We are looking for an experienced educator who shares our Christian classical commitments and has a background in the humanities. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and thoughtful educator capable of guiding (middle and early high school) students in regular writing practices, providing formative feedback in the drafting and revision stages. (Familiarity with the later stages of the progymnasmata is ideal but not required.) Additionally, the candidate will engage students in careful readings of classic literature (from Boethius and Homer to Lewis and Bradbury).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Plan and facilitate Composition and Literature lessons across various grade levels in the Upper School, adhering to the school’s educational philosophy and in conversation with the Upper School Principal and Academic Dean.
• Facilitate, evaluate, and track student learning.
• Serve as an advisor to a small group of students.
• Collaborate effectively with colleagues, staff, and school leaders.
• Engage in continuous professional development.
• Actively participate in school life, attending advancement events, school retreats, etc.
• Bachelor’s degree in Literature, Composition, Rhetoric, or related field. Advanced degree strongly preferred.
• Minimum of three years of teaching experience, with a preference for those familiar with the Christian classical model.
• Exceptional written, oral, and interpersonal skills.
• Proven success in working collaboratively and communicating effectively with students, parents, and school stakeholders.
• Alignment with our school’s statement of faith and commitment to the school’s mission, vision, and values.