Crystal Springs Uplands School, a coeducational independent day school in Hillsborough, California serving students in grades 6-12 on two campuses is seeking a motivated, experienced, enthusiastic, creative, and collaborative teacher to teach four sections of Upper School English. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of teaching experience and have knowledge of adolescent development. We are a school that lives its mission: At CSUS, we inspire motivated learners to lead meaningful lives in a rapidly changing world. Our intimate collaborative community encourages students to pursue passions, explore new interests, build confidence, develop compassion and thrive in an environment of academic excellence.
Students at Crystal Springs develop into independent and successful life-long learners by following a program that focuses on skill acquisition and content knowledge. Whether it is struggling through an analytical essay or an enigmatic laboratory experiment, we believe students learn best in an environment that challenges them to reach beyond what they know to solve problems using the skills they have learned. Students are encouraged to ask questions, seek new ways toward learning, and discover the complexity of the world around them.
We are looking for candidates who:
Possess a college degree in English or related or relevant discipline
Are passionate English teachers who excel in both content knowledge and pedagogical expertise
Love working with and possess demonstrated success and effectiveness with high school students
Are able to differentiate and teach to multiple learning styles
Incorporate teaching practices and curriculum development, which are developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive and competent
Have worked and enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues on courses, across grade levels, and on school-wide committees
Have experience with meaningful tech integration for this generation of learners
Are organized, energetic individuals who have a willingness to reflect on and make changes to their practice and curricula and are committed to professional growth both in and outside the content area
Please submit cover letter and résumé to Christy Dillon, Assistant Head of School (email: email@example.com by mail: Crystal Springs Uplands School, 400 Uplands Drive, Hillsborough, CA 94010. No phone calls please.
Additional Salary Information: Based on years of experience and educational degrees
About Crystal Springs Uplands School
Crystal Springs Uplands School, a coeducational independent day school in Hillsborough, California, located on the Bay Area Peninsula serving 350 students in grades 6-12. As an institution committed to diversity we encourage minority candidates to apply.