Boston University Academy is hiring a full-time English teacher to begin in August 2019 for the 2019-2020 academic year.
BUA seeks a collaborative teacher who is eager both to nurture our students in a rigorous high school environment and to prepare them for the academic demands of University coursework by senior year. Our teachers balance intellectual inquiry with caring support to help our passionate students grow as independent learners. BUA students are motivated, bright, and engaged. Most students in the eleventh grade study three courses at BUA, and take two of their courses at BU. Seniors take most of their coursework at BU and write a senior research project on a topic of their choice.
Our students read deeply and write often. Our teachers facilitate challenging and insightful study of literature in small discussion-based classes while teaching the core skills of critical thinking and analytical writing. Boston University Academy's core program focuses on the reading and discussing of canonical books. The current sequence of English courses is Classical Themes in Literature; English Language and Composition; and American Literature. Each English course is taught with a companion history course. History and English teacher collaborate often. Students take English electives at BUA or Boston University in their senior year.
Primary responsibilities include teaching three or four sections of honors-level high school English, serving as an academic advisor to students, and participating in the daily life of the school.
Boston University Academy is as small, independent, co-educational day high school located on the Boston University campus. The mission of Boston University Academy is as follows: In our caring high-school community, students who love learning are challenged to think critically and read deeply, and to explore adventurously the wider world of learning at Boston University.
Cover letter required to be considered for this role.
At least 3-5 years of experience teaching high school English is strongly preferred. Advanced degree in a related field strongly preferred.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 5685/C1618
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