St. Francis School is a co-ed, non-denominational Independent School founded in the Progressive tradition. Our campuses are in two locations -- Goshen (Preschool-8th Grade) and Downtown Louisville (High School). We seek an innovative Middle School English Language Arts Teacher for the 2021-22 school year. Additional responsibilities include Advisory and other daily duties; the ability/willingness to coach athletic and/or academic teams is also a plus. Please email resume and cover letter to Shelly Jones, Associate Head of School - Goshen Campus, Teaching and Learning.
We require a BS/BA in Education or English or a related degree -- an MAT or MA in a related field is also a plus -- and a minimum of five years’ experience as a Middle School Teacher. Successful candidates have a passion for working with Middle School students, and an understanding of differentiated instruction, personalized learning, and trauma-informed practices. Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, the ability and desire to work collaboratively, and dedication to continuously developing and practicing cultural competence in one’s teaching are also essential.
About St. Francis School
St. Francis School is a co-ed, non-denominational, Independent School founded in the Progressive tradition that is committed to equity and justice and located in Louisville, Ky. Our campuses are in two locations -- Goshen (Preschool-8th) and Downtown (High School). We are "The School of Thought", where intellectually challenging academics foster critical, independent thinking. St. Francis is characterized by personal attention, small class sizes, diversity, commitment to community service, student-centric extracurricular activities, and outstanding teachers who are dedicated to their subject areas and their students. In its Mission and in its classrooms, St. Francis School cultivates a joyful, compassionate, intellectual community that celebrates individuality and inspires independent thinking for life.