The English teacher is a member of the school’s Upper Division (Grades 6-8) and reports to the Head of the Upper Division. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in teaching English, a love for the subject and for teaching middle school-aged students. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative team member who has had experience with applied learning and creating teaching materials to make English come alive in a classroom rich with differentiated instruction. At the Park School, faculty engage respectfully with families and demonstrate sensitivity to cultures, values, configurations, and beliefs. This is a 1 year, .25 FTE teaching position with the opportunity for additional stipend(s) for co-curricular programs and activities.
Roles & Responsibilities
Demonstrates deep understanding of the relationship between curriculum, subject matter, and child development
Implements creative and innovative curriculum, instruction, and assessment
Uses technology tools to advance student learning and growth
Differentiates instruction to reach all learners effectively
Fosters a classroom environment where students feel comfortable to take risks, make mistakes, and be curious
Works in partnership with students and their families
Collaborates with department, grade-level and academic support colleagues
Strong interpersonal skills with students and adults - patience, flexibility, empathy, and humor
Strong communication skills
Ensure that respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion is emphasized as a core value of the School.
Teach one section of English in 7th Grade
Previous experience and/or interest in athletic coaching is desirable.
Bachelor’s Degree required
Master’s Degree preferred
Minimum of 3 years teaching experience preferred
Middle school level teaching
About The Park School
The Park School is a Pre-K to Grade VIII independent school in Brookline, MA dedicated to excellence in education. The cornerstone of Park's program is academic excellence, combining both high standards of scholarship and the encouragement of each child to develop to his or her greatest potential. Our school community fosters a nurturing environment in which children develop curiosity, express creativity, appreciate the value of hard work and discipline, and experience the joy of learning. Park's faculty encourages each student to strive for intellectual, physical and moral growth and to become contributing members of the community.
Park is committed to being a metropolitan, co-educational day school of diverse races, religions, cultures, and backgrounds. Central to its mission is an appreciation of similarities and differences of perspective and the interdependence of all people. As a family school, Park is a community in which the dignity of each child, teacher, and parent is respected.