Episcopal High School in Houston seeks an ordained Episcopal Priest, who would report to the Dean of Spiritual Life. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Provide leadership, guidance, and oversight on Chapel Liturgical procedures and activities, as well as on the Pastoral Care Committee.
Lead, coordinate, and participate in daily worship and in special seasonal chapel services and events.
Interact and coordinate events with the Diocese and other Episcopal churches, as directed by the Head of School.
Develop and manage the Chapel budget.
Assist in the design and organization of retreats for freshmen and seniors.
Be actively involved in the life of the School – such as attendance at after-school athletic, arts, or academic events.
Teach classes as assigned by the Department Chair and approved by the Head of School.
For all teaching positions, EHS seeks candidates with a strong educational background, a demonstrated commitment to working with young people and collaborating with colleagues, a desire for ongoing professional growth, and a willingness to participate in other areas of school life. The successful candidate will support the school’s mission in providing opportunities for each student to reach his or her maximum spiritual, intellectual, social, and ethical potential. EHS’s teaching philosophy emphasizes understanding and responding to the individual needs and capabilities of each student. As a laptop school, EHS also expects teachers to support its laptop program and be committed to using technology effectively and creatively to enhance student learning and facilitate course administration.
Interested candidates are asked to visit the school's website at www.ehshouston.org and to e-mail a letter, resume, and contact information of four professional references to Rev. Beth Holden (Dean of Spiritual Life) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Episcopal High School in Houston
Founded in 1983, Episcopal High School of Houston is a four-year coeducational day school within the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. The school community is faith-centered and provides instruction to college-bound students with a wide range of abilities. The strong academic program is complemented by extensive offerings in the arts, religion, and athletics. Episcopal is located on a 35-acre campus in the suburban residential community of Bellaire, which is surrounded by Houston.
Enrollment – 775 students total
Faculty – 98 men and women, with 60% holding advanced degrees.
Average class size – 15
Schedule – On an academic semester calendar with seven periods and lunch in a day
Financial Aid – Approximately 18-22% of students receive financial aid.
College Attendance – Generally, 99% of Episcopal High School graduates attend a four-year college.