Miss Porter’s School in Farmington, CT is seeking experienced educators to teach online courses this summer to students from around the world. Courses in club language prep classes as well as for-credit courses in math and science.
We are currently hiring for the following courses:
Introduction to French 2 (Course runs from 6/28-7/19, MWF 9:00am-10:30)
Introduction to French 3 (Course runs from 6/28-7/19, MWF 9:00am-10:30)
Introduction to French 4 (Course runs from 7/19-8/6, MWF 9:00am-10:30)
Algebra 1 (Course runs from 6/28-8/9, and MTWThF 9:00am-11:00)
Algebra 2 (Course runs from 6/28-8/9, and MTWThF 9:00am-11:00)
Pre-Calculus (Course runs from 6/28-8/9, and MTWThF 9:00am-11:00)
Chemistry (Course runs from 6/28-8/9, and MTWThF 9:00am-11:00)
The ideal candidate is oriented toward skill-building and a growth mindset. In addition to experience with classroom teaching and individualized instruction, candidate must have a strong and evolving understanding of best practices in teaching and learning in their discipline. Candidate must have experience teaching the relevant class, experience teaching online and experience using project-based learning and standards assessments. The candidate will receive support and oversight in planning, curriculum design, and using Canvas, however, they must have the ability to work independently and with limited supervision.
Requirements for teaching all courses:
Courses will be hosted on the Miss Porter’s Canvas platform. Teachers will be given access to this platform, but will be required to use their own computers.
We do not require the use of textbooks, however, a list of any texts/materials that students need to purchase should be provided by teachers to Miss Porter’s School by May 1st.
Miss Porter’s School will provide Priority Standards and Learning Objectives for each course along with assessments and department policies. Teachers can use their own instructional methods and design their own lesson-plans, but they need to help students work towards mastery of the provided standards and objectives.
Teachers must have reliable internet service and adequate space from which to teach.
In addition to instruction time, teachers are expected to meet with individual students to provide additional support as needed, which could be anywhere from 1-4 hours per week.
Additional Requirements for teaching for-credit courses:
Teachers will need to provide feedback based on the Miss Porter’s School standards-based grading model. Teachers who are unfamiliar with standards-based feedback will be given support.
Teachers will be required to submit grades and comments for each student within seven days of the end of the course.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Miss Porter's School
Miss Porter's School educates young women to become informed, bold, resourceful and ethical global citizens. We expect our graduates to shape a changing world.
In keeping with our founder's vision, Miss Porter's School joins tradition with innovation to provide an exemplary education to young women. Generation after generation, our leadership is defined by our ability to articulate how young women think, how young women learn, and why gender matters. Within our legacy lies our future.
Our Core Characteristics:
The Miss Porter's School community cultivates and commends the following core characteristics:
• Intellectual Curiosity
• Global Citizenship