Upper School English Teacher
  • Teacher
  • Upper School

Beaver Country Day School, Chestnut Hill, MA

Accredited by NEASC

Beaver is expanding the nature of school. Our mindset and approach to teaching place the student experience at the center by providing opportunities for them to be co-creators of their own learning. We are committed to providing an educational environment in tune with the real world by doing real work. If a student’s passions and interests are ignited and fueled while they are here, we know they’ll go on to be the change-makers and future-shapers this world needs. We take that work seriously and we work diligently to promote success for everyone.

Position Title:

Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill, MA seeks an Upper School English Teacher beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a full time, year-round position.  

Position Summary:

Competitive candidates will demonstrate the following skills and mindsets:

  • Content expertise.
  • Knowledge in differentiated instruction and assessment.
  • Willingness and ability to design curriculum.
  • Collaborate on and implement innovative pedagogical initiatives that focus on student-first, hands-on, experiential learning.
  • Willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom is essential

Responsibilities: (include and are not limited to)

  • Collaborate and participate actively in the work of the English Department on innovative curriculum development, project-based learning, and assessment.
  • Utilize technology to enhance instruction and student learning.
  • Communicate effectively with US students, faculty, and parents/guardians.
  • Provide frequent, constructive, objective, and prompt feedback to students.
  • Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community.
  • Actively participate in professional learning opportunities.
  • Seek and constructively use professional feedback.
  • Model organization and preparation to meet all professional responsibilities reliably.



  • Candidates with 2-3 years teaching experience.