7/8th Grade Language Arts Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Community Preparatory School, Providence, RI

We are seeking a passionate and qualified 8th Grade Language Arts Teacher to join our dedicated team at Community Preparatory School. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of middle school education, a commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive classroom culture, and a passion for inspiring students to become informed and engaged citizens.


  • Design and implement engaging and standards-aligned lesson plans for 7/8th-grade language arts classes.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages active participation, critical thinking, and respect among students.
  • Utilize a variety of instructional strategies and resources to accommodate diverse learning styles and abilities within the classroom.
  • Incorporate technology and other innovative tools to enhance the learning experience and promote digital literacy.
  • Assess student progress regularly through formative and summative assessments and provide timely and constructive feedback.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop interdisciplinary projects and activities that integrate language arts with other subjects.
  • Establish and maintain strong communication with students, parents, and colleagues regarding student progress, classroom activities, and school events.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to stay current with educational trends and best practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Valid teaching certification for middle school language arts is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching language arts at the middle school level.
  • Strong classroom management skills and the ability to create a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and a growth mindset.
  • Familiarity with educational technology and its integration into the curriculum.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Natalia Corley (ncorley@communityprep.org). Please include “7/8th Grade Language Arts Teacher Application” in the subject line.

Application Deadline:  Until the position is filled

Community Preparatory School is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Community Preparatory School

Providence, RI
Elementary, Middle School
All Gender