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Episcopal Collegiate School is a coeducational Pre-K3 through 12th grade Episcopal school in Little Rock, Arkansas, just two miles west from the heart of downtown. We engage our students with a challenging college-preparatory curriculum, an active extra-curricular program, and daily chapel. We seek to attract and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Episcopal Collegiate School welcomes employees of any race, color, religion and national or ethnic origin.

Compensation and Benefits

Episcopal Collegiate offers competitive salaries, generous leave benefits, health insurance paid for the employee, and a retirement plan. Episcopal Collegiate makes other voluntary programs and benefits available to full-time employees, but does not make contributions or payments related to these programs and benefits, other than noted administrative expenses. Some of these programs and benefits include supplemental pre-tax insurance policies, such as dental, life, short-term disability, cancer, accident, heart attack, as well as flexible spending accounts for unreimbursed medical expenses and dependent childcare expenses. In addition, Episcopal Collegiate provides limited funding for continuing education for faculty and staff to attend workshops, conferences, and other programs that promote professional growth.

Current Openings

Candidates for any full-time faculty position should be experienced teachers with a demonstrated record of success working with and inspiring young people. An understanding of differentiated learning instructional techniques, vertical team experience, and comfort with full integration of technology in the classroom are critical. A Bachelor's Degree in the appropriate field of study is required; a Master's Degree and three or more years teaching experience in independent schools are preferred. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and background.

School Chaplain

Position begins July 15, 2015 

Episcopal Collegiate School, co-ed PK-3 thru 12, 780 students, seeks applications for the position of Chaplain for its Middle and Upper Schools (6th-12th) An independent college preparatory school rooted in the Episcopal tradition and affirming all faiths, Episcopal Collegiate School strives to develop in its students respect for all persons, reverence of God, and a sense of moral responsibility. At Episcopal Collegiate, we honor each person as an individual and respect his or her spiritual journey and background. The religious element of campus life, be it in the classroom or in our daily worship, is intended to complement one's religious life outside of the School. We affirm all students as children of a loving God, and we challenge them to realize this more fully in their own lives and to share it with others. The Chaplain serves as the leader and coordinator of spiritual life in the Middle and Upper Schools working closely and collaboratively with students, faculty, administration and parents. Responsibilities of the Chaplain include: the yearly planning and leading of daily worship services (Chapel 6-12) and other special services, supervision of the Lower School Chaplain, serving as Chair of the Religion Department, serving as a classroom teacher and advisor, providing a physical and spiritual presence at various school functions and events including athletics, pastoral care, participating as a member of the school’s administrative team and representing the school in numerous ways throughout the diocese. Candidates must be an ordained Episcopal priest with a minimum of three years of experience, and ideally one with a background in school ministry, teaching experience in the middle or upper school age ranges, camp experience, and one who possesses a passion surrounding the possibilities derived from working in an inclusive Episcopal school community where “School Worship, Community Life, Religious Formation and Study, and Social Justice” create the mosaic of our Episcopal Identity. We will be present to interview at the NAES Biennial Conference, November 20th -22nd in Anaheim, CA

Contact Information: Applicants should forward application and resumé to: facultyopenings@episcopalcollegiate.org

Attention: Mr. Thomas N. Southard, Interim Head of School

 

Middle School 

Middle School Writing 

Episcopal Collegiate seeks a qualified Middle School writing teacher. The preferred candidate would possess a Master’s degree and have Middle School teaching experience. The teaching assignment would include five classes of sixth or seventh grade writing each in ranging size from 15 to 20 students.

A Middle School Writing Teacher at Episcopal Collegiate School is expected to:

    • Possess a strong academic background and interest in writing, rhetoric, and grammar;
    • Be a role model, in that he or she reads and writes for personal satisfaction;
    • Have experience with and enjoy teaching Middle students;
    • Have experience with integrating technology in the classroom;
    • Be willing to sponsor or participate in extra-curricular activities;
    • Teach with creativity, enthusiasm, fairness, and a sense of humor;
    • Be a good steward of School resources;
    • Work collaboratively as a member of the English Vertical team and Grade Level team;
    • Participate in the faculty/student advisory program.

All interested candidates should submit an online application. After reviewing applications, prospective candidates will be contacted for an on-campus interview. Finalists for the position will be invited on campus to present a lesson to a class.

Episcopal Collegiate is an equal opportunity employer. Compensation is competitive. 

