Please see below for current opportunities:

  • Middle School Math and Science Teacher
  • Second Grade Teacher
  • Lead Camp Educator and Support Staff
  • Director of Equity and Inclusion
  • After School / Extended Day Staff
  • Substitute Teachers

Middle School Math and Science Teacher

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

The position involves:

– Joyfully and wisely guiding 12-, 13- and 14-year olds through personal and intellectual discovery;
– Collaborating with a Middle School Sixth – Eighth Grade team on the design and implementation of an engaging, age-appropriate, thematically-integrated, experiential curriculum;
– A focus on Middle School math and science instruction;
– 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:

– A Master’s degree in an appropriate field is preferred;
Teaching experience in a Middle School setting;
– 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;

Contact Information

– Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to Lori Knoblauch, Upper Division Head, at
careers@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. Please visit www.thecollegeschool.org  to learn more about our school and culture.

 

Second Grade Teacher

The College School, www.thecollegeschool.org, is an independent Preschool through Eighth Grade school in St. Louis, Missouri, with a focus on interdisciplinary, experiential, and outdoor education. We seek a highly-skilled Second Grade teacher who knows the importance of cultivating relationships with students in order to empower their success. We seek someone who is passionate about learning and life; who, through involvement with experiential education, knows the value of our approach; and who is a good fit for our unique learning community.

The position involves:

– Joyfully and wisely guiding 7- and 8-year-olds through personal and intellectual discovery;
Collaborating with the other full-time Second Grade co-teacher on design and implementation of an engaging, age-appropriate, thematically-integrated, experiential curriculum;
– A focus on math instruction; a working knowledge of explicit math instruction paired with a responsive approach allowing differentiation of individual needs and interests;
– A comfort teaching all discipline areas;
– Team teaching in an interdisciplinary project-based class;
– Actively participating in and contributing to the school’s professional community and curricular goals through meetings, committees, and professional development;
– Salary that is commensurate with experience

Applicants should have:

– A desire to work hard, to learn new things, and to be compassionate;
– Experience teaching experiential, thematic, progressive, child-centered education;
– Multiple years of elementary classroom teaching experience;
– A desire to contribute to a culture of excellence among students and colleagues;
– Experience with or belief in outdoor education pedagogy and practice;
– A Master’s degree in an appropriate field is preferred;
– An openness to obtaining a CDL license to drive our school buses on trips is preferred

Contact Information:

– Interested candidates should email their resume to careers@thecollegeschool.org attention: Gina Brym, Associate Director of HR. Please include a cover letter letting us know why you would be a fit for our school’s mission and sharing one specific story that illustrates that fit.

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. Please visit www.thecollegeschool.org  to learn more about our school and culture.

 

Lead Camp Educator and Support Staff

Two-week sessions, themed day camps
Ages: 4-11 (split into three age groups)
Job Type: Part-time, seasonal
Start Date: May 31, 2022 (or the first day of each session)

The College School is seeking experienced, responsible, caring, and enthusiastic staff members to join our Summer Adventures Day Camp family this season! Camp begins on Tuesday, May 31 and ends Friday, August 5. The day begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday. These positions are ideal for adults or students with the ability to commit to an entire summer OR just specific weeks of camp. Additionally, staff are needed for before and after camp care. Before care begins at 7:30AM each morning. After camp care ends at 5:30PM.

