Moravian Academy is seeking an innovative and organized teacher for three sections of English 9 or 10. This is an exciting opportunity to capitalize on an established program and to work with a dedicated team of professionals teaching students critical thinking and reading using a variety of texts and various modes of writing.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach three sections of English 9 or 10;
Attend Upper School English Department meetings and cross-divisional (pre-K through 12) department meetings, as scheduled;
Facilitate hands-on exploration, student collaboration and problem-solving; integrate innovative pedagogical practices into the curriculum;
Create meaningful partnerships with parents and families, including regular communications through school-supplied online tools, emails, and phone calls;
Assess and provide feedback to students and parents during comment and grading periods;
Maintain and regularly update the curriculum map for courses.
Skills and Abilities:
Uses student-centered teaching methodologies and other research-based practices;
Is energetic, engaging, and creative with a clear love of students and the learning process;
Collaborates with teachers at Moravian Academy;
Integrates educational technology to facilitate student-centered learning;
Is a lifelong learner who is committed to continuing professional development and maintains membership in professional organizations.
A Bachelor’s degree in English or related field required; Master’s degree preferred;
Three to five years of teaching experience;
Preference will be given to applicants with a previous background in independent schools or similar college-preparatory programs;
Proficiency in digital tools for collaborative, student-centered learning.
About the School
Founded in 1742, Moravian Academy is a coeducational primer-grade 12 independent college preparatory school. The Academy, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, has an enrollment of over 730 students. The school has three divisions: the lower school (primer-grade 5), the middle school (grades 6-8) and the upper school (grades 9-12). Our lower and middle schools are located in histo...ric downtown Bethlehem and the upper school is located on a bucolic 120-acre campus in Bethlehem Township, approximately 6 miles from the downtown campus. Moravian Academy is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools, and the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education.
Moravian Academy is a church-related school whose Moravian tradition affirms that young people best realize their potential in an atmosphere of love and understanding. We seek to promote the child’s full development in mind, body and spirit. Since 1742, our tradition has encouraged sound innovations to meet the contemporary challenges while recognizing the permanence of basic human values.