Middlesex School, in Concord, MA will hire a permanent full-time English teacher for the 2021-22 academic year. Middlesex is a gender inclusive, college-preparatory, boarding secondary school of 410 young people from all over the United States and world. We are characterized by a close and humane community, an unusually dedicated faculty, and very talented students. Middlesex seeks out and celebrates students from diverse backgrounds; more than 30% of students receive financial aid, more than 10% are international, and more than 30% are students of color.
We look for candidates who are able to teach a variety of courses from the department’s core offerings and to develop compelling semester-long seminars in areas of their own expertise. The position offers membership in a dynamic and collegial department, firmly committed to the study of literature, with a strong writing program. Our writing curriculum seeks to develop not only our students' critical writing skills, but also their own voices as writers. Applicants should be passionate about teaching in the discipline and invested in supporting and fostering the diversity of our community through their curriculum and pedagogy. While seasoned candidates with advanced degrees are desired, we also know that great teachers come to us from a variety of backgrounds.
In addition to classroom teaching, the position will include coaching responsibilities (2 seasons) and evening/weekend supervisory duties. A willingness to participate with enthusiasm in all aspects of a residential secondary school community is essential. Please note that the academic week at Middlesex includes half-days on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Competitive salary and benefits, including a strong professional development program, will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Middlesex School is committed to cultivating and sustaining a community that embraces difference and welcomes candidates who will add to the diversity of our community.
To pursue this position, please submit materials as follows to firstname.lastname@example.org: please write English in the subject line and attach as a single pdf a cover letter expressing qualifications for the position and interest in Middlesex School; a current resume; and three professional letters of reference. For candidates with less than five years of teaching experience, please include a transcript. Materials will be accepted until the position is filled.
Middlesex School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Middlesex School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Middlesex School does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, religion, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or pregnancy-related conditions, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.