Riverstone International School is seeking a highly qualified, experienced person to join the English department faculty. This position is in the Middle Years Programme (MYP) for Grades 8, 9 and 10.
Riverstone’s small class sizes and emphasis on writing and critical thinking call for a teacher with a demonstrated love of literature, an ability to model and scaffold writing experiences, and a love for guiding and coaching young writers and critical thinkers.
We desire candidates with wilderness leadership experience with students of all ages, and value most those with experience with Middle and High School students.
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in English or similar degree
2+ years successful experience teaching in an International Baccalaureate Programme
Experience teaching in English literacy and/or literature
Creative and enthusiastic approach to teaching, inside and outside of the classroom
Excellent team player within science department and across disciplines
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Strong writing skills and ability to teach writing
Ability to lead wilderness trips with students in remote locations
Preferred Skills and Experience
Middle Years Programme teaching experience
Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid certification
State or international teaching certification
About Riverstone International School
Riverstone International School is a private independent school located in Boise, Idaho offering both day and boarding programs. The school enrolls 350 students from preschool through high school and is Idaho's first International Baccalaureate World School. Recently ranked as Idaho's Most Challenging High School (The Washington Post 2016 & 2017) and Idaho's Top Private School (Niche.com 2016 -2018). Academic excellence, community and service, leadership by example, international understanding, and outdoor education form the basis of our educational philosophy.
Riverstone International School inspires courageous journeys of academic and personal exploration that enable our students to lead purposeful lives.
Our staff enjoys a collegial environment, strong community support, small classes, and many ample opportunities to extend classroom learning into the outdoors. Staff members may also mentor student groups, teach after-school activities, coach athletic or academic teams, and chaperone summer travel opportunities. They serve as role models for our students, personally demonstrating the values from our Guiding Principles.
Consider joining our team!