Fay School seeks a dynamic and flexible individual who loves teaching and understands how to engage middle school children in the appreciation of literature and writing. Building on Fay’s existing language arts program, this teacher will collaborate with colleagues and teach in grades seven, eight, and/or nine. Our faculty pursue differentiated and developmentally-aligned models of teaching and learning, understand the importance of cultural competency, use instructional technology effectively, and are attuned to the social and emotional development of young students. This position is full time with benefits. The ideal candidate will want to live on campus.
As a member of the Upper School faculty, the English Teacher is an advisor to groups of seventh through ninth grade students. He or she will coach or lead other afternoon duties and perform residential life duties.
Preparing and delivering appropriate materials, lessons, and regular assessments to students in grades 7-9 using a variety of teaching strategies
Effectively using technology to enhance instruction
Assessing students’ performance by issuing grades and writing comments
Conducting parent conferences and communicating effectively with parents
Attending team and department meetings, and major school events as required
As an advisor, being a primary point of contact for communication with parents
Performing two trimesters of afternoon duties as assigned
Performing residential life duties as scheduled, including duties every third weekend
Fay School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic background, age, disability, or military service in its hiring, employment or other programs and activities.
A bachelor’s degree in English, English education, or a related field is required; a master’s degree is strongly preferred. Candidates must have at least three years of teaching experience, preferably in a middle school setting. Fay seeks candidates who will reflect and enhance the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our school community.
Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume via email with the subject line “English Teacher” to the email address listed.
Additional Salary Information: Salary to be determined based on experience.
About Fay School
Founded in 1866 and located in Southborough, Massachusetts, Fay School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school serving 495 students in Pre-K through grade nine. The boarding program, for grades seven through nine, is an integral part of school life, uniting students from 17 countries in a lively, diverse, and truly multicultural community. The mission of Fay School is to educate each child to his or her full potential through a broad, balanced, and challenging program that establishes a solid foundation for a productive and fulfilling life.