Greens Farms Academy seeks a 5th Grade English Teacher to fill a leave replacement position from late August through November 2019. The teacher will cover three sections of 5th Grade English and serve as one of three 5th-grade homeroom teachers; the 5th grade is the first year of Middle School (grades 5-8). The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience teaching at the middle-school or upper-elementary level and a demonstrated passion for writing and literature. For all positions, we look for candidates who enjoy working with colleagues in a collaborative environment, who are flexible and creative, who will fully engage in the life of the school, and who are committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable community. All English classes are taught at Harkness tables, and the department is committed to discussion-based classes and close teacher-student collaboration on writing.
Greens Farms Academy is a PreK-12 co-educational day school of 715 students in the Greens Farms section of Westport, CT. We are a suburban school close to major transportation and a five-minute walk from the Greens Farms Metro North train station. The campus sits on the Long Island Sound, a half hour south of New Haven and an hour north of New York City by car or commuter train. Please visitwww.gfacademy.org for more information.
Interested candidates should email a resume, a letter of interest, and a list of references (if available) addressed to Drew Meyer, Head of Middle School, to email@example.com.