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Full-time Upper School English Teacher – JOB: USENGLISH One-Year Leave Replacement Position

Moses Brown School, Providence, MA

Accredited by NEASC

Moses Brown School is a co-educational independent day school for nursery through twelfth grade located in Providence, Rhode Island. A Friends school founded in 1784, MB exists to inspire the inner promise of each student and instill the utmost care for learning, people, and place. The school engages its 750 students in a robust college preparatory curriculum, including a broad array of arts and athletics, where the Inner Light of each child finds expression and inspiration. The daily life of the school is strongly rooted in the Quaker values of peace, integrity, community, equality, and service.

In its hiring practices, Moses Brown deliberately seeks to maximize the diversity of the school (in terms of class, gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, abilities/disabilities, and language).

Responsibilities: Moses Brown seeks a full-time English teacher to fill a one-year leave replacement position for school year 2020-2021. The successful applicant will teach 4 sections of English at multiple levels (9th-12th grade), with specific teaching responsibilities to be determined with the English department. All full-time teachers also supervise co-curricular activities after school for 2 of the 3 seasons of the academic year.

To note: Currently, Moses Brown School is planning for a return to campus for fall classes. But, like all schools, the ongoing pandemic has created some uncertainty in terms of both enrollment and educational delivery models. We are proceeding with searches to fill a number of vacant positions for next year and will follow our search process as fully as we can; we look forward to meeting you. Given the uncertainties, however, we want all candidates to know that we will likely not finalize any new hires until early July. We anticipate having enough information at that time to finalize our staffing needs for the fall.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited institution. Two to five years of teaching experience is preferred, although not a requirement for application. Master’s degree or beyond is desirable. We seek candidates who are passionate about their desire to teach, advise, and learn from high school students, and candidates who are eager to embrace and forward the Quaker mission of the school. We welcome applications from candidates with experience teaching in a distance learning format, or with experience designing education for a digital platform. This position is full time for the 2020-2021 school year only.

Compensation:  Compensation is competitive and based on education and number of years of experience. The school offers a competitive package of benefits to its faculty and staff, including vacation, sick and personal days, health insurance, retirement plan, and substantial tuition remission toward enrollment at MB.

To apply:  Please submit a resume, cover letter that serves as a statement of interest, and the names and contact information for 3 references to It is very important that you indicate USENGLISH in the subject line of the email. Once we have read and discussed applications, we will be in touch with select candidates to arrange interviews.