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Middle School (Grades 6-8) English Teacher

Schenectady, NY - Posted on: Friday 07/01/16

Description

Brown School, an independent school located in Schenectady, NY, is searching for a middle school English teacher for the 2016/2017 school year.

Job Description

  • Create and maintain an engaging classroom environment
  • Incorporate technology into teaching and learning
  • Help ensure that the school's academic standards are rigorous, clear and measurable
  • Develop lessons and activities that are aligned with the academic standards
  • Ensure that students master grade-level standards
  • Incorporate direct instruction, discussion, projects and cooperative work to engage students, keep classes focused and infuse a lasting desire to learn
  • Accompany and chaperone students, with other educators, on two overnight field trips during the school year

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university is required
  • Master's degree/certification and experience teaching in an independent and/or public school are preferred
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and lesson planning skills
  • Positive and effective classroom management skills
  • An understanding of and experience with hands-on and project-based learning environments

Additional Information

On-campus interviews will begin the week of July 18

To Apply

Cover letters and resumes may be sent to office@brownschool.org