Middle School English Teacher
  • English
  • Middle School
  • Teacher

Woodward School, Quincy, MA

Accredited by NEASC

Woodward School is an independent, college preparatory, day school for girls in grades 6 – 12, located in Quincy, MA. We are seeking a full-time Middle School English Teacher for the  2019 – 2020 academic year and beyond.  Classes are intentionally small providing opportunity to know every girl, and for every girl to be known.  We are developing a strong partnership with parents to foster the best school community so that our students will reach their greatest potential in their preparation for college and life after Woodward.

Woodward was founded in 1894 with a mission to develop the intellect, character, spirit and individual potential of every student we serve.  Woodward offers a classical curriculum, enhanced by engaging, innovative programs that stimulate students to advance themselves and others through hard work, high standards, and service.  Faculty are deeply committed to their professions and to supporting girls during these formative years of their growth and development.  Faculty work collaboratively and are currently poised to bring more innovation to Woodward through efforts of collaboration. Faculty seek a team member energized with the dynamic opportunity to grow Woodward.   Woodward is on a trajectory to grow enrollment, facility, and programs.

Woodward seeks candidates who demonstrate strong content knowledge for teaching literature, academic and creative writing, grammar and, vocabulary, as well as speaking and presentation skills. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to differentiate instruction and assessment, to organize and manage the demands of the classroom, and to maintain positive relationships with students, families and colleagues. Responsibilities will include advising, various other assigned duties as needed, as well an engaged presence in the school community and at school events.  Candidates must have a strong desire and passion to teach in a single-sex girls school.

Ideal candidates will hold a bachelor’s degree in English, a master’s degree in education, and two years or more of middle school teaching experience preferred.

Opportunities for school leadership positions are available for qualified experienced candidates.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and at least three references to jgordon@thewoodwardschool.org  Please include Middle School English in the subject line.