The Potomac School, a K-12 independent day school in McLean, VA, is seeking a full-time Intermediate School English Teacher (Grades 7th & 8th) for the 2018-19 school year.
We are looking for a candidate with expertise and teaching experience in writing and literature. The teacher would work closely with members of the English Department, developing curriculum and teaching strategies. Candidates must be able to work collaboratively with colleagues using a variety of classroom approaches, including the innovative use of technology that emphasize critical thinking and individual research skills over rote memory. Fostering student progress in expository and analytical writing is a major goal of the program. The position also includes serving as a faculty advisor to a small group of students.
The Potomac School requires a minimum of at least four years of prior classroom teaching experience at the Intermediate school level and encourages interest from candidates who are in the process of or have completed a relevant Master’s degree.
The Potomac School offers its employees a generous, comprehensive benefits package including financial assistance for enhanced professional development.
Qualified applicants should complete this short form and attach their cover letter and resume or mail materials to: Human Resources Department, The Potomac School, 1301 Potomac School Rd., McLean, VA 22101. For more information on The Potomac School, please visit our website at www.potomacschool.org. We are an equal opportunity
About The Potomac School
The Potomac School is an independent K-12 day school located in McLean, Va. While we are a K-12 school, we are more accurately described as a K through lifetime experience. We nurture the development of our students as unique individuals and as contributing members of a vibrant learning community.
Our school comprises four distinct yet interconnected divisions, joined through a shared mission, integrated curriculum, and deeply rooted communal ties. We enjoy the beauty and natural resources of our 90-acre campus, our athletic fields, woods, streams, and ponds providing a rare and wonderful setting for each student's educational journey.
Mission: At The Potomac School, we believe that intellectual development, love of learning, and strength of character are complementary, and equally essential, educational goals. With a firm commitment to our core values and a rigorous academic program, we prepare students to lead lives of purpose, achievement, and generosity of spirit.