Atlanta Girls’ School is the only independent nonsectarian school for girls in Atlanta, serving girls in grades 6–12. AGS authentically lives its mission of Inspiring Girls to Lead Lives of Purpose. Current enrollment is 250 students. Atlanta Girls’ School provides a challenging college-preparatory program in a learning environment designed to foster the full potential of each student and to enable her to become a vital contributor to our complex global society.
The faculty member will be employed full time, working such hours and carrying out such duties as are normally associated with an educational position (including classroom and non-classroom duties). All faculty members must hold a Bachelor’s degree and have 3-5 years of teaching experience. A Master’s degree in the content area is preferred. Department Chair positions require a Master’s degree, 5-7 years of teaching experience, and demonstrated management and leadership skills in a similar or related role.
Applicants should have demonstrated success in working effectively with students, parents, and colleagues and have a commitment to best practices in teaching and learning. Strong communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills, as well as creativity, are desired to join a highly relational and dedicated faculty. Experience in an all-girls’ school environment is highly desirable. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and statement of educational philosophy to the attention of Sandy Barner (email@example.com).
Reports to: Middle School Division Director
Teach up to five course sections or the equivalent of beginning to advanced Spanish
Plan and prepare lessons and instructional strategies which support the mission
Serve as an advisor to a group of 8-12 students
Attend all required meetings, keep all records, and prepare and file all reports as required and directed by the school
Create a learning environment that is clean, attractive, safe, positive, caring, and fosters active involvement of all students
Collaborate within and across departments to enhance the vision of the program
Integrate technology meaningfully in lessons and units of study
Apply interdisciplinary learning and differentiation across the curriculum
Actively engage in the life of the school community and extra-curricular programs
Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years teaching experience
Master’s degree in content area preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to collaborate, problem-solving skills, and creativity
The position requires the physical and sensory abilities necessary to work in a Middle and Upper School teaching/learning environment, sitting at a desk and moving around the classroom and common areas inside and outside of the school and occasionally lifting up to 30 lbs.
Employee must have a valid Georgia driver’s license or the ability to obtain a valid Georgia driver's license
About Atlanta Girls' School
Our mission is to provide a challenging college-preparatory program in a leaning environment designed to foster the full potential of each student and to enable her to become a vital contributor to our complex global society.
We use girl-centered strategies both inside and outside of the classroom to ensure that all aspects of the learning environment are right for girls. Our girls learn to take appropriate risks, be courageous leaders, give back to their communities, and project personal confidence and competence in all they do.