Employment

St. Thomas Episcopal Parish Church and School has more than 100 employees. We are proud to offer an exceptional benefits package including health, vision, life and disability insurance, a retirement plan, tuition remission, and professional development.  

Employment Opportunities

List of 5 items.

  • Director of Parent and Community Relations

    St. Thomas Episcopal Parish School is looking for a Director of Parent and Community Relations beginning in the 2024-2025 school year. This role is the liaison between the vibrant and involved parent community and the school’s administration, ensuring St. Thomas’ values, mission, and vision are reflected across all activities. Among the main responsibilities include building a culture of inclusivity among parents, managing the Parents Association Board and event committees led by volunteers, supporting the faculty and their classroom needs, event planning, outreach, and fundraising efforts while also serving as an ambassador for St. Thomas among prospective families, partner schools, and professional organizations. This position is part of the Administration and supports leadership by providing a pulse on the school community, elevating concerns, offering solutions, and annual planning.
     
    Additional Qualifications:
    ● Relationship-building skills
    ● Strong verbal and written communication skills
    ● Ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously
    ● Ability to manage various personality styles
    ● Creativity a plus
     
    This is a full-time, 12 month position.
  • Spanish Teacher

    St. Thomas Episcopal Parish School has a Spanish Teacher opening for the 2024-2025 school year.  The Spanish Teacher will be responsible for creating a flexible elementary classroom that promotes learning and personal growth. He/she works to establish effective rapport with students and good relationships with parents and other staff members. The Spanish Teacher motivates students to develop the necessary skills for language acquisition and provides rich, instructional experiences as a foundation for the introduction of the Spanish language and culture of Spanish-speaking countries.
     
    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:
    • Create a balanced instructional program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth
    • Work to deepen students' understanding of the Spanish language through reading, writing, speaking and listening
    • Support the strategic plan envisioned by the school with respect to pedagogy and curriculum
    • Establish a positive, achievement-oriented, and structured learning environment that excites and engages students
    • Create, develop, and implement integrated units based on standards and curriculum with the Spanish department
    • Design lesson plans and impart education based on individual students’ abilities; differentiate lesson plans to the needs of all learners
    • Integrate short stories, poetry, grammar, spelling, vocabulary
    • Use a wide array of instructional strategies such as guided reading, shared reading, modeling, group discussions, literacy circles, interactive read alouds, writing workshop, and inquiry to facilitate understanding
    • Access learning aids, and materials for the purpose of teaching concepts in class
     
    JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Knowledge of differing student learning styles, cooperative learning, and differentiation
    • Strong instructional methods and classroom management skills
    • Expertise in developing and teaching Spanish
    • Mastery of and enthusiasm for the subject matter
    • Strong instructional and classroom management skills
    • Ability to work cooperatively with a team of teachers
     
    DEGREE:
    ●      Bachelor of Arts in World Languages, Master's degree  preferred
    ●      Valid Florida Certification with appropriate endorsements
  • Associate Teacher

    St. Thomas Episcopal Parish School is searching for an Associate Teacher who will help create a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth. The Associate will work alongside the Lead Teacher to help deepen the students' understanding of the English language through reading, writing, speaking and listening. He/she will assist the Lead Teacher in incorporating core content areas of social studies, science, technology, and math into daily instruction. The Associate will help motivate students to develop positive attitudes towards learning and the knowledge needed to provide a strong academic foundation that will prepare them for success.

    Job Qualifications
    • Experience working with young children in a school setting
    • Work comfortably in small groups for language arts and math with all ranges of ability of students
    • Work 1:1 with students who need support or enrichment- the ability to run a group without step by step instructions
    • Excellent computer/technology skills
    • Excellent classroom management skills
    • Enjoys working with children, in small or large groups, as well with individual students
    • Excellent time management organizational skills and works effectively to complete tasks in a timely manner
    • A cheerful, friendly, and positive attitude
    • The ability to take control and make decisions that benefit the children
    • Confidential/ethical/and professional demeanor
    • Clerical: photocopying, checking papers, filing, laminating, daily folders
    • Respects confidentiality regarding student issues and parent/teacher relationships- refers parents back to lead teacher
    • Is comfortable in the “associate” role
    • Ability to be given “classroom duties” such as creating a bulletin board or teaching a lesson
    • Assists with escorting students to and from special area classrooms and with lunch and after-school duties
  • Elementary Grade School Teacher

    St. Thomas Episcopal Parish School is seeking an Elementary Grade School Teacher with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience teaching elementary grades. The teacher will be responsible for creating a balanced instructional program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth. The teacher will work to deepen students' understanding of the English language through reading, writing, speaking and listening. He/she will incorporate core content areas of social studies, science, technology, and math into daily instruction and be responsible for establishing effective rapport with colleagues, students assigned to the classroom, and their families. The teacher will motivate students to develop positive attitudes towards learning and the knowledge needed to provide a strong academic foundation that will prepare them for success. Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education required, Master’s degree preferred, Florida teacher certification with appropriate endorsements, required.
  • Substitute Teachers

    Ideal candidate must be mature, friendly, patient, enjoy working with young children. Willing and able to take over a class as required. Must be organized, self-sufficient, and able to interact effectively with students, parents, faculty and staff, and team with lead teacher.

    Must possess professional classroom management skills, and have the ability to follow lesson plans and effectively and positively oversee and lead students in the classroom. Must have a Degree, certification a plus.

    Compensation:
    $130 daily, if less than a full day rate is prorated.
    Hours are 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., or otherwise indicated.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Cristina Gonzalez Thompson

Director of Compensation, Benefits and Personnel
5692 N. Kendall Drive
Coral Gables, Florida 33156
E-Mail: cgthompson@stepsmia.org

EOE M/F/V/D Drug Free Workplace.
Cristina Gonzalez Thompson <br>Director of Human Resources
Cristina Gonzalez Thompson
Director of Compensation, Benefits and Personnel

Cristina Gonzalez Thompson graduated from Florida International University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in business. She has worked in start-up companies as well as large more established corporations over the last 15 years. As Director of Compensation, Benefits and Personnel for St. Thomas, she is responsible for hiring, benefits, and employee relations, as well as the day-to-day running of the department. Employment inquiries should be sent to:

Cristina Gonzalez Thompson
5692 North Kendall Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33156
Direct Dial: 786-268-3492