Middle and Upper School English/Language Arts Teacher
Palm Valley School
March 9, 2018
Rancho Mirage, California
Full Time - Faculty
The Palm Valley School is located in Rancho Mirage, CA, in the heart of the beautiful Coachella Valley. We are a college-preparatory school that serves around 400 students in Preschool through Grade 12. The Palm Valley School is the only CAIS/NAIS Independent School in the Coachella Valley. Our mission is to be an exceptional learning community that educates, nurtures, and challenges each student to achieve excellence and contribute to our global society. We value individual attention to students, inquiry and exploration, diversity, athletic and artistic growth, and a responsibility to self and others. For more information about our school, visit us at www.pvs.org
We are seeking a full time English and Language Arts teacher in our Middle and Upper school divisions. Currently, the teaching load includes 6th Grade English, 7th Grade English, and 10th grade European Literature. While this schedule is typical, it is subject to change depending on the candidate's qualifications and interests. All Middle and Upper School teachers are additionally expected to oversee an Advisory group of 8-10 students in conjunction with a study hall period and to be involved in the life of the school by advising a club or other duties as needed.
Qualified candidates would hold a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in a related field, have a minimum of three (3) years experiences teaching in a related area, and be passionate about Independent School education and working with students in Middle and Upper school. Ideal candidates would be lifelong learners who are passionate about their content area, willing to fully embrace technology integration, be knowledgeable about 21st century educational practices, enjoy collaborating with students and colleagues, be a strong communicator, and have a good understanding of the developmental needs of students in grades 6-12.
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About Palm Valley School
Palm Valley School is an exceptional learning community
that educates, nurtures, and challenges each student to
achieve excellence and contribute to our global society.
Individual attention to students
Inspiring, passionate, and innovative teaching
Inquiry and exploration
Academic, artistic, and athletic growth
Trust, respect, and partnership
Responsibility to self and others