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Saint Andrew's Episcopal School [CA]
13601 Saratoga Avenue    
Saratoga, California  95070  
   
Private/Independent School
Coed Day pre-k 8 298 students
 

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Employer Website: http://www.st-andrews.org
 
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Employer Description
 
Saint Andrew’s is an independent school for Pre-K (4 years old) through 8th grade students, located in Saratoga, CA. We are a wholehearted community of learners with a wholehearted commitment to cultivating student happiness, academic achievement, and character. Our complete, balanced, and inspiring approach to education ensures that our graduates are exceptionally good people who are exceptionally well-prepared to thrive in high school, college, and life. Founded by Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church in September 1961, the school opened with single sections of Kindergarten and First Grade, then subsequent grades were added each year to Grade 8. Today the school has 360 students from over 15 communities in the San Jose / South Bay and Peninsula Area. As a Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 8 school, we provide the right amount of nurturing complemented with the appropriate amount of autonomy. Our exemplary teachers help foster those “ah ha” moments for your child be it in the arts, in science, math, writing, Spanish, or with technology. And as they mature, we put emphasis on our students being leaders. They get to be Big Buddies. They lead our Student Council. They lead musical ensembles and help design the yearbook. As a Pre-K to Grade 8 school, students also benefit from ongoing communication and collaboration among the faculty of all grade levels. The curriculum builds upon the year prior creating ten consistent years of academic preparation. We believe school should be the place where children launch an unstoppable love of learning that sticks with them through high school, college, and beyond. At Saint Andrew’s, masterful educators not only design captivating learning experiences, they ensure each child feels individually known, unconditionally loved, and deeply valued as an essential member of our warm, inclusive community.
 
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Diversity Mission Statement
 
Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School is a community rooted in kindness. We believe that learning happens best when we bring our whole self to school. We support every person’s right to define, express, and live comfortably within their own evolving identity. We are committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment that recognizes the worth of each individual. By embracing diversity, we are a stronger community. Our Episcopal faith is anchored in inclusivity and love as guided by the National Association of Episcopal Schools. One of its hallmarks is to celebrate the diversity of beliefs and perspectives around life’s questions, no matter one's traditions. Human reason and critical thinking in the pursuit of knowledge are valued as a means to grow deeper in our spiritual journey. Episcopal schools cultivate a strong sense of ethics and develop agents of change through all aspects of the student experience. We aspire to hire highly qualified faculty and staff members who share our vision of providing a complete, balanced, and inspiring educational program to our students. Salaries are competitive. The school offers an exceptional benefits package including paid time off, medical insurance and an employer matched 401(K) retirement program for eligible employees; a generous holiday schedule; access to and support with the latest state-of-the-art education technology; and a strong commitment to engaging and personalized professional development.