Location: Severna Park, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Job Title: Upper School English Teacher
Supervisor: Upper School Head
Start Date: August 2023
General Summary: Severn School is searching for a full time Upper School English teacher to begin in August of 2023.
Essential Functions: Instruction at Severn starts with relationships and emphasizes the importance of understanding, connections, and teamwork in order to create a learning environment that promotes both achievement and inclusivity. The Severn faculty is a community of learners committed to ongoing professional development, reflection, collaboration, and collegiality, and a premium is placed on the development and employment of intentional teaching, learning, and assessment methods. Severn believes that all aspects of a student’s experience, including but not limited to leadership training, service, clubs, the advisory program, athletics, and the arts, are necessary components of a Severn education. Faculty participation in these pursuits beyond the classroom reflects the collective commitment to living the school’s deep-rooted mission, which promises that students are known and valued.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate can teach a variety of Upper School English courses, will have a strong educational background with a degree in a related field, and will possess a steadfast commitment to the life of the school beyond the classroom. Athletic coaching experience and previous secondary school teaching experience are preferred but not required. Severn’s faculty is a foundational component of our commitment to fostering a culture of belonging, and so candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply: Interested candidate should send a resume, cover letter, and at least three professional references to Steve Soden, Upper School Head, at email@example.com.