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Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is an independent coeducational day school located in the historic bayside neighborhood of Coconut Grove within the City of Miami. Guided by the words of founder Paul C. Ransom, Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who “believe that they are put into this world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it.” Total enrollment is 1,091 students in grades 6-12.

At Ransom Everglades, you will find a diverse, inclusive and welcoming community whether you arrive to our school as a student, teacher, staff member or administrator. We take pride in our long tradition of honor and excellence, and share a deep commitment to service and community building. All who labor on our campuses play an invaluable role in shaping the next generation of leaders at Ransom Everglades.

How to Apply

Candidates interested in applying for a currently open position should complete this application and submit it with a cover letter and a current resume.

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  • PORTRAIT OF A RANSOM EVERGLADES FACULTY MEMBER

    A Ransom Everglades faculty member inspires wonder and curiosity while engaging students in deep – rather than strategic or surface – learning. A Ransom Everglades faculty member enables students by guiding them to make choices about their own learning and by helping students define problems, pose their own important and beautiful questions, and propose their own solutions. A Ransom Everglades faculty member thinks globally and empathetically and is a mentor while setting clear, high, but attainable, expectations. A Ransom Everglades faculty member takes risks and encourages risk taking, and provides feedback focused on helping students understand where they are and where they should be going. A Ransom Everglades faculty member empowers students as producers and owners of their own learning and is available to students (physically on campus as well as empathically). A Ransom Everglades faculty member wants students to succeed and be happy. A Ransom Everglades faculty member models lifelong learning while contributing to the life of the school and the lives of the students – academic and otherwise. A Ransom Everglades faculty member is invested in the wellbeing of students, colleagues and the school itself.

High School Faculty

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  • English

    Ransom Everglades School seeks applications for a full time, Upper School teaching position in the English Department starting in August 2019. The successful candidate will teach in the Department, contribute to departmental and faculty discussions, serve as an advisor, and participate in student activities or coaching, or otherwise be engaged in the life of the school.
    job description and requirements
    Please email application materials, including a completed application, a cover letter, a CV, and unofficial transcript to careers@ransomeverglades.org and reference the position in the subject line of your email.

    For information about Ransom Everglades School and benefits of employment, please view the information below and further explore our web site.

  • History & Social Sciences (United States History)

    Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for full time, Upper School faculty members in the History and Social Sciences Department, beginning in August 2019. The History and Social Sciences Department at Ransom Everglades offers history, government, social science, and area studies courses, including most Advanced Placement courses, and encourages the development of new courses and curriculum that emphasizes area studies, interdisciplinary approaches, and creative application of technology. Candidates who can contribute to the department’s ongoing discussions about interdisciplinary and project-based learning, innovative assessments, and creating opportunities for student research and experiential learning are especially attractive.
    job description and requirements
    Please email application materials, including a completed application, a cover letter, a CV, and unofficial transcript to careers@ransomeverglades.org and reference the position in the subject line of your email.

    For information about Ransom Everglades School and benefits of employment, please view the information below and further explore our web site.

  • Science (Chemistry)

    Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for a full time, Upper School teaching position in the Science Department, with an emphasis on Chemistry. The successful candidate will teach four classes in the Department, prepare and conduct labs, contribute to departmental and faculty discussions, and be engaged in the life of the school. Specific course assignments will depend on the experience of the successful candidate, but Chemistry is a specific need in the department at this time.
    job description and requirements
    Please email application materials, including a completed application, a cover letter, a CV, and unofficial transcript to careers@ransomeverglades.org and reference the position in the subject line of your email.

    For information about Ransom Everglades School and benefits of employment, please view the information below and further explore our web site.

Middle School Faculty

Athletics

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  • Assistant Director of Aquatics

    Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for an Assistant Director of Aquatics. This full time staff position begins in June 2019. In addition to serving as the Head Age Group Coach and Assistant Director for Ransom Everglades Aquatics Club, this twelve-month staff member will teach physical education classes and assist in the oversight and operation of the Ansin Aquatics Center and all aquatics programs. Additional duties supporting the school will depend on the experience of the successful candidate. Candidates who can contribute to the distinctiveness of the Ransom Everglades community are especially encouraged to apply.
    Please email application materials, including a completed application, resume, cover letter addressing interest in and qualifications for the position, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references to careers@ransomeverglades.org and reference the position in the subject line of your email.
     
    For information about Ransom Everglades School and benefits of employment, please view the information below and further explore our web site.
     
  • Physical Education Teacher and High School Coach

    Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for a full time teaching position in the Athletics & Physical Education Department, beginning in August 2019. In addition to serving as a member of the physical education department, this faculty member will coach two seasons and serve on the team supporting all middle and upper (high) school athletic programs. Additional duties assigned will depend on the experience of the successful candidate. Candidates with experience in volleyball, basketball or soccer, and who can contribute to the distinctiveness of the Ransom Everglades community are especially encouraged to apply. Ransom Everglades faculty members are expected to serve as advisors, participate in department meetings, and be engaged in the life of the school. Independent school teaching is experience is preferred. Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or a related field; a Master’s degree is strongly preferred.
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    Candidates should email a completed application, a cover letter, a CV, and unofficial transcript to careers@ransomeverglades.org and reference the position in the subject line of your email. Finalists will be invited to campus for an in person interview and teaching demonstration, and will be asked to submit at least three references and/or letters of recommendation.
     
    For information about Ransom Everglades School and benefits of employment, please view the information below and further explore our web site.
     

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Benefits of Employment at Ransom Everglades School

Health & Wellness

  • Medical Insurance
  • Teladoc Telemedicine
  • Dental and Orthodontia Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Program

Work Life Balance

  • Paid Vacation for Applicable Positions
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Personal Days for Applicable Positions


Financial Security

  • 403(b) with Matching Component
  • Company-Sponsored Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Salary Continuation for Leaves of Absence
  • Medical Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

Additional Benefits

  • Continuing Education
  • Tuition Remission
  • Discounted Summer Camp
  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • Travel Assistance Program
  • Computer Loans
 

Non-Discrimination Clause

Ransom Everglades School (RE) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, RE complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which RE has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. RE expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of RE employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Middle School2045 South Bayshore DriveTel: 305-250-6850
Upper School3575 Main HighwayTel: 305-460-8800
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.