5th Grade Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA

Dana Hall is seeking an experienced Middle School teacher for a full-time position in the fifth grade, beginning in the fall of 2022. Candidates must be able to teach in person, and responsibilities will include teaching English/Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies, coaching two seasons or the equivalent, and participating as needed in the co-curricular life of the school.

Dana Hall’s fifth grade was started in 2016; the person hired for this position will be the second fifth grade teacher in the School’s history. Our fifth grade consists of one section of 14-16 students; these are the youngest students in the school and are integrated into the Middle School (grades 5-8).

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a passionate educator with experience teaching innovative Middle School courses. Experience teaching late elementary grades strongly preferred. Experience teaching ancient cultures is preferred, but not required.
  • Hold a post-secondary degree
  • Be committed to a vibrant and vigorous academic program
  • Embrace interdisciplinary curriculum development
  • Have experience with and enthusiasm for incorporating non-western texts into a curriculum and teaching a diverse range of historical and/or literary perspectives and texts
  • Have experience in employing a variety of pedagogical approaches for different learning styles
  • Have a proven track record of creating equitable and inclusive curriculum and learning environments
  • Be interested in using technology thoughtfully and creatively to enhance teaching and learning (Dana Hall School is a 1:1 iPad school)
  • Be flexible and collaborative in working with department members and colleagues across disciplines
  • Have experience coaching or leading school clubs

Dana Hall School seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and inclusive educational practices.

Dana Hall School

Wellesley, MA
Middle School, High School
Boarding, Day