Greenhills School seeks a dynamic middle school English teacher for 2017-2018 academic year. The candidate will have a genuine interest in working with early adolescents in a grade 6-12 independent school community. The ideal candidates will also possess: an understanding of the academic, social, and developmental needs of the age group; the ability to work closely with students, parents, and colleagues; and an interest in applying best student-centered teaching practices, including the use of technology and innovative pedagogical strategies. These teachers will join a committed team of middle school faculty who work collaboratively to support all students and grade-level activities. Undergraduate study of English and/or English education, graduate work in those disciplines, and proven experience with the age group are all encouraged. Candidates with a background in upper-elementary education will also be considered.
Other contractual duties will include those expected of independent school teachers. These duties will be composed of some of the following responsibilities: advising, coaching, co-curricular work, team meetings, chaperoning, committee work, and the general supervision of students. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching in 6-12 settings. Undergraduate and/or graduate work in the subject field is required. Teachers with the appropriate educational background and two or more years of teaching experience are encouraged to apply.
Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references, and a completed Greenhills application form to: Jonathan Schwartz, Head of Middle School, Greenhills School, 850 Greenhills Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone inquiries please. Application Deadline: Friday, March 10.