Upper School English Teacher and Advisor
Providence Country Day School, an independent school serving students in grades 6-12, seeks a dynamic, versatile educator who will serve as a full-time Upper School English teacher and advisor.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach multiple forms of literature from a diverse collection of authors, periods, and genres as well as experience teaching in a creative, differentiated, forward thinking way. Candidates should be collaborative team players with strong interpersonal and communication skills and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the classroom and the workplace. Experience with or background in project-based learning, inquiry-based learning, and differentiated instruction are desired. This teacher should plan to be part of a collaborative faculty team; and an integral component of students’ lives, in the classroom, as a department member, and as an advisor.
Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in English or Humanities, and experience with independent schools is preferred. PCD students use technology in a variety of ways in every discipline. Use of our learning management system, participation in the advisory program, and commitment to on-going education and innovation are required professional standards. In addition to teaching and advising, PCD faculty impact the lives of students through club leadership, coaching, or other extra curricular opportunities.
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to Susan Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Experienced middle school teacher/tutor
PCD is seeking an experienced middle school teacher/tutor who is motivated by helping students find their best learning pathway and developing their study skills, executive functions, reading comprehension, and written communication.
Skills class: Meet with 6th grade students once per week to introduce them to critical academic skills such as time management, study skills, active reading strategies, team/group work, following directions, understanding expectations, self-advocacy, drawing conclusions, using sequential language, and building inferential language skills.
Collaborate with classroom teachers to integrate the development of the above skills into the Middle School curriculum.
Language Arts/Learning Center: Support students in small group meetings to develop individual academic skills.
Proctor assessments for students that benefit from a small group setting.
Participate in Middle School divisional meetings to support teachers and students.
Other duties: monitor morning break period and support classroom teachers during tutorial period.
The ideal candidate will be self-directed, collaborative and student-centered and value being part of a community of highly engaged, compassionate motivated educators. Direct experience working with students with diagnosed learning differences is desired.
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Submit cover letter and resume to Susan Anderson, Assistant to the Head of School, at email@example.com.
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