Shorecrest is seeking an accomplished and student-centered instructor in English to join a collaborative and supportive faculty. The ideal candidate will be comfortable teaching all levels of English in the Upper School, including AP courses. During the first year, the candidate will teach AP Language and Composition and 9th grade English, a genre survey course. The candidate will have a strong background in the teaching of writing and literary analysis, a passion for teaching, and a commitment to student learning and development. Interest in creating and teaching semester-length advanced English electives is an added asset. Interested candidates must have teaching experience or demonstrated expertise in their assigned subject area, as well as a desire to be part of an independent school community that thrives on the relationships built outside of the classroom. Shorecrest Upper School teachers are responsible for teaching five sections of classes and advising approximately fifteen students.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
Demonstrated commitment to student-centered and innovative educational practices.
Bachelor’s degree in subject area required; a Master’s degree is preferred, but not required.
A minimum of three years teaching experience at either the secondary or college level.
Collaborative and engaged member of the faculty who is committed to student growth, as well as their own professional learning.
Enthusiasm for embracing the independent school model of mentoring, advising, and supporting students outside of the classroom.
Commitment to a community that values equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Able to use online learning platforms and basic G Suite for Education (Google) tools.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Founded in 1923, Shorecrest is one of the oldest independent schools in Florida. We have recruited faculty from, and our graduates matriculate to, schools around the country and the world. We passionately believe in a culture of collegiality, fun, respect, and hard work. Our curriculum is challenging and offers students multiple opportunities for advanced study through its extensive AP program, advanced elective and online offerings, and an Independent Study option. St. Petersburg is a vibrant and growing city, named as one of the world’s most attractive small cities for art. It has a lively downtown, abuzz with outdoor concerts and markets, and it is within minutes of some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.
Interested Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Fatima Morlando, Upper School Administrative Assistant at email@example.com
About Shorecrest Preparatory School
Founded in 1923, Shorecrest is one of the oldest independent schools in Florida serving approximately 950 students from PK to Grade 12. Last year, more than 60% of its graduates matriculated to universities outside the state of Florida. Its curriculum is challenging and offers students multiple opportunities for advanced study through its extensive AP program, advanced elective offerings, and an Independent Study option. St. Petersburg is a vibrant and growing city, named as one of the world’s most attractive small cities for art. It has a lively downtown, abuzz with outdoor concerts and markets, and it is within minutes of some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.
Shorecrest Preparatory School welcomes candidates for admission or employment, regardless of age, race, culture, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, national or ethnic origin, and does not discriminate on the basis of any category protected by law in the administration of any of its programs.