LREI High School seeks a one-year leave replacement English Teacher, starting full-time in the 2018-19 school year. LREI teachers are life-long learners who are reflective about their practice and are interested in working in a progressive, rigorous, and diverse learning environment. A Masters degree in English Literature, Writing, or a related subject, and at least three years of teaching experience is preferred. A demonstrated interest in the lives of young people is a must.
Teach two sections of tenth grade American Literature or ninth grade World Literature.
Teach two sections of electives (mixed 11th/12th grade), including literature-based classes and writing workshop classes (memoir, poetry, fiction) drawn from the teacher’s areas of specialization/expertise.
Collaborate with the English Department to design classes that align with our progressive mission and pedagogy.
Serve as an advisor to 10-12 HS students.
Demonstrate deep interest in the socioemotional lives of students.
Participate in the life of the school community outside of the classroom, according to their passions, skills, and the school’s needs.
Complete administrative tasks (posting homework, communication with school leadership and families, writing reports) thoroughly and on time.
Successful Candidates will:
Convey enthusiasm for life-long learning and intellectual inquiry.
Design curriculum that emphasizes inquiry-based learning, social justice, and real-world relevance.
Be committed to inclusive pedagogical practices and open to furthering their knowledge and skill set around diversity and inclusion.
Be open to feedback and improvement.
Seek a dynamic, team-based work environment defined by a commitment to innovation, iteration, creativity, and collaboration.
To apply, candidates should email a statement of interest and resume to the High School Principal, Micah Dov Gottlieb at firstname.lastname@example.org indicating Full-time English Teacher in the subject line. (To indicate interest in both the part- and full-time positions, put Part/Full-time English Teacher in the subject line.) LREI actively seeks to further equity and diversity in its programs and hiring.
A leader in progressive education since 1921, LREI teaches children to be independent thinkers who work together to solve complex problems. Students graduate from our diverse community as active participants in our democratic society, with the creativity, integrity, and courage to bring meaningful change to the world.