The Potomac School Upper School English Department is seeking a dynamic and talented full-time English teacher and student advisor for 2018-2019. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience teaching English in grades 9-12 and hold a bachelor’s degree in English, although a master’s degree is preferred.
In addition to being passionate about classroom teaching and curriculum development, the faculty member should enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues and be eager to establish meaningful relationships with students while supporting them in the development of their critical reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.
In striving to fulfill its mission, The Potomac School seeks many different voices, viewpoints, and backgrounds. Qualified applicants should complete this short form and upload their cover letter, resume, portfolio, and portfolio of students’ work or mail materials to: Human Resources Department, The Potomac School, 1301 Potomac School Rd., McLean, VA 22101. For more information on The Potomac School, and to view the full job description, please visit our website at www.potomacschool.org. We are an equal opportunity employer.
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.