Full-Time Seventh and Eighth Grade English Teacher
Packer Collegiate Institute
March 16, 2018
Brooklyn, New York
Full Time - Faculty
Full-Time Seventh and Eighth Grade English Teacher Job Description
This full-time position entails teaching seventh and eighth grade English, serving as an advisor to a small group of students, collaborating closely with grade-level partners who teach the same courses, and working with an interdisciplinary seventh and eighth grade team. The English reading curriculum includes short stories, plays, novellas, novels, poetry, graphic texts, and nonfiction works. In both courses, students develop their skills in reading, literary analysis, writing, note-taking, grammar, punctuation, annotation, vocabulary development, public speaking, and collaboration. The position requires comfort with the frequent use of educational technologies in the classroom, facility with electronic communication and learning management applications, and experience with a broad range of instructional practices.
Packer’s commitment to families requires significant written and oral communication about student work and progress. Our commitment to students often requires sustained, individualized attention outside of the classroom. Our commitment to diversity requires a willingness to engage with complex ideas, to reflect critically on one’s own experiences, and to support students’ identities and diverse backgrounds. Candidates must have at least three years of middle school teaching experience, exceptional writing skills, and a demonstrated commitment to the advancement of their teaching practice. A Master’s degree is preferred.
Packer’s commitment to diversity requires of all faculty members active and thoughtful engagement in work involving identity, equity and inclusion. We actively encourage applicants with broad and diverse backgrounds to apply.
Please send cover letter and resume to hr@Packer.edu with job listing 24006 in the subject line of the e-mail.
Candidates must have at least three years of middle school teaching experience, exceptional writing skills, and a demonstrated commitment to the advancement of their teaching practice. A Master’s degree is preferred.
About Packer Collegiate Institute
Grounded in rich traditions while embracing the future, Packer is a diverse community that balances the value of scholarship and the intellect with the importance of meaningful and sustained relationships. Guided by dedicated adults, Packer students are challenged to develop talents, pursue aspirations, and become empathetic, responsible, globally-minded women and men.
We educate students to:
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