Lawrence Academy has an opening for a full-time English teacher beginning in August, 2018.
The student-centered English curriculum at Lawrence Academy encourages students to develop English-specific cognitive skills, exposes them to all genres of literature, and creates opportunities for students to do the work of writers. Literature and language are the cornerstones of the curriculum in a collaborative English department. Candidates must have a background in English with strong preference for those who have classroom experience. This full-time position will be responsible for teaching four sections of English and being fully involved in school life as articulated below. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach throughout the 9-12 English curriculum.
Lawrence Academy is a residential and day school in Groton, MA, serving 400 students in grades 9-12. Faculty members are fully involved in the curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular programs of the school. All members of the faculty participate in our residential program and have regular weeknight and weekend duties.
Lawrence Academy is seeking candidates with a commitment to cultural competence which enables individuals to work and communicate across social and cultural differences. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Further, the Academy does not discriminate and does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran or Uniformed Service status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, résumé, and reference list in a single PDF document to Colin Igoe, Dean of Faculty, at email@example.com. The email subject line should be “English Teacher.” No phone calls please.
About Lawrence Academy
Lawrence Academy, serving almost 400 students in Groton, Massachusetts, is a residential and day school, and faculty are fully involved in the curricular, co-curricular (primarily athletics), and extracurricular programs at the school. Interested candidates should expect to live in a dormitory, but on-campus (non-dorm) or off-campus housing might be an available alternative. All members of the faculty are part of our residential program and have regular weeknight duties and some weekend duties.