Poly Prep seeks applicants for the position of Interim Middle School English Teacher for Academic Year 2021-2022. The position requires a passion for teaching and learning; creativity in designing lessons; enthusiasm for working with students, families, and colleagues; flexibility and a sense of humor. Qualified applicants will have strong content knowledge of literature, strong written and oral communication skills, and a commitment to professional development.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Teach four sections of Middle School English
Maintain an accurate and up-to-date electronic gradebook
Meet with students individually as need be to support their learning
Effectively and supportively communicate with students and families
Provide written and oral feedback on student progress consistently throughout the school year
Serve as an advisor for a group if students, typically 7-10
Meet regularly with and contribute to grade-level teaching teams
Attend and actively engage in weekly faculty, divisional, and departmental meetings
Attend occasional school events outside the regular school week
Pursue professional development on a regular basis
Poly Prep strives to be an equitable, just, and diverse community, one proud of and deeply committed to empowering students to discover who they are and what they want to be. In keeping with the country day school philosophy, we seek community members who will share a passion for learning in and out of the classroom. Every educator at Poly Prep aspires to uphold our mission “to support and inspire the next diverse generation of leaders and global citizens to act with intelligence, imagination and--above all--character.”
We offer a supportive environment, with a full benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a generous match on our 403(b) retirement plan, long-term disability, flexible spending account, pre-tax commute benefit, and free lunch).