinking and problem solving, technological savvy, intellectual curiosity and risk taking, research and analysis, collaboration and teamwork, and the ability to apply core knowledge to new and changing situations
An enthusiasm for nurturing global awareness and empathy in students in each class to strengthen these two essential skills
An excitement to commit fully to the St. Christopher's community and the lives of our boys through participation in one or more after-school activities
Teaching a full academic course load (four classes with one or two preps)
Candidates should be prepared to teach in more than one grade level (6-8th)
Advising (eight to ten students)
Coaching or leading a significant co-curricular activity
Handling other duties (study halls, recess, etc.) as assigned
Participating in the life of the School through committee work and regular presence at major school events as a means of supporting the students and the mission of the School
Communicating in a timely and efficient manner with parents, as appropriate
Staying abreast of best practices for teaching boys
Additional Information: Candidates interested in pursuing this position should send a cover letter, resume, and reference contact information to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Middle School History” in the subject field.
Application deadline: Applications and materials will be reviewed until the position is filled.
Established in 1911, St. Christopher’s School, is a JK-12 all boys school in Richmond, VA. With over a century of rich history in the education of boys, St. Christopher's has the reputation as a national and international leader in the education of boys. Our work with the International Boys’ Schools Coalition and our very own Center for the Study of Boys, support the Second Century Vision, which states that we will be a global leader in understanding boys, engaging and teaching them effectively, and developing in them the strength of character, wisdom, and life skills required to succeed in college and to make a positive impact as leaders in a rapidly changing world. The School's single campus location consists of 43 contiguous acres and 23 buildings with over 300,000 square feet.
St. Christopher's is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and holds membership through the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES), and the International Boys' Schools Coalition (IBSC).
St. Christopher's School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, col...or, sex, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.
Mission Statement: St. Christopher’s School knows, loves, and celebrates boys, promotes their pursuit of excellence, and prepares them for lives of honor and integrity, service, and leadership.