Are you passionate about teaching students to read critically and write thoughtfully? Are you effective in helping students put their thoughts on paper? Does the thought of designing curriculum and actively collaborating across subjects intrigue you?
Presbyterian School, located in the heart of Houston's Museum District, is seeking an experienced, dynamic professional to teach English as a component of an interdisciplinary Humanities course. This teacher will co-create curriculum and use innovative pedagogical approaches in its implementation.
A qualified candidate will enjoy the middle school student, value collaboration with others, and commit to student centered learning that fosters creativity, critical thinking and problem solving. Demonstrated experience teaching in a selective independent or public school setting is required. Contributing to the school community beyond the classroom is expected. A successful candidate will exhibit strong character and will commit to supporting the mission, programs and policies of Presbyterian School.
Bachelor’s degree in English, Education or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Teaching experience in a selective independent or public school setting.
Deep understanding of and appreciation for the middle school student
Hearty sense of humor
Positive, solution-focused approach to problems
Ability to effectively communicate with colleagues, parents and students
Willingness to embrace new paradigms of student learning
Ability to meaningfully employ the iPad in teaching and learning
Demonstrated commitment to professional growth
About Presbyterian School
Presbyterian School is an independent school located in the heart of the Museum District in Houston, Texas.