Cardigan Mountain School seeks an experienced and committed educator to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) for the 2018-2019 school year. The teaching position is a full-time, 10-month position at Cardigan Mountain School, a boarding school for middle school boys in grades 6-9. The ideal candidate will bring a history of collaborative, self-directed work as well as experience teaching and developing basic language skills, which are essential to our students’ success in English, mathematics, science, and history. Through an integrated approach, Cardigan’s ESL department introduces and supports all facets of each department’s curriculum.
The English as a Second Language Teacher will:
Teach up to four classes of ESL
Increase students’ skillset and understanding of English
Differentiate classroom instruction based on student readiness
Coach two athletic seasons or perform comparable non-athletic
Previous teaching experience in a middle school environment preferred but not required
Demonstrated proficiency in subject area through previous coursework and/or experience
Interest in and demonstrated skill in working with adolescent boys
A shared commitment to an inclusive community, and respect for
Willingness to embrace and engage in the active lifestyle of an independent boarding school
About Cardigan Mountain School
Cardigan Mountain Academic Year: Cardigan Mountain School is a junior boarding and day school for boys in grades six through nine, located in Canaan, New Hampshire. The School seeks to employ individuals who will share our commitment to supporting the School’s mission: “To offer a close-knit community that prepares middle school boys—in mind, body, and spirit—for responsible and meaningful lives in a global society.” The School offers competitive salaries and benefits in a rewarding work environment defined by the strength of our community and our core values: compassion, integrity, respect and courage.
Cardigan Summer Session: the perfect balance between academic enrichment and summertime fun for boys and girls ages 8-15.