Intermediate School English Teacher
The Potomac School, a K-12 independent day school in McLean, VA, is seeking a full- time Intermediate School English Teacher (Grades 7th & 8th) for the 2018-19 school year.
We are looking for a candidate with expertise and teaching experience in writing and literature. The teacher would work closely with members of the English Department, developing curriculum and teaching strategies. Candidates must be able to work collaboratively with colleagues using a variety of classroom approaches, including the innovative use of technology that emphasize critical thinking and individual research skills over rote memory. Fostering student progress in expository and analytical writing is a major goal of the program. The position also includes serving as a faculty advisor to a small group of students.
The Potomac School requires a minimum of at least four years of prior classroom teaching experience at the Intermediate school level and encourages interest from candidates who are in the process of or have completed a relevant Master’s degree.
The Potomac School offers its employees a generous, comprehensive benefits package including financial assistance for enhanced professional development.
Qualified applicants should complete this short form and attach their cover letter and resume or mail materials to: Human Resources Department, The Potomac School, 1301 Potomac School Rd., McLean, VA 22101. For more information on The Potomac School, please visit our website at www.potomacschool.org. We are an equal opportunity employer.