McLean School (mcleanschool.org), a K-12 co-educational independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeks applicants for the full-time position for a Middle School Literature Teacher (Grades 7 & 8) to begin August 2019. McLean School has for sixty-five years been helping students realize their full potential by providing a comprehensive college preparatory program that emphasizes small classes and differentiated instruction. We embrace both traditional learners and ones with mild to moderate learning challenges. Many of our students excel in some areas while benefiting from support in others.
The Middle School Literature Teacher (Grades 7 & 8) will teach five sections of literature, which includes teaching comprehension skills and strategies and literary concepts through the examination of various genres. A model candidate will have an appreciation for students with mild to moderate learning challenges, and seek to build self-confidence in our students as they learn to advocate and to prepare for success in college and life. This position requires a dynamic educator with vision and patience. Most important, he or she will subscribe to McLean School’s Core Values, our Mission, and our philosophy, and will seek passionately to uphold and promote them.
The ideal candidate has an advanced degree in Education and experience working with students with learning challenges, including dyslexia, anxiety, attention issues, and students who are gifted, skillfully assessing students’ strengths and areas of need to craft lessons to meet their academic needs. Creativity, flexibility, and strong communication skills are a necessity.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, statement of educational philosophy, and list of references to Head of Middle School, David Roth at email@example.com.
About McLean School of Maryland
McLean School of Maryland (www.mcleanschool.org) is an independent, co-educational, K-12 day school serving the Washington, DC metropolitan area since 1954. Our mission has always been to serve a broad range of students including those with learning issues.