Lead Camp Educator

Lead educators plan and implement a balanced variety of session-themed activities along with traditional camp games, crafts, and activities. We are seeking staff members who are creative, energetic, organized, professional, and willing to have fun in a fast-paced environment. Lead educators are responsible for creating a daily schedule and providing direction to support staff. Additionally, Lead educators plan off-campus field trips and support swimming at Webster Groves Recreation Center. 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

– Experience working in a school or camp-related environment
Ability to plan, facilitate, and assist campers with daily activities
– Ability to proactively provide for the safety of campers
– Ability to display a positive attitude and develop positive relationships with campers and families
– Willingness to lead off-campus field trips and support swimming
– College degree preferred 

SALARY: $140+ /day based on experience

Support Staff

Support staff assist the camp lead and campers with daily activities. They provide assistance during all activities including field trips and swimming. They play vital roles in facilitating successful transitions, activity set ups, and participation in camp activities and games. 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

– Experience working in a school or camp related environment
Ability to assist camp leaders and campers with daily activities
– Ability to proactively provide for the safety of campers
– Ability to display a positive attitude and develop positive relationships with campers and families
– Must be at least 16 years of age

SALARY: $13+ /hour based on experience

APPLICATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE:

– A detailed resume
– The names and contact information of at least two references, one in a supervisory role

Please email all application materials to John McElwain, Summer Camp Director, at jmcelwain@thecollegeschool.org.

 

Director of Equity & Inclusion

The College School is an independent, Preschool through Eighth Grade, school in St. Louis, Missouri, with a focus on experiential and project-based education. We seek a competent, skilled, and passionate leader and educator to coordinate our school-wide equity and inclusion efforts.

At The College School, we recognize that diverse experiences, identities, and perspectives are fundamental to academic excellence and preparation for life in a global society. We honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals and are committed to building a foundation of respect, collaboration, equity, inclusion, and justice for our students, faculty, staff, and community. We strive to partner with our students and stakeholders in promoting freedom from oppression for all through thoughts, words, and actions.

Applicants should have:

– A passion and personal commitment for empowering student voice and developing an inclusive community that is open and respectful to all voices;
– Strong collaborative, interpersonal, and communication skills;
– Experience in the field of advocacy and inclusion, preferably with Preschool through Eighth Grade students;
– Experience, training, or certification in diversity and equity work;
– Time-management skills and the ability to support the needs of multiple constituencies;
– Degree in a relevant field: bachelors required, masters preferred.

– Interested candidates should email their resume to careers@thecollegeschool.org attention: Gina Brym. Please include a cover letter letting us know why you would be a fit for our school’s mission and sharing one specific story that illustrates that fit.

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. Please visit www.thecollegeschool.org  to learn more about our school and culture.

 

After School / Extended Day Staff

The College School is seeking responsible, caring and motivated staff members to assist with our After School Program (ASP) for the 2021-2022 school year. Hours are 3:00PM to 6:00PM, Monday through Friday. Additional hours will be available during holiday breaks and other days when school is not in session.

The College School engages children, ages three to fourteen, in joyful, meaningful and creative learning through adventurous, theme-based, experiential curriculum. Our diverse community works as a partnership, cultivating excellence in learning, service and citizenship. Our students strive to be their best and we expect the same excellence from the staff members who care for them.

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: $15 per hour

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

Please email all application materials to Max Bruch, Associate Director of Sustainability and Auxiliary Programs, at careers@thecollegeschool.org.

 

Substitute Teachers

Job Type: Part-time

The College School is seeking responsible, caring and motivated teachers to substitute teach during the 2020/2021 school year. Hours on any given day would be 8:00AM to 3:30PM, Monday through Friday.

The College School engages children, ages three to fourteen, in joyful, meaningful and creative learning through adventurous, theme-based, experiential curriculum. Our diverse community works as a partnership, cultivating excellence in learning, service and citizenship. Our students strive to be their best, and we expect the same excellence from the teachers who care for them.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

– This position is ideal for retired teachers or individuals just starting their career in
education and who wish to experience an innovative program.
– Specific areas of interest include early childhood, math, science, music, and art.
– Ability to display a positive attitude and develop positive relationships with
students.

SALARY: $90 per day

APPLICATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE

– A detailed resume
– The names and contact information of at least two references

Please email all application materials to Joyce Vest, Administrative Assistant, at
careers@thecollegeschool.org

The College School is an equal opportunity employer. Please visit www.thecollegeschool.org to learn more about our school and culture.