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Employment

Severn School seeks to attract, retain, and support faculty and staff who embrace the mission of our school:
Severn School challenges its students to pursue excellence in character, conduct, and scholarship, to marshal the courage to lead, and to develop the lasting desire to serve and achieve. We believe this is best realized in a community where adults model these qualities and where each student is known and valued.

Severn School offers competitive salaries and benefits in a rewarding family atmosphere working with children in grades PS through 12. Severn School is an equal opportunity employer.

Severn School is located approximately six miles from Annapolis on two separate campuses in Arnold and Severna Park, Maryland.  The Teel Campus, housing Severn's Middle and Upper Schools, is a 19-acre campus is in the heart of Severna Park, a quaint little town composed of 43,000 residents and hundreds of thriving businesses. Severna Park is located between the Severn River and the Magothy River and is highly regarded as a waterfront, family-friendly community.  The Chesapeake Campus, which is home to Severn's Lower School, is 2 miles down the road in Arnold Maryland. 

122 full- and part-time faculty members allow for the small 10-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio and the average class size of 14. New faculty are enrolled in a mentoring program that assists them in acclimating to our community as well as allowing time for reflection on issues related to being a teacher. All employees are supported by the appropriate division head, the academic dean, as well as department chairs and peer mentors.

Each full-time faculty and staff member is eligible for 50 percent tuition remission for children admitted to the School.

Faculty are encouraged to pursue professional development. Severn School assists employees in paying 75 percent of tuition costs for education which maintains or improves skills required for the employee’s current position or meets express requirements imposed by the School as a condition for employment.

Those applicants interested in applying for a faculty/staff position at Severn School should submit a letter of interest along with their resume as instructed in the open position postings.


Current Openings
LOWER SCHOOL FIRST GRADE TEACHER
Severn Lower School is seeking an experienced, full-time first grade teacher beginning in August for the 2014/2015 academic year. Three years teaching experience and undergraduate degree in education or related field required (masters preferred). Interested candidates are encouraged to browse our website (www.severnschool.com) to learn more about the school’s mission, program, and culture. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and list of at least three current references to Cathy North, Lower School Head, at c.north@severnschool.com. No telephone calls, please.

MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHER
Severn School seeks a middle-school English teacher for school year 2014-2015. Coaching experience is a plus especially in the following areas: boys/girls lacrosse, boys/girls basketball, football, wrestling. This position begins on August 18, 2014.  Qualified candidates should send a resume and a list of at least three current references to Gray Smith, Middle School Head, at g.smith@severnschool.com.

UPPER SCHOOL CHEMISTRY / AP CHEMISTRY TEACHER
Severn School is searching for a full time Upper School chemistry/AP chemistry teacher to begin August, 2014. The ideal candidate will have a strong educational background with a degree in chemistry, and secondary school teaching experience. Instruction at Severn emphasizes understanding, connections, and teamwork. Candidates are expected to integrate technology into the curriculum as Severn is a 1-to-1 ipad school. Candidates also can expect to fulfill other duties such as coaching, advising, etc. Qualified candidates should send a resume and a list of at least three current references to Beatrice Fuller, Upper School Head, at b.fuller@severnschool.com.

UPPER SCHOOL PHYSICS / AP PHYSICS
Severn School is searching for a full time Upper School physics/AP physics teacher to begin August, 2014. The ideal candidate will have a strong educational background with a degree in physics, and secondary school teaching experience. Instruction at Severn emphasizes understanding, connections, and teamwork. Candidates are expected to integrate technology into the curriculum as Severn is a 1-to-1 ipad school. Candidates also can expect to fulfill other duties such as coaching, advising, etc. Qualified candidates should send a resume and a list of at least three current references to Beatrice Fuller, Upper School Head, at b.fuller@severnschool.com.

UPPER SCHOOL ENGLISH/THEATER TEACHER
Severn School is searching for an English/Theater teacher to begin August, 2014. The ideal candidate will have a strong educational background with a degree in Theater and/or English, secondary school teaching experience, and the ability to contribute to and collaborate with an innovative team of colleagues. The position requires competency and creativity in teaching both upper school theater and English and overseeing a full year of upper school theater productions. The position is 3/5 theater, 2/5 English. Candidates are expected to integrate technology into the curriculum as Severn is a 1-to-1 ipad school. Candidates also can expect to fulfill other duties such as advising, chaperoning, etc. Qualified candidates should send a resume and a list of at least three current references to Beatrice Fuller, Upper School Head, at b.fuller@severnschool.com.

UPPER SCHOOL DIGITAL ART TEACHER
Severn School is searching for a full time Upper School Digital Art teacher to begin August, 2014. The ideal candidate will have a strong educational background with a degree in fine art, secondary school teaching experience, and the ability to contribute to and collaborate with an innovative team of art teachers. The position requires teacher competency and creativity in a wide range of two-dimensional art forms, B&W and digital photography, digital and graphic design, and film. Candidates are expected to integrate technology into the curriculum as Severn is a 1-to-1 ipad school. Candidates also may be expected to teach the Yearbook class. Candidates also can expect to fulfill other duties such as coaching, advising, etc. Qualified candidates should send a resume and a list of at least three current references to Beatrice Fuller, Upper School Head, at b.fuller@severnschool.com.