High School English Teacher
Beginning August 2017
Marin Academy seeks an experienced English teacher to begin August 7, 2017. Candidates should have at least 2-3 years of teaching experience at the high school or college level, a degree in English, and a desire to teach core courses as well upper level electives.
Marin Academy’s ninth grade English I course is focused on building a strong foundation of analytical reading and writing skills, and our tenth grade English II course continues to build on these skills while studying world literature specifically. Our elective offerings are vibrant and vary from year to year but may include courses on the 20th Century American Novel, Shakespeare, African American Literature, and the Foundations of Western Literature. Candidates should have a strong background in the teaching of writing, a demonstrated interest in working collaboratively within and across departments, and the inclination and experience to work in a diverse community focused on issues of equity and social justice.
Marin Academy is an independent, college preparatory high school located in the San Francisco Bay Area in San Rafael, CA with an enrollment of 400 students with academic talent, interest in the arts and athletics, and a passion for a multitude of issues. Our students come from San Francisco, the East Bay, and Sonoma in addition to Marin County. Marin Academy has a block schedule in which classes meet every other day for 80-minute periods. Salary and benefits are very competitive.
Marin Academy’s mission statement “asks every individual to think, question, and create in an environment of encouragement and compassion, and challenges each person to accept the responsibilities posed by education in a democratic society.” Marin Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. People of color and women are encouraged to apply. For more information about Marin Academy, please visit our website (www.ma.org).
Please send resume and letter of interest to:
Scott Young (email@example.com)
Dean of Faculty
1600 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901-1859
Please do not apply through NAIS portal. No phone calls, please.