Full Time Middle Division English and Language Arts Teacher - 2018-19 School Year
Grey Nun Academy
February 20, 2018
Full Time - Faculty
4 Year Degree
Founded in 1963 by the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart, Grey Nun Academy is an independent, Catholic, co-educational elementary school in Bucks County, PA for children in grades PreK3 through Eighth grade. The Academy offers an academically rich curriculum that meets the unique needs of individual students, respecting the rights, interests, and dignity of each child. Grey Nun Academy welcomes children of all faiths and cultures. The school's educational process leads children to embrace and promote peace and social justice in our world.
The English/Language Arts (ELA) program aims to develop reading, writing, speaking, grammar, spelling, and vocabulary skills. In addition students must study a broad span of literary genres in order to prepare them for placement in independent high schools. Our ELA curriculum should align with social studies to build a humanities bridge between ELA and social studies. The middle division ELA curriculum should build on the elementary division’s Balanced Literacy concepts. Ideal candidates are those who seek to partner with parents, collaborate with colleagues, demonstrate a commitment to professional growth, motivate students academically, and support students in developing their moral character.
Preferred Professional Qualifications:
Active Teacher Certification required with previous middle school English teaching experience and ability to manage a classroom
Previous Catholic and/or independent school teaching along with high school teaching experiences; Familiarity with independent school culture with a faith based mission and an interest in leading co-curricular activities
Technology competency in both Mac and PC applications as well as Google Level 1 certification
The ability to engage students in connecting their learning to real world events and authentic problem solving
Experience in reaching the range of learners, differentiate instruction, and provide help to students as needed; The experience to facilitate student learning in a supportive classroom environment that promotes, supports, and models creative and innovative thinking
A love of English; possess the skills to motivate and inspire students to develop skills and confidence in this area; respond to the unique needs of middle school students
The incentive to work collaboratively with others, communicating well with parents, students, faculty and staff
A bachelor’s degree in Secondary English Education or an English, writing, or literature related degree. Advanced degrees preferred; recent graduates are welcome to apply
A love of literature and an interest in academic writing and the ability to convey research writing skills to students as well as an deep understanding of traditional grammar
Please email in one PDF document a letter of interest, resume, three professional references with contact information, philosophy of education statement, and certification(s) to the email address below. Position will remain open until filled; only fully completed applications will be considered. Portfolios will be reviewed during the interview process. No phone calls please.
Via email, please send all materials in one PDF to:
Roe Stradling, Main Office Grey Nun Academy 1750 Quarry Road Yardley, PA 19067 firstname.lastname@example.org
About Grey Nun Academy
Founded in 1963 by the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart, Grey Nun Academy is the Catholic, independent co-educational elementary school in Bucks County, PA for children in grades PreK3 through Eighth grade. The Academy offers an academically rich curriculum that meets the unique needs of individual students, respecting the rights, interests, and dignity of each child. GNA welcomes children of all faiths and cultures. The school's educational process leads children to embrace and promote peace and social justice in our world.