Middle School Librarian

Episcopal Collegiate School seeks an energetic, creative, service-oriented librarian to plan, promote, provide, and supervise the programs and activities of the Middle School library.  The preferred candidate would possess an accredited Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science (or equivalent).  Individuals with three-five years of public library service, especially to adolescents, will be considered.  Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, as well as organizational skills are important for success.  The position would include overseeing all aspects of a small library, including acquisitions, budgetary authority, collection development, collaborative unit planning and resource-based curriculum development with faculty.  The Middle School Librarian also works closely with the Lower and Upper School Librarians to promote seamless access to library resources. 

A Middle School Librarian at Episcopal Collegiate School is expected to:

    • Promote a lifelong love of reading in the library, the classroom and at home;
    • Have a passion for youth services, especially teaching Middle School students;
    • Have experience with integrating technology;
    • Maintain a diverse, robust and up to date collection of fiction and non-fiction books, as well as online resources for the Middle School library;
    • Foster an atmosphere of academic and developmental growth through reading, as well as personal and shared joy for books, through in-class activities, vibrant and rotating displays, book talks and clubs and Middle School events;
    • Be willing to create programming aimed at underrepresented library users;
    • Demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm, fairness, and a sense of humor;
    • Be a good steward of School resources;
    • Work collaboratively as a member of the Middle School faculty;
    • Participate in the faculty/student advisory program.

All interested candidates should submit an online application.  After reviewing applications, prospective candidates will be contacted for an on-campus interview.  Finalists for the position will be invited on campus to present a book talk to a class. 

Episcopal Collegiate is an equal opportunity employer.  Compensation is competitive.

Middle School Mathematics

Episcopal Collegiate seeks a qualified Middle School candidate with a mathematics degree and preferably possess a Master’s degree. The teaching assignment would include four classes of sixth grade mathematics each in ranging size from 15 to 20 students. One other Middle or Upper School class assignment will be made based on staffing needs.

A Middle School Mathematics at Episcopal Collegiate School is expected to:

    • Have experience with and enjoy teaching Middle students;
    • Have experience with integrating technology;
    • Sponsor or participate in extra-curricular activities;
    • Demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm, fairness, and a sense of humor;
    • Be a good steward of School resources;
    • Work collaboratively as a member of the Math Vertical team and Grade Level Team;
    • Participate in the faculty/student advisory program.

All interested candidates should submit an online application. After reviewing applications, prospective candidates will be contacted for an on-campus interview. Finalists for the position will be invited on campus to present a lesson to a class.

Episcopal Collegiate is an equal opportunity employer. Compensation is competitive.

 

Lower School  

The Lower School is seeking motivated, enthusiastic, and experienced teachers to deliver a challenging, yet developmentally appropriate, academic program to students. Candidates should have a strong understanding of subject specific content, instructional strategies and strong organizational and communication skills. Candidates should also have knowledge of recent research concerning learning and the brain and how to apply that knowledge in the classroom.

This is an ideal opportunity for certified teachers wanting to teach in a community that focuses on the whole child and values best practices and the highest standards of excellence. Three years of elementary experience and a Master’s Degree is preferred. Candidates interested in this opportunity should send a cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Desmarais, Head of Lower School at: edesmarais@episcopalcollegiate.org.

We are currently accepting applications for the positions listed below.

4th Grade Classroom Teacher

An individual that embraces the 21st century education tenets of critical thinking, problem solving, accessing and analyzing information, and fostering imagination and creativity. He/she should employ diversity of methods in teaching reading/language arts, math and social studies.

  • A Master's degree (preferred) or Bachelor's Degree in elementary education
  • Experience teaching children
  • A love and enthusiasm for teaching
  • Strong references that convey your teaching abilities, connection with students, and mastery of content
  • Knowledge of 21st-century learning principles and techniques

Wildcat Club After-School Teachers 

We are seeking energetic and dedicated part-time teachers for our Lower School's Wildcat Club after-school program. The program enrolls Pre-K through 5th grade students Monday through Friday throughout the school year. The teachers ensure that the program is making the best of the students' afterschool time and will help to plan and guide the educational and fun activities for the children on a regular basis. The hours are 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. This position is ideal for education majors in college or recent college graduates.

Lower School Substitute Teachers  

Applying for a Position

 

 

For teaching positions:

  • A current resume
  • A cover letter summarizing your reasons for wanting to teach at Episcopal Collegiate School
  • College, and (if applicable) post graduate school transcripts

For administrative positions:

  • A current resume
  • A cover letter summarizing the specific administrative skills you possess and the personal and professional goals you would bring to Episcopal Collegiate School.

Applicants should forward application and requested information to: facultyopenings@episcopalcollegiate.org


Episcopal Collegiate School
Jackson T. Stephens Campus
1701 Cantrell Rd.
Little Rock, AR 72201

 

                
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