The Episcopal Academy is seeking an Upper School English teacher to join our 17-person, grades 6-12 English department for the 2021-2022 school year. Our ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of how to approach teaching literature from a range of eras and cultures. They will also be an experienced writing instructor.
Who You Are
We're looking for a dynamic educator to challenge and inspire our students. You could be a good fit if you:
Enjoy experimenting with different pedagogical approaches and sharing your successes and misses with colleagues.
Are a team player who looks for opportunities to collaborate with colleagues.
Take a thorough and reflective approach to curriculum design and development.
Are thoughtful about the ways identity shapes classroom dynamics and actively seek to create inclusive learning spaces for students.
Have a degree in English and meaningful experience in the classroom.
Have a sense of humor and an appreciation for adolescents.
Who We Are
While each employee at Episcopal brings a unique set of competencies and skills to their work, we believe all employees should:
Be student-centered, embraces school and life and show it through actions and interactions with students, colleagues, and parents.
Embody and live The Stripes.
Consistently maintain high standards for his or her own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence.
Demonstrate a desire and willingness to constantly grow and learn, both personally and professionally, and sees others – especially students – as having the ability to learn and reach success.
Foster a positive culture by being optimistic, selfless, flexible, and collaborative.
Demonstrate a belief in and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse school community.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, current resume, and list of three references as pdf documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include "Upper School English Teacher" in the subject line.
Position Term Begins: 2021-2022 School Year
The Episcopal Academy seeks candidates who hope to help foster a school environment where all people are valued and where all perspectives are respected and appreciated, as described in our Diversity and Inclusion statement.
About The Episcopal Academy
The Episcopal Academy, located in Newtown Square, PA, offers college preparatory education for more than 1,250 boys and girls from PK-12th Grade in three units: Lower, Middle and Upper schools.
Episcopal Academy does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability and familial affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law.