The Shipley School, founded in 1894, is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school currently enrolling 835 students in grades Pre-K through 12. Located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, the school is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and compassionate participation in the world. The Middle School has 195 students in grades 6-8, and a faculty of 30.
The Shipley School is committed to equal employment opportunities for all individuals. The school will make all employment decisions for employees and applicants without unlawful discrimination as to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy, age, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity and expression, creed, genetic predisposition, victim of domestic violence or any other basis protected by law.
The Shipley School seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Middle School English Teacher to work with our existing English teachers. This will be a full-time position beginning in August. The ideal candidate will:
Share a deep passion for English
Have an excellent background in teaching writing and a passion for literature
Work collaboratively with our English teachers to implement the curriculum already in place
Be comfortable using technology and incorporating it into teaching
Attend planning meetings and play an active role in the MS
Act as an advisor to a section of MS students
Successful applicants should possess the following qualifications:
Maturity, collegiality, flexibility, humor
Excellent speaking and writing skills
1-3 years of teaching experience
BA in English or related field (advanced degree preferred but not required)
An appreciation for the unique qualities of the typical young adolescents found in middle school settings
A willingness to employ differentiated instruction to meet learners at their level of need
Interested candidates should upload a cover letter and resume along with the online application. The cover letter can be uploaded on the Resume tab of the application. Applications received without a cover letter and resume will not be considered. No telephone inquiries.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.