The Sage School is a community of advanced learners marked by high morale and deep engagement in an inspiring curriculum. In a nurturing environment, students are challenged to strive, allowed to stumble, and guided to realize their full potential. A leader in the field of gifted education, The Sage School offers an academic program rooted in rich content, depth of study, intellectual rigor, and skills acquisition. Ultimately, with a balanced approach to life and learning, Sage students confidently apply their gifts, creativity, and curiosity to the world beyond Sage.
The Sage school is seeking a candidate for a teacher of middle school English beginning August 2018. Interested applicants should support our school-wide philosophy that students learn best by making connections to their previous knowledge and across disciplines.
The ideal candidate will:
Genuinely enjoy teaching and inspiring the young adolescent.
Set high expectations coupled with a nurturing classroom setting.
Use the humanities curriculum to advance the character and the social and emotional growth of our students.
Create a rich culture of love of language and a love of story.
Continuously assess student reading comprehension and set goals with students for continuous improvement.
Teach expository writing/research skills and creative writing/poetry.
Teach grammar and vocabulary.
Provide differentiation between levels of students and between individual students by varying production expectations and the type and complexity of literature and other assigned readings.
Collaborate with other teachers and other grade levels to create interdisciplinary and inter-grade level curriculum.
Engage in curriculum-specific summer professional development.
Travel with middle school for curriculum-related trips.
Serve as an Advisor to approximately ten students.
Maintain a sense of humor and compassion.
Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and three letters of reference to:
The Sage School
171 Mechanic Street
Foxboro, MA 02035
Bachelor’s degree in English or relevant academic field is required; Masters degree is preferred
About Sage School
The Sage School’s mission is to prepare gifted students to excel, by providing a comprehensive program of academic rigor and social growth inspired by passionate teachers within a nurturing community. The Sage School educates children in grades Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 from around the Greater Boston and Providence areas.