Germantown Academy, located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for a full-time position of Upper School English Teacher, beginning August, 2019. This is a 10-month position which offers an excellent array of benefits and a highly competitive salary. The Academy, founded in 1759, is a non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school of more than 1,100 students in Grades PK-12, located in the northwest suburbs of Philadelphia on a campus of 126 acres.
Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds. At Germantown Academy, we are committed to creating a learning environment that is as diverse as the broader, global world of which we are a part. We value this diversity because it makes us a stronger community, enriches our thinking, and helps us to develop our collaborative spirit.
Upper School English Teacher
BA in English and MA/MEd or PhD in English
Minimum of 5 years teaching experience at the high school level
Ability to teach a range of English, from 9th grade to junior/senior electives
Ability to serve as an Advisor to 8-10 Upper School students
Participation in Upper School life in meaningful ways outside the classroom (coaching, leading extracurriculars, etc.)
Candidates who meet these criteria should apply online at: