Classroom Teacher - Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Middle School History Teacher
Job Location: MICDS - Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (Saint Louis, MO)
Beginning: Jul 01, 2022
Deadline: Apr 30, 2022**
Certificate: World History
District: Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School
St. Louis, MO 63124
Telephone: 314-995-7417
Job Description:
Position Start Date: 2022-2023 school year


MICDS has a rich and distinctive history spanning more than 150 years. A leader in independent education, MICDS is a college-prep, coeducational school for grades JK-12. Our mission is to help students discover their unique talents, preparing them for higher education and a life of purpose and service as engaged citizens in our ever-changing world.
Employee Benefits
MICDS offers employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits plan, including a generous 403(b) retirement plan where the school contributes 8% of salary with an employee’s 3% contribution; medical, dental and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts and long-term care insurance; life insurance and short-term and long-term disability insurances; tuition benefit; paid leaves; access to a fitness center; and free lunch.

Application Process
For immediate consideration, complete our online application at and upload a copy of your cover letter, resume, and statement of teaching philosophy.
MICDS is seeking a full-time History instructor to teach in our Middle School, 5th – 8th grades, in the 2022-2023 academic year. The ideal candidate should bring a collaborative nature and a student-centered approach to the classroom, as well as a commitment to meeting the needs of a diverse group of learners. Preference is given to candidates with at least three years’ experience teaching a variety of Middle School History courses (World and U.S. History) and designing curriculum, as well as those with a Master’s degree in History or Education. Our school community encourages ongoing professional growth and strong interest in implementing new curriculum and pedagogies aligned with highly effective teaching practices. Experience with a 1:1 tablet laptop environment or the willingness to effectively integrate technology in the curriculum is essential.  In addition to serving as an advisor to 10-12 students, the position includes additional community responsibilities such as coaching and/or club sponsorship.
  • Works with the department chair and curricular team to plan, document, evaluate, and revise curriculum, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
  • Prepares, selects, and develops course materials that fit into the framework of a one-to-one laptop environment.
  • Creates effective assessment tools to support student achievement and growth.
  • Evaluates and grades students’ class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Uses effective classroom management techniques to endure effective learning.
  • Consistently communicates student progress.
  • Attends faculty, grave level and departmental meetings, and supervisory duties.
  • Collaborates effectively with departmental and grade level teams as well as student support service personnel.
  • Participates in the MICDS professional development framework and pursues outside opportunities to stay current with best practices and maintain subject-area expertise.
  • Serves as grade level advisor for 10-12 students and implements grade level programming and advisory curriculum.
  • Assists and supports students outside of class as needed.
  • Assures effective two-way communication at all levels of responsibility.
  • Serves on divisional and school-wide curriculum and program committees.
  • Additional community responsibilities such as coaching and/or club sponsorship.
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the school’s discretion.
  • Bachelor’s degree in subject matter required and Master’s preferred.
  • Three years’ experience teaching History at the Middle School level
  • Ability to work in an environment that embraces a diverse community of students, educators, parents, and alums.
  • Experience working in a one-to-one laptop environment or relevant technology skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must enjoy working and learning with children.
  • A criminal history and background check is required and must be successfully completed prior to employment.
  • May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
  • Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled classroom environment.
  • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.