Responsibilities:

  • Teach five sections of Upper School English (Grades 9-12) collaborating with colleagues to develop a dynamic curriculum that fosters appreciation of literature and builds skills in writing and analysis
  • Use a variety of assessments including student portfolios to measure and respond to student learning and engagement. Provide feedback on student assignments in a timely and constructive manner.
  • Create a positive and safe classroom culture and community.
  • Use ICS technology systems including the School’s Learning Management System to provide students with course materials and feedback, and as needed, to teach students in a virtual and/or hybrid-flexible mode.
  • Maintain positive relationships with students, parents, and staff members.
  • Work with the Upper School Principal and faculty to ensure high quality education and an engaging experience for students.
  • Write student reports as required.
  • Collaborate with an English department that is committed to building reading, writing, analytical, and communication skills while centering diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Serve as an academic advisor to a group of students.
  • Attend all divisional, departmental, and school faculty meetings including professional development days.
  • Desire to be actively engaged in the work of innovative teaching, diversity and inclusion, and ongoing professional growth.
  • Other duties such as lunch/study hall/chaperoning/etc. as assigned by Upper School Principal

Requirements

  • Experience teaching Upper School English, and the ability to teach Upper School English to students in Grades 9 through 12.
  • Resilient, mission-driven, and proactive in creating and implementing an innovative curriculum
  • Excellent communication, written, and organizational skills
  • Genuine excitement for working with Upper School students
  • Coaching and outdoor education experience preferred
  • Collaborative by nature, and an effective communicator with students, teachers, administrators, and families.
  • Proficient user of technology and experience with a Learning Management System
  • College degree, preferably advanced degree, in English or a related field.
  • Educational philosophy which aligns with the mission and core values of ICS.

Benefits

Competitive salary depending on exact hours, education and experience. Excellent benefit package including life, health and dental coverage. Partial tuition remission for children attending Indian Creek School.

Indian Creek School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws, which prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and veteran status.

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Working conditions

  • School environment including indoor and outdoor activities
  • Physical Demands:
    • Read handwritten documents and other records or reports
    • Exchange information in person, by computer, or on the telephone
    • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time
    • Some light lifting, carrying, bending
    • Mobility to ensure supervision of students both in and outside of the building, including on playground equipment and on field trips
  • All employees must have a clear state and federal background check prior to hire; our Director of Business and Finance will provide selected candidates with instructions about how to satisfy this requirement at the school's expense.

Qualified candidates should apply through https://apply.workable.com/indiancreekschool/