Perkiomen School seeks a full-time English as a Second Language Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Working closely with other members of the department, this teacher will be responsible for classroom instruction, communication with students and parents as well as student advisors, and remaining current on best practices in education.
Teaching 5 assigned sections within the ESL Department;
Teaching various English Language and Literature & Composition courses for ESL proficiency levels including Level 3: Developing, Level 4: Expanding, and Level 5: Bridging
Writing grade comments on each student three times per year;
Writing recommendations to college and various enrichment programs on behalf of individual students;
Traveling to conferences and workshops in order to maintain professional development;
Serving the school’s after school program for two terms as either a coach or program leader;
Serving the school’s residential and student life program one weeknight per week and one weekend per month;
Serving as an advisor to a select number of students.
Bachelor of Arts degree in Teaching English as a Second Language or equivalent
Experience teaching and working closely with adolescents
Ability to serve in the School’s co-curricular program as a coach or program leader
Excellent communication skills
Ability to support the residential life needs of a boarding school community
About Perkiomen School
Independent, coeducational boarding and day school grades 6-12 with boarding in grades 6-12. Located in Greater Philadelphia (Montgomery County) with easy access to the Lehigh Valley and the New York metropolitan area.