Classroom Teacher - Florida Council of Independent Schools

Lower Division (4th Grade) Classroom Teacher
The Berkeley Preparatory School, an outstanding independent coeducational day school in
Tampa, Florida, places an emphasis on academic excellence with a spirit of social responsibility.
Located on a gorgeous 80-acre campus and serving 1300 students in pre-kindergarten through
grade twelve, students of all ages exchange ideas and explore ethics as they define their
attitudes and values. Berkeley educates the whole child by nurturing students’ intellectual,
emotional, spiritual, and physical development so that they may attain their highest potential.
The school has built a national reputation for academic rigor and character development, and is
very well regarded by the country’s most prestigious universities. It continues to enjoy full
enrollment and is marked by a very strong positive school culture. Its faculty, staff, and student
body reflect the diversity of the surrounding communities, and its active Episcopal affiliation
focuses on inclusivity, support, respect, and the shared values reflected in the school’s vision
statement: Berkeley puts people in the world who make a positive difference.
The school is seeking a 4th grade classroom teacher for the 2016-17 school year. The ideal
candidate will be an experienced, energetic, and enthusiastic educator committed to
developing children holistically and compassionately. Successful candidates will also have a
strong understanding of the fourth grade curriculum, technology integration, be willing to
collaborate as a member of a high performing team, and be highly skilled in communicating
with students, colleagues, and parents.
A bachelor’s degree and several years teaching experience, preferably in an independent
school, are required. Certification and a master’s degree in education are preferred.
Candidates interested in this outstanding opportunity should send a cover letter and resume to
Hugh Jebson, Assistant Headmaster, Berkeley Preparatory School, 4811 Kelly Rd., Tampa, FL