Waring School, a 6-12 liberal arts high school on the North Shore, seeks a part-time Writing Teacher for the 2019-20 academic year, to begin in late August. The teaching responsibility consists of four class hours total per week, consisting of one section of mixed 9-10th grade students and one section of mixed 11-12th grade students. Each section meets twice per week.
The 9-10th grade class is based on a workshop format. Throughout the year, all students work toward creating a portfolio of revised pieces. At this level we familiarize the students with various genres - fiction, poetry, personal essay, drama, critical reviews, and descriptive essays.
The 11-12thth grade writing class is offered on a semester basis (two semesters per year) and students list their preference for the various offerings designed by the faculty. In the past these offerings have included such topics as Personal Essay, Poetry, PlayWriting and Journalism.
The ideal candidate will have classroom teaching experience at the High School level, ideally classes involving creative writing and critique. A Bachelor’s Degree is required and a Masters degree or above preferred.
Waring School offers salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. As an equal opportunity employer, Waring seeks to increase the diversity of the community and is committed to maintaining an equitable and fulfilling workplace environment.
About Waring School
Waring School is a co-educational, academic college preparatory school serving 164 students in Grades 6-12 in Beverly, MA, on Boston's North Shore. Founded in 1972, Waring offers challenging academics, extensive studio and performing arts, championship athletics, and a rich curriculum of French immersion and cultural exchange programs. Student travel is part of the program at all levels, including two trips to Europe in Grades 9 and 11. Waring uses multi-age groupings and offers numerous opportunities for student leadership. Located on a former farm of 32 acres in a beautiful backwoods area of Beverly, Waring is convenient to all coastal towns and 30 minutes by commuter rail to Boston. Its college placement record is excellent.