St. John’s Prep is an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for young men in grades 6 through 12. Founded on the Xaverian values of compassion, humility, simplicity, trust and zeal, we educate students to be, do and stand for good in the world. We enroll 1,500 students from more than 60 communities.
As part of an interdisciplinary team, grade 7 and 8 English faculty members teach two sections of seventh grade and two sections of eighth grade each day. They also serve as advisors to a group of grade 7 or grade 8 students. We are particularly interested in candidates with demonstrated effectiveness in interdisciplinary teaching and using technology as a vehicle for learning gains. The curriculum for grade 7 English focuses on themes related to leadership, conflict, and social structures. Course readings represent the genres of mythology, historical fiction, and dystopian literature. Students in grade 8 English explore themes of difference, freedom, reconciliation, and wellness with course readings highlighting multicultural characters in varied settings. The Middle School program of study can be found on the school website. Distinct themes guide teaching and learning at each grade level in the Middle School. The focus of grade six is learn. Of special interest for this position, the grade 7 theme is serve, focusing on group dynamics and community building with a particular emphasis on servant leadership. In grade 8, the theme is appreciate, exploring multiculturalism and diversity with an emphasis on empathy and respect for human difference.
All members of the faculty at St. John’s are expected to give witness to our mission and to our identity as an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School. In addition to classroom teaching responsibilities, St. John’s encourages all members of the faculty to be involved in the life of the school beyond the classroom. The school offers a wide range of co-curricular, intramural and interscholastic programs. For more information about St. John’s Prep, including our academic, spiritual and student life programs, please visit www.stjohnsprep.org.
Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter, résumé, and academic transcripts to Tracii Schaeublin, Director of Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, February 9, 2018.
St. John’s Preparatory School is conveniently located just 15 miles northeast of Boston in Danvers, Massachusetts. We are a Xaverian Brothers sponsored school educating nearly 1,500 young men in grades 6 through 12 from more than 70 communities throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Our rigorous academic and extensive co-curricular program encourages students to develop their spiritual, int...ellectual, moral, physical, and creative potential, and inspires them to honor the diversity that enriches both our school community and the world beyond St. John's.