Overview

St. George’s Independent School is now accepting qualified applicants to be considered for our 2021 – 2022 cohort of educational access fellows, enjoying a one to two-year program in independent school education training. Located in the greater Memphis, Tennessee area, St. George’s is nearing our 20th year in providing access to high quality independent school education for a diverse community of prekindergarten through twelfth grade students and their families.  

Learn with one of the most dynamic faculty communities in Memphis 

Committed to teaching and learning that is active and agile, St. George’s places a high value on relationships that foster confidence and curiosity in students so that they can courageously chase their dreams. When we greet students, laugh with them, connect with them, and show kindness to them, we name them as God’s children and connect them to our rich Episcopal culture. In so doing, we affirm their place in the St. George’s community and create a culture in which they can best learn, grow, and thrive. 

St. George’s Center for Educational Access Fellows will study, practice, and implement strategies to include:  

  • mitigating the opportunity gap 
  • supporting social-emotional health and the importance of noncognitive skills 
  • coteaching theory and practice 
  • teaching practices leading to students reading above grade level as early as kindergarten 
  • managing systems to collect student performance data 
  • analyzing data to enhance differentiated instruction 

St. George’s Center for Educational Access Fellows will benefit from: 

  • scheduled professional development experiences
  • full time salaried 11-month position with health benefits 
  • use of school issued laptop 
  • career growth assistance at the conclusion of the fellowship 
  • Qualified Educational Access Fellowship candidates will have a strong interest in growing educational access understanding and skills and
  • current enrollment in a teacher licensure program 

OR 

  • current enrollment in an educational master’s program who will benefit from educational access practice and emphasis 

OR 

  • new teacher licensure and seeking growth and experience in the field of educational access 

Duration:  

We consider the fellowship to be a one to two-year program with an annual letter of agreement. 

Physical Requirements:   

Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear, and to interact with campus visitors. Must have the ability to understand and present materials and communicate with constituents and co-workers in a harmonious manner.   

To apply:  

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Angie Simpson, Human Resources, at asimpson@sgis.org or 1880 Wolf River Blvd. Collierville, TN 38017.