Randolph School is seeking a creative, experienced teacher for an English teaching position within our Middle School Division (grades 5-8). This teacher will be responsible for teaching the required curriculum and will also serve as an integral member of the 6th grade team, building strong relationships with middle school students and acting as their advisor. The teaching responsibility will be 6th grade English and would require close collaboration with faculty colleagues. Candidates should bring experience teaching English in addition to a strong academic background in literature and in writing. Experience with Teachers College Reading and Writing Workshops is a plus, though not a requirement.
The teacher will join a vibrant, experienced faculty. The teacher will be expected to be actively involved in the school’s full program which will involve advising, sponsoring clubs, chaperoning field trips, being on faculty committees and attending school events.
The ideal candidate will be able to perform the following essential duties:
Work with grade level teams to address the needs of the whole child
Integrate the teaching of effective organization and study skills
Demonstrate effective written and oral communication (parent conferences, written correspondence including narrative reports)
Share duties and responsibilities with other members of the faculty
Effectively monitor and manage student learning using a variety of assessment methods to evaluate student progress
Identify and respond to individual students learning differences and create enrichment opportunities; differentiate instruction to meet the needs of various learners
Create a supportive and inclusive environment and develop respectful relationships with students by using conflict resolution and problem-solving techniques within the classroom
Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning
Maintain an effective, safe and well-organized classroom
Integrate technology appropriately in the classroom
This teacher will participate collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff to promote the general well-being of the Middle School and the school community in a manner that supports and promotes the Randolph School Mission.
Bachelor’s degree in English or equivalent required
Minimum 2-3 years of English teaching experience preferred
As a member institution, Randolph School is committed to the principles of diversity as stated by the National Associate of Independent Schools (NAIS). In that spirit, Randolph School does not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, nation of origin, gender, or any other characteristics.
About Randolph School
Randolph School is a co-educational, independent day school of 1000 students located in Huntsville, Alabama. Founded in 1959, Randolph operates on two campuses, and offers a comprehensive K-12 education experience.