Lincoln Academy, in Newcastle, ME seeks a full-time English teacher for the 2019-20 school year. Founded in 1801, LA is an independent Town Academy deeply rooted in the mid-coast communities of central Lincoln County. Serving today as the “high school of record” for eight of these communities, LA currently draws from 15 other area towns, accepting all students from those towns. In addition to our local students, the school enrolls up to 90 international and domestic boarding students. This results in an exciting range of students, and the school is committed to providing an outstanding education for each of them.
We are seeking a dynamic English teacher with the flexibility to teach grades 9-12 to a range of learners; mastery of subject matter; and a passion for helping students to read, write, and think effectively. Teaching assignments this year may include British literature, world literature, and ninth grade English. Specific teaching assignments may change from year to year. This teacher will join a department of six committed teachers who value a balance of professional autonomy and collaboration.
In addition to teaching responsibilities, faculty members are also required to advise a group of students, collaborate with colleagues and students in a diverse academic setting, and participate in some duties associated with the school’s boarding program. Experience with second language learners is helpful. Evidence of positive, professional relationships with students, colleagues, and parents and a commitment to continued professional development are also important qualifications.
A Historic New England Town Academy:
Lincoln Academy has been educating students in the Midcoast region of Maine since 1801. The majority of our 585 students are day students from Newcastle and 19 other towns in the surrounding area. Our boarding program includes 90 students from 19 countries as well as other parts of the U.S.
The benefit of a comprehensive town academy is our ability to meet almost every student's needs. Our students are socially and economically diverse with a variety of abilities and aspirations. With over 160 courses, students have the opportunity to develop new talents and discover their passions. International students who study at Lincoln Academy will experience a real American high school in a safe, supportive environment.