Pingree School seeks a parental leave coverage, full-time English Teacher for the fall of 2021 (late August through December). Responsibilities include teaching four sections across grade-levels, meeting one-on-one with students during free time to workshop papers and offer extra help as needed, and working as part of a collaborative department.
An inclusive, discussion-based classroom is at the heart of Pingree’s English program. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to honor all voices in the classroom and work closely with students to help them develop through discussion and writing. The curriculum encompasses a blend of traditional and modern literary works, a diversity of voices and genres, and lessons that develop critical thinking and reading alongside analytical and creative writing. We seek candidates who convey passion for a range of literature and dedication to the writing process, who are comfortable with new classroom technologies as appropriate, and who will build a good rapport with students.
The ideal candidate will have a degree in the field and have experience working with adolescents in an educational environment.
About Pingree School
Dedicated to academic excellence and development of high personal standards, Pingree believes that a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community that respects truth, curiosity, creativity, humor, and independent and imaginative thinking. Above all, Pingree strives to instill in its students integrity, decency, compassion, self-esteem and commitment to one another and to the world at large.