Please see below for current opportunities:

  • Upper Division Teaching Position
  • After School / Extended Day Staff

Upper Division Teaching Position (2019-2020 School Year)

The College School is an independent, Preschool through Eighth Grade school in St. Louis, Missouri, with a focus on interdisciplinary, experiential, and outdoor education. We seek highly skilled teachers who know the importance of cultivating relationships with students in order to empower their success. We seek teachers who are passionate about the adolescent child, who know the value of hands-on, experiential education, and who is a good fit for our unique learning community.

The positions involve:

  • Joyfully and wisely guiding 10-14 year olds through personal and intellectual discovery;
  • Collaborating with an Upper Division, Grade 4-8 team on the design and implementation of an engaging, age-appropriate, thematically-integrated, experiential curriculum;
  • A focus on teaching in an interdisciplinary project-based class;
  • A willingness to plan and implement overnight trips that support and enhance thematic learning;
  • Actively participating in and contributing to the school’s professional community and curricular goals through meetings, committees, and professional development;

Applicants should have:

  • Familiarity with experiential, thematic, progressive, child-centered education;
  • Experience and skills in supporting adolescent social and emotional growth and development;
  • Strong communication skills for parent, student, and colleague communication;
  • A positive energy and attitude that is ready to tackle exciting challenges and opportunities;
  • A Master’s degree in an appropriate field is preferred;

Contact Information:

  • Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to Lori Knoblauch, Upper Division Head, attention Joyce Vest, Administrative Assistant: jvest@thecollegeschool.org.
  • No phone calls please.

The College School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information.

After School/Extended Day Staff (Part-Time)

The College School is seeking responsible, caring and motivated staff members to assist with our After School Program (ASP). Hours are 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Additional hours will be available during holiday breaks and other days when school is not in session.

Extended-day staff offer a balanced variety of activities planned with care and attentiveness to the needs of students from preschool through middle school. We are seeking staff members that are creative, energetic, organized, professional, and willing to have fun.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
– This position is ideal for adults or college students with the ability to commit to a full school year of service.
– Ability to assist students with homework.
– Ability to proactively provide for the safety of students.
– Ability to display a positive attitude and develop positive relationships with the children and with their parents.

SALARY: $10 – $12 per hour based on experience

APPLICATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE:
– A detailed resume
– The names and contact information of at least two references

Please email all application materials to John McElwain, Auxiliary Programs Coordinator, at jmcelwain@thecollegeschool.org.

The College School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information.