Lick-Wilmerding High School seeks a qualified Temporary English Teacher for the Spring 2020 Semester (January 6- May 30) for a Parental Leave replacement. This position will be part time (80% FTE) and benefit eligible.
The teaching assignment includes teaching two sections of 9th grade English and two sections of 10th grade English, as well as full participation in all department and faculty meetings and curricular responsibilities. Please note that English classes average 16 students per section, and all LWHS faculty are expected to be available outside of dedicated class time.
The ideal candidate will have:
Experience in teaching the craft of reading literature and a strong understanding of composition theory and practice
Experience in teaching students from various middle school academic backgrounds
Interest and ability in working on grade level curriculum teams
Interest in curriculum development
A commitment to equity and equitable instruction in the English classroom, which gives all students the opportunity to learn and to demonstrate what they have learned
HOW TO APPLY
Please apply through this site -https://www.lwhs.org/about/employment. Candidates should submit a resume, as well as a Statement of Philosophy of English Education that will serve as a writing sample. Please respond to the following questions:
What is the value of students studying English for all four years of high school?
How do you support students with various preparations in reading, writing, and discussion?
What have you found to be effective in your practice of teaching writing?
What are the multiple ways you assess students in your classrooms?
The application process begins immediately and is open until filled. No calls or emails, please.
About Lick-Wilmerding High School
Mission Statement: A private school with public purpose, Lick-Wilmerding High School develops the head, heart, and hands of highly motivated students from all walks of life, inspiring them to become lifelong learners who contribute to the world with confidence and compassion.