The English Teacher is a member of the middle and upper school English-language arts department, serving a rural, co-educational school of 350 students in grades three-year-old kindergarten through twelfth grade. He or she teaches a full course load, with primary responsibilities in American Literature (11th), Composition (9th), and/or Creative Writing (elective). The position may be part-time or full-time dependent upon the needs and expertise of the professional candidate.
Southampton Academy’s English-language arts department empowers students to approach reading and writing with curiosity and confidence. The mission, values, and vision of the institution support a growth mindset with mistakes as valuable opportunities for learning, through practice of the writers’ workshop and Socratic and Harkness methodologies.
Balance of academic expectations and structure with social-emotional well-being of students.
Differentiated instruction with creative and innovative ways to impart knowledge.
21st century skills: communication, collaboration, creativity, critical-thinking, problem-solving
Summative and formative assessment to observe and monitor student progress.
Commitment to life-long learning and willingness to participate in professional development.
Excellent written and oral communication with students, parents, and colleagues.
Southampton Academy's mission is to challenge and encourage each student to learn and grow through academic experiences that combine innovation and tradition with moral and spiritual values in a supportive family environment. Enrolling 350 students in grade three-year-old kindergarten through twelfth grade, the school draws from two states and four counties. Rural schools, like SA, act as cohesive neighborhoods for their expansive community.