Dublin School, an intentionally small 9-12 co-ed college preparatory boarding school located in beautiful, rural southwestern NH, seeks an English Teacher to join our community for the 2020-2021 school year.
At a residential boarding school, employees are expected to fill multiple roles. The successful candidate for this position would be expected to teach four sections of English classes, coach as appropriate, and perform dorm duty and serve a regular monthly rotation on a duty team. Dublin is looking for a candidate with a passion for English literature and language, writing, and teaching.
Dublin School celebrates the diversity of our school and its wider communities, including the celebration of diversity in race, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, and sexual orientation. We welcome candidates representing the diversity of the world in our educational program, admission policies, athletics program, student life program, financial aid program, staff hiring, and other school-administered programs.
Dublin School will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, marital status, physical or mental disability, race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or national origin. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, and training.
Dublin School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application Requirements: Cover letter, Resume, and List of References.
Successful applicants will:
Enjoy working with and teaching adolescents, have an appreciation for athletics and athletes and possess a strong background and work ethic. Dublin is committed to multicultural teaching and promoting an appreciation for diversity in community life and curriculum. High energy, an appreciation for the outdoors, and a sense of fun are critical qualities for the successful candidate.
Be a committed teacher. Teaching responsibilities vary, and each faculty member has the freedom to develop an appropriate curriculum and use their style in the classroom. Teachers are expected to use a variety of approaches and to adapt teaching to meet students’ needs. They are encouraged to design student-centered activities, coach students in learning, and provide meaningful feedback. Teachers should model enthusiasm for intellectual achievement. Teachers should be committed to growing and learning more in their specific fields of interest and in the realms of educational theory, curricular development, method, and pedagogy.
Have coaching or athletic experience that will contribute to the overall coaching expertise, depth, and quality of coaching available to Dublin athletes.
Be a leader in our Residential Life Curriculum in the dormitory and on a weekend duty team. Faculty members must be able to carefully balance the need to engage with students and to form positive mentor/mentee relationships while maintaining appropriate, healthy boundaries. Be creative in helping to develop residential life programming for students’ enjoyment and social education.
Possess excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and demonstrate comfort working with a wide variety of constituencies. Be a relationship builder who can converse and interact at any level, influence a range of stakeholders, and inspire loyalty, respect, and admiration.
Position: This is a full-time position, combining teaching responsibilities in English, dormitory parenting, and coaching responsibilities. The successful candidate will teach four sections of English classes, coach two sports, or instruct activities that are equivalent to two sports.
Reports to: Faculty members report to the Academic Dean for instruction, the Dean of Students for dormitory parent responsibilities, and to the Athletic Director for coaching/activity responsibilities.
Qualifications and Requirements: In performing this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform these essential functions. This list is intended to be illustrative, but not exhaustive. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless those accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the school.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Love of teaching English and writing.
Background in teaching English and writing and/or degree in English Literature, English Language and Composition, or a closely related field.
Ability to build positive connections with students.
Demonstrated ability to work in teams of adults.
Communicate well with all constituencies.
Ability to develop an appropriately challenging curriculum for your students.
Conduct yourself professionally within the Dublin School community.
Model ethical character and embody Dublin’s “Truth and Courage” motto
Preferred Education and/or Experience: Master’s Degree (MA) or Bachelor’s degree (BA) in English/Literature or a closely related field
Communications Skills: Ability to analyze and comprehend instructions, warning labels, safety information, correspondence, and memos. Ability to compose correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to students, school employees, and families.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits: As a residential school, Dublin School is committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a substantial compensation plan, including competitive salary, TIAA-CREF retirement benefits, full medical coverage, and optional dental, life insurance and long-term disability, on-campus housing, and tuition remission to Dublin students of faculty/staff members. Benefits differ depending upon full or part-time status.
About Dublin School
Dublin School is a small community dedicated to the education of adolescents, with high-quality academics, a strong commitment to the arts, and a love of the natural world and athletics.
At Dublin School, we strive to awaken a curiosity for knowledge and a passion for learning.
We instill the values of discipline and meaningful work that are necessary for the good of self and community. We respect the individual learning style and the potential each student brings to our School.
With our guidance, Dublin students become men and women who seek truth and act with courage.