Employment at St. Mary’s Episcopal Day School

 
Dedicated, passionate, and professional teachers are the heart of St. Mary’s Episcopal Day School. Our exceptional faculty nurtures highly motivated students in a caring and inclusive community that exemplifies our motto, Learn ~ Love ~ Lead. 
 
More than 60 educators make up our full-time, Pre-Kindergarten – 8th grade faculty, a diverse team of professionals who love what they do. Our faculty members work in close collaboration with one another, constantly seeking new ways to integrate curricula and strengthen their students’ experiences. They are supported through ongoing, high-quality professional development and a collegial atmosphere of commitment to best practices and innovation.
 
Our support staff also plays a significant role in the success of St. Mary’s School. Our administrative assistants, facilities team, After School Care staff, and Tampa Police Department officers work closely with our Administration and faculty to provide a safe, welcoming, and happy atmosphere for all of our students.
 
St. Mary’s Episcopal Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St. Mary’s does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, disability, or national/ethnic origin.
Please note that employment at St. Mary’s School requires information verification, references, a background check, and fingerprinting.
 
Please direct questions to info@smeds.org.
Please send inquiries to anna.glover@smeds.org, including your resume and an introductory letter specifically stating any positions for which you are qualified.  
 

A Great Place to Work

  • 8:1 student to teacher ratio
  • Average class size: 22 students in 5th through 8th grades; 22 students in 3rd and 4th grades with a full-time, shared teaching assistant; 22 students in Kindergarten through 2nd grade with a full-time, qualified teaching assistant; and 20 students in Pre-Kindergarten with one full-time and one shared qualified teaching assistant in each class.
  • Annual on-site and off-site professional development opportunities that enhance teaching skills
  • Competitive salaries and benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, vacation days and TIAA/CREF retirement plans
  • Generous tuition remission for students of faculty (and all employees)
  • In addition to state-of-the-art facilities, extensive resources allow faculty members to maximize curriculum development for their classroom.
  • On-site health and wellness classes
  • Professional and mission-driven culture
          Accreditations and Memberships
          A sampling of our accreditations and memberships:
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Florida Council of Independent Schools
  • National Association of Independent Schools
  • National Association of Episcopal Schools
  • Bay Area Association of Independent Schools

Professional Development Opportunities

We believe that ongoing professional development opportunities for our faculty members allow us to provide our students with the highest caliber education.

  • Available travel grants provide opportunities for international travel related to curriculum and professional growth
  • A wide range of opportunities (conferences, workshops, retreats, book studies, etc.) foster institutional and personal goals
  • Fully covered expenses (travel, transportation, registration, materials, lodging, meals, etc.)
  • Tuition reimbursement for approved continuing education
  • Exceptional support for advanced degrees is provided


Current Employment Opportunities

Middle School Division Head

The Middle School Division Head is a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Day School’s senior leadership team. Reporting to the Head of School, the Middle School Division Head oversees all aspects of school life for students in grades 6-8 and for the faculty and staff who support students in their middle school years.  The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021.

Please send a full resume, a letter of interest, and the names and contact information for at least five professional references.

For full position description, please visit ies-consulting.org.
SUBMIT MATERIALS ELECTRONICALLY TO:
SMEDS@ies-consulting.org
DR. GEORGE CONWAY
President, IES Consulting
gconway@ies-consulting.org | 434-981-3784 


Teaching Positions
Applicants should be passionate about cultivating student understanding, confidence, and proficiency in the subject area. The teacher should prepare students to succeed in future High School level courses, and have a proven track record of building relationships and creating positive classroom culture with middle school students.

Successful candidates will understand and model St. Mary’s mission statement: Learn – Love – Lead – Inspiring curiosity, kindness, and dignity in a caring Christian community. In addition, Middle School teachers will have a strong ability to work and communicate well with teenagers as well as their parents, embrace the St. Mary’s Episcopal Day School culture, educational model, and collaborate with fellow faculty members, and serve as a contributing member of the school community.  St. Mary's teachers must be comfortable using and learning new or best-practice technology to present information or to expand on a lesson taught in class.


Middle School Math Teacher

The Middle School Math Teacher is responsible for teaching a variety of middle school math courses, including Pre-Algebra and Geometry, to sixth - eighth grade students. Participation is required in weekly Middle School teacher meetings as well as full faculty meetings. This position is available immediately.

Qualifications include, though not limited to:
- Bachelor’s degree in education or mathematics, a teaching certificate or credential or equivalent professional experience which would translate to successful classroom teaching. Advanced degree preferred but not required.
- CPR/First Aid certified.
- Possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment


Middle School Science Teacher

The Middle School Science Teacher is responsible for teaching multiple middle school science courses, while engaging and inspiring sixth - eighth grade students. Participation is required in weekly Middle School teacher meetings as well as full faculty meetings. This position is available for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Qualifications include, though not limited to:
- Bachelor’s degree in education or science, a teaching certificate or credential or equivalent professional experience which would translate to successful classroom teaching. Advanced degree preferred but not required.
- CPR/First Aid certified.
- Possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment


For more information on teaching positions or to submit materials electronically, please contact:
Liz LeBlanc, CFO
liz.leblanc@smeds.org
(813) 258-5508