One-year, full-time position to begin September 2018
The English & World Literature department has a full-time, one-year opening for a teacher to begin September 2018. This position reports to the English & World Literature Department Head and represents an opportunity to work with an outstanding caliber of colleagues and students.
The ideal candidate:
is an educator seeking to join a close team of English & World Literature teachers
shows an appreciation for the craft of teaching, along with a passion for English, world literature, grammar, and the art of writing
finds joy in working with middle and upper school children and adults
supports Spence’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
approaches work with maturity, curiosity, flexibility and a sense of humor
regards collaboration as an essential component of professional growth and values working on a team
enjoys a commitment that extends beyond the classroom, including a role as advisor to students and contributions to the larger school community
Experience in designing and leading age-relevant, challenging literary discussions and grammar and writing instruction to Upper and Middle school students
History of creating a thoughtful range of analytical and creative writing assignments
Knowledge and experience in teaching a variety of literary texts, genres, and multiple perspectives
Agility with and commitment to both middle-school and upper-school students
Masters Degree and minimum 3 years teaching experience preferred
Applicants should email resume, cover letter, references and educational philosophy to: EnglishTeacher@SpenceSchool.org
Spence is committed to an equitable and inclusive program and a diverse faculty and student body. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are therefore especially encouraged to apply.
Note: Resume, cover letter, references and educational philosophy should come as attachments to the email and should be labeled with the candidate's name.
(No phone calls or faxes, please)
About Spence School
The Spence School, founded in 1892, is an independent school for girls and young women with an enrollment of 739 students in Grades K–12.
Spence is committed to an equitable and inclusive program and a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.