Greenhills School (Ann Arbor, MI) seeks a dynamic 6th grade maternity substitute English teacher to begin on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 and to continue through the end of the academic year.
Greenhills School is eager to consider applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities. We want a diverse mix of talented people who want to join us as student-centered educators and role models who bring joy and good humor to our classrooms, fields, and offices, employ a broad array of effective instructional methods, work collaboratively with colleagues, seek and respond to student feedback, and commit to reflective practice and continual growth. We pride ourselves on being a warm and welcoming inclusive community.
Candidates will have a genuine interest in working with early adolescents in a grade 6-12 independent school community. The ideal candidates will also possess: an understanding of the academic, social, and developmental needs of the age group; the ability to work closely with students, parents, and colleagues; and an interest in applying best student-centered teaching practices, including the use of technology and innovative pedagogical strategies. These teachers will join a committed team of middle school faculty who work collaboratively to support all students and grade-level activities. Undergraduate study of English and/or English education, graduate work in those disciplines, and proven experience with the age group are all encouraged. Candidates with a background in upper-elementary education will also be considered.
Other contractual responsibilities for this position may include: supervising students in a small group advisory and/or extracurricular activities, chaperoning school events, and general involvement in the life of the school.
Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references, and a completed Greenhills application form to: Jonathan Schwartz, Head of Middle School, email@example.com, and Caroline Huntoon, English Department Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org. No mail or phone inquiries please.
Application Deadline: Position open until filled—please apply right away!
About Greenhills School
Greenhills School is a student-centered community that helps young people realize their full intellectual, ethical, artistic and athletic potential in preparation for college — and beyond — as curious, creative, and responsible citizens who respect all individuals and their differences, and whose meaningful and balanced lives will better the world.