The Cathedral School seeks an Upper School English teacher to begin in August 2021. The new teacher would teach English classes and will mentor students in the middle school.
The Upper School English teacher will join a thriving and experienced department of faculty members committed to discussion-based classes, textual analysis based on close reading, a process approach to writing, and support for students as they publish and perform their work. Cathedral faculty are typically involved outside the classroom in a variety of ways, including advising, chaperoning trips and events, leading extracurricular clubs, and/or coaching.
The ideal candidate will have:
At least five years of teaching experience
Knowledge and comfort with the Hochman Method of writing instruction
A student-centered approach
Deep and diverse literary interests
A passion for working with middle school students.
*Preference will be given to those with additional teaching certifications.
For all positions, we look for candidates who enjoy working with colleagues in a collaborative environment; are flexible, creative, and adaptable; demonstrate a willingness to fully engage in the life of the school in and outside of the classroom; and are committed to equity, inclusion and fostering a culture of belonging for all students under our care.
About The Cathedral School
The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine is an independent, Episcopal, K-8 day school for girls and boys of all faiths. The School is committed to a rigorous academic program that integrates the arts, athletics, and leadership development. Located on New York City’s Upper West Side on the 11.5-acre Close of the Cathedral, the School offers a unique setting for the celebration of the many traditions shared by its families. The School prides itself in being a diverse community in partnership with families who take an active role in their children’s intellectual, ethical, social, and emotional growth. The Cathedral School offers a stimulating environment in which each child can become an articulate, confident, and responsible citizen of the world. Continuing a century-old relationship, the School draws upon the Cathedral’s vast resources and provides its children’s choir.