The Upper School English Department of The Masters School seeks a skilled educator to teach a range of English courses. In addition to teaching a junior or senior-level Literature seminar each semester, this position provides an opportunity for an educator with TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) background to design and implement curriculum for Masters’ English language learners.
Building on the department’s existing program and working in conjunction with a collaborative team, this position offers candidates the chance to work with a fantastic student body who are eager to build their skills as readers, writers and learners.
Ideal candidates will have TESOL experience or will have international/cross-cultural teaching/living experience and a willingness to engage in on-going TESOL professional development. Additional consideration will be given to candidates who have curriculum design experience and to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion, within and outside the classroom.
Teach 4 sections English
Support the design of learning opportunities for English Language Learners
Work collaboratively with other to align student experiences and course outcomes
Act as a resource and support with regards to TESOL, including building individualized instruction for English Language learners
Oversee ELL students’ progress and placement in English courses
Serve as an Upper School advisor
Participate in the life of the Upper School by attending full group activities (morning meeting, student presentations and performances and culminating events) and by participating in non-teaching responsibilities, such as study hall, advising a club or coaching
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a letter of interest, explaining why you would succeed in this position, an educational philosophy statement, resume, 3 references and salary requirements via email to email@example.com (Adobe® PDF format preferred) and include “English/ELL Teacher” in the subject line.
Bachelor’s degree in English (or a related field) or a degree in TESOL/English Education, required; Advanced degree, preferred
Demonstrated ability to support English Language Learner, preferred
A commitment to inspiring students to appreciate the world of literature and language and to continue learning
Proven ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues
A commitment to student-centered pedagogies and learning strategies
Proven ability to communicate with students, parents and colleagues to build community and support student learning, including excellent written and verbal communication skills
Energy, enthusiasm and curiosity – willingness to be a fellow learner with students
Proficient in the use of technology
About The Masters School
The Masters School (www.mastersny.org) is a coeducational day and boarding school that engages 5th–12th grade students with a challenging academic program in a welcoming learning environment. Located on 96 picturesque acres overlooking the Hudson River, The Masters School community takes advantage of both its access to the tri-state area and its proximity to the rich cultural and educational magnet that is New York City. We offer our diverse student body, hailing from 33 different countries, the resources and activities of our seven-day campus and dedicated, talented faculty and staff. Through exceptional academics, outstanding visual and performing arts, championship athletic teams, and active community engagement, the Masters experience prepares students to thrive in college, career, and life. Our students graduate determined to make a positive contribution to their world.
The Masters School celebrates active participation, deep understanding, and meaningful connection. A community of diverse individuals, we gather to learn, to strive, to dare, to do – to be a power for good in the